ZimmCast 711 – Water for Food Global Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

This episode of the ZimmCast comes to you from the 2023 Water for Food Global Conference, which was held May 8-11 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This was the 10th Water for Food Conference but the first time it’s been held since 2019, thanks to COVID. The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) at the University of Nebraska works …

Audio, International, Water, Water for Food, ZimmCast

2023 Water for Food Conference Preview

Cindy Zimmerman

For the first time since 2019, global water management and food security experts will gather in person May 8-10 in Lincoln, Nebraska for the 2023 Water for Food Global Conference. The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute will host this 10th conference with the theme “Cultivating Innovation: Solutions for a Changing World,” according to executive director Peter McCornick, who says …

Audio, Food, International, Irrigation, Water, Water for Food

Alltech ONE World Tour Announces First Stops

Cindy Zimmerman

All aboard for the 2023 Alltech World Tour with first stops in Hungary and Ireland! Dates and locations have been announced for the spring European leg of the Alltech ONE World Tour, a series of exciting international events that bring the ideas and inspiration of Alltech’s annual ONE Conference to the world. The first stops are in Budapest, Hungary, on …

Alltech, International

Announcing the Alltech ONE World Tour 2023

Cindy Zimmerman

The Alltech ONE Conference is coming to a country near you in 2023. Alltech is transforming its annual Alltech ONE Conference (ONE) in 2023 into a series of international events that will invite collaboration on the greatest challenges facing the agri-food industry. Instead of welcoming the world to Alltech’s home in Lexington, Kentucky, as it has for the past 38 …

AgWired Animal, Alltech, Animal Health, International

US Identity Preserved Brand Introduced in Vietnam

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Identity Preserved brand is now officially a global entity with its introduction this week at an event in Vietnam. The Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) met with buyers and food producers in Saigon to introduce the new international mark designating premium crops with verifiable origins and superior products from the U.S. “(SSGA) is here today to announce …

Audio, Exports, Food, Grains, International, Soybean

DWFI Podcast – Business Ecosystem in Rwanda

Cindy Zimmerman

Of Rwanda’s roughly 600,000 hectares of irrigable land, only 10% is currently irrigated. With a more developed irrigation industry, farmers would be able to take advantage of three growing seasons, rather than one, enabling better food security and income. However, there are gaps in knowledge needed to advance the industry. Seeking to make these advancements accessible, staff at the Daugherty …

Audio, International, Irrigation, Water, Water for Food

Nebraska Inspires Water Partnership with Brazil

Cindy Zimmerman

The government of Mato Grosso, Brazil found what it was looking for in Nebraska – ways to improve the sustainable development of water for crop irrigation and pasture land, to intensify production on existing lands and decrease expansion of agriculture on fragile ecosystem. As a result of a technical visit to Nebraska in May, Mato Grosso will sign a technical …

International, Sustainability, Technology, Water, Water for Food

Agri-Pulse and Apex-Brasil Hosting Free Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse is hosting a webinar Wednesday, December 1, entitiled “AgriTalks Brazil/USA – Green technologies in agribusiness for a sustainable future.” The free program is part of a series created by Apex-Brasil and includes the participation of high-level Brazilian and U.S. spokespersons, including ministers, CEOs and others. “AgriTalks Brazil/USA” will consist of two panel discussions. The first will cover green agriculture …

Agri-Pulse, International, webinar