#Classic22 Association Leaders on Stage

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2022 Commodity Classic once again featured the leaders of each organization during the general session with emcee Mark Mayfield. Joining Mayfield were (LtoR) National Corn Growers Association president Chris Edgington; National Association of Wheat Growers president Dave Milligan; National Sorghum Producers chairman Kody Carson; American Soybean Association president Brad Doyle; and Association of Equipment Manufacturers ag sector chair Todd …

AEM, Ag Groups, ASA, Audio, Corn, NAWG, NCGA, NSP

AEM Panelists Share Views on Precision at VISION

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives from three of the largest farm equipment manufacturers shared their views on the precision vision for the future at the The 2022 VISION Conference last week in Phoenix, Arizona. The panel was organized by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and focused on the role that OEMs have in helping agriculture be more sustainable. “Our job is to make …

AEM, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Case IH, John Deere, Media, Precision Agriculture

Tech Hub LIVE Wraps With AEM Panel

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) brought a panel of leading agricultural industry experts to wrap up the inaugural Tech Hub LIVE conference and trade show on Wednesday. Joining moderator and Tech Hub LIVE Conference Chair Paul Schrimpf were: Julian Sanchez, Director, Emerging Technology, John Deere Michael Gomes, V.P. Business Development – Agriculture, Topcon Darryl Matthews, Senior Vice President, Trimble …

AEM, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

2021 Commodity Classic Will Be Virtual

Cindy Zimmerman

Even though we all expected it, the news is still sad. Commodity Classic will be virtual in 2021. The annual conference and trade show was originally scheduled for March 4-6, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. The new format is expected to be offered the first week in March 2021. The 2022 Commodity Classic will be held in New Orleans on …

AEM, Commodity Classic, Corn, NAWG, NCGA, sorghum, Soybean, Virtual, Wheat

Agri-Pulse and AEM Host Rural America Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

As in 2016, voters in rural America are poised to have a significant impact on who will be the next president. Yet, many rural counties are still struggling with COVID-19, high unemployment and the environmental impact from natural disasters and wildfires. How will all of these competing and often complex factors affect choices when rural residents vote? Those are some …

AEM, Agri-Pulse, webinar

ZimmCast 651 – NCBA Virtual Newsroom and More

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, featuring weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders and all about what’s new, with a focus on agricultural marketing. In this week’s program you’ll hear from Marvin Kokes, Senior VP of Corporate Relations, NCBA. We talk about this week’s Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting and the virtual ag newsroom we created on AgNewsWire. From there …

AEM, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, FLM Harvest, John Deere, ZimmCast

NAMA 2020 Marketer and Ag Association Leader Named

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has announced the industry leaders who will be honored with top awards at the 2020 Agri-Marketing Conference next month in San Diego. Sara Steever, president of Paulsen, has been selected as the 2020 NAMA Marketer of the Year. Sara joined Paulsen in 1991 as a graphic designer and transitioned into designing websites. Shortly after taking …

AEM, Ag Groups, Agencies, NAMA

AEM Presents Davidson Awards

Carrie Muehling

For the third year, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognized three innovative products with the Davidson Prize, which celebrates breakthrough innovations in areas of agricultural, food and biological systems engineering. “The products that have been featured over the past three years represent the diversity of ag engineering, as well …

AEM, AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic

Agri-Pulse Partners with AEM on “Campaign 2020”

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse is partnering with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) to provide comprehensive coverage of the 2020 elections. “Agri-Pulse first launched in-depth election coverage for the 2016 cycle, and we plan to expand our reports and analysis under a new series called ‘Campaign 2020’,” said Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant. “This year’s coverage will explore important House and Senate races and …

AEM, Agri-Pulse, politics

Ag Equipment Sales End 2019 Relatively Flat

Cindy Zimmerman

Final numbers for agricultural equipment sales in 2019 are in and the results are better than expected considering the tough year it was for agriculture. “While growth hit a bump toward the end of the year, ag tractor and combine sales overall for 2019 ended relatively flat,” said Curt Blades, senior vice president of Ag Services at the Association of …

AEM, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture