FMC Keeps Mid South in High Cotton

Cindy Zimmerman

FMC has a lot to offer cotton producers and mid-South consultant Bentley Curry was at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) this week in Kansas City to talk about it. “The cotton market this year used a new product called Display. It’s a harvest aid material. What we do is after the cotton is mature we put it on …

Precision.AgWired.com Profile – Jerome Tschetter

Jamie Johansen

Jerome Tshetter was one of the panelists during the Raven Innovation Summit Producer Panel. The event held earlier this week brought dealers, growers and agriculture media from across the globe together to hear all about the new products Raven Industries has on the market. Jerome Tschetter is a corn and soybean grower from Bridgewater, South Dakota and not only shared …

Precision Farmer Profile – Mike Cox of Indiana

Cindy Zimmerman

Mike Cox of Indiana was one of more than 250 innovative farmers from around the country who attended the recent BASF Crop Protection grower symposium in Fort Lauderdale highlihgting “Fields of Opportunity” for the future of agricultural productivity. Mike Cox is a corn and soybean farmer from Indiana who really enjoyed the symposium, interacting with fellow producers from around the …

Precision Farmer Profile – Jay Drees of Iowa

Cindy Zimmerman

More than 250 of the nation’s most innovative farmers recently were invited to attend the recent BASF Crop Protection grower symposium in Fort Lauderdale highlighting “Fields of Opportunity” for the future of agricultural productivity. Among them was Jay Drees of Iowa. “I’m a second generation farmer. We basically raise corn and soybeans,” Jay said. He also serves on BASF’s Grower …

Precision.AgWired.com Profile – Scott Parr of Wisconsin

Cindy Zimmerman

BASF Crop Protection held a grower symposium in Fort Lauderdale this month, inviting 275 of the nation’s most innovative farmers to attend. The theme of the symposium was “Fields of Opportunity” and some of the ways farming has improved in recent years and what is ahead for the future. “Our farm doesn’t look anything like it did even ten years …

Kip Tom – Precision.AgWired.com Profile

Jamie Johansen

Our next Precision.AgWired.com Profile calls Indiana home, where he operates Tom Farms with his family. Tom Farms consists of 16,000 acres of seed corn, corn and soybeans. Cindy met up with Kip Tom, during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk and he shared his love for agriculture and all the new gadgets that make farming easier and more …

Martin Barbre – Precision.AgWired.com Profile

Jamie Johansen

Meet another one of our farmers working hard to take advantage of new technologies to make feeding the world just a little bit easier. Martin Barbre farms with his son in a partnership raising corn, soybeans and wheat. He calls southeastern Illinois home and has farmed there since he was 19 years old. Cindy talked with him during the National …

Precision.AgWired.com Profile – Greg Anderson

Cindy Zimmerman

Former United Soybean Board Chairman Greg Anderson of Nebraska says it is remarkable to see the yields that farmers in the United States were able to achieve this year in one of the worst droughts in history. “I think that’s a tribute to farming practices and the technology we have at our finger tips,” Greg said during an interview at …

Meet Randy Spronk – Precision.AgWired.com Profile

Jamie Johansen

It is time for another spotlight in our series of post about farmers utilizing precision agriculture on their farm. Today’s Precision.AgWired.com Profile is on Randy Spronk, a Minnesota pork producer and crop farmer. I met up with him while attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk in Kansas City last week. Randy shared his passion for agriculture and …

Meet Dan Hughes – Precision.AgWired.com Profile

Jamie Johansen

It is time for another Precision.AgWired.com Profile. Again, NAFB Trade Talk made it possible for me to meet Dan Hughes, a farmer from western Nebraska. Dan operates an 11,000 acre farm with 20% irrigated and 80% in dry land. He manages a diverse selection in the field including: hard red winter wheat, hard white winter wheat, corn, soybeans, dry edible …