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

ASTA Highlights Future Policy at #NAFB16

Kelly Marshall

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) CEO and First Vice Chair traveled to Kansas City, Missouri last week to take part in the National Association of Farm Broadcasting‘s Trade Talk event. Cindy Zimmerman spoke with them about the direction of the organization and the direction of the industry, especially in light of the recent Trump win.  A new administration is …

Ag Group, ASTA, Audio, NAFB

Reaction to Election and Policy Priorities for NCGA

Lizzy Schultz

Much of the conversation during NAFB’s Trade Talksurrounded the industry’s response to the election of Donald Trump, and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) President Wesley Spurlock was on hand to discuss what this new administration will means for NCGA and how the organization intends to move forward into the future. “It is great to have the election behind us, …

Ag Group, Audio, Corn, EPA, NAFB, NCGA, Policy, trade

Interest Growing in 3RIVE 3D™ Application Tech

Cindy Zimmerman

The trends toward bigger planters, using less water, and being more efficient in the field are all contributing to increased grower interest in 3RIVE 3D™ application technology. FMC Product Development Manager Terry Mize was at NAFB Trade Talk last week talking about this new way to deliver crop protection products for seedling defense and yield enhancement. “3RIVE 3D™ is a …

Audio, FMC, NAFB

US Custom Harvesters Taking New Strides

Kelly Marshall

Mark Anderson is a newly elected board member for the U.S. Custom Harvesters.  He was part of the team representing the organziation at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting last week to talk about a few of their most important issues. One of the most exciting is a partnership with Ag in the Classroom, Anderson told me. Leftover footage from their …

Ag Group, Audio, Harvesting, NAFB

#NAFB16- Kubota Committed to Quality

Kelly Marshall

Kubota was one of the many participants at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event in Kansas City, Missouri last week. I had the opportunity to talk with Kent Brown, Senior Product Manager of tractors over 100 HP, and David Palmer, Senior Product Manager covering hay and forage implements, each with something new and exciting to talk …

Agribusiness, Equipment, NAFB

Invisible Organization Plays Important Role

Kelly Marshall

National Grain and Feed Association is one of those invisible sectors of agriculture, says Randy Gordon. With 1,100 member companies surrounding the feed and grain industry, however, they play a critical role for growers. The ability to help farmers add value to their products through exports and animal agriculture is why we have markets for the grain grown in this …

Ag Group, Audio, Exports, Grain, NAFB

Alta Seeds Bringing Sorghum Innovation at #NAFB16

Kelly Marshall

It’s Travis Kidd’s responsibility to bring commercial hybrids from the research stage into the marketplace for Alta Seeds. Considering they’re the largest provider of genetics in forage and grain sorghum in the country, he’s the guy you want to talk to when it comes to what’s new in Sorghum. Alta is excited about two new traits that will make life …

Agribusiness, NAFB, Research, Sorghum, Traits