Are Your Passwords NordPass Safe?

Chuck Zimmerman

According to NordPass these are the top 10 passwords used by agriculture industry. Surely you don’t use passwords like this still? Well, do you? I have over 1,000 passwords for all kinds of things. An application like NordPass is an essential in today’s world. I’ve been using 1Password for many years now and could not keep my logins safe if …

Apps, Security, software, Technology

Yara North America Launches Irrigation Solution for CA Farmers

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara North America today launched Farm Water Advisor, an irrigation solution now offered free of charge for all California growers and advisors for immediate use. Developed in partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM business, Farm Water Advisor uses a range of data to provide hyper-local weather forecasts and recommend the best schedule for maximum yields. “We have focused on …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Precision Agriculture, Produce, specialty crops, Water

ZimmCast 641 – CommiditAg App & COVID-19 Messaging

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m featuring a conversation with John Demerly, CEO, CommoditAg, about the new app they launched during Commodity Classic. That was the last on location meeting either of us attended and it seems like a lot longer ago than it really is! John says the app provides the opportunity for agricultural …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, ZimmCast

CommoditAg Launches App for Simplified Product Purchasing

Chuck Zimmerman

CommoditAg has just launched a new app for iOS and Android mobile devices. The app provides the opportunity for agricultural producers and farmers to research and order products anytime, anywhere with their mobile devices. “As the farm community’s leading online agriculture retailer, we know that introducing a user-friendly, easy-to-navigate app is essential to assure that our customers can make purchasing …

Agribusiness, Apps

ASTA Events App Now Live

Chuck Zimmerman

The all-new, year-round mobile app for ASTA event information is now live and available. Replacing our former app, this new mobile experience includes a new, often-requested feature: one-to-one messaging and appointment setting with other attendees! To download the new app, search ASTA Events in your app store. Special thanks to our app sponsor, Corteva Agriscience! Like this sponsorship? Hurry to …

Ag Groups, Apps, ASTA

GrainCoat App Streamlines Grain Marketing

Carrie Muehling

Like many farmers, Sean Arians also has a job that sometimes takes him away from his agriculture operation. Arians needed an easier way to manage grain marketing activities, so he developed the GrainCoat application. “Cloud spreadsheets and shared spreadsheets are sometimes tough to keep up to date and I really wanted an application that I could take with me on …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Marketing, Precision Agriculture

USFRA Keeping Agriculture EngAGed

Cindy Zimmerman

Before they got rained out, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) chairman Brad Greenway and new CEO Erin Fiztgerald had the opportunity to spend some time at the Farm Progress Show and highlight “Honoring the Harvest,” which elevates stewardship and sustainability on today’s farms and ranches. “When we Honor the Harvest, it’s crucial that everyone is involved,” says Greenway. “In …

Apps, Audio, USFRA

ZimmCast 590 – Precision, Pork, Podcasts

Chuck Zimmerman

Happy Independence Day week. This episode of the ZimmCast will introduce you to some other farm podcasters you may not be familiar with. If you are not subscribing to podcasts then get started. There are many really good programs and quite a few that have started recently. In this week’s program I’ll share the following: The Raven Precision Podcast – …

Apps, Audio, Podcasts, ZimmCast

John Deere Introducing Updated Harvest Equipment

Carrie Muehling

A new track system and a new draper lineup are among updates to harvest equipment coming from John Deere. A new track system is now fully suspended, offering the ability to transport up to 25 miles per hour from field to field. Track widths are available in 30-inch or 36-inch options. The company now also offers seven draper headers to …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Equipment, Harvest, John Deere