Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 22

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services 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 best …

Agribusiness, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Seed, Soil

Bayer and Luke Bryan Team Up for 2022 Farm Tour

Cindy Zimmerman

Bayer and five-time entertainer of the year Luke Bryan are once again teaming up for his 2022 Farm Tour and continuing their Here’s to the Farmer campaign celebrating America’s farmers and fighting hunger. The tour concerts will set up stages in the fields of local farmers across six states this September 15-24, with tickets now on sale at 9/15 …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Food

Ethanol Report on Upcoming Export Exchange

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), and Growth Energy are once again joining together to host the 2022 Export Exchange. U.S. suppliers of coarse grains and co-products, industry representatives and members of the grain trade are encouraged to register now for the event scheduled for October 12-14, 2022, in Minneapolis. In this edition of the Ethanol …

Audio, Corn, Ethanol, Exports, Feed, RFA

Yield10 Bioscience Honored with AgTech CEO of the Year

Cindy Zimmerman

Yield10 Bioscience CEO Oliver Peoples has been selected as 2022 AgTech CEO of the Year by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global agricultural and food technology markets. Peoples serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Yield10 Bioscience, which is developing Camelina as a sustainable platform crop to …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Biofuels, Biotech

Farm Podcaster Tool – DJI Mic

Chuck Zimmerman

I have lost count of the various types and brands of microphones I have purchased in search of simple, good quality, wireless and tailored for iPhone or DSLR and not a budget breaker. But I have found it thanks to DJI. It is the DJI Mic. I’ve tried shotgun mics, a few brands of wireless lav mics and none have …

Audio, Podcasts, Technology

ZimmCast 697 – Bayer Crop Science Field Technology Showcase

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Getting close to episode 700! I’m sharing two of the interviews I conducted during the Bayer Crop Science Field Technology Showcase last week. We had multiple in-field demonstration plots and presenters. I was most interested in one about small stature corn which you’ll hear is the core of Bayer’s Smart Corn strategy. Then on …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, Corn, cover crops, Crop Protection, Crop Science, Soybean, Sustainability, Technology, ZimmCast

Farms and Biofuels Groups Cheer Climate Provisions

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm and biofuel organizations are pleased with provisions included in the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law by President Biden Tuesday, including new funding to encourage agricultural conservation programs and advance biofuels. “Through this legislation, Congress and the administration recognize that farmers’ voluntary climate-smart agricultural practices are an important part of addressing climate change,” said Brooke Appleton, the National Corn …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, Corn, Ethanol

Bayer Announces ForGround Digital Platform

Chuck Zimmerman

Bayer has just announced the launch of ForGround, a farmer-first digital platform that will transform the way farms of all sizes can more easily make the transition to sustainable agricultural practices. I interviewed Leo Bastos, Head of Global Commercial Ecosystems, Bayer Crop Science, during a field day held at the Bayer Agronomy Center in Jerseyville, IL. He explains more about …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, carbon, Sustainability

Ethanol Report on Inflation Reduction Act

Cindy Zimmerman

The Inflation Reduction Act passed Sunday afternoon by the U.S. Senate retained important provisions that will stimulate growth and investment in the use of low-carbon renewable fuels, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. The legislation now moves back to the House of Representatives, where a vote is expected as soon as Friday. In this edition of The Ethanol Report podcast, …

Audio, Ethanol, Podcasts, RFA

Update on Global Ag Tech Initiative

Cindy Zimmerman

The Global Ag Tech Initiative, launched in June by Meister Media Worldwide (MMW), was in the spotlight at the recent Tech Hub LIVE in Indianapolis. “The initiative will leverage all MMW domestic and international markets and diverse platforms to build out new global and region-specific programs to advance the new generation of digital data-driven agriculture around the world,” said Global …

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