Precision Ag by Croplife

Chuck Zimmerman

At the 2007 InfoAg Expo I had a nice conversation with Paul Schrimpf, editor, CropLife Media Group. His company was one of the key organizers of the event and the Precision Ag Awards from the Precision Ag Institute. In the photo he was announcing the award winners. While talking with Paul he explains how they are involved with the conference. …

Audio, Media, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast

A Productive InfoAg Conference.

Chuck Zimmerman

I know I haven’t posted much from the InfoAg Conference but don’t think I’ve been slacking off. I think I’ve conducted 15 audio interviews and one video clip as well as about 79 photos. There isn’t a convenient room for media to work in here so that’s made it kind of difficult to be on the floor and in the …

Ag Group, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

Precision Ag Awards

Chuck Zimmerman

At this morning’s opening session of the 2007 InfoAg Conference several awards were presented by Paul Schrimpf, group editor, Croplife Media Group. Receiving the awards were: Arthur F. Lange, Ph.D., Trimble Navigation Limited Scott A. Shearer, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Norm Teegardin, Farm Works Software

Ag Group, Precision Agriculture

Sunrise on POET Biorefining

Chuck Zimmerman

This was the scene this morning as I made my way to Springfield, IL and the InfoAg Conference. This is the POET Biorefining in Laddonia, MO. The sun was just coming up. I’m sure that if I got out of the car I would have heard some roosters crowing nearby. It was a very peaceful scene and being set amid …

Agribusiness, Ethanol, Precision Agriculture

Harold Reetz Welcomes Us To InfoAg

Chuck Zimmerman

Harold Reetz kicked off things here at the 2007 InfoAg Conference. Harold is director of external support for IPNI and FAR. I interviewed Harold after the opening session. I have got to believe he’s happy with attendance. The room was full and everyone was at attention. Harold provides an overview of the conference including the fact that there are 60 …

Ag Group, Audio, Precision Agriculture

Ag Leader Technology and Norac Get Together Precisely

Chuck Zimmerman

When you’ve got a precision agriculture conference going on that has a trade show you know the announcements will be coming out. Here’s the first one I received today. This morning, Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of precision farming equipment, and NORAC, Inc., a pioneer in ultrasonic boom height control for sprayers, announced the introduction of the InSight™ …

Agribusiness, Precision Agriculture

2007 InfoAg Getting Started

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2007 InfoAg is about to get started here in Springfield, IL. Things start out with an opening session and a welcome from Harold Reetz, Director of External Support and the Foundation for Agronomic Research. We’re also going to see a presentation of the Precision Ag Award of Excellence. I’m going to be conducting some interviews after the session and …

Ag Group, Precision Agriculture

InfoAgging it This Week

Chuck Zimmerman

I’ll be on the road again this week blogging about precision agriculture at the InfoAg Conference 2007 in Springfield, IL. Some of my posts will be used on Precision Pays, the John Deere website about all things precision. They are a conference sponsor too. I’ll get in tomorrow morning and plan to stay around for “Farmer Day.” What is Farmer …

Ag Group, Precision Agriculture