An Update from Fastline’s President

Fastline just completed the 2010 National Sales meeting which was held in Louisville Kentucky. We had all of our sales associates and management attend the 3 day event that started with a charity auction for the United Way. The next 2 days were consumed with meetings, updates, reviews and plans for 2011. The highlight of the meeting was a presentation by Dr. David Downey, Purdue … Continue reading An Update from Fastline’s President

5 Tips To Help You Manage Corn Residue This Fall

If you struggle to manage the residue levels in your corn-on-corn acres, you aren’t alone. With the focus on using higher plant populations and narrow rows–not to mention increasingly tough cornstalks—farmers have more residue to manage than ever before. Farm Journal Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer provide the following agronomic tips and reminders to help you accomplish that goal this fall and in a … Continue reading 5 Tips To Help You Manage Corn Residue This Fall

North Carolina State University Peanut Field Days 2010

Check out photos and videos from the event here! Approximately 100 farmers and Fastline readers toured the fields during the annual Peanut Field Day, sponsored by North Carolina State University’s Department of Crop Sciences. Attendees learned about the new and improved seed varieties bred at this facility. Some of the technology that can be applied to peanut production includes GPS, GIS, guidance systems, variable rate … Continue reading North Carolina State University Peanut Field Days 2010

Ag Inventors in the Hall of Fame

More than 400 honorees have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, founded in 1973 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations. The inventions of at least two dozen inductees are connected with agriculture. Not surprisingly, these ag trailblazers are also among the most famous of all inventors. A new class of honorees is inducted … Continue reading Ag Inventors in the Hall of Fame