Learning About MapShots Integration

Chuck Zimmerman

I’ve been collecting a lot of interviews here in Atlanta at the MapShots Customer Conference. Most of them will be shared over on PrecisionPays.com. However, I thought you might enjoy this one with official AgNerd, Keith Baker. Keith saw me wearing my ZimmGlass and that started an enjoyable conversation about the new technology I’ve been trying out as a member …

Agribusiness, Audio, Pioneer, Precision Agriculture

Howard Buffett Foundation Initiatives Announced

Cindy Zimmerman

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and philanthropist/farmer Howard G. Buffett were the stars at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogues today in Des Moines, launching new initiatives to address conservation, hunger and poverty issues in Africa. For one, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation has formed a partnership with John Deere and DuPont Pioneer to promote conservation agriculture adoption and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farming, Food, John Deere, Pioneer, World Food Prize

IFAJ Master Class and Boot Camp

Cindy Zimmerman

One of the great things about the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) is the professional improvement it offers for up and coming ag journalists all over the world. Alltech sponsors a Young Leader award program that offers an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop for 10 promising new journalists from ten different countries. This year’s young leader from the United …

Audio, IFAJ, International, Pioneer

Head of DuPont Argentina Addresses IFAJ

Cindy Zimmerman

The country manager for DuPont in Argentina addressed the IFAJ 2013 Congress during the last day of activities for the event and he talked about the importance of the country for his company. “DuPont is a science company and we want to produce solutions for some of the biggest challenges in the world and one of those is feeding the …

Agribusiness, Audio, IFAJ, International, Pioneer

Dupont Pioneers Local & Global Presence

Jamie Johansen

If you missed the Dupont Pioneer pavilion during the 2013 Farm Progress Show then you had your blinders on. The huge exhibit brought attendees into an air-conditioned environment to view their state-of-the-art technology for growers to take advantage of globally. Senior Marketing Manager, Luke Davies, talked with me in their exhibit to shed some light on their growing product line …

Audio, Farm Progress Show, International, Pioneer

Buenos Dias from Buenos Aires!

Cindy Zimmerman

Agriblogger and Farmpodcaster have arrived in Argentina to blog the 2013 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Congress! Not sure how many Americans are making the trip this year but it’s at least a couple dozen. There are 14 pictured in the photo below taken at Ag Media Summit, plus Chuck – and I know of at least 5 more …

AAEA, Events, IFAJ, International, Novus International, Pioneer

DPP Graindesk Mobile App

Talia Goes

With more growers relying on mobile technology for their daily farming operations, Farms Technology, L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont Pioneer, has upgraded its Dynamic Pricing PlatformSM (DPPSM) Graindesk mobile app to reflect sellers’ changing needs for updated grain-market information. The free DPP mobile app puts your preferred buyers’ bids at your fingertips, enabling you to make, monitor and …

Agribusiness, Apps, Pioneer

New Monsanto – Dupont Pioneer Licensing Agreement

Chuck Zimmerman

Monsanto and Dupont Pioneer announced today “a series of technology licensing agreements.” These agreements will expand the range of seed products they can offer farmers. The agreements include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto’s next-generation soybean technologies in the United States and Canada. I spoke with Lisa Safarian, Monsanto, US Row Crops lead, to get some details. Some of the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Pioneer, Seed, Soybean