World Backup Day

Chuck Zimmerman

When was the last time you backed up your computer? Your phone? Your tablet? Your memory cards? Hopefully you know the answer to that. If you haven’t then do it today – World Backup Day. This infographic was sent to me by Cloudwards. Click on it to see the rest of the graphic. March 31st has been declared World Backup …

AgNerd, Events, Gadgets, Technology

Registration for 2015 HR Roundtable

Jamie Johansen

The 13th Annual North American Ag & Food HR Roundtable will take place in St. Louis, MO this year on August 4-6. The event includes educational sessions on current recruitment and retention topics in the agricultural industry. The premier event provides relevant content and rewarding networking experiences for all. The 2015 Roundtable will cover: – It is All About …

Ag Group, AgCareers, Events

Register for Industry Leading Ag Marketing Conference

Jamie Johansen

Ranch House Designs Inc. has provided hands-on workshops in agricultural marketing, livestock marketing and agricultural photography since 2011. Their latest event will take place March 27-29th in Kansas City, MO and I will be there. Join me atThe Gathering Conference, a leading educational workshop in the industry that is great for farmers and ranchers, association staff members and industry professionals. …

Agribusiness, Communications, Events, Marketing

3rd Annual Indoor Agriculture Conference

Jamie Johansen

Indoor agriculture is experiencing rapid growth as drought, supply chain challenges and the scarcity of new farmland force growers to seek more efficient and sustainable growing methods. The leaders in this growing sector of agriculture will meet at the 3rd annual Indoor Agriculture Conference on March 31 and April 1, 2015 in Las Vegas to discuss the present and future …

Ag Group, Events, Technology

Learn More About Plant Sap Analysis

Jamie Johansen

Michelle Gregg is the Executive Director for Crop Health Laboratories (CHL) and Leah spoke with her about the new company’s upcoming event and opportunities they have for growers across the country. Part of CHL’s business model is using an existing technology that is new to North America. This new technology is called plant sap analysis which offers a different management …

Agribusiness, Audio, Events, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Crop Yield Analysis to Be Unveiled During Global Water Event

Joanna Schroeder

The sixth annual Water for Food Conference is around the corner taking place in Seattle, Washington October 19-22, 2014. One focus will be how to produce enough food for more than the estimated 9 billion people living on the planet by 2050. On October, 20, 2014 at 7:30 am PT, a new crop analysis will be unveiled. The results of …

Agribusiness, Conservation, Education, Events, Water

Water, Food Security Explored in Water for Food Event

Joanna Schroeder

The role of data in water and food security will be explored in the upcoming Water for Food Global Conference taking place in Seattle, Washington October 19-22, 2014. Global food demand is growing. With a changing climate and increased competition for scarce water resources, people are now faced with the complex challenge of needing to double agricultural production by 2050 …

Agribusiness, Conservation, Education, Events, Water

Using Data to Create Change

Jamie Johansen

Record markets and expansion in the beef industry and especially in the Hereford breed has provided opportunity for investments. The American Hereford Association jumped at this and put together an educational event for their breeders. The Hereford Genetic Summit took place last week at Missouri State University’s Darr Agricultural Center and breeders flooded in with open ears. “We are really …

Ag Group, American Hereford, Audio, Beef, Education, Events