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

Virtual Field Trip- No Bus Required

Kelly Marshall

This week students across the nation had to opportunity to visit a farm without ever getting on a school bus.  The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance and Discovery Education have put together an unique program that allowed more than 1,200 schools to take a virtual field trip. The event, titled “The Smart Farm: Where Technology and Innovation Meet” was hosted …

Agriculture Education, Farmland, USFRA

Farm Income & Land Values Fall in Midwest, Midsouth

Kelly Marshall

The fourth quarter of 2015 continued to show a decline in farm income through the Midwest and Midsouth.  The survey, conducted by the Agricultural Finance Monitor and published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, was comprised of responses from agricultural banks in the boundaries of the Eight Federal Reserve District.  That area includes all or part of Arkansas, …

Agribusiness, Farmland

Granular Enhances Farmland Analysis Tool

Kelly Marshall

A leading farm management software company, Granular, has announced an update to their farmland analysis site, AcreValue.  The new version includes significantly more area covered, which now expands from the original states of Iowa, Illinois and Indiana to 46 states.  It also has new management and analytical features, including soil maps, production history and mobile optimization. Farmers, landowners,bankers or other …

Agribusiness, data, Farmland, Mobile