Industry News | 08-08-2022

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Immediate Openings at Direct Contact, Inc. for Harvest Operators

DCI is pleased to announce several opportunities for Fall Harvest Operator positions. Qualified individuals must have equipment operating background or a significant understanding of computerized operating systems. Overnight travel up to 3-5 days out of town at a time is a must. Basic crop and agriculture required, CDL is an excellent addition. Call our Recruiting Manager today for more information 800-558-6803, x 118. Job Openings in: Waterloo, NE; Phillips, NE; Junction City, KS; Clinton, IL; Janesville, WI; Glyndon, MN; Stanton, MN and Slater, IA.
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Peoples Company, Stine Seed Expand Paid-in-Full Cover Crop Program

Peoples Company, a full-service farmland transaction and management business licensed in 29 states, has announced an expanded cover crop partnership with Stine Seed, the largest independent corn and soybean seed company. The program, known as the Sustainability Cover Crop Initiative, offers landowners a paid-in-full, managed cover crops program, which demonstrates sustainable farming practices do not come at the expense of productivity. Peoples Company and Stine Seed are setting a goal to plant cover crops on 25,000 acres over the next two years in 16 eligible states.
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Farmers National Company Partners with Climate FieldView to Digitize Farm Management

Farmers National Company, the nation's leading agricultural land and mineral owner services company, has partnered with Climate FieldView™, Bayer's flagship digital farming product, to offer increased digital management for landowners and tenants working with Farmers National Company. Farm managers at Farmers National Company now have access to digital agriculture tools provided by FieldView to complement collaboration between landowners, tenants, and management services provided by the company. This partnership leverages agriculture technology to drive decision-making and uncover management opportunities between farmers and landowners, while offering another option for tenants to share required data for leases more easily.
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Heartache: Bovine Congestive Heart Failure A Growing Concern

Veterinarian Randall Raymond sees too many dead cattle that are close to the finish line. “Those late days-on-feed mortalities are both frustrating and expensive,” says Raymond, director of research and veterinary medicine at Simplot Land and Livestock. Indeed, the incidence of bovine congestive heart failure (BCHF) is increasing throughout the industry, especially as cattle are fed to heavier end points. Over the past several years, late-term losses have spiked to 30 to 40 mortalities per week in one major feedyard during peak heat season due to bovine congestive heart failure. Additionally, several catastrophic events have been catalogued in the Northwest and Midwest in the past few years where hundreds to thousands of animals have died in signi­ficant heat stress events lasting 48 to 72 hours. 
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Understanding Carbon Drawdown of Trees

Carbon drawdown is the process of taking carbon from the atmosphere and storing it in the landscape (usually in trees or soil). According to the World Market Institute, across the world, trees and forests collectively absorb around 7.6 billion metric tonnes of carbon every year. Keep reading to understand exactly how trees store carbon and how they can help you earn carbon credits.
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We are NOW HIRING!

Precision Agriculture Activation Specialist | Seed Research Associate | Harvest Operator | Online application .We have exciting opportunities in Sales & Product Launch, Crop Protection, Mechanical Installations, Precision Agriculture and much more!
Call our Recruiting Manager today for more details: 800-558-6803, Ext. 118

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Direct Contact, Inc.

PO Box 128

Oregon, IL 61061

Phone: 800.558.6803

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