Get Healthy with ZimmComm Basket

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If you’re going to the Agricultural Media Summit keep your physical fitness in mind. A public service message from ZimmComm. Actually, we have donated a ZimmComm basket to the Ag Relations Council/Ag Media Summit Silent Auction. The items can be seen online now. Our basket contains: Fitbit Flex Typo Keyboard for iPhone 5/5S (I have used it – in mint …

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Finding Old Rural Cemeteries

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Now for something a little different. Cemeteries. We cover all kinds of things here on AgWired. This is about cemetery plots that members of the Crystal Pig Hunt Club found on the hunting lease property. In a small section of trees that were not clear cut during a logging operation before we leased the property lie a couple of family …

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New Holland Officially Unveils New CR Series Combines

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This morning New Holland is holding a press conference in Berlin, Germany via Twitter primarily using the #NHharvest2014 hashtag. It is mostly about the new CR Series combines topped by the CR 10.90. Presenting is Carlo Lambro Brand, President. Here are a few of the tweets so far: Award-winning Cursor 16 engine developed by #FPTIndustrial that powers the new CR …

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ZimmComm Summer Intern

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Let me introduce you to Sara Gillum, the ZimmComm Summer Intern. Sara will get her first taste of agriblogging at the Ag Media Summit coming up in Indianapolis. Learn a little more about Sara here: My name is Sara Gillum, and I am a junior at Mizzou majoring in Agribusiness Management with an emphasis in Science and Agriculture Journalism. I …

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New Holland Press Conference Live Tweet from Berlin

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It looks like New Holland will be live tweeting a press conference today in Berlin, Germany. The graphic says it will be Unconventional / Unprecedented / Unmissable. Here’s their latest tweet with hashtags. If I calculate right it will start at 11:30am central time. Live Tweet of our Press Conference #EnteraNewHarvestingdimension starting at 6.30 pm (GMT+2) today! Don’t miss it! …

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Regulating UAV Use

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Concern about regulations for the commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was a big topic at last week’s 2014 Precision Aerial Ag Show (PAAS) in Decatur, Illinois. Attorney Brendan Schulman of Kramer Levin Law spoke at the event about his win against the FAA regarding a UAV flight for the filming of a …

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WOTUS Means More Regulation

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How would the EPA water rule impact you?” This is one of the hottest topics in the ag sector these days with a lot of uncertainty about what the future holds, especially when you see states starting to fine people for “wasteful use of water.” On the federal level the EPA says that under …

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Find the Iowa Corn Farmer at RAGBRAI

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If I wasn’t getting on the agriblogging highway next week I’d like to be on RAGBRAI. Not going to happen this year. But we can enjoy the social media content that I’m sure will be coming. Iowa Corn has a unique promotion going on that’s tied in with the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa called Find the Farmer. …

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New Peterson Brothers Video Parody

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The Peterson Brothers (Greg, Nathan and Kendal) are at it again with a new parody music video of the song, “All I Do is Win,” by DJ Khaled done by the Peterson Farm Bros (Greg, Nathan, and Kendal)! It’s a great look at farming life that touches on important issues like conservation and family. Please enjoy and they say to …

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Animal Health Companies Pursuing IPOs

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According to the folks at Husch Blackwell we’re seeing a growing phenomenon of animal health companies pursuing IPOs. I visited with Jim Ash and Stan Baker last week about this largely unnoticed trend. Husch Blackwell is a national legal firm with a Food & Agribusiness team. They even have a D.V.M. on the staff – Stan Baker! According to these …

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