What’s Going on with ZimmGlass

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With the recent surprising announcement from Google regarding their Glass project I thought it was an appropriate time to write an update on my own ZimmGlass Project. What did Google announce? Here’s the message those of us in the Glass Explorers program received: It’s been an exciting ride. Since we first met, interest in wearables has exploded and today it’s …

AgNerd, Glass

USFRA Food Dialogues – Dairy Forum Live

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The first Food Dialogues event of 2015 in live right now. The focus is on “Animal Care and Consumers’ Emerging Expectations.” It is being held in Florida in conjunction with the International Dairy Foods Association meeting taking place there. The event is also sponsored by the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance. The Food Dialogues panel of food industry and animal …

Ag Group, Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, Food, USFRA

New Holland Seeds of Life Part 3

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New Holland has just published episode #3 in its Seeds of Life Series, “A storytelling project for the Heroes who feed us all.” New Holland Agriculture presents the third episode of the web series “The Seeds of Life”. Come and discover generations of our Heroes #ThanksToHeroes. Follow our farmers in their continuous efforts to meet the growing demand for food …

Agribusiness, International, New Holland, Video

AgNerd Cloud – John Deere App Center

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AgNerd Cloud alert! I was just feeling appy this morning so I thought this week’s program could focus on Apps. As in the new John Deere App Center. To learn all about it I talked with Nathan Greuel, John Deere Mobile Technician. The John Deere App Center provides users the ability to search and find apps most useful to their …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere

AgNerd Giveaways

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The AgriBlogger wants to get more serious about his AgNerd giveaways. I’ve done several just via social media mentions and the response has been great. Here’s the latest results. I offered a new Touchfire Screen-Top Keyboard for iPad (1,2,3). It’s just a random drawing of those who responded via Twitter or Facebook. The lucky person to win this gadget helper …

AgNerd, Gadgets

Regional NAMA Banquet Time

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Maybe you haven’t been able to attend a National Agri-Marketing Association regional banquet but you can still see photos and lists of the winners. In this photo our new President, Marvin Kokes, celebrates with Region III winners at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in Des Moines, IA. You can find photos from Region II and Region III on …

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NBB’s Joe Jobe Says “Take the RFS Back in 2015″

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Talking about how much the truth matters and calling for cooperation from the petroleum industry Joe Jobe, CEO, National Biodiesel Board, got attendees fired up this morning during his opening general session speech. He received a standing ovation at the end of the speech when he loudly proclaimed: 2015 is the year we get back to the future of this …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, National Biodiesel Conference

Consumer Electronics Offer Glimpse into Ag Tech

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This ZimmCast is going to be another focus on the AgNerd Cloud. It’s just been working that way lately. I did not attend the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas but via Twitter I met John Shutske, Associate Dean for Extension and Outreach Programs in the University of Wisconsin’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences who was attending. John …

AgNerd, Apps, Audio, Education, Internet, Precision Agriculture, Science, Technology, ZimmCast

AAEA Finest Images 2015 Calendar

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Of course I use my Calendar app on my Macbook, iPhone, iPad, etc. but I also like to be able to see a calendar with just a sideways glance at my desktop. That’s where the AAEA Finest Images 2015 Calendar comes in handy! If you do not have one here’s more information on how to order while supporting a great …

AAEA, Education, Media