ZimmCast 672 – Farmers Edge Smart Carbon Program

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Carbon seems to be the big (C) buzzword lately. In the last couple weeks I’ve lost count of how many announcements I’ve received on this subject in my inbox. One of those was from Farmers Edge that announced the company’s new Smart Carbon program. You can find the announcement and more about this program …

Ethanol Report – RFA 40th Anniversary Feature on Bruce Heine

The Renewable Fuels Association was born in 1981 and RFA is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by spotlighting some of the pioneers in the ethanol industry who were there at the beginning. Like Ron Miller in our first feature, Bruce Heine is another oil guy who started to see the potential of ethanol during the 1970s oil embargo and …

World Pork Expo Showcases Top Pork Priorities

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) kicked off the return of World Pork Expo with a policy priorities press conference focused on the administration appeal of a recent federal district court ruling striking down faster harvest facility line speeds, legal action on California’s Proposition 12 and expanded export market access. The expo is being held this week in Des Moines …

Global Launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance

Just recently Yara announced the commercial launch of the Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional revenue through positive climate action. The company held a virtual launch event today which with participants from all over the world. The event featured speakers from all parts of the alliance including farmers who are adopting carbon cropping practices …

MyLand Appoints New Director of Sales for Western Region, Positioning Company to Drive Regenerative Agriculture

Joe Ruiz, Jr. to Lead Western Regional Client Expansion and Acquisition MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand”) announced today Joe Ruiz as Director of Sales, Western Region. Joe will serve as a regional sales director, responsible for client expansion and new client acquisition in the important Western United States and Mexico. Joe will work with growers and partners in this region to …

Eco World and Solvay reach mutually agreeable settlement and patent agreement

Eco World Research and Development Group, LLC (“Eco World”) and Solvay USA, Inc. (“Solvay”) announced that the companies have entered into a mutually agreeable settlement and multi-year United States patent license agreement. The agreement relates to enhanced fertilizer technologies containing dimethyl sulfoxide (“DMSO”), urease inhibitors, and nitrification inhibitors. The agreement provides Solvay a license to a portfolio of World Source …

Audio on MN Biodiesel Superhero Campaign

Biodiesel is on a mission to save the planet from carbon and other evil greenhouse gases and the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotional Council (MSR&PC) has kicked off a new campaign that highlights the super powers of biodiesel with colorful bus wraps and a new website – mnbiodiesel.com. MSR&PC CEO Tom Sluencka discusses the new campaign and the superhero benefits …

Erasing emissions: Minnesota Soybean showcases biodiesel’s ‘heroic’ environmental impact

Over the course of two decades, biodiesel has proven to be nothing short of heroic in helping to clean Minnesota’s air. This month, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotional Council (MSR&PC) is debuting a super-powered campaign that highlights the wonder of biodiesel. Throughout the spring and summer, biodiesel’s carbon-reduction message will be splashed across dozens of Metro Transit buses in …

Dairy Checkoff Reaches Out to Gen Z

A new strategy to reach Gen Z during June Dairy Month was unveiled by Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) on Monday. DMI is partnering with YouTubers and gaming influencers Captain Sparklez and Rosana Pansino to share how dairy helps them “Beat the Lag,” and enlist Gen Z to hack the ultimate gaming snack. DMI has also partnered with GoNoodle to develop …

MyLand Welcomes Vice President of Operational Planning to Help Spearhead Regenerative Agriculture Mission

Jonah Parker to Assist in Advancing Progress for Soil Health Company (May 21, 2021 – Phoenix, AZ) MyLand Company, LLC (“MyLand”) announced today Jonah Parker as Vice President of Operational Planning. In this role Jonah will oversee the development and roll-out of MyLand’s regional Soil Health Center network. The Soil Health Centers are key to MyLand’s soil health mission and …

Ethanol Report – RFA 40th Anniversary Feature on Ron Miller

The Renewable Fuels Association was born in 1981 and RFA is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by spotlighting some of the pioneers in the ethanol industry. In 1981, Ron Miller was head of marketing for the new Pekin Energy plant, which is now one of the oldest in the ethanol industry and goes by the name of Alto Ingredients. …

New Report Shows How U.S. Agriculture Can Fight Climate Change

A new report commissioned by Farm Journal Foundation finds U.S. farmers have the potential to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and become part of the global solution to climate change. U.S. agriculture contributes about 10% of the total greenhouse gas emissions of the entire national economy, but farmers could greatly reduce those emissions if they were provided with the …

ZimmCast 671 – ARISE USA The Resurrection Tour

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this program I’m sharing my conversation with Trent Loos, Loos Tales. He is participating in the ARISE USA The Resurrection Tour which is an educational non-profit tour seeking to unite all Americans regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability. It is a national conversation and civics dialog tour. …

Daugherty Water for Food Podcast Episode 8

This episode of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features Qiao Hu, a Ph.D. student studying natural resource sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, who discusses his research using drones (UAVs) and artificial intelligence (AI) for wetlands management. Qiao’s faculty advisor and DWFI Faculty Fellow Zhenghong Tang is a professor in the Community and Regional Planning Program and Landscape Architecture …

2021 CUTC Special Session

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CUTC Special Session: Finding Funding at All Commercial and Pre-commercial Stages for New Uses of Corn. The National Corn Growers Association hosted a special session of the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference focusing on funding at all stages, from laboratory to commercial facility expansion.  This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for digital …