Doug Weigand of the eastern US and Canada for Precision Planting
Doug Weigand is the sales manager for the eastern US and Canada for Precision Planting. He explains how the company is driven by the farm…not by marketing or accounting…if the farm needs a product that makes agronomic sense, the company will work on developing solutions for farmers. Precision_Weigand
Precision Planting’s Smart Firmer
PP Dale Koch Dale Koch with Precision Planting explains the development of the Smart Firmer. It’s an improvement to the Keeton Seed Firmer from the early ’90s. It was once of the products on display at Precision Planting’s winter conference near Tremont.
IL Products Expo
The Illinois Products Expo is March 4 and 5 at the Orr Building of the state fairgrounds. Several vendors are from around the area. Luke Sailer with the Illinois Department of Agriculture offers a preview.
Commodity Market Update
Jim Bower of Bower Trading discusses the bull spread in the soybean market, why he doesn’t buy options, and why the corn market keeps creeping higher.
AgriVisor’s Dale Durchholz
Dale Durchholz is a senior analyst for AgriVisor and says the market continues to tell us that we have solid demand for soybeans. The attractive soybean price could lead to higher planted acreage in a couple of months.