AG CONNECT Expo Off to Fast Start

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Audio

AG CONNECT Expo is off to the races in Kansas City, MO. Show Director Sara Truesdale Mooney was busy with ag media early, seen here being interviewed by Julie Harker, Brownfield Ag News. Sara says there are over 30 co-located events taking place here this week. That’s a lot of extra activity that id drawing people to the convention center. … Read More

Scientific Integrity Important to Koch Agronomic

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Agribusiness, AGROTAIN, Audio, Fertilizer

Koch Agronomic Services is on display here at AG CONNECT Expo. I visited with Greg Schwab, Director of Agronomy (pictured with the company team), to learn what he’s talking to farmer attendees about. Greg says the company has grown tremendously in the last two years with multiple acquisitions to add to their product lineup. One of the key issues he’s … Read More

AG CONNECT for Masters & Mavericks

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Audio, NAFB

When it comes to your business, are you a Master or a Maverick – or maybe a little of both, like Kip Tom of Indiana who is one of the AG CONNECT Masters & Mavericks. As a Master, Kip values the tried-and-true methods that have brought high-yield harvests, but as a Maverick, he seeks opportunities for calculated entrepreneurial risk-taking that … Read More Connecting with Real Farmers at AGCONNECT

John DavisAg Connect Expo, Ag Leader, Audio, Precision Pays Podcast

In this edition of the Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we hear from three real farmers who have implemented precision agriculture techniques and equipment. During the recent AGCONNECT Expo in Atlanta, farmers Doug Applegate, Bill Darrington and William Masteller talked about how each of them got involved in precision agriculture and why it is so important to them. … Read More

Ag Leader Technology On Display At AG CONNECT Expo

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Ag Leader, Audio

I took a look at what’s new with sponsor, Ag Leader Technology, by talking with Mike Olson at the AG CONNECT Expo. Here’s Mike (left) talking through precision applications and options with one of attendees during the show. Mike says they just announced the addition of advanced seed tube monitoring to their displays. This allows farmers to take their … Read More

On-Farm Research Session at AG CONNECT

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Audio, InfoAg

Precision agriculture is the focus of many educational sessions at the 2011 AG CONNECT Expo in Atlanta this weekend. One of the very first sessions that was held on the Friday special preview day was “Implementing an On-Farm Research Program” presented by precision agriculture advocate Harold Reetz of Reetz Agronomics. “Every farmer ought to have an area set aside that … Read More

Smart Phone Farming

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Events

An Indiana-based mobile technology company has developed a farming and industrial smart Phone application that will be spotlighted during AG CONNECT Expo 2011 in Atlanta. LoadOut Technologies CEO Neil Mylet will be presenting the company’s technology during an AG CONNECT breakout session from 9:30-10:30 Saturday morning. Mylet will discuss various applications and different types of Smartphone features that can help … Read More

Precision Education Sessions at AG CONNECT

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo

There are lots of precision agriculture and technology sessions on tap for the second AG CONNECT Expo that starts Friday at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. There will be a lot more people at this second event than there were at the inaugural event in Orlando last year and there will be even more educational opportunities – including … Read More