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

Nufarm Growing in Cotton Market

Chuck Zimmerman

In 2015 cotton growers have some new tools courtesy of Nufarm. These include Cheetah and Cheetah Max. Presenting at the Cotton Crop Consultants Conference for NuFarm was Jerome Kovar. Jerome is a marketing manager for the company and we sat down to discuss what Nufarm is doing in cotton with these new herbicide options. Here’s a quick description: Cheetah™ utilizes …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cotton, Nufarm

First AgriBlogger Event of 2015

Chuck Zimmerman

What is the first event on the agriblogging highway for the ZimmComm Team? The Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio. Much thanks to NuFarm for making this possible. It will actually be a short trip for Chuck but that’s where you’ll find him tomorrow. You can find the program here.

Agribusiness, Nufarm

Nufarm Introduces Nuseed

Chuck Zimmerman

During Nufarm’s recent farm media tour, the company highlighted Nuseed, a branch off the parent company. Chuck and Jody Heemstra, Red River Farm Network, met up with Tom Kroll, Product Manager in Seed Treatment for Nufarm. Tom works with products from the earliest idea of them all the way to market and helps with the technical aspects too. “Nuseed is …

Agribusiness, Nufarm, Seed

Nufarm Tackles Weeds

Chuck Zimmerman

Nufarm’s recent event allowed farm media to see first hand their facilities, ask the questions growers from across the land are asking and learn a little bit more about the ever-changing industry. Meghan Grebner with Brownfield caught up with Bob Bruss, Technical Services Manager for Nufarm during the event and talked with him about the company and where they are …

Agribusiness, Audio, Herbicide, Nufarm, weeds

Nufarm Takes on Trees, Nuts, Vines and Veggies

Chuck Zimmerman

During Nufarm’s recent farm media tour, Rob Schwehr, took time to highlight one of the newest expansion areas the company has taken on. Rob is the Marketing Manager for the tree, nut, vine and vegetable (TNVV) segment of Nufarm. He shares in an interview why the company pursued this new endeavor and what we can see coming down the pipeline. …

Agribusiness, Audio, Nufarm, Vegetables

The Nufarm NAFTA Headquarters

Chuck Zimmerman

Farm media getting to tour the Nufarm and Nuseed headquarters in Alsip, IL got a nice break in the winter weather yesterday. It was a little windy but then what do you expect from Chicago? We were given an office area tour from Brian Rund, Director of Branding & Marketing Services. The facility Nufarm took over previously housed a glass/window …

Agribusiness, Audio, Nufarm

New Nufarm North America Headquarters

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from the new Nufarm headquarters for North America in Alsip, IL. This beautiful logo mosaic greets you at the door. It is the work of the mother of Tom Lyons, Exec. VP, Operations. I’m here today with other ag media to learn more about Nufarm and tour this facility that includes a production plant as well as offices for …

Agribusiness, Nufarm