General Wesley K. Clark drew record crowds at the Be Ready Discussion on Alternative Energy in the Case IH booth on the opening day of the Ag Connect Expo. General Clark’s comments focused on the national security implications of the United States’ dependence on foreign oil and agriculture’s potential role for providing alternative energy sources.
Brian Hefty, host of RFD-TV’s Ag PhD, led the Engine Emissions – Fact vs. Fiction Panel, which featured Dawn Geske, editor-in-chief of Diesel Progress International; Leo Bose, commercial training manager for Case IH North America; David Stark, commercial product trainer for Case IH North America; and Enrique Guzman, director of the application engineering team with Fiat Powertrain Technologies. Together, the panel answered questions regarding emission technologies.
Brian Hefty also presented the final opening day Be Ready Seminar, Weed Resistance Around the World, which offered insights and management strategies for resistant weeds.