From AgVenture's Seeds for Success Agronomy Update, March 2014
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 25, 2014. This will mark the 41st anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day is "Agriculture: 365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths to Feed."
DES MOINES, IA – Over the past 50 years, more than 900 cases of grain engulfment have been reported in the U.S. with a fatality rate of 62 percent. In 2010, at least 26 U.S. workers were killed in grain engulfments – the highest number on record. The most tragic fact of all: grain engulfments are highly preventable.
We were so happy to present a $500 donation to our local food pantry at Covenant Federated Church.
Peg Rhanor and her committee continuously work to serve those in need. We appreciate all their hard work. This week they were able to help 73 local families, a total of 264 people!!
From AgVenture's Seeds for Success Agronomy Update, January 2014
KENTLAND, IN (November 4, 2013) – AgVenture D&M, the independently owned and operated regional seed company based in Kentland, Indiana has expanded its reach in central Kentucky. They have hired Brandon Druen of Bowling Green to serve area farmers, providing them access to AgVenture® brand seed products and year-round professional support.
Congratulations to the Sod Squad for your big win at State level competition!!
Indiana FFA and 4-H State Soil Judging Contest was held this last Saturday, October 26th.
South Newton School Corporation had 4 teams who qualified and competed in Saturday's event.
They will now be headed to Oklahoma next May for both the 4-H and FFA divisions.
Today in America is a TV series that informs viewers on a variety of topics, trends and relevant issues impacting our nation and the world.
Recently, they featured AgVenture’s ProfiZone, an advanced crop management system that provides farmers with a variety of precision farming tools focused on maximizing their high potential yield areas.
This segment was filmed on location in South Dakota, at AgVenture’s Regional Seed Company – Scherr’s Seed.
A century since ground was first broken — 100 harvests and four generations later — brothers Wayne and J.D. Dulaney run a tight operation at Gen 4 Farms, Clarksdale, Miss. “My family came in as loggers in 1913 clearing the land and started farming as they cleared it,” says J.D.
October 2, 2013 Submitted by Greg Finkel, Lead Yield Specialist - AgVenture Spangler, Wisconsin
95 Day Leafy Silage Corn, planted first week in June.
Yielding 30.5 tons per acre at 28,000 plants per acre.