Ag Leader’s Luke Bunkers on Water Management

Joanna SchroederAg Leader, Audio, Conservation, Data Collection, IA Power Farming Show

Water management. An ongoing issue for growers across the country and around the world. To learn more about some of the big water management issues in agriculture, I turned to Luke Bunkers with Ag Leader who spent some time with me during the 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show. Today with input costs and costs of fertilizer and seed being as … Read More

Let Ag Leader’s Compass Guide You

Joanna SchroederAg Leader, Audio, Displays, IA Power Farming Show

Ag Leader introduced the Compass display last fall during the Farm Progress Show and in the few months it’s been available, it has seen great success. To learn more about the technology, I spoke with Josh Rasmusson with Ag Leader during the 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show. He explained that the Compass display is their new, high-definition, 7 inch touch … Read More

2014 Iowa Power Farming Show Round-up

Joanna SchroederAg Leader, Audio, IA Power Farming Show

The 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show is in full swing this week in Des Moines, Iowa and according to Tom Junge, show director nearly 25,000 people are expected to attend the third largest farm show in the United States. The show expands 7 acres and features exhibitors from 29 states and 4 Canadian Provinces; represents 750 companies and more than … Read More

Introducing FarmLogs

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, IA Power Farming Show, Software, technology

The minds behind the development of Farmlogs received word that they were getting a financial boost of seed money for the start-up company the week before the recent Iowa Power Farming Show, so they were enthusiastically getting folks to sign up for a one month free trial. We talked to Co-Founder & CEO Jesse Vollmar (left in photo) at the … Read More

Study: NutriSphere-N Protects Against Volatilization

John DavisAg Leader, IA Power Farming Show

A new study from the University of Missouri finds that an SFP product guards against nitrogen loss. SFP, one of the attendees at this year’s Iowa Power Farming Show, says NutriSphere-N® Nitrogen Fertilizer Manager (NN®), when added to urea, protects against against volatilization … especially important in drought years: The study was conducted by David Dunn, Soil Labs Manager at … Read More

Record Opening Day at Iowa Power Farming Show

Cindy ZimmermanAg Leader, Audio, IA Power Farming Show

The first day of the Iowa Power Farming Show this week drew a record 11,185 visitors, and attendance was still strong on Wednesday despite the weather. The show is still open until 3 pm today. The great attendance is the main reason why Ag Leader Technology is a premier sponsor at the event, according to sales manager Mike Olsen. “It’s … Read More