ZimmCast 642 – Conversation with Calyxt

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. How are y’all doing? We hope you’re well and safe. We also want to see an end to this stay at home situation. Although the ZimmComm Team has not been traveling, we have been pretty busy. Podcast production, video editing, recording media calls, interviews via phone, sending news releases are part of our stock …

Agribusiness, Audio, Plant Breeding, ZimmCast

BioAg World Congress Postponed

Cindy Zimmerman

Organizers of the 2020 BioAg World Congress have changed the dates for the event in Sacramento, California from June to August 26-28 this year. Global BioAg Linkages (GBAL) says the Congress will be held at the same location, the DoubleTree by Hilton, and will feature the same speakers and topics. This congress is produced “by the BioAg industry and for …

Agribusiness, Farm Shows

ZimmCast 641 – CommiditAg App & COVID-19 Messaging

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m featuring a conversation with John Demerly, CEO, CommoditAg, about the new app they launched during Commodity Classic. That was the last on location meeting either of us attended and it seems like a lot longer ago than it really is! John says the app provides the opportunity for agricultural …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, ZimmCast

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode Two

Chuck Zimmerman

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services, where we break down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Crop science experts and others in the agriculture industry will discuss topics ranging from nitrogen loss and soil health to ways growers can increase operational efficiencies. Spring Weather Impact …

Agribusiness, Audio, cover crops, Farming, Fertilizer, Koch Agronomic Services, Nutrient Management, Podcasts, Soil

A Conversation with Cainthus & A New Podcast

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m sharing a conversation with Aidan Connolly, CEO, Cainthus. It has been quite some time since we’ve had this opportunity. We set a convenient time for each of us since he was in Ireland and I am here in the U.S. During my conversation with Aidan we talk about the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Podcasts, Soil, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 639 – Conversation with BigIron Realty

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this crazy pandemic panicked world I think we need a dose of normalcy. Don’t you? Well, listening to a good podcast fits the bill IMO. First though, I just want to say that ZimmComm is committed to be ready, willing and able to find creative solutions for your agricultural marketing and communications needs.  …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farming, Farmland, Financial, ZimmCast

CommoditAg Launches App for Simplified Product Purchasing

Chuck Zimmerman

CommoditAg has just launched a new app for iOS and Android mobile devices. The app provides the opportunity for agricultural producers and farmers to research and order products anytime, anywhere with their mobile devices. “As the farm community’s leading online agriculture retailer, we know that introducing a user-friendly, easy-to-navigate app is essential to assure that our customers can make purchasing …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps

Northern Commodity Transportation Conference to Debut

Cindy Zimmerman

The inaugural Northern Commodity Transportation Conference (NCTC) is being held March 11-12 in Bloomington, Minn. The conference is being organized by Ag Management Solutions (AMS), in conjunction with commodity groups from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, and is focused on uniting the commodity transportation industry to discuss trade and transportation issues and challenges. Transportation and non-tariff barrier topics such …

Agribusiness, Soybean, Trade, transportation

Bayer and BASF Intend to Appeal Dicamba Decision

Cindy Zimmerman

Both Bayer and BASF intend to appeal a court decision in Missouri resulting in a total of $265 million in damages awarded to a Missouri peach farm over alleged dicamba drift. A federal jury in Cape Girardeau awarded plaintiff Bader Farms $15 in compensatory damages and $250 in punitive damages on its claims of design defect, failure to warn, negligent …

Agribusiness, BASF, Bayer

AEM to Sponsor Workshop for NAMA 2020

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) are teaming up during NAMA’s 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference for a pre-conference workshop with content targeted specifically for small and medium-sized companies. The event, Equipping Your Small Marketing Department to Survive and Thrive, will be emceed by Curt Blades, Senior Vice President of Ag Services at AEM, and will …

AEM, Agribusiness, Audio, NAMA