Margy EckelkampDirector of Content Development, Machinery Pete

Margy works with the Machinery Pete team across all media, including his columns for Farm Journal Media magazines, his blog and online articles, social media, and his TV show on RFD. Before that Margy was the Machinery Editor and Test Plot Director for Farm Journal Media. She helped launch the Corn College series of events and appeared on the Corn College TV series.     Contact Margy [email protected]   573-581-8689   Farm Journal P.O. Box 958 Mexico, MO 65265  

Margy works with the Machinery Pete team across all media, including his columns for Farm Journal Media magazines, his blog and online articles, social media, and his TV show on RFD. Before that Margy was the Machinery Editor and Test Plot Director for Farm Journal Media. She helped launch the Corn College series of events and appeared on the Corn College TV series.     Contact Margy [email protected]   573-581-8689   Farm Journal P.O. Box 958 Mexico, MO 65265  

Articles By Margy Eckelkamp

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Jan 23, 2020

CropX Acquires Precision Irrigation Company CropMetrics

“Growers are dealing so many companies with very little coordination between the companies. The industry is going through a phase where we should expect to see some consolidations,” says John Vikupitz.

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Jan 22, 2020

Voluntary Registry Opens to Hemp, Helps Protect Crops

“The 2018 Farm Bill changed the status of hemp for everyone,” FieldWatch CEO Stephanie Regagnon says.

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Jan 21, 2020

Retailer of the Year: On The High Ground

“We want to own the high ground—let others try to knock us off the hill,” says Premier Companies CEO Harold Cooper.

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Jan 21, 2020

Retailer of the Year: Stewardship In Focus

Growers visit with Premier staff to review soil tests, run hypotheticals in the Truterra platform and make decisions for practices and products in the dedicated Trax Lab rooms at every Premier location.

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Jan 21, 2020

Ag Retail Industry Icon Ron Farrell Passes Away

Farrell was known across the agricultural industry as a leader driven by a desire for constant improve-ment, a positive attitude, and genuine interest in people.

AgPro Radio
Jan 20, 2020

AgPro Podcast: Build Farm Management On Strong Relationships

In this episode of the AgPro podcast, we talk with Allen Hatley, a previous recipient of the Farm Manager of the Year Award.

AgPro Radio
Jan 17, 2020

AgPro Podcast: Update Direct From DC

Hunter Carpenter, Director of Public Policy at ARA, was recently on the AgPro podcast to recap what the Phase One trade agreement with China means for ag.

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Jan 17, 2020

Simplot Completes Purchase of Pinnacle Agriculture

Going forward, Simplot’s customer base is said to be more than 40,000 farmers and its footprint stretches across 240 locations with 4,400 employees and 500 crop advisors.

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Jan 17, 2020

Will Land Values Drop Off Their Plateau?

“Financially encouraged sales are happening, but a good portion of them are quietly off the market as farmers are reaching out directly to investors and then renting the land back,” Randy Dickhut explains.