Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo

DECEMBER 7, 2018 2:16 PM

The Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo is taking place December 11-13 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The Expo focuses on the latest ag technology and product innovation in farm equipment, seed genetics, precision agriculture, bio-science, robotics, sensors, big data, artificial intelligence, and more! General admission is free! Register now to reserve your spot!

It’s Finally Here: The Survey that Helps You Track and Report Nutrient Stewardship!

DECEMBER 3, 2018 3:17

PARM has released its 2018 season survey! Through this valuable survey, we can help you track sales of beneficial products and services such as cover crops and variable rate application and estimate nutrient loss reductions from those!

Take the survey and receive:

  • A personal report that details your beneficial product and service adoption, estimated nitrogen and phosphorus loss reductions, and comparable adoption of those in your state and from all respondents!
  • Tools and resources to help you increase sales of beneficial products and services!
  • An overall cumulative report detailing product and service trends from across the US!

The information we report back from the survey is critically important for the ag industry to communicate to shareholders, regulators and the public on retailer efforts to improve water quality. You deserve to have your stewardship recognized!

Take the survey now!

SARE Releases Economic Cover Crop Calculator

NOVEMBER 28, 2018 12:27 PM

Iowa State University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research (SARE) and Education program has released a calculator that determines the economics of cover crops for new users. Growers receive estimated annual net returns under various scenarios with the inclusion of costs associated with application, termination seed, etc. Those already applying cover crops can also use the tool to improve profits. The calculator allows the user to create their own scenario by inputting personal data, therefore, the tool can be used by any grower throughout the U.S. with a corn-soy rotation. For more information, click here!

Iowa State University Extension Hosts Soil Health Conference

NOVEMBER 26, 2018 1:19 PM

This year’s conference features a wide range of speakers that include farmers with rich experience in implementing management practices and innovative approaches for building a resilient system, and well known scientists and agronomists of national recognition in the area of soil health. The conference agenda will include presentations and group discussions that will address the economics, systems approach, and real life experience for improving soil health and management challenges. Research-based and practical information will be presented during the two days conference with innovative topics of close engagement between speakers and attendees.

For more information, click here!