ZimmCast 704 – From Beltwide to VISION

ZimmCast

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. I’m a little behind on this latest episode. The holidays and early conferences have kept Cindy and I very busy. This includes traveling to see family and that includes a beautiful wedding for one of our nieces. We are very blessed to be able to see so many of our family …

The 2023 VISION Conference – Harness the Power of Ag 4.0

The VISION Conference convenes industry leaders from across the rapidly expanding agtech ecosystem with a singular goal: To shape the strategic roadmap for building a sustainable food value system to feed the world. The 6th Annual VISION Conference organized by Meister Media Worldwide, the leading global media company serving specialty agricultural markets around the globe, is being held at the …

Deere Introduces New Planting Tech at CES 2023

The massive CES 2023 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicked off this week with a keynote address by John Deere featuring Chairman and CEO John May and new product announcements. This is the first time in CES history that an agriculture technology company was featured as a keynote at the show. John Deere first debuted at CES 2019 and …

AgGateway 2022 Annual Conference

“Create, Engage, Grow – 2.0” is the theme for the AgGateway 2022 Annual Conference, November 14-16 at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Beach, Florida. The AgGateway Annual Conference is a benchmarking event, where the industry gathers to understand the state of interconnectivity in agriculture, what the association and its membership has accomplished over the past year, and the core …

2022 Tech Hub LIVE

The second annual Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo, July 19-21 in Indianapolis, builds on last year’s premier event with timely educational programming, expanded business opportunities, and a keynote on strategies for delivering tech solutions to farmers. The conference will offer diverse networking formats, including one-on-one meetings, break-out sessions, small group discussions, technology talks and fireside chats. The program has …

Yield10 Bioscience Changes the Name of its Canadian Subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc.

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq:YTEN) (“Yield10 Bioscience” or the “Company”), an agricultural bioscience company, today announced the name change of its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary to Yield10 Oilseeds Inc. from Metabolix Oilseeds, Inc. effective July 12, 2022. This name change creates an alignment of Yield10 Bioscience’s Canadian subsidiary with the branding associated with the Yield10 Bioscience business, which is focused on innovation …

New Incubator Farm Explores the Future of Soil Health Management

Yara’s ambition of “Growing a Nature-Positive Food Future” is put into action through critical research on the impact of soil health related to climate-neutrality, regenerative farming and grower prosperity Yara’s Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama is now focused on exploring practical approaches to managing and positively impacting soil health. The farm will focus on long-term management blocks to observe and …

AgGateway 2022 Mid-Year Meeting

AgGateway is celebrating its 2022 Mid-Year Meeting as a 100% in-person experience once again, June 13-16 at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, IA. The rubber hits the road at this annual summer gathering, which will draw more than 250 industry professionals. Most attendees have been active in AgGateway working groups and committees that are moving the organization’s myriad projects toward completion. …

Traction Announces Connectivity with Climate FieldView Platform to Provide Farmers Complete Analysis of Field Profitability

Traction™, a comprehensive farm accounting solution, is now connected to the Climate FieldView™ platform, providing farmers the option to share field records seamlessly from their FieldView account. With this new capability, Traction delivers accurate field profitability analysis and up-to-date inventory tracking for farmers across the U.S. This new connection is unique to the industry due to the integration of Traction’s …

Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops, CropTrak Release Stewardship Calculator 2.0 to Support Specialty Crop Supply Chain Collaboration for Regenerative Agriculture

Public release expands access to cost-effective tool for CPGs, free for growers (CALABASAS, CA and TUCSON, AZ) – Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC), and CropTrak® have announced the public release of the Stewardship Calculator 2.0 to help growers measure a wide-range of on-farm data for better crop management and help brands more easily aggregate that data for sustainability and …

Meister Media Worldwide to Hold 2022 Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo in Indianapolis This Summer

(WILLOUGHBY, Ohio, USA) — Launched in 2021 to fill the market void for an event broadly addressing the full range of new data-driven, digital agriculture innovations, the inaugural Tech Hub LIVE Conference and Expo was the largest event serving this market. The 2021 event met the industry need with a fresh, innovative, and forward-looking trade show and conference with a …

Verdant Robotics Delivers First Multi-Action Autonomous Farm Robot for Specialty Crops

To meet farmers’ demands for more sustainable and profitable growing practices, Verdant Robotics announced the expansion of its robot-as-a-service (RaaS) model to ensure access for more specialty crop farmers today. Founded in late 2018 by a leading roboticist, a software engineer, and a California farmer, Verdant has raised $21.5 million to develop the industry’s first multi-action, autonomous farm-robot capable of …

The VISION Conference 2022

The way we produce and supply food around the world is changing fast and the voices driving this change are gathering at The 2022 VISION Conference, January 18 -19, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Arizona. The conference is now in its fifth year and the world of data and technology has grown rapidly since VISION last …

Salvus Gearing up to Start Clinical and Market Trials in 2022

Company adds product manager role to support future growth Salvus™ LLC, part of the CJB family of companies, expects to take delivery on its first commercial pathogen and chemical contamination detection devices in December and anticipates clinical and market/demo trials to commence in early 2022. “Global semiconductor supply chain challenges have delayed device deliveries by three to four months. We …

Skyward Apps Expands its Developers’ Training on Software Security Risks

Maryland agriculture technology firm takes added steps to protect client applications (Columbia, MD) – Skyward Apps, a top-tier agriculture technology firm, has put its software engineers through training on the Top 10 software security vulnerabilities, as defined by the global Open Web Application Security Project. Skyward’s additional training comes amidst a sharp uptick in ransomware attacks on the agriculture food …