ZimmCast 677 – Preview of the 2021 NAMA Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this program we’re going to learn all about the 2021 NAMA Fall Conference from the head of the conference committee, Michele Tibodeau, CHS, Inc. Michele walks us through a preview of the program which includes the presentation of the annual Professional Development Awards of Excellence, network opportunities like on and off-site receptions and …

Audio, NAMA, ZimmCast

Smart Glasses for the #AgNerd? Ray-Ban Stories

Chuck Zimmerman

Once upon a time there was Google Glass. Remember that? I was in their Explorer program to try them out and created content that I published here on AgWired, like this post about a New Holland CR10.90 Combine. I still have my “ZimmGlass.” It’s on a shelf of older tech I’ve used that includes iPods and other items you used …

AI, Technology

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 14

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 …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Podcasts, Soil

Day Two of the 2021 Farm Progress Show

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from Decatur, IL and the second day of the Farm Progress Show. It’s another beautiful day with some cooler temperatures and lots of excitement in the air. The Golden ZimmComm Microphone got off to a great start yesterday with the current president of the National Corn Growers Association, John Linder, a farmer from Ohio. Linder and other association leaders …

Ag Groups, Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, NCGA

Preview of 2021 Farm Progress Show

Chuck Zimmerman

It is time for the 2021 Farm Progress Show. The activities kick off Tuesday morning and I’ll be on-site. To get a preview of this year’s live and in-person event I spoke with Show Manager, Matt Jungmann. Conditions in the fields look great, the exhibitors are finalizing set up and it looks like a big crowd will be on hand. …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows

Pro Farmer Estimates Top USDA Forecasts

Chuck Zimmerman

Prior to this week’s Farm Journal Field Days, Pro Farmer, a division of Farm Journal, conducted it’s 29th annual Pro Farmer Crop Tour. To learn about the results I spoke with Brian Grete, Pro Farmer, about the data they collected across seven key midwestern states for corn and soybeans. You can listen in here. Interview with Brian Grete, Pro Farmer …

Audio, Corn, Farm Journal, Soybean

Something is Brewing at the 2021 NAMA Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Registration is open for the 2021 NAMA Fall Conference. Something’s Brewing in St. Louis October 4-6 with NAMA. You don’t want to miss Fall Conference – it’ll inspire you to push yourself and your company forward as you prepare for a new year with excellent educational sessions and unbeatable networking opportunities. Sign up today! Keynotes to Keep You Focused for …


2021 NAFB Convention Registration is Open

Chuck Zimmerman

It is already time to look ahead to the NAFB Convention! Start making your plans to attend the 2021 NAFB Convention today. Join more than 650 agricultural industry leaders November 17-19 in Kansas City for three days of learning, newsmaker sessions, networking, and more. NAFB Convention kicks off Wednesday morning, November 17. Click here for additional Convention information. Early-Bird Registration …

Media, NAFB