John Deere Drive Green Event Underway

Randall Weiseman Citrus, Florida, General, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

John Deere’s program designed to give rural property owners, agricultural producers and other interested consumers a chance to operate and ask questions about the latest models of utility and compact utility tractors is underway across Florida. Their Drive Green Program includes special equipment displays and ride-and-drives at 4 locations across the state this week. One took place in Middleberg Wednesday …

Deere’s “Drive Green” Caravan To Debut in Florida This Week

Gary Cooper Alabama, Cattle, Citrus, Florida, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Poultry, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Get ready to roll at one of John Deere’s “Drive Green” events…over the coming weeks the “Drive Green” Caravan can be experienced at numerous stops throughout the southeast and U S eastern seaboard states. In this report, hear Deere’s Eric Hodson discuss the new tractor line this caravan is out to promote. Participants will be able to drive numerous new …

John Deere Drive Green in Florida

Randall Weiseman General

John Deere is kicking off its new Drive Green event next week in Middleburg, Florida. The hands-on traveling show will make several stops around the state next week before moving to other areas of the southeast. Follow the big green semi as it moves around the country on the Drive Green utility tractor show blog – Listen to report …

Growers-Get ready for “DRIVE GREEN”!

Gary Cooper Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Cotton, Dairy, Equine, Florida, Forestry, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Poultry, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

John Deere is about ready to kick off its series of events throughout much of the eastern part of the U S to promote its new line of tractors and equipment for specialty crops. The first four events are “previews” that will be held in Florida in early December, where growers and customers will have a hands-on chance to “Drive …


Truterra, Greenpoint Ag, U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol and Cotton Inc. Team Up with Ag Tech

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release, Technology

Pilot program to work with growers across an initial 50,000 acres of U.S. cotton to measure, track and verify sustainability, meet growing demand for more sustainable cotton by consumer brands (Cotton Board) – Truterra, LLC, the sustainability business at Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s largest farmer-owned cooperatives, has announced a new collaboration with Cotton Incorporated, a not-for-profit research and …

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Fashion and Textiles Industry Keen to Go Green Despite COVID Pandemic

Clint Thompson Coronavirus, Cotton

New research shows business leaders at top fashion, retail and textile businesses are putting sustainability drive first, despite COVID-19 pandemic Memphis — New research reveals the extent of the global fashion industry’s commitment to sustainability, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with sustainability ranked as the second most important strategic objective for businesses in the sector[i]. The new research, from the U.S. …


Lake Okeechobee’s Green Algae Debate Rages On

Randall Weiseman Environment, Florida, Water

The Lake Okeechobee green algae saga continues. As I suggested in a report a few days back, it appears to be becoming more and more of a political football. This week a candidate for Governor of Florida appeared at a rally of coastal and inland fishermen in Clewiston, expecting to find a supportive audience for anti-agriculture rhetoric on the topic. …