IAWA Moves Forward with Conservation Strategy

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Water

Water quality continues to be on the forefront for the state of Iowa and the initiative tasked with overcoming challenges and pioneering solutions in relation to agriculture – the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) – has now unveiled a conservation strategy. The announcement was made during the 2016 Farm Progress Show by Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey. As part of … Read More

New Holland SP Forage Harvester Performs for Producers

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Audio, dairy farming, Farm Progress Show, Forage, New Holland

New Holland has continued the launch of its Self Propelled Forage Harvester line that started last year – a great piece of equipment for dairy producers and other producers. According to Doug Otto, with New Holland, the five model line-up ranges from 480 horsepower all the way up to 825 horsepower. Otto and I spoke during this year’s Farm Progress … Read More

Nutrient Applicator Now Available from John Deere

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Farm Progress Show, John Deere

The Farm Progress Show is full of interesting sights and exhibits, and one of the best things is seeing something brand new from a company. John Deere didn’t disappoint, rolling out their first entry in a dry fertilizer spreader. I spoke with Jason Beuligmann, Product Manger at John Deere, about this new F4365 High Capacity Nutrient Applicator and why John … Read More

Finalists Chosen for @USFRA Faces

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Farm Progress Show, USFRA

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA®) has announced the finalists of its third class of Faces of Farming and Ranching, a nationwide search to help put real faces on agriculture. This is the third class of Faces of Farming & Ranching that USFRA has sought to speak on behalf of the industry in this capacity. The finalists are: Lauren … Read More

6E Series Tractor – Perfect for Livestock & Hay Segment

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Hay, John Deere, Livestock

On display at the 2015 Farm Progress Show is John Deere’s 6E Series Tractors which features enhanced performance, added versatility and greater value to the existing family of high-horsepower utility tractors. I spoke with Jean Jones, future product manager for John Deere’s 6E series tractors and she took time to walk me through the tractors specs while visiting their booth. … Read More

USFRA Releases Sustainability Research

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Farm Show, Research, sustainability, USFRA

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 … Read More