USFRA Releases Sustainability Research

Jamie Johansen

During the Farm Progress Show, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) announced the results of a new survey on consumer views on farming and ranching sustainability. “For USFRA, no question about agriculture is off the table,” said USFRA chair Nancy Kavazanjian during the press conference. “We want to make sure farmers and ranchers are involved in the most important conversations …

Ag Group, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Farm Show, Research, sustainability, USFRA

T4 Series Tractors from New Holland

Jamie Johansen

Tractors are one of the hottest items for attendees to check out when visiting the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) and New Holland Agriculture has a few for customers to choose from. New Holland’s T4 Series tractors have set a new standard for performance and efficiency in a utility tractor. These tractors are now powered by clean-burning Tier 4B engines …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Show, New Holland

John Deere Introduces New Round Balers

Cindy Zimmerman

Building on the reliability and popularity of its 8 Series Round Balers, John Deere introduced 12 new models of its 9 Series Round Balers for 2013 during the recent Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. Laura Cobb, senior marketing representative at John Deere Ottumwa Works, said producers liked what they saw at the show. “They’re really liking the new technology …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Show, Feed, John Deere

AG CONNECT Expo Preview

Chuck Zimmerman

ZimmComm New Media is the social media sponsor of AG CONNECT Expo. This is the new show being produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. I’ll be there all next week covering the activities mostly on our AgWired website. If I find interesting news for the dairy industry I’ll get it posted here too. In the meantime, here’s a preview …

Farm Show

Cow-Milking Contest Highlights Farmpark's Dairy Days

Amanda Nolz

In an age where the media and animal rights activists continually get the agriculture story wrong, it’s increasingly important for producers to connect to their consumers. Dairy Days is a program that just does that, and producers kept busy educating consumers about dairy production at a recent event. Leigh Anderson and Kimi Bassett are dairy interpreters at the Lake Metroparks …

Education, Exhibitor, Farm Show

Trent Loos Inspires Producers at Central Plains Dairy Expo

Amanda Nolz

I spent a few days at the Central Plains Dairy Expo on April 1 and 2, and I was able to listen to Trent Loos’ two-part presentation titled, “We Are The Champions.” Loos’ presentation was sponsored by the folks at Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, and the house was packed as Trent Loos dived into the challenges facing farmers, especially for …

Dairy Business, Education, Farm Show

What CWT is Doing at World Ag Expo

Chuck Zimmerman

Out at the World Ag Expo, Bill Baker, Dairyline, is hard at work. Bill has been supplying us with a weekly dairy markets wrapup. He sent along an interview with Jim Tillison, National Milk Producers Federation, about their Cooperatives Working Together program. Jim’s in the picture second from the left. Jim says that dairy producers are wondering if CWT has …

Audio, Dairy Group, Dairyline, Farm Show, World Ag Expo