A Skateboard in Your Farm Plan

Chuck Zimmerman

I guess this is a magazine ad for John Deere’s Farm Plan program. I’m not sure how many farmers are skateboarders but it caught the attention of Adrants which is where I saw it. Adrants links to larger pictures of the ads. There’s one for Skateboards and one for Disco Ball. You can catch Disco Ball in action on the …

Advertising, Agribusiness, John Deere

John Deere Introduces PrecisionPays.com

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere announces a new blog on precision agriculture, which you can find at PrecisionPays.com. The new site was designed and developed by BCS Communicatons, working with ZimmComm New Media (that’s us). So John Deere is jumping into the new media world. Welcome to PrecisionPays.com, a site specifically designed to bring you the latest information and resources on guidance and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Blogging, John Deere

Internet Marketing Management For Syngenta

Chuck Zimmerman

I really think I need to get in touch with more Internet Marketing Managers like Gigi Arino. She holds this position for Syngenta in their crop protection area. We had a great conversation at the National Farm Machinery Show and I recorded part of it to share with you. Gigi says that a growing challenge within the company is how …

Agribusiness, Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Syngenta, ZimmCast

Monty’s For a Healthy Plant

Chuck Zimmerman

On my way out of the National Farm Machinery Show I paid a visit on my friend and former farm broadcaster, Price Allen. Price works for Monty’s Plant Food Company which is practically across the highway from the show. He introduced me to the company president, Dennis Stephens (pictured). Dennis shares the unique story about Monty’s Plant Food since it …

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

NFMS Owned By Kentucky Fair Board

Chuck Zimmerman

There’s not a lot of major national farm shows left that I haven’t attended at least once. They’re always a learning experience too. The National Farm Machinery Show has been no different. I didn’t even know who owned and operated the show. Now I do. I met Amanda Storment, VP of Media & Public Relations for the Kentucky Fair & …

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

4930 Self-Propelled Sprayer From John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the biggest rigs in the John Deere booth at the National Farm Machinery Show this year is a 4930 Self Propelled Sprayer. This unit is made for commercial applicators and for large acreage farms. To learn more about it I interviewed product specialist, Jamie Bultemeier. Jamie says that they’ve increased the horsepower on the 4930 Sprayer to 325-hp, …

Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Syngenta

The New 7030 Series Tractor From John Deere

Chuck Zimmerman

It wouldn’t be a John Deere exhibit without tractors and here at the National Farm Machinery Show they’ve got tractors on display. To learn more about the new tractors offered by John Deere I interviewed John Panning, product specialist. John mainly talks about the new 7030 series of tractors that John Deere has just introduced into the market. The 7030 …

Audio, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, Syngenta

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