American Society of Agronomy Enhances CCA Program

Taylor TruckeyAudio, CCA, NAFB, Soil, Training

Eric Welsh, Program Manager for the American Society of Agronomy, spoke with us at Trade Talk about the new specialty certifications offered by the ASA; these certifications will be offered in addition to the CCA designation. “The 4R Nutrient Management Specialist Certification, 4RNMS, was created in direct response to water quality issues, related to more intensive fertility management, and run-off … Read More

Topcon Technology Roadshow Kicks Off Tour

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Events, technology, Training

Two companies have announced a joint event to kick-off the first all-agricultural technology roadshow.  Digi-Star will the be North American hub for Topcon Positioning Group as they begin the Topcon Technology Roadshow with a unveiling at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL. The truck is a mobile display of products and solutions from Topcon Positioning Group. While the truck … Read More

JCB Offers Master Technician Program

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Equipment, Machinery, Training

A new ‘Master Technician’ program from JCB is set to roll out to dealerships in North America.  The global company offers equipment such as backhoe loaders, Loadall telescopic handlers, excavators, wheel loaders and articulated dump trucks. The  program is designed to continue to build the skills of JCB Service Technicians, as well as provide recognition for those at the top of their class. … Read More

MapShots Welcomes Customers

Chuck ZimmermanMapShots, Training

It’s Customer Conference time for MapShots at the Georgia Tech Learning Center in Atlanta. This event brings in MapShots customers as well as third party partners for an intensive couple of days of training sessions and presentations. Today’s pre-conference program includes two sessions: Getting Started with AgStudio – this session is designed to enhance new users’ experiences with AgStudio and … Read More