Hoosier Ag Today, Indiana’s leading source of information for Hoosier farmers, has announced a partnership with Growers Edge to bring its unique grain marketing tool and content to the Hoosier State. The Best Price Look Up tool allows growers to access cash grain quotes from a variety of sources in their area and calculate which is the most profitable offer. “At Hoosier Ag Today we are all about local information,” said Gary Truitt, President of HAT. “We bring growers Indiana crop conditions, news, weather, and now cash grain prices.” The Growers Edge tool can be reached via the HAT web site (www.hoosieragtoday.com ) as well as the HAT daily e-newsletter. A grower simply has to enter his zip code and the program will collect the 5 local current cash grain prices from his area and indicate if there is a better net price bid from a grain elevators, processors, and ethanol biorefineries. For a free account, select the Growers Edge sign up button at www.hoosieragtoday.com. Once a growers has an account, they can view a Regional Basis Activity Map of the state that tracks basis levels and grain demand in different areas of the state as well as surrounding states. “Growers Edge is very pleased to be working in partnership with Hoosier Ag Today”, said Craig Mouchka, President of Growers Edge. “We are excited about being able to reach so many Indiana growers with all of our Ag tools and features.”
In addition, Hoosier farmers will have access to several management tools from Growers Edge that help them make profitable management decisions. These tools can analyze a local cash grain price along with transportation and other costs and make recommendations as to which option is the most profitable for a farmer. Other Growers Edge tools include local agricultural weather and climate data and Grain TV, a video presentation analyzing current cash grain and futures trends.
“Our web site and e-newsletter are already things growers turn to everyday for up to the minute information. Now with these Growers Edge tools they will have even more reasons to make Hoosier Ag Today their first choice for local agricultural information,” said Truitt.
Hoosier Ag Today was founded in 2006 for the specific purpose of serving the informational needs of the Hoosier agricultural community. HAT currently has 45 radio stations broadcasting its programs. In addition, HAT operates a multi-media web site, smartphone app, and publishes a daily e-mail newsletter. In 2008 and 2010, Hoosier Ag Today was rated the most listened to farm radio network in Indiana by Ag Media Research. Hoosier Ag Today is owned by Truitt Communications LLC and represented nationally by J.L. Farmakis, Inc.
About Growers Edge
Growers-edge.com provides farmers a free, one-stop resource for their business and marketing
needs. Currently, more than 15,000 farmers use growers-edge.com to help enhance their profits.
For more information, and to sign up for the basis tracking tool and other free features from
Growers Edge, go to www.growers-edge.com.
Source: Hoosier Ag Today