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

UPFIELD GROUP Announces New Vice President

Cindy Zimmerman

The UPFIELD GROUP, owners of Cooler Management, are pleased to announce their new Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, Melissa Malcolm-Cullison. Malcolm-Cullison most recently served as Director, National Sales and Field Marketing at the Milk Processors Education program (MilkPEP), responsible for the national got milk? campaign. In this previous role for 12 years, she oversaw industry relations, retail partnerships and the …

Agribusiness, Dairy, Equipment, Food

Field Notes From Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 16

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

Duromide + NBPT Increases Nitrogen Protection Efficiency

Chuck Zimmerman

Dr. Greg Schwab, Koch Agronomic Services, says there has never been a better time for growers to utilize nitrogen stabilizers. I spoke with him about why this is as and we also talked about a peer-reviewed article that concludes that the ingredients in ANVOL, a Koch nitrogen stabilizer, significantly reduces ammonia volatilization loss from urea – up to 33%. You …

Agribusiness, Audio, Fertilizer, Koch Agronomic Services, Soil

CSS & Seed Expo 2021 Coming up Fast

Cindy Zimmerman

ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo 2021 is less than a week away but there is still time to register to attend, in-person or virtually, the nation’s largest seed industry conference, Dec. 6-9 in Chicago. Recent additions to the program include a panel discussion on Monday exploring the rapidly growing topic of plant-based proteins. “It’s a growing business and somebody’s going …

Agribusiness, ASTA, Audio, Seed

The VISION Conference 2022 Preview

Cindy Zimmerman

The way we produce and supply food around the world is changing fast and the voices driving this change are gathering at The 2022 VISION Conference, January 18 -19, at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Arizona. The conference is now in its fifth year and the world of data and technology has grown rapidly since VISION last …

Agribusiness, Audio, Events, Media

Benson Hill Deepens Expertise with Senior Strategic Hires

Cindy Zimmerman

Benson Hill, Inc. has announced senior strategic hires as the company prepares to commercialize its soybean ingredient portfolio and identify new pathways for the growing meat alternative market. Andres Martin joins Benson Hill as Executive Vice President and General Manager, International, to focus on expanding the company’s customer base and introducing Benson Hill’s proprietary, non-GMO soybean portfolio to markets outside …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Soybean

ZimmCast 680 – Learning About Zeolite from Ida-Ore

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. In this week’s program, we meet a new sponsor – IDA-ORE ZEOLITE. I have a conversation with Ida-Ore Sales Manager Matt Lott about the company and just what is Zeolite. Matt will provide us with background on the company and then focus on their products. Zeolite is used in a variety …

Agribusiness, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Soil, Water, ZimmCast

Bayer Crop Science Business up 26 Percent

Cindy Zimmerman

The Bayer Group saw a significant increase in sales and earnings in the third quarter of this year with substantial growth in the agricultural business. In Crop Science, sales rose by nearly 26 percent due to a substantial increase in volumes and prices. “We delivered strong operational performance, with all divisions showing strong growth momentum,” said Werner Baumann, Chairman of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer