Hear from some of the bright lights in the seed industry. New Giant Views of the Industry video clips on topics ranging from consolidation to the forage industry have now been posted.
“Do you protect yourself from consolidation or do you position yourself to profit from consolidation?”—Tray Thomas of Context Network
Buy Local: There’s An App for That
A new application for iPhone or iPod Touch called Harvest to Hand allows consumers to locate and map out vendors of locally harvested foods and products, as well as agritourism events, food festivals and more throughout the United States. Harvest to Hand app users can share their favorites and vendors can register their events or product information. It’s an excellent way to bridge the gap between consumers and growers/marketers of local agriculture.
Corn Growers on the Go
All of the information, news and updates available on the National Corn Growers Association website are now available on-the-go. The new, smartphone-friendly mobile version of the NCGA website allows visitors to access information on the main site in a faster, more streamlined manner better suited to current cell-phone technology. “Research shows that, like the majority of Americans, farmers are accessing the Internet through a Smartphone increasingly frequently,” says Brandon Hunnicutt of NCGA.