Nufarm Seeing Results in Citrus Greening

Kelly Marshall

The Potato Expo in San Fansisco earlier this month gave Chuck Zimmerman a chance to talk to Nufarm Manager of Tech Services, Alan Haack about an issue affecting the home state of AgWired’s world headquarters. Citrus greening has devastated the citrus industry of Florida, affecting half of the state’s fruit production. Last year the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture declared a …

Audio, Citrus, Nufarm

Continued Growth @NufarmUS

Chuck Zimmerman

Before this year’s Potato Expo ended I got to visit with Brian Rund, Nufarm, to get an overview of some of the projects and products that the company has been working on. The picture has the team that was attending the event with Brian in the middle. To start with, Brian says that Nufarm offers a full set of solutions …

Audio, Nufarm, Potato

Welcome to #PotatoExpo from @NufarmUS

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2017 Potato Expo is underway in San Francisco with more than 180 exhibitors at the trade show with the latest products and technology for the potato industry. Nufarm seed treatment specialist Evan Carlisle says they are showcasing four products at the show this year. “We have three fungicides and one insecticide for seed treatments for potatoes,” said Carlisle. “I …

Audio, Fungicide, Nufarm, Potato

It’s #PotatoExpo Time

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s still very early in the new year but it’s already time for the annual Potato Expo, which takes place this week in San Francisco, CA. I’ll be back on the agriblogging highway and on location by Wednesday evening to be your eyes and ears at the expo, thanks once again to our friends with Nufarm. Unite with others at …

Nufarm, Potato

#ZimmieZebra is Zelfie Ready

Jamie Johansen

#ZimmieZebra made it to her temporary home this weekend and jumped at the chance to stretch her legs after her long journey. Tomorrow Zimmie and I will make the trip to Kansas City for the 2016 Agri-Marketing Conference, but wanted to make sure she wasn’t camera shy and ready for the many Zelfies to come. Thankfully, she thoroughly enjoyed getting …

Agribusiness, Company Announcement, NAMA, Nufarm, ZimmComm Announcement

Zimmie the Zebra Looking for New Home at #NAMA16

Chuck Zimmerman

Meet Zimmie the Zebra. This rare pygmy zebra has been homeless for some time as habitat in her native land of Zambia has been disappearing. When I found out about this I called Brian Rund, Nufarm, because he and I had worked on a zebra home placement project during Potato Expo earlier this year. During that show we helped Chip, …

Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, Audio, Livestock, NAMA, Nufarm

Comedian Damian Mason at #PotatoExpo

Cindy Zimmerman

Damian Mason is a very popular, very funny speaker for agricultural groups that we’ve heard several times at different events but he always has a serious underlying message for his audience. One topic he hit on at the Potato Expo last week was the organic trend. “I’m not anti-organic, I’m actually pro-organic because it’s a profitable niche and it gives …

Audio, Marketing, Nufarm, Potato

Expanding @NufarmUS Portfolio

Chuck Zimmerman

Nufarm is the eighth largest crop protection company in the world and just keeps getting bigger while not changing its stripes. At the 2016 Potato Expo last week, I talked with Nufarm North America‘s Vice President for Innovations and Regulatory Affairs Rob Schwehr about what’s new at Nufarm. “What we’ve done over the last couple of years is continue our …

Audio, Nufarm, Potato

NuFarm Working to Tame the Zebra

Cindy Zimmerman

Chip, the Nufarm zebra has been roaming the rows at the 2016 Potato Expo this week with a goal of educating attendees about new research into fighting zebra chip. Zebra chip is a potato disease vectored by a psyllid, according to Bob Bruss with Nufarm technical services. “This is a problem that’s been slowly growing and has become more of …

Audio, Nufarm, Potato