Farm to School Conference and Deere a Hit at Consumer Electronics Show

Farm to School Conference and Deere a Hit at Consumer Electronics Show

Bob Larson
Bob Larson
From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update.

**Farmers, large and small, interested in selling to schools without having to go through bidding processes are needed.

Schools want what these producers grow not just for their plates but for their school gardens. reports, the Florida Department of

Agriculture will be sharing more at the Farm to School conference in Orlando March 6-8.

To attend, just take the 3-minute survey …

and then register for the conference …


**Combine harvester sales closed out the year ahead of 2022 levels, while almost all tractor segments saw declines in both the U.S. and Canada.

The latest Association of Equipment Manufacturers data shows total U.S. farm tractor sales fell 5.1% in December compared to 2022, while year-to-date sales came in 8.7% lower than the previous year.

Combine harvesters finished 2023 with sales up 1.7% last month.

AEM is confident about long-term sales growth.

**The Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas had plenty to offer in the way of future technology, including self-driving cars and Artificial Intelligence.

Radio Ink says broadcasters should be encouraged that radio continues to show up at a high-tech events.

John Deere showed off its future farmer-focused technology, including radio still playing a big part of the in-cab entertainment system.

This follows agriculture’s push to preserve the AM band in rural America.

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