CropVillage Update for April 1, 2011, Farmers Do Use Technology

Agriculture Telling its Story

  • From PoultryCast: Audio: What's Washington Doing For You Now? - Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington Editor for Pro Farmer magazine, says short carryouts and growing usage will require two good crop years in a row.
  • From SwineCast, one of the most watched videos of late. How Do We Feed Pigs With $5+ Corn? - Dr. Mark Whitney, associate professor, University of Minnesota Extension, shares his analysis on how $7 corn will impact pork producers and what they can do in this market. From the 2011 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 19-20, 2011, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
  • Audio: How Farmers Get Serious Business Done With Mobile - Audrey Bartlett (Product Marketing Manager with John Deere‘s Intelligent Solutions Group), Jeff Caldwell (Multimedia Editor for Agriculture.com/Meredith Corporation), Justin Davey (Multimedia Producer for Agriculture.com/Meredith Corporation), Nathan Wright (founder of media consulting firm Lava Row), and Neil Mylet (founder and CEO of LoadOut Technologies, LLC) share how farmers are using technology and mobile devices to get real work done on real farms. Also learn more about how ag media is adjusting to mobile and social media.
  • From PoultryCast: Audio: BeckAgConnects.com Agriculture's Online Meeting Place - BeckAgConnects.com is a place where everybody knows your name. Enter in to this online coffee shop conversations with the confidence of knowing anyone in the room has 'business being there'.
  • From DairyCast: Audio: A New Tool In Your Air Emissions Toolbox Shows Promise - Nanoparticle technology is a promising tool for limiting air emissions.

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