Field Days Highlight Soil Health Practices

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, Soil Health Partnership

Soil Health Partnership field days include advanced farming practices for Indiana farmers with both more and less experience. The summer schedule offers growers the chance to learn from experts and peers and see what’s happening in the world of soil health. The following schedule is planned for August and September: Aug. 11: Harlan, Ind. Aug. 11: Stryker, Ind. Aug. 17: … Read More

Mycogen Sports New Paint Scheme for Brickyard

Joanna SchroederCorn, Ethanol, Events

Mycogen Seeds along with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) sported a new paint scheme for the No. 3 Dow/Mycogen Chevrolet SS driven by Austin Dillon this past weekend. The Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race took place in Indianapolis, the home of Mycogen Seeds, on Sunday, July 24, 2016. No. 18 Kyle Busch, driving the Skittles … Read More

NREC Hosts 2016 Field Days

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events

The Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council is hosting three field days, each focusing on a different research project. The July 27th event will cover the Impact of Cover Crops on Water Quality and Nutrient Efficiency in Towanda, Illinois.  Presenters include Dr. Catherine O’Reilly, an Associate Professor at Illinois State University, and members of Dr. Shalamar Armstrong’s research team.  Registration is … Read More

Friday in the Field Focuses on Nitrogen Management

Joanna SchroederEvents, Fertilizer, Nitrogen

Agro Liquid, in partnership with AgPhD, is hosting a Friday in the Field event with a focus on responsible nitrogen management. The event is taking place on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm in Michigan, at the North Central Research Station. Attendees will learn about experiments conducted to determine the best nitrogen management practices, as nitrogen … Read More

Register For The CTIC Conservation in Action Tour

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, CTIC, Events, Soil

Register now for the 9th annual Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) Conservation in Action Tour. This year’s event is taking place in Treasure Valley of Idaho August 23-24, 2016. Attendees will have the chance to see the latest approaches to soil, water and air quality conservation. Home to more than 180 crops, southwest Idaho is a rich agricultural region with … Read More

Iowa Women in Ag Conference Set for July 26

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Education, Events, Women

The 10th annual Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference is set to be held at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny on July 26. This year’s theme is Sharing Solutions, and the one-day conference will offer opportunities for valuable take-aways on an array of current farm challenges: marketing strategies for low commodity prices, financial risk management, transition hurdles, high cash rental … Read More

DuPont and Purdue Host Plant Science Symposium

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Dupont Pioneer, Events, University

Purdue University and DuPont Pioneer are teaming up to host the first Purdue Plant Science Symposium.  This event is part of a series co-sponsored by DuPont and various university around the globe.  The program was designed to improve collaboration and problem-solving between universities, government organizations, and agriculture.  The symposium at Purdue will be held on August 4, from 8 a.m. … Read More

FarmLogs Hits the Road

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Events

FarmLogs is taking the show on the road this summer. They are celebrating farmers with their first-ever FarmLogs Summer Roadshow. The tour is a nine day event traveling through six states. It offers free, community events for the agriculture community. Each stop includes farm tours, interactive demonstrations, discussions, entertainment and a catered lunch. Admission in free, but you must register … Read More

Soil Health Field Days to Help Growers Adopt Practices

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, Soil Health Partnership

For Illinois farmers looking to improve the soil health on their operation, this summer is full of opportunities to learn what others are successfully doing.  The Soil Health Partnership is offering 12 field days throughout the sate to showcase how nutrient management, tillage strategies and cover crops can offer an environmental and an economic boost.  These events run from June … Read More

Second Annual AgTech Summit Coming Soon

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Events

Forbes Media will be hosting its second AgTech Summit on July 13-14, 2016 in Salinas Valley California.  More than 500 of the brightest and most entrepreneurial minds will be attending this two-day, invitation-only event, hoping to tackle some of agriculture’s greatest challenges. The event is expected to bring about lively debate and offer great networking opportunities.  It will also be … Read More