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ZimmCast 722 – Interviews from NAFB Trade Talk

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. During this year’s NAFB Trade Talk I interviewed a lot of company representatives and am taking this opportunity to share some of them. These folks had a lot more than just the Golden ZimmComm Microphone in their face! But they are now members of the Golden Mic Club. Here’s who you can listen to …

Agribusiness, AMVAC, Audio, NAFB, ZimmCast

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 32

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The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Research Helping Growers Feed the World In this episode, we’ll discuss the importance of research in agronomic inputs. Two scientists with KAS, Stacey Wertz and Harjot Dhaliwal will talk about the challenges and rewards of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Fertilizer, Koch Agronomic Services, Soil

VISION 2024 Shaping the Future of Ag Tech

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The VISION Conference, now in its seventh year, is set to start the new year January 22-24 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa with a transformative event focused on building a sustainable value system in food, feed, fiber, and fuel. The conference will address critical topics such as as data-driven decision-making, barriers to adoption, cross-industry insights, and more. …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, AI, Technology

AgGateway Wraps Up Successful Annual Meeting

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AgGateway wrapped up another successful annual meeting last week in Nashville with strong attendance despite the conflict with Agritechnica this year. “Our attendance numbers were up over last year, which were up over the year before,” said AgGateway President and CEO Brent Kemp at the end of the meeting. “We’re on a great trajectory, we’ve had great speakers, great engagement.” …

AgGateway, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, AI, Audio, data

AgGateway Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

In addition to the President’s Award, there were several other very special awards presented at the AgGateway annual meeting this week in Nashville. A brand new award this year is the Ron Farrell Attitude Award, honoring the late co-founder of AgGateway who passed away in 2020 and was known for sporting a gold lapel pin with the single word “Attitude.” …

AgGateway, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio

Truterra Appoints Jamie Leifker as New President

Cindy Zimmerman

Truterra has announced Jamie Leifker as its new president, bringing over 25 years of experience in agriculture through his track record in leadership at WinField United, Land O’Lakes, Inc.’ crop inputs and insights business, in addition to previous industry experience. “Jamie’s career spans the spectrum of applicable experience that make him the perfect choice to help Truterra reach the next …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, people, Precision Agriculture

Ten Students Chosen to Attend AgGateway Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Ten outstanding college students have been selected to attend the AgGateway Annual Conference November 13-15 in Nashville through the Gateway to Ag Careers program, sponsored by the AgCIO Roundtable. The ten recipients represent nine different academic institutions from across the country: • Justin Allange, Purdue University • Fei Xyza Asuncion, Kansas State University • Zach Bartkoski, Northwest Missouri State University …

AgGateway, Agribusiness, Education

2023 NAMA Fall Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2023 NAMA Fall Conference is off to a great start with an ag tour of some very diversified farmers. You can find the schedule online. In our virtual ag newsroom on AgNewsWire you will find award winner remarks and interviews. 2023 NAMA Fall Conference Ag Tour Photo Album 2023 NAMA Fall Conference Photo Album

Agencies, Agribusiness, Media, NAMA

American Vanguard Acquires Punto Verde in Ecuador

Cindy Zimmerman

American Vanguard Corporation subsidiary AMVAC LATAM has acquired Punto Verde, a well-established distributor in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to strengthen its presence in Latin American. AMVAC LATAM is a key player in the Latin American agricultural sector and has become a leader in the commercialization of crop protection products and Peter Eilers, Managing Director of American Vanguard’s international operations, says Ecuador is …

Agribusiness, AMVAC, Crop Protection, International

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 31

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Reaping the Benefits of Cover Crops In this episode, we’ll learn more about the benefits of cover crops and how they can fit into your nutrient management plan. KAS technical agronomists, Lacie Thomas and Evan …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Audio, cover crops, Koch Agronomic Services, Nutrient Management, Podcasts