ZimmCast 704 – From Beltwide to VISION

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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 …

ZimmCast 703 – Introducing AgriCap Group, LLC

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. As you know, our theme here on AgWired has always been, “What’s new in the world of agribusiness.” And in this program we’re going to learn about a relatively new way for farmers, ag processors and cooperatives to have more control over their own risk protection. There is more to the …

ZimmCast 702 – Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

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I’m in Chicago this week for the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo. This is the last year for the event to be held in Chicago as it moves to Orlando, FL in 2023. I can certainly live with that change! Nothing like Florida in the winter. I met one of the international attendees yesterday who lives in Kenya and is …

ZimmCast 701 – A View from the Top with Syngenta Crop Protection

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this episode I’m going to share some interviews with Syngenta leadership from the company’s crop protection media summit. So, let’s learn what’s new with Syngenta Crop Protection. First I’ll share my conversation with Vern Hawkins, President, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, followed by Jeff Cecil, Head of North America Crop Protection Marketing. Vern will …

ZimmCast 700 – NAMA Fall Conference & Export Exchange

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. We’re reached another milestone. This is episode 700 of the podcast that started back at the beginning of 2005. You can find them all on AgWired.com by searching the category link for the ZimmCast. This week I’m going to share a few interviews from my week last week in Minneapolis. This includes the NAMA …

ZimmCast 697 – Bayer Crop Science Field Technology Showcase

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Getting close to episode 700! I’m sharing two of the interviews I conducted during the Bayer Crop Science Field Technology Showcase last week. We had multiple in-field demonstration plots and presenters. I was most interested in one about small stature corn which you’ll hear is the core of Bayer’s Smart Corn strategy. Then on …

ZimmCast 656 – Yield10 Bioscience

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Yield10 Bioscience is an agricultural bioscience company that is developing improved Camelina varieties for the production of proprietary seed products, and to discover highly valuable genetic traits for the agriculture and food industries. The company is working to establish a high-value seed products business based on developing superior varieties of Camelina for the production …

2022 Ag Media Summit

The 2022 Agriculture Media Summit (AMS) is being held July 16-20 in Raleigh, North Carolina with the theme On Point. The summit began in 1999 and is the largest gathering of the agriculture industry’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and strategic communicators in the U.S. Providing opportunities for professional development and industry networking, Ag Media Summit is brought to you …

ZimmCast 694 – Conversations from AgGateway Meeting

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. So this week I got on the agriblogging and podcasting highway to Altoona, Iowa for the AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting. This is the organization’s “roll up your sleeves, working meeting.” There are many topic work groups and discussions. All of which will lead to the agenda for the Annual Meeting later this year. So, for …

ZimmCast 693 – Stay Curious with Alltech Crop Science

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The Alltech ONE Conference, in-person, may be over but the conference is still live virtually. Yes. You can still register and have access to all the recorded sessions and speakers. So, for this week’s podcast I’m going to share a couple of speakers who have just been added to the AgNewsWire virtual newsroom for …

ZimmCast 692 – Alltech Planet of Plenty Awards

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This edition of the ZimmCast comes from Lexington, Kentucky and the 2022 Alltech ONE Conference, which was the first live and in-person since 2019 and included a lot of award-giving. Alltech has been focused on promoting a Planet of Plenty over the past three years so, for this week’s ZimmCast we share two interviews. First will be the 2021 Alltech …

ZimmCast 691 – Update from CropTrak

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Before getting to our featured guest I did a little look into the way back machine of AgWired. I found a ZimmCast I did with an interview with PrecisonEarth, owned by Cogent3D, Inc, and that’s where I met Aaron Hutchison. We were at the InfoAg Conference in 2011 where the company was showcasing a …

ZimmCast 690 – From the 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The topic of this episode is the 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference which took place last week. Besides exhibiting in the Connection Point I was also taking photos for NAMA, over 500 of them, which you can find in our online album. Just click on the Flickr icon on AgWired.com or AgNewsWire.com to view and share. …

ZimmCast 689 – Preview of 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Trips on the agriblogging highway continue with the Agri-Marketing Conference coming up next week. After that conference it will be on to Lexington, KY for the Alltech ONE Conference in May. ZimmComm will be exhibiting in the Connection Point at the Agri-Marketing Conference once again, in booth 201. The ZimmComm Golden Mic will be …

ZimmCast 688 – National Ag Day Activities Preview

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program we’ll get a preview of National Ag Day activities in Washington, DC from Amy Bradford, GROWMARK, and Chair of the Agriculture Council of America. March 22 is the offical Ag Day but there will be activities on the 21st and 22nd. These include on Monday, a Celebration of Ag with …