God Bless America and the American Farmer

Cindy Zimmerman

Food for thought this Independence Day from former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: “America has to understand and appreciate what it has in agriculture. American consumers walk out of the grocery store with still more money in their pocket and their paychecks and their incomes than virtually anybody else in the world. That creates great flexibility in our economy directly …

AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Farming, ZimmComm Announcement

Flickr Now Owned by SmugMug

Chuck Zimmerman

There is no question that this announcement immediately caught my attention and caused some concern. We’ve had a ZimmComm/AgWired Flickr Pro account for 13 years and I also have a personal one for non-work photos. Right now we have 176,648 photos uploaded to Flickr in event albums. Our all-time number of photo views is at 21,429,821. SmugMug was built as …

Photography, ZimmComm Announcement

Top AgWired Stories of 2017

Cindy Zimmerman

Mergers and acquisitions, new technology and a new administration dominated agribusiness news in 2017, but the top story was the sudden passing of a livestock industry leader taken from us too soon. Here is our top ten most viewed and shared posts on AgWired in 2017: 1. Ag Community Remembers Adam McClung 2. John Deere Rolls Out Smarter S700 Combines …

ZimmComm Announcement

USFRA and ZimmComm Produce SMART Farmer Podcast

Jamie Johansen

Consumers like technology. The smartphone, the smart home and the smart classroom all encompass innovation and technology that helps improve people’s lives. Similarly, with agriculture continually evolving resembling every other forward-thinking industry, today’s SMART Farm utilizes technology to be more sustainable and efficient. To share personal stories about ways farmers and ranchers are using technology, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance …

Audio, Podcasts, SMART Farmer, USFRA, ZimmComm Announcement

Go Big with ZimmComm at #NAMA17

Jamie Johansen

Bring your eyes and ears to the ZimmComm New Media booth at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference Connection Point trade show to see and hear about agriculture’s virtual newsroom and podcasting as we Go Big with Facebook Live. Joining us is the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) to provide demos of their new 360-degree pig videos, which utilizes a virtual …

NAMA, Podcasts, Social Media, USFRA, ZimmComm Announcement

The Rebrand of AgNewsWire as Ag’s Virtual Newsroom

Jamie Johansen

We would like to introduce AgNewsWire as Agriculture’s Virtual Newsroom for organizations and companies to efficiently distribute materials such as photos and audio to media and other interested parties. “Content is king in today’s world and getting it out quickly to as many places as possible is the best way for a company or organization to amplify their message, whether …

Advertising, Agribusiness, Marketing, ZimmComm Announcement