Syngenta Finds Unexpected Use for Enogen Corn

Kelly Marshall

Duane Martin manages the Agrisure portfolio for Syngenta corn and soybeans. “We’re very proud of the technology we’ve brought to the corn and soybean market over the last several years- launching more new technology, more new traits, to especially the corn business one the last five years than any other company in the industry,” he told me at the NAFB …

Audio, Ethanol, NAFB, Syngenta, Traits

Always Something New at Verdesian

Kelly Marshall

As Technical Development Manager at Verdesian Life Sciences, Todd Carpenter is responsible for phosphorous and potassium products, which is an exciting place to be, he says. “There’s new coming everyday!” Verdesian focuses on improving plant nutrition. “We do that through seed treatment inoculant products, through products that enhance nutrient usage efficiency in nitrogen and phosphorus and we’re working on potassium …

Audio, NAFB, Nutrient Management

Syngenta Products Mean Potential

Kelly Marshall

Palle Pedersen says a bag of soybeans from Syngenta is really a bag of potential.  Over the last few years, growers have been breaking yields and that’s because of innovations and technology, he told me at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event.  Those innovations should mean top yield potential in every bag. “At Syngenta, R&D is …

Agribusiness, Audio, NAFB, seed

Koch Products Protect Against Risk

Kelly Marshall

As the Director of Agronomy, Greg Schwab leads the team of agronomists at Koch Agronomic Services in helping growers understand options for nitrogen.  Growers will recognize those products as AGROTAIN, AGROTAIN PLUS, and SUPERU, Schwab told me at the recent Trade Talk event at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. Koch’s products are specifically created to make the most of nitrogen investments, Schwab says. …

Agribusiness, Audio, NAFB, Nitrogen

Everyone Wins with Pastures For Pollinators

Lizzy Schultz

A new clover seed mixture developed by Grassland Oregon (GO) is a win-win for livestock producers and the environment. Pastures for Pollinators is a seed blend including a variety of flowering annual clovers that could help enhance pollinator habitat nationwide, according to GO co-founder Risa DeMasi. “There are 400 million acres of pasture ground in the U.S., and it happens …

Audio, Conservation, Cover Crops, environment, Honeybees, NAFB, pollinators

Growers Urged to Diversify Weed Management

Lizzy Schultz

Low prices have many growers considering every opportunity to minimize production costs, but FMC’s message at the 2016 National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) Convention was clear: Investing in a slightly more costly diversified weed control program is critical for preserving new herbicide tolerant trait technologies, such as the new Liberty post-emergence technology for Liberty Link soybeans. “Growers are under …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer CropScience, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicides, NAFB

GROWMARK Talks Future of Nitrogen at #NAFB16

Kelly Marshall

Lance Ruppert is the Director of Agronomy Marketing for GROWMARK. Among his many other responsibilities, Ruppert participated in the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event in Kansas City earlier this month, talking about the GROWMARK Endure sustainability platform and how higher yields are being attained more sustainably with better agronomics. With the genetic potential for crops is on …

Agribusiness, Audio, Growmark, NAFB, Nitrogen

Agrible Links Up, from #NAFB16

Kelly Marshall

Chuck Zimmerman interviewed Jason Little with Agrible just a few months ago, but at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event, Little had something new to share. Agrible’s Morning Farm Report is now available through the John Deere Operations Center. “I have yet to met the grower who wants to enter the information twice– and quite honestly, …

Agrible, Agribusiness, Audio, NAFB

FMC Investing in Future of Farming

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC Agricultural Solutions proudly sponsors the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk each year to help support the efforts of the agricultural media to keep farmers informed. It’s also a great opportunity for FMC to talk about products in the pipeline to support the future of farming, such as bixafen, a new pyrazole carboxamide fungicide that belongs to a …

Audio, FMC, Fungicides, NAFB