Known as RePlay, the soy-based sealant is a product that goes on and preserves infrastructure by maintaining roads and gives soybean farmers an in-country outlet for their product, reducing their reliance on trade.
After some tension in talks with Sonny Perdue and congress men and women Wednesday at the listening session at Farmfest, a speaker and farmer brought a little humor Thursday, August 8, to the grounds while still sharing a dire and timely message.
After meeting up by chance at the Minnesota Junior Holstein Convention, Alex Schroeder of Courtland, Kate Schmidt of New Ulm, Grady Schuft of Arlington and Mausten Krueger of Arlington formed a team for the Jr. Quiz Bowl competition.
Farmamerica toured 50 teachers around Waseca, visiting Half Pint Brewing Company to learn about hops, enjoying lunch at Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm and stopping at Midwest Hemp Farms to learn about hemp as a new cash crop thanks to the latest Farm Bill.
A night on the farm provided everything from ice cream, tractor rides to the opportunity to feed dairy calves and the owners of the farm open up their doors for the every two years event with the help of volunteers.
Ag Expert Kent Thiesse joined KEYC News 12 This Morning to talk about current crop conditions, what is hindering or helping growth in some areas, and what farmers should be doing at this stage of the game.