AG CONNECT report - Page 2

Check in with Agriculture.com Markets Editor Mike McGinnis as he chats the markets and some of the driving factors behind today's prices.

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Show business

by ‎01-30-2013 12:11 PM - edited ‎01-30-2013 12:21 PM

Jessie Scott, new member of the Successful Farming/Ariculture.com staff, was busy this morning hosting a segment for an upcoming edition of the Machinery Show. One of her stops on the tradeshow floor was the Tribine exhibit, where she interviewed the new combine's inventor, Ben Dillon, an Indiana farmer.

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Agriculture.com's Laurie Bedord talks with farmer-inventors about their products and the processes through which they've gone to introduce them.

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Components for sale

by ‎01-30-2013 10:06 AM - edited ‎02-01-2013 09:29 AM

One of the special features of AG CONNECT is the large mix of components on display on the tradeshow floor. Companies represented reflect the global reach of agricultural machinery.

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Terry Kastens and Kevin Dhuyvetter, Kansas State University Extension ag economists, talk about the latests\ trends in agriculture and how to adjust to technology to maximize profits on your farm.

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Kicking the tires

by ‎01-29-2013 02:28 PM - edited ‎01-29-2013 02:30 PM

Randy Tracy and Shane Hall, Argonia, Kansas, were starting their AG CONNECT visit this afternoon by checking out some of the big equipment on the show floor, including AGCO's Challenger 560 C combine.  While machinery was top of mind today for Tracy, weather worries are always present.

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North Dakota-based farmer Gregg Halverson talks with Agriculture.com's Dave Mowitz about his farm's growth in the past and how he's planning around growth in the future.

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Award-winning machines

by ‎01-29-2013 01:29 PM - edited ‎01-29-2013 01:31 PM

Farmers attending AG CONNECT got a chance to look over some award-winning technologies today. On Tuesday afternoon, the Gold and Silver AE50 awards were presented by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) to recognize the most innovative products of the year. All the winners are exhibiting here at AG CONNECT.

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Masters & Maverics Profile: Chuck Shelby

by ‎01-29-2013 01:29 PM - edited ‎01-29-2013 01:31 PM

Lafayette, Indiana, farmer Chuck Shelby talks with Agriculture.com's Dave Mowitz about what makes his farm unique and what he plans for his operation's future at the 2013 AG CONNECT Expo in Kansas City.

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Masters & Mavericks Manufacturer Panel Discussion

by ‎01-29-2013 01:04 PM - edited ‎01-29-2013 02:34 PM

 

Agriculture.com Editors chat with CEOs from major ag manufacturing and input production companies at the 2013 AG CONNECT Expo. Included in the conversation were:

  • James Borel, DuPont Executive Vice President
  • Matt Daley, GEA Farm Technologies, Inc., CEO
  • Rusty Fowler, Krone NA, Inc., CEO
  • Leif Magnusson, Claas of America, Inc., President.