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Calmer Corn Heads Owner Marion Calmer Overcomes Roadblocks from the Majors to Become Innovative Manufacturer

Marion Calmer tells the origin story of his experience in no-till innovations at Calmer Ag Research Center, Calmer Farms and Calmer Corn Heads.
Marion Calmer tells the origin story of his experience in no-till innovations at Calmer Ag Research Center, Calmer Farms and Calmer Corn Heads — even though he thought he just wanted to be a farmer.
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How We Did It

[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Calmer Corn Heads' Marion Calmer

In this episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, &ldquo;How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment&rsquo;s Entrepreneurs&rdquo; brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Lessiter sat down with Marion Calmer, CEO, Calmer Corn Heads where the two discussed his journey as an inventor and establishing an independent ag research operation.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter sat down with Marion Calmer, CEO, Calmer Corn Heads where the two discussed his journey as an inventor and establishing an independent ag research operation.
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Farmer Steve Berger Discusses the Future of Agriculture

Steve Berger, a fourth-generation grain and hog producer in southeast Iowa, sat down with Ken Zuckerberg, then a senior research analyst in New York with Rabobank. The conversation provided Zuckerberg, who sees the industry from the perspective of a financial analyst, a chance to go eyeball-to-eyeball with a person in the trenches farming every day in Berger, a 2016 No-Till Innovator of the Year. The talk happened in the lobby at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference in Louisville.
Steve Berger, a fourth-generation grain and hog producer in southeast Iowa, sat down with Ken Zuckerberg, then a senior research analyst in New York with Rabobank. The conversation provided Zuckerberg, who sees the industry from the perspective of a financial analyst, a chance to go eyeball-to-eyeball with a person in the trenches farming every day in Berger, a 2016 No-Till Innovator of the Year. The talk happened in the lobby at the 2018 National No-Tillage Conference in Louisville.
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[Podcast] Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Montag Manufacturing's Anthony Montag

In this episode of the <em>Farm Equipment</em> podcast, &ldquo;How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment&rsquo;s Entrepreneurs&rdquo; brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter travelled to Nebraska to speak with Anthony Montag about how this small family business made the leap from blacksmith style manufacturer to a leader in fertilizer application equipment.
In this episode of the Farm Equipment podcast, “How We Did It: Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs” brought to you by Ingersoll Tillage, Editor Mike Lessiter travelled to Nebraska to speak with Anthony Montag about how this small family business made the leap from blacksmith style manufacturer to a leader in fertilizer application equipment.
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Traditionalists or Change Agents: What Kind of Farm Customers Do You Want?

I was in Houston last week for the annual Joint Convention of the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Assn. and Equipment Marketing & Distribution Assn. The sessions concluded with a panel of 3 farm operators who were brought in to share what their world is like. The farmers candidly answered an array of questions, from right to repair legislation, to what they’re willing do to access equipment not carried by their mainline dealer, to their own investments in farm shops and technicians, and how they approached debt and capital spending.
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