Mid-South Farm & Gin Show Rocking

Chuck Zimmerman

The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show is in full swing on day two here in Memphis. This is the last stop on the agriblogging highway for me this week. It’s back to ZimmComm World Headquarters tonight. Right off the bat this morning I ran into Tim Price, Show Manager. This is the 63rd show and with all the weather issues …

Audio, Cotton, Farm Shows

New Holland’s Utility Tractors Scream Value

Jamie Johansen

The New Holland brand screams value and their line of utility tractors easily falls into that same step. While exhibiting at the recent National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland Agriculture drew in attendees who sought power, efficiency and value all lumped into one tractor. The New Holland WORKMASTER™ 50, 60 and 70 utility tractors boast a new look and new …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Shows, New Holland, NFMS, Tractor

T4 Series Tractors from New Holland

Jamie Johansen

Tractors are one of the hottest items for attendees to check out when visiting the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) and New Holland Agriculture has a few for customers to choose from. New Holland’s T4 Series tractors have set a new standard for performance and efficiency in a utility tractor. These tractors are now powered by clean-burning Tier 4B engines …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Farm Shows, New Holland, Tractor

New Holland’s T6 Line of Tractors

Jamie Johansen

New Holland Agriculture’s T6 and TS6 tractors drove many to their booth during the recent National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY. Mark Lowery, Dairy and Livestock Specialist for New Holland, explained more about each tractors specs and how farmers can put them to use on their own operations. The new T6 Series all-purpose premium tractors combines ultimate power with …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Farm Shows, New Holland, NFMS, Tractor

Farmland Makes Its Streaming Debut on Hulu

Talia Goes

Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature length documentary, Farmland, is now available to stream on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service. Beginning today, Farmland will be available exclusively on the platform for four weeks – providing viewers with the opportunity to stream Farmland from their connected TVs, Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, laptops, tablets and mobile devices. During …

Agribusiness, Farm Shows, Media

A 9/11 Husker Harvest Memory

Chuck Zimmerman

I did not got to this week’s Husker Harvest Days but I did go on 9/11/2001. That was during my very short gig with DTN and I drove out from Omaha with my boss, Kim Lang, to attend the show. We were talking and not really listening to the radio news which was on but very low. Cindy called us …

Farm Shows

Farm Progress Show Keeps Growing

Jamie Johansen

For the 9th consecutive year the ZimmComm Team will be at Farm Progress Show to cover all the happenings. A special thanks goes out to our generous sponsors New Holland, FMC, GROWMARK, Ag Leader, John Deere and Bayer CropScience for making all the news we bring you possible. Growth projections for the Farm Progress Show site in Boone, Iowa, continue …

Ag Group, Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows

IDEAg Fests Coming up in August

Cindy Zimmerman

The IDEAg Minnesota Farmfest and IDEAg Dakotafest are both coming up in the month of August and both offer new and improved media facilities. Farmfest is scheduled for Aug. 5-7, at the Gilfillan Estate in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, and Dakotafest is Aug. 19-21, at Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell, South Dakota. They are two of the IDEAg branded farm shows that …

AFBF, Farm Shows, Media

Make Plans for Canada’s 21st Outdoor Farm Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Starting September 9, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) returns to Woodstock, Ontario after an extremely successful 20th anniversary last year. The annual three day event is arguably Canada’s largest and top farm show. Best known for interactive outdoor demonstrations in the field, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) continues its 20-year tradition once again with a full line-up of new technology …

COFS, Events, Farm Shows

Drop Your Jeans for Cotton Board

Jamie Johansen

The Cotton Board is asking you to drop your jeans for a good cause. Their Blue Jean Go Green campaign is a denim recycling program that gives old denim new life as housing insulation for communities in need. Monty Bain is the Southeast Regional Communications Manager for the Cotton Board and spoke with Chuck at the recent Mid-South Farm & …

Ag Group, Audio, Cotton, Farm Shows