ZimmCast with CNH Industrial

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This week I get to talk precision ag with the new Industry Relations Manager, Precision Solutions and Telematics for CNH Industrial, Dan Danford. Dan already has travel scheduled for the new job that will take him to South America and Europe as well as around the USA. In his role with CNH Industrial Dan will be getting involved with organizations …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, CNH, New Holland, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast

John Deere Showing Biodiesel Support

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There was some John Deere green during the National Biodiesel Conference Vehicle Showcase this year. Chuck Studer, Director of Industry Relations, highlighted John Deere’s vast diesel equipment product line and long-standing involvement with biodiesel. John Deere was one of the first original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to get involved with biodiesel, approving B5 biodiesel blends for use in its engines in …

Biodiesel, John Deere, National Biodiesel Conference, Video

Sage is a 25 Under 25

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Those wise, as a result of experience, people at Sage, a creative marketing agency, are now a Kansas City 25 Under 25 company. The awards are presented to 25 local businesses with fewer than 25 employees. An independent panel of judges consisting of area business leaders chooses the winning companies. Nearly 1,500 nominations were submitted. The Sage staff have 120 …

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Buds and Pods Part One

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Hello. @AgriBlogger here with an AgNerd review series. It’s is in two parts. This one focuses on the Etymōtic HD Safety Earphones, specifically the HD5 model. Part two will focus on the new Apple AirPods. My trip to Potato Expo last week was a test run to switch between the Etymōtic HD5 earphones and AirPods. Etymōtic sent me the HD5 …

AgNerd, Gadgets

ZimmCast Looks Forward to Cattle Industry Convention

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The week of January 30, 2017 is going to be a very busy one for the ZimmComm Team. One of the reasons is the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Jamie Johansen will be covering the event for us. To get a preview Jamie interviewed Tracy Brunner, 2016 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President. Tracy is a 4th generation cattleman …

Audio, Beef, Beef Board, Beef Checkoff, NCBA, NCBA Convention, ZimmCast

Continued Growth @NufarmUS

Chuck Zimmerman

Before this year’s Potato Expo ended I got to visit with Brian Rund, Nufarm, to get an overview of some of the projects and products that the company has been working on. The picture has the team that was attending the event with Brian in the middle. To start with, Brian says that Nufarm offers a full set of solutions …

Audio, Nufarm, Potato

NAMA Turns Sixty

Chuck Zimmerman

No, I was not at the founding meeting. But I’ve been involved with NAMA for a lot of years. Congratulations to the National Agri-Marketing Association for reaching the big 6-0! The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) proudly marks 60 years of advancing the professional development of agri-marketers across the country this year. Since 1957, when a small group of ag marketers …

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Inspirational ZimmCast with Amberley Snyder

Chuck Zimmerman

As we start a new year I think everyone can use some inspiration to tackle all that life throw’s at us. This week’s ZimmCast might just provide you with what you need. I visited with Amberley Snyder by phone yesterday and am sharing her story for you. Amberley’s lifelong passion is rodeo, especially barrel racing and breakaway roping. However, almost …

Rodeo, ZimmCast