The #AgNerds Have Spoken in Latest ZimmPoll

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Will you order an Apple Watch on April 10 or buy a Samsung S6 smartphone?” The crowd has spoken and many who took our most recent ZimmPoll feel they have no use for either. Honestly, no one needs either one, but I sure want an Apple Watch. I am still in the minority though. …

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#AgNerd Alert: Apple Watch or Samsung S6?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is best for GMO labeling?” Agricultural organizations are voicing support for the bi-partisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act introduced in the U.S. House recently. Over half of those who took this week’s ZimmPoll believe there should be mandatory GMO labeling for all foods. However, many still think doing nothing will be our …

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What is Best for GMO Labeling?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Which potential presidential candidate would be best for ag?” Of the 12 potential presidential candidates included in our poll, only one has officially declared. But two hopefuls have risen to the top of our poll. It seems many believe Hillary Clinton and Scott Walker might have the best interest of agriculture in mind, if …

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What Presidential Hopeful Will Be Best for Ag?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Should Congress grant TPA?” As Congress still considers granting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to our President, we asked what you thought on the issue. It looks like an easy majority believe it should be granted, however there are still a few in agricultural circles that question it. Hopefully, we will soon have a decision …

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Should Congress grant TPA?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What do you think of proposed government control over the internet?” It has been called net neutrality or open internet but now it should be called government controlled internet. In a vote along partisan lines the FCC last Thursday passed sweeping changes in how it will be regulating the internet. Basically, they are treating …

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Is Open Internet Here to Stay?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Which crop insurance option will you be choosing?” It is evident that many farmers across the country still do not understand the crop insurance options offered in our recent farm bill and deciding has become a chore. However, the majority of those who took our poll and have made a decision have selected agriculture …

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The Crop Insurance Quandary

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Farm & Ranch Magazine compiled a list of the Top 10 Tractors of All Time. Which is your favorite?” Farm & Ranch Magazine gave us a long list of classic tractors to select from and it is clear we all have our favorites. However, the rising star in our poll was the John Deere …

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Which Tractor is Your All Time Favorite?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What’s your favorite Super Bowl party food?” The XLIX Super Bowl is a wrap and so is our most recent ZimmPoll. Chips and dip topped the charts, but wings were a close second. I couldn’t agree more with those who responded to our poll. I love chips and dip of any kind. I have …

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ZimmPoll Results Find Ban on U.S. Poultry Extreme

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Is China’s recent ban on imports of U.S. poultry & eggs justified?” On January 8, the Chinese government imposed a nationwide restriction on U.S. imported poultry and eggs following the detection of avian flu in wild birds in the Pacific Northwest. There is no doubt the majority of those polled agree with the rest …

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Ag Community Backs U.S. Coalition for Cuba

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What do you think about new US Ag Coalition for Cuba?” There is no doubt the ag community is behind the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba and it’s goals of re-establishing trade. As time goes by it will be interesting to see how it will open up the market in U.S. food and ag …

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