On the Air in the Hallway

Cindy Zimmerman

The Missouri Corn Growers Association held a seminar last week in conjunction with their annual meeting on “Profiting in the New Paradigm – Feed and Fuel Security.” The focus was on how corn growers and livestock producers can work together to produce ethanol and still feed cows and pigs and chickens at a reasonable price. One of the speakers was …

Corn, Ethanol, Livestock, NAFB

Chopping Corn Heads From John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere has some big machinery on display here and one of the biggest is a 9560 STS Bullet Rotor Combine. On hand to talk about it is Ron Moron (right), product specialist for John Deere. I talked with John this morning and learned what the product offers growers who are becoming more interested in how to make their corn …

Audio, Corn, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Syngenta

National Corn Marketer

Chuck Zimmerman

ZimmCast102 - Fred Stemme, NCGAThe National Corn Growers Association is familiar to just about everyone in agriculture but how many of you know how their marketing department works? To find out what they do there in St. Louis I dropped in and spoke with NCGA Vice President of Marketing, Fred Stemme. Fred used to work here in mid Missouri for the Missouri Corn Growers Association before getting his job with the national organization.

Ag Group, Audio, Corn, ZimmCast

Late Day Corn Harvest

Chuck Zimmerman

Late Day Corn HarvestI did lots of miles through the corn and soybean fields today. I had meetings in Des Moines and then it was on to Cedar Falls. Along the way a little while ago as it was getting dark you could see lots of this going on.