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Mar 15, 2013

Growing food the biggest challenge of 21st century? (Part 1)

It’s estimated that 850 million people in the world suffer from chronic hunger. What’s hard for many people to believe is that 650 million of those are farmers who can’t grow enough food to feed their families. DuPont’s Jim Borel discussed the issues surrounding malnutrition and other food security problems in a speech at the Pioneer Media Event held at the World Food Prize’s Hall of Laureate in Des Moines, Iowa....More
Mar 5, 2013

Case IH combining flexibility with advantages of tracked tractor

Farmers are seeking bigger and more powerful equipment to meet the demands of larger farming operations. Case IH’s Ron Blessing talked about how the Steiger RowTrac is designed to help meet those needs – without causing compacting or rutting up fields. He was interviewed during the World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif....More
Feb 28, 2013

Drone prospects immense for US farmers

Rory Paul says drones have tremendous potential for farmers and service providers. But that potential is being constrained by privacy and regulatory issues, including the lack of firm policy from the FAA about their use. Paul talked about the current situation for drones in this interview at the On-Farm Network’s annual conference in Ames, Iowa....More
Feb 21, 2013

US hay exports to continue strong through 2013

China is exerting a major influence on many of the world’s commodity markets and the hay market is no exception. Veteran hay market analyst Seth Hoyt says China plans to double its milk production in the next five years, a move that will require it to import lots of quality hay. Those and other comments are contained in this segment of Hoyt’s presentation at this year’s Forage Seminar at the World Ag Expo....More
Feb 19, 2013

External factors make for busy year in hay and equipment industries

Drought, high grain prices, fiscal cliffs. They all combined to create a “perfect storm” for farmers and equipment manufacturers at the beginning of 2013. Although some thought the fiscal cliff might prove to be the undoing of the U.S. economy, the Jan. 1 version actually turned out well for the equipment business....More
Feb 15, 2013

World Ag Expo finishes record-breaking run

Three days of near perfect weather helped the World Ag Expo attract record crowds to the 46th annual edition of the show. World Ag Expo’s Jerry Sinift says the Expo filled all of its parking area, including a newly expanded location, on the second day of the show. Sinift also talked about the WAE’s Ag Warriors program in this interview from the show grounds....More
Feb 14, 2013

Spider mites reducing California corn silage yield and quality

Spider mites can become a damaging insect pest when field conditions are dry and dusty. Entomologists have known they can reduce corn yields, but until recently did not know they could also impact fiber and starch content....More
Feb 13, 2013

Ram Truck Super Bowl commercial delivers powerful message

The Dodge Ram truck commercial celebrating farmers that ran during this year’s Super Bowl obviously struck a note with many viewers. Many have commented on the photos of Case IH equipment that were part of the commercial. Case IH’s Dan Danford talked about Case IH’s role in the commercial during a stop at the Media Day Tour at World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif....More
Jan 28, 2013

Rice still a good fit in pet food, Cal Poly professor says 2

There’s a move in some circles to ban rice from dog food. That would be a mistake, Cal Poly University professor Dr. Oscar Chavez told participants at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Diego. Rice is a key ingredient in providing a balanced diet for dogs, he notes. He explained his arguments in an interview following a presentation at the conference....More
Jan 23, 2013
Southeast Farm Press

Cottonseed oil may make big market splash 1

The research and promotion arm of the cotton industry has teamed up with a private company to offer five new flavor-infused cooking oils. The new oils are aimed at expanding per capita consumption of cottonseed oil beyond the current three pints per year. Cotton Incorporated’s Tom Wedegaertner and Chef Donald Hoffman explain in this video from a media briefing at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio....More
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