Farmers Intend to Plant Less Corn and Soybeans in 2018

U.S. farmers are expected to plant more soybean acres than corn but overall intentions are down slightly from the record year in 2017, according to the Prospective Plantings report released today by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Producers surveyed across the United States intend to plant an estimated 89.0 million acres of soybeans and 88.0 million acres of …

Calcium Products, Inc. Names New CEO

Calcium Products, Inc. announced that it has named Mike Hogan as the next CEO of Calcium Products, Inc. Hogan succeeds Larry Moore, who founded and grew the business into one of the largest producers of pelletized limestone and gypsum in the world. Hogan joins Calcium Products following a 24 year career with John Deere, where he was most recently the …

Nufarm Americas Names Two New Leaders

Nufarm Americas, a major manufacturer of crop protection products, has named two new members of its leadership team. Andrew Seitz has been named Executive Vice President, Ag Sales. Seitz joined Nufarm in 2010 and previously served as Director of Business Development and Marketing Manager, Ag. Previously, Seitz worked in marketing roles at Valent and Bayer CropScience and in sales and … Announces iPad mini Giveaway, a division of ZimmComm New Media LLC, is offering the chance to win a brand new iPad mini to any farmer or rancher who wants to stay up to date on the latest precision agriculture technology. The use of iPads and other mobile devices for precision ag applications is increasing and Precision Pays is offering the chance for a …

BASF Hot Topics Survey

We’re happy to announce that in partnership with BASF, AgNewsWire is the official online news room of the Agricultural Media Summit (AMS). What this means is that during the upcoming event we’ll be posting news releases for various exhibitors and sponsors of the AMS. These should start showing up by July 27. Just like all releases you will find distributed …

Welcome To Our New Look

AgNewsWireWelcome to the new AgNewsWire. Actually we’re still the same old great news release distribution service to the agricultural journalist community.

Besides the new look for AgNewsWire, we’re working on some new ways to distribute releases to ag journalists.

We want to encourage our current and prospective clients to think of creative ways to use news releases or any kind of electronic announcement.

Add in multimedia content like audio, images and video. These are the things that will help make your news release stand out from the crowd and be more useful to the journalists who receive them.

Classic iPod Keepsake Winner Announced

New Holland Welcome to National Agriculture Day on AgNewsWire. Thank you farmers for providing us with the most abundant and safe food supply in the world. This is the day for the announcement of the winner of the New Holland “Down on the Farm” Classic iPod Keepsake Contest. Thanks to all the people who entered online or at the New Holland booth at Commodity Classic. The random drawing has taken place and . . .

Keep An Eye On AgNewsWire

Welcome to the new year and AgNewsWire. Since our service just kicked off last month right before the holidays the last few weeks have been a little slow. That’s to be expected and will change soon.

Happy Holidays From The Staff

Happy Holidays from AgNewsWire and the staff at ZimmComm. We’ll be working to make this a valuable news destination for agricultural journalists in the coming year. You can already see a number of news items that were posted in the last month or so. They are now archived and will always be available.

AgNewsWire Kicking Off December 5

AgNewsWire is getting ready to get cranking. Our Talking News Release customers are very excited about the additions to the services we now offer, including the exclusive Quickfarm Network distribution. ZimmComm’s Chuck Zimmerman is heading out on the road to make presentations all over the country at the invitation of many of the top agricultural companies and their agencies.

A New Service From ZimmComm

This is a new ZimmComm blog that is under development. Companies: give us some time and we’ll give you a new way to distribute your news!! Journalists: give us some time and we’ll give you a new multi-media source of ag news!!