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  • With Changing Climate, Farmers Should Prepare

    Climate change may trigger images of polar bears falling off melting ice slabs in the Arctic, but the changes are relevant for Ohio farmers as well. Winters in Ohio are warming quicker than summers are, while summer nighttime lows are increasing faster than daytime highs, said Aaron Wilson, climate specialist for Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of the College of Food, ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Rust on Corn More Prevalent This Summer

    Resembling rust on a pickup, a fungal disease that can afflict corn has been confirmed in a higher than usual number of cornfields in southern Ohio. Southern rust (pictured above) and common rust have attacked a higher than usual number of southern Ohio fields this year. Every year, some Ohio farmers find southern or common rust on their corn plants, but this year both diseases have been more ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Farm Management and Technology Field Day on Aug. 9

    Farmers are always looking for ways to be more efficient and self-sustainable, and energy technology is one way to accomplish both. The Mahoning County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting a field day Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ward Campbell Farm, 11440 Palmyra Road in North Jackson. The focus of the event is how energy technology, such as solar and wind technology, can ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Electronic Duty of Care system launch for DS Smith customers

    As part of our on-going commitment to improve business processes and reduce our operational impact on the environment, we are pleased to launch a new and industry-leading electronic Duty of Care system. The system will deliver a more fluid structure to our current working procedures with all of our partners, as well as deliver carbon savings through a significant reduction in paper usage. The ...

  • China Submits VNR Executive Summary

    China has submitted an executive summary of its Voluntary National Review (VNRs) report for presentation at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The document summarizes China's actions on implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and highlights nine key areas for prioritization. China is one of 22 UN Member States who volunteered to participate in ...

  • NSP Hires Jordan Shearer as Executive Director for Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma

    National Sorghum Producers announces the hire of Jordan Shearer as the executive director for the Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma state sorghum organizations. Shearer will begin his new position on Oct. 3, 2016. “Jordan’s experience and affinity for policy will allow him to hit the ground running on day one,” said Tim Lust, NSP CEO. “We look forward to working with him ...


    By National Sorghum Producers

  • WasteToEnergyNews Agricultural Waste to Power Colombian Egg Farms to Gasification System Progression at California Army Base

    From agricultural waste to power Columbian eggs farms to a gasification system progressing at a California army base, it’s clear waste-to-energy is becoming a winning ticket in all walks of life. Here’s a look at some stories that caught our eye… Are recreational power plants the future? ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • MSHS at the Minnesota State Fair

    Location of MSHS Retail Booth and Educational Display The Minnesota State Fair moved our retail/membership booth and our educational display. You'll find us in The Dirt wing, next to the north hall, in the Ag/Hort Building. The Dirt wing is also the location of the educational stage. Don't leave the building without stopping in to say hi! The Fair is always a great time ...

  • Penton’s SourceESB Parts Search Engine Adds Interface to Include Arrow Electronics Real-Time Inventory

    Penton‘s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group has announced the integration of Arrow Electronics with their premiere parts search engine, SourceESB.  With the addition of a proprietary application interface, users can now search on SourceESB for real-time parts availability in Arrow’s inventory which includes more than ...


    By Penton

  • Horticultural Societies Contribute to Highway of Heroes Tree-Planting Project

    The Highway of Heroes Living Tribute project started in 2007 when a 170-kilometre portion of the highway stretching from CFB Trenton to the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto was designated the Highway of Heroes. The planting concept is to produce a living memorial for each of the country’s 117,000 fallen soldiers since Confederation. Keeping trees alive is the key challenge as planting in the ...

  • Reflections from the Big First

    A late night drive through a small town sparked the political career of one of the most prestigious Kansas politicians. The old story goes that a Republican National Committee member, Huck Boyd, was driving one night from Phillipsburg to Manhattan to fly to a meeting. Passing ...


    By National Sorghum Producers

  • DroneMate Reselling Sentera Solutions Throughout New Zealand

    Drones, Sensors, and AgVault Software Sentera, LLC, a global provider of remote sensing hardware and data management solutions has signed a reseller agreement with DroneMate, New Zealand’s premier agriculture and inspection drone and sensor distributor. The agreement gives New Zealand’s agriculture industry access to Sentera’s proven end-to-end ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • Taking Weighing to New Limits: XPR Micro and Ultra-Micro Balances

    XPR6UD5, the first ultra-micro balance on the market, delivers unique 0.5µl resolution while XPR10 offers an extended 10.1g capacity. This new XPR balance model from METTLER TOLEDO offers 25% better repeatability than traditional microbalances through innovative features such as Active Thermoelectric Cooling (ATC) and ongoing quality-assurance checks. METTLER TOLEDO is proud to ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Organic Fertilizers, Black Worm Castings for Healthy Gardens & Crops

    In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to be healthy and use only organic fertilizers and soil amendments. Black worm casting, Vermaplex, and other products, can help boosts soil through the introduction of micro-nutrients and ...


    By Vermitechnology Unlimited

  • Iowa Corn Talks Water Quality at the Farm Progress Show

    MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Iowa Corn will hold Soil Health and Water Quality Panel Discussions each day of the show from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at their booth 26N. The panel discussions will provide: Overview of the many water quality initiatives happening across the state How farmers can take advantage of these programs Farmers talking about their experiences implementing ...

  • Sentera Features Inspection & Agriculture Products at CTIA 2016

    Sentera Features Infrastructure Inspection and Agriculture Products at CTIA Super Mobility 2016 Sentera, LLC, a global provider of software, sensor, and drone technologies to the infrastructure inspection industry will display a range of solutions at its exhibit during the CTIA 2016 Conference and Exposition, which takes place at the Sands ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • VitaFeed Gold no longer available in the UK

    VitaFeed Gold, Vita (Europe) Ltd’s product to stimulate the development of honey bee colonies, will no longer be available in the UK and Germany for economic reasons. It is still available in many other countries. A recent decision by the British Veterinary Medical Directorate means that VitaFeed Gold must undergo the full regulatory process. While Vita is very supportive of ...


    By Vita Europe Limited

  • IRS Proposes Regulations on Estates That Could Impact Farmers

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently proposed regulations that could change estate planning for families that own a controlling interest in a privately held corporation, partnership or limited liability company. If adopted, the proposed regulations would restrict or eliminate available discounts, increasing the tax on certain transfers. The proposed regulations under section 2704 of the ...

  • Revenue Growth – Currie’s Strategic Plan and Growth Theme for 2017

    2017 is all about Revenue Growth. As we are finishing up 2016, let’s think about how we are going to manage our growth this coming year, and how we are going to continue to pursue not just excellence, but a new level of distinction for our companies. How do we figure out a growth and revenue enhancement strategy as we look at the economy right now? How do we meet the challenge of staying ...

  • Switch Attachments From Your Seat With the New John Deere Hydraulic Coupler for Compact Excavators

    Switching buckets has never been easier with the new John Deere hydraulic coupler (16GE23) for compact excavators. Operators are no longer required to exit the cab to switch buckets, so site clearing can continue with high productivity and minimal interruptions. The hydraulic coupler is designed for 35G, ...


    By John Deere

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