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

Deere Announces New Products at Ag Media Summit

Carrie Muehling

Those attending this year’s Ag Media Summit in Kansas City had the opportunity to hear about some new products recently launched by John Deere. A new cotton picker and stripper will be available this fall, along with new windrowers for hay and forage harvest. “The integrated technology, with the Gen 4 display and all of that data that it captures, …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Equipment, John Deere

Tech Hub LIVE Wraps With AEM Panel

Cindy Zimmerman

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) brought a panel of leading agricultural industry experts to wrap up the inaugural Tech Hub LIVE conference and trade show on Wednesday. Joining moderator and Tech Hub LIVE Conference Chair Paul Schrimpf were: Julian Sanchez, Director, Emerging Technology, John Deere Michael Gomes, V.P. Business Development – Agriculture, Topcon Darryl Matthews, Senior Vice President, Trimble …

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

CNH Presents First Digital Ag Machinery Fair – YOUNIVERSE

Chuck Zimmerman

CNH has created a unique digital machinery show called YOUNIVERSE and it runs April 9-18, 2021. In a rapidly changing landscape, where the worldwide agricultural trade fair program has been seriously disrupted, CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) has devised an exceptionally innovative way of reconnecting with its customers, the world’s farmers and the wider public. YOUNIVERSE, the …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Shows, New Holland, Tractor

John Deere Introduces New Combines

Carrie Muehling

Farmers can choose from two new John Deere combines as they look toward harvest in 2021. The company is introducing the X9 1000 and X9 1100 combines, as well as new front end products. Harvesting Product Manager Matt Badding compared the new X9 1100 combine to the current S790 model. “When we’re talking about high yielding, high moisture corn, we …

Audio, Equipment, John Deere, NAFB

C-Lock Awards Grants to Help Improve Livestock Production

Cindy Zimmerman

C-Lock Inc. has announced the award recipients of their inaugural 2020 Research Equipment Grant program, designed to fund projects at institutions around the world that use C-Lock technology to help improve efficiency, productivity, and sustainability in animal agricultural production. C-Lock received 44 research proposals from 17 countries and the U.S. “We were thrilled with the quality and quantity of proposals …

AgWired Animal, Animal Agriculture, Equipment, Livestock, Technology

AMVAC® and Corteva® Collaborate on SIMPAS Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

AMVAC® Chemical Corporation has completed the first phase of a testing relationship with Corteva® Agriscience using proprietary SIMPAS™ prescriptive application equipment, according to an announcement today by American Vanguard® Corporation. The technology enabled Corteva to precisely deliver inputs in replicated research trials in anticipation of commercialization of Corteva-brand SIMPAS-applied Solutions™ (SaS). SIMPAS is designed to address targeted problem areas in …

AgWired Precision, AMVAC, Crop Protection, Equipment, Precision Agriculture

ZimmCast 651 – NCBA Virtual Newsroom and More

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, featuring weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders and all about what’s new, with a focus on agricultural marketing. In this week’s program you’ll hear from Marvin Kokes, Senior VP of Corporate Relations, NCBA. We talk about this week’s Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting and the virtual ag newsroom we created on AgNewsWire. From there …

AEM, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, FLM Harvest, John Deere, ZimmCast