Update on FMC’s Dupont Transaction

Chuck Zimmerman

During the InfoExpo at this year’s Ag Media Summit I visited with Tom Becker, FMC Retail Market Manager, and got an update on the pending transaction with Dupont. Tom says expectations are that the deal will be finalized during the 4th quarter this year. FMC is acquiring certain products from Dupont which Tom says will put the company into the …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, FMC

#AgMedia Student Award Winners

Jamie Johansen

Ag Media Summit is in full swing here in Snowbird, Utah. The Livestock Publication Council (LPC) and American Ag Editors’ Association (AAEA) student awards and recognition luncheon honored the future of our industry. Special thanks to the Pork Checkoff for sponsoring the wonderful lunch we had. The LPC Forrest Bassford student award winner was Topanga McBride, Kansas State University. Alltech …

AAEA, Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, LPC

2017 Ag Media Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

In between the Southern Peanut Growers Conference and the InfoAg Conference is this year’s Ag Media Summit. Yep, the ZimmComm Team is on the agriblogging highway. Cindy just finished covering the Peanut Growers Conference in San Destin, FL and producing content for their blog. Jamie Johansen and I are attending the Ag Media Summit, in Snowbird, UT, courtesy of FMC, …

Ag Media Summit, FMC, Media

Ag Media Summit on the Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

The Summit is on the ZimmComm Schedule. Is it on yours? It will be the 19th annual Agricultural Media Summit—the largest gathering of crop and livestock media professionals in the U.S. at Snowbird Resort outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. If you’re looking for the best place to promote your company or organization’s products and services, then you’ll want to …

Ag Media Summit, Media

Getting to Know @Farmers_Edge

Jamie Johansen

When it comes to precision data technology, farmers today have many choices. At the recent Ag Media Summit, Farmers Edge was eager to share what sets them apart from the rest and how they strive to boost growers crop production without forgetting about the need for constant improvement in sustainability efforts. Farmers Edge VP of Marketing, Marina Barnes, said, “We …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Agronomy, Audio

Two Pass Weed Control Back In Style

Lizzy Schultz

Chris Reat, Corn Segment Product Manager at FMC Corporation, was on hand during the 2016 Ag Media Summit to discuss the benefits of using a two pass system for weed control, and the ways it can help protect your yields this season. “The two pass system is really starting to come back in vogue because of the challenges we’re having …

Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, Agronomy, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide

LFR Technology Added to Ethos XB

Lizzy Schultz

FMC has added their Capture LFRtechnology to their Ethos XB insecticides, and the result is a first-of-it’s kind in-furrow solution, offering broad spectrum defense for corn seedlings against soil pests and diseases throughout the critical growth stage when most yield potential is set. Bob Hooten, Midwest Technical Support Manager for FMC, was on hand during the 2016 Ag Media Summit …

Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Insecticides

Fall is For Weed Control

Lizzy Schultz

The growing season is in full swing, and the team at FMC Corporation is encouraging growers to be extra weed-conscious as summer comes to an end and harvest season begins. Ken Smith, Technical Service Manager for FMC Corporation, was on hand during the 2016 Ag Media Summit to discuss the reality of herbicide resistance, and how it has made fall …

Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, Audio, Crop Protection, FMC, Herbicide

John Deere Takes On Another Year at #AgMedia

Jamie Johansen

For 17 years John Deere has been a sponsor of the Ag Media Summit and Barry Nelson aka, The JD Magician, believes he has only missed one. That is true commitment to agriculture marketing and communications. I sat down with Barry, who serves as John Deere’s director of marketing, to learn why a partnership like this has such longevity and …

Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, John Deere

Chromatin Advancing Sorghum Seed Technology

Lizzy Schultz

Chromatin Inc., a sorghum breeding and improvement company based out of Chicago, made an appearance at the 2016 Ag Media Summit to highlight the company’s breeding programs, as well as its dedication to creating new hybrids and developing new planting seeds for use in both livestock and human food consumption all over the world. “We’re committed to sorghum, we don’t …

Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, Audio, Farming, Research, sorghum, Technology