Ethanol Report Looks at Industry COVID Recovery

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The U.S. ethanol industry is in a much better place compared to a year ago when production was nearing a record low and plants were closing as a result of efforts to contain COVID-19. In this edition of The Ethanol Report, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Geoff Cooper provides an update on where the ethanol industry is today, …

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Webinar Explores Lessons Learned from 1980s Farm Crisis

Cindy Zimmerman

AEI Premium is holding a virtual event to explore lessons learned from its “Escaping 1980” podcast on March 3. Farmers, agribusiness leaders, farm policy wonks, and students are invited click here to register for the free webinar. The “Escaping 1980” podcast, launched in November, explores the causes, impacts, and lasting effects of one of the most infamous events in American …

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Daugherty Water for Food Podcast – Episode 6

Cindy Zimmerman

This episode of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features a discussion on nitrates in Nebraska groundwater. Crystal Powers, research and extension communication specialist with the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) and Nebraska Water Center, interviews University of Nebraska-Lincoln communications professor Jessica Walsh about her 2019 project Nitrates in Nebraska: A Multimedia Journalism Project on the Impact of …

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Daugherty Water for Food Podcast Episode 5

Cindy Zimmerman

This episode of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features a discussion on water law with the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center. Water regulations, and the subsidies and penalties that follow them, are not easy to change when a major weather event impacts water storage and use. As more and more weather events occur due to climate change, some advocates …

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Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 9

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the …

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ZimmCast 662 – ASTA CSS & Seed Expo Recap

Cindy Zimmerman

Each December, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) hosts America’s largest seed industry convention as the Christmas Season begins traditionally in the Chicago Hyatt Regency at the top of the Magnificent Mile. This year, like everything else since March, the ASTA CSS and Seed Expo was virtual, and that allowed nearly 1000 attendees from around the world to participate and …

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National Ethanol Conference Going Digital

Cindy Zimmerman

One of the very last live, in-person events to be held this year in the agriculture industry was the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) 25th annual National Ethanol Conference in Houston. The 26th annual NEC however, will be an all digital format. Information about the conference can be found on the NationalEthanolConference.com website. In this edition of the Ethanol Report podcast, …

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Water for Food Podcast – Episode 4

Cindy Zimmerman

The fourth episode of the Daugherty Water for Food Podcast features a woman who is literally in the backyard of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Meghan Sittler is Director of the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, located about 15 minutes from downtown Lincoln, which focuses on conservation of the tallgrass prairie …

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Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 8

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the …

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