Nuelle to Join Agri-Pulse

Cindy Zimmerman

After a year away from the microphone, Ben Nuelle is joining the Agri-Pulse editorial team in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, where he will write and broadcast for the company’s subscription-only newsletter and website. Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant says Nuelle was a freelancer for them while he worked at the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network “and we’ve continued to be impressed …

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Agri-Pulse Promotes Spencer Chase

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse is promoting Spencer Chase to Managing Editor, effective December 1, 2018. “Spencer continues to do great work for us, producing quality broadcasts and writing,” said Agri-Pulse editor Sara Wyant. “We look forward to having him assume a key managerial role within our growing company.” Chase joined Agri-Pulse in 2014 as an Associate Editor, covering a wide range of farm …

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Latest Agri-Pulse Poll Shows Strong Support for Trump

Cindy Zimmerman

It’s probably safe to say that no president in recent history has talked about agriculture as much as President Donald J. Trump, who has managed to mention farmers in nearly every campaign stop he has made in the past week. That “I love farmers” strategy continues to pay off, despite trade policy strategies that have impacted agricultural exports. A new …

Agri-Pulse, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Government, politics

Zimfo Bytes 9/7

Carrie Muehling

AdFarm announced the launch of AgIntel. Notable leadership roles in AgIntel include Glenn Dawes, global director of insights; Matt Weeks, AdFarm strategic lead; and Shannon Warren, senior agronomist. 4-H Canada announced the 2018 recipients of the John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships. Fifteen 4-H members from across Canada were selected to receive $1,000 each towards their post-secondary education in the fall …

4-H, AdFarm, Agri-Pulse, ASTA, Farm Foundation, NCGA, Pioneer, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 7/20

Carrie Muehling

The National Cotton Council has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2018 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Now in its 30th year, the program has enabled more than 1,100 U.S. cotton producers to go to Cotton Belt regions different than their own where they learn about their peers’ innovative production practices. Clover Chang, the longtime director of the U.S. …

AFBF, Agri-Pulse, ASTA, Camso, John Deere, Syngenta, USGC, Zimfo Bytes

USDA Has No Plans to Regulate Gene Edited Plants

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA has no plans to regulate “plants that could otherwise have been developed through traditional breeding techniques as long as they are not plant pests or developed using plant pests,” according to an announcement yesterday from the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). This includes a set of new techniques that are increasingly being used by plant breeders to …

Agri-Pulse, ASTA, Audio, Plant Breeding, USDA

ZimmCast 578 from Ag Week in DC

Cindy Zimmerman

Last week was a busy one in Washington, DC with National Ag Day Activities, the Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit and American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual Fly-in. It was a week of crazy weather, including six inches of snow the second day of spring, but all events went as planned and were all very successful and well attended. …

ACE, Ag Day, Agri-Pulse, Audio, Ethanol, Government, Trade, USDA, ZimmCast

Agri-Pulse Summit Hits Timely Trade Topics

Cindy Zimmerman

Trade was definitely in the spotlight last week as the Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit was being held. Speakers included Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Agricultural Trade, and Food Assistance Ray Starling, USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney, and USTR Chief …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Government, Trade

ZimmCast on Agri-Pulse and Alltech

Chuck Zimmerman

Next week will be a busy week in Washington, DC with National Ag Day Activities, the Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit and American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual Fly-in. So this week’s program starts out with Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse, providing a preview of this year’s Summit program which features several panels and lots of well known individuals who will …

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Agri-Pulse Announces 2018 Ag & Food Policy Summit

Carrie Muehling

International trade, regulatory challenges and a new farm bill will be topics of discussion at the 2018 Ag & Food Policy Summit, scheduled for March 21 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington. “In a year that has the potential to transform agriculture in so many ways, from regulatory reform and trade policy to the farm bill and finding …

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