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Climate Corp CEO 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the Year

· February 27, 2017

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has picked a winner. Mike Stern, Chief Executive Officer of The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, has been named the 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. This agriculture industry award recognizes outstanding leadership in private, public, or academic service. It is conferred each year to a senior agribusiness executive […]

San Bernadino no-build zone doesn’t fly with Chino dairy

· February 27, 2017

A Chino dairy family may soon receive $48 million for most of their 58-acres of land that they claimed San Bernadino County has turned into a runway protection zone for the Chino airport. According to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, the lawsuit, which went into private arbitration, claimed that the county had over the past […]

Zoetis: Three tips for improving stocker gain

· February 27, 2017

Growing up on a 5,000-head feedyard in the Oklahoma Panhandle,  Jeff Sarchet,  senior veterinarian, Zoetis Beef Technical Services, observed firsthand the benefits of well-managed cattle coming in from the stocker level. “I work with a number of stocker operations across the country, and no matter the region, they share the same priority at this level […]

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Need some farm chore relief? Try dancing

· February 24, 2017

As we found Thursday in our Ag on Instagram, sometimes the best way to get through the farm chores is a little dancing.  Now not everyone may have the moves like the beloved barn dancer from New York, but the dancing sure puts a smile on our faces.  Check out this dairy farmer who just […]

Ag on Instagram: The best farm photos from Feb. 24

· February 24, 2017

We bring you some of the best farm photos on Instagram for Feb. 24. Want to get listed? Be sure to hashtag your pics with #agdaily! #agdaily #farm365 #deer A post shared by Anna Balvance (@abalvance) on Feb 23, 2017 at 5:40pm PST   If drones existed in 1936. #barn #oldbarn #classic #ia_ag #iowa #agdaily […]

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Friday Favorites: Top five AGDAILY stories Feb. 17- 23

· February 24, 2017

The top five AGDAILY stories of the week … here’s a chance to look back at the action. The Farm Babe lists her eight not-so-farmer-friendly food companies,  How Farms Work explores the long term implications with no TPP, and we test your livestock breed IQ. Don’t miss a moment at AGDAILY. Sign up and push […]

Syngenta: Get off herbicide resistance merry-go-round

· February 24, 2017

Syngenta experts can’t stress enough the importance of applying the right herbicide at the right time. Overusing the same herbicides without a programmed approach can lead to resistance. “It’s important for growers to always monitor their weed-management practices, because subtle weed escapes in a field can be a signal that there may be resistant weeds […]

Cow/calf conversation: How to choose the right finisher?

· February 24, 2017

You’ve made it through calving season successfully, you’re feeding them well through weaning … now where to send that precious cargo? One of the biggest decisions cow/calf producers make is selecting a finisher operation. Twig Marston, Technical Sales Field Manager at BioZyme offers three timely tips when selecting a partner in feeding and finishing calves: […]

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