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ZimmCast 731 – Celebration of Modern Ag in DC

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The second Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall was bigger and better than the first in 2022 with over 50 exhibits spotlighting the Future of Food and Farming. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) partnered with member companies and ag organizations to hold the three-day event which featured combine harvesters, milking equipment, sprayers and planters, irrigation equipment, tractors …

AEM, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability, Technology, ZimmCast

2nd Celebration of Modern Ag is a Success

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More than 15,000 people visited the National Mall this past week for the second Celebration of Modern Agriculture spotlighting the Future of Food and Farming. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) partnered with member companies and ag organizations to hold the three-day event which featured combine harvesters, milking equipment, sprayers and planters, irrigation equipment, tractors big and small, as well …

AEM, Ag Groups, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture

AEM President Pleased to Promote Ag Technology

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The Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall this week is the second time the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has coordinated this kind of event to showcase farming equipment and technology and AEM president Megan Tanel says it’s much bigger than in 2022. “I think we made a bit of an impact the first year,” said Tanel. “People …

AEM, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Farm Journal, Farming

Ag on the Mall Showcases Future of Food and Farming

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The Future of Food and Farming on the National Mall kicked off today on the National Mall to showcase America’s equipment manufacturers, farmers, ranchers, and innovators, working together to drive the tradition of producing more with less environmental impact. The event is coordinated by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and is held the National Mall to allow the public, …

AEM, Ag Groups, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment

Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall

Chuck Zimmerman

In case you missed it. The second Celebration of Modern Ag on the National Mall will take place Monday, May 6 – Wednesday, May 8 between the Smithsonian Museums in the heart of Washington, DC. The 2024 theme of the Future of Food and Farming aims to highlight the benefits of today’s agricultural equipment technology along with gains achieved by …

AEM, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment

ZimmCast 718 – Opening of the Ag Innovation Campus

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Last week the Ag Innovation Campus held its grand opening in Crookston, MN. You can see lots of photos and interviews in the virtual newsroom I published on AgNewsWire.com. I’m going to share some of those interviews in the episode. Before getting to the AIC facility I met a group of farmers and other …

Ag Groups, Audio, Equipment, Soybean, ZimmCast

Autonomy is Driving New Partnerships in Ag

Cindy Zimmerman

With the value of the autonomous farming sector forecast to reach $95 billion by 2027 the promise of business growth is leading to interesting partnerships and investment agreements. “Autonomy Makes Strange Bedfellows” was the title of a panel at the 2023 VISION Conference this week organized by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and moderated by Senior Vice President Curt …

AEM, Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, AI, Audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture, robotics, Technology

Deere Introduces New Planting Tech at CES 2023

Cindy Zimmerman

The massive CES 2023 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicked off this week with a keynote address by John Deere featuring Chairman and CEO John May and new product announcements. This is the first time in CES history that an agriculture technology company was featured as a keynote at the show. John Deere first debuted at CES 2019 and …

Audio, Equipment, John Deere, Planting, Technology

Heil Sound, Makers of ZimmComm Gold Mics, Changes Owners

Chuck Zimmerman

Heil Sound, makers of the famous Golden ZimmComm Microphone, have transferred ownership from the founder and his wife. I have had the fortune to talk with Bob Heil about the model PR 20 microphones. He was intrigued by the fact that we use them to interview farmers and all kinds of people involved in agribusiness around the world. Heil Sound, …

Equipment, Podcasts

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