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The KEENAN, Farmer Relationship

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:02:27 +0000

Paul McVeigh, KEENAN feeding specialist who covers the Midlands and West Ireland, is in the relationship business. He travels his territory in Ireland getting to know the farmers which enables him to implement a plan of action for complete optimization of KEENAN In-Touch. I was able to learn more about KEENAN Systems on the farm during the Alltech KEENAN Great ...


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Bayer Launches ForwardFarm in Maryland

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:02:58 +0000

Bayer’s ForwardFarming program launched in North America last week at the farm of fourth-generation Maryland farmer Trey Hill. Harborview Farms was chosen as the latest Bayer ForwardFarm, joining Bayer’s global network of 12 innovative, independent farms representative of their unique environments across Europe, Latin America and now, North America. “One of the primary goals of ForwardFarming is to foster dialogue ...


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Flickr Now Owned by SmugMug

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:28:19 +0000

There is no question that this announcement immediately caught my attention and caused some concern. We’ve had a ZimmComm/AgWired Flickr Pro account for 13 years and I also have a personal one for non-work photos. Right now we have 176,648 photos uploaded to Flickr in event albums. Our all-time number of photo views is at 21,429,821. SmugMug was built as ...



Hoosier Ag Today and Farm World Acquire Indiana Farm Show

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:11:12 +0000

Hoosier Ag Today and Farm World have jointly purchased the Indiana-Illinois Farm and Outdoor Power Equipment Show from Richard Sherman, who has operated the show the past 39 years. The show will be held December 11 – 13, 2018 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Sherman announced in March that he no longer intended to operate the show. “The show is ...



Animal Ag Bites 4/23

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:34:40 +0000

The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) is excited to announce, effective May 1, 2018 the association’s management will transition to Gardner & Gardner Communications of New Prague, Minn. The American Angus Association announces the hiring of New Jersey native Christopher Engel as the director of Angus Link, the new Association feeder cattle program, which is set to be unveiled ...



Earn Your Spurs at the 2018 CCA Institute

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:15:02 +0000

Its time to register for the 2018 Cooperative Communicators Institute in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference is coming up June 2-5, with presentations on photography, infographics, computer security and more. The “Earn Your Spurs” conference will also recognize the 2018 Graznak and Klinefelter award honorees at the annual awards luncheon. Other available activities include a night out at Billy Bob’s ...



Zimfo Bytes 4/20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:42:27 +0000

Victory Enterprises (VE) has announced the creation of an Agriculture Advocacy division designed to help agriculture clients navigate the public policy arena. The division will be led by Matt Alsager, a fixture of agriculture advocacy in Missouri and, Whitney Woolf, a seasoned political pro from Oklahoma. Syngenta has announced the acquisition of Abbott & Cobb, a U.S.-owned independent breeder, producer, ...



ZimmCast With New #GoldenMic Club Members

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:54:25 +0000

During the Agri-Marketing Conference the ZimmComm Team welcomed new people to the #GoldenMic Club. In our Connection Point booth we were set up to record interviews with attendees and I’m featuring a few of them in this week’s program and in weeks to come. This week you’ll hear Jamie Johansen interview: Stephanie Stalans, Helena Agri-Enterprises University of Wisconsin, Madison NAMA ...


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House Ag Committee Advances Agriculture and Nutrition Act

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:50:39 +0000

The House Agriculture Committee voted along party lines Wednesday to pass the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.2) out of committee, a new farm bill designed by Republicans to “address the economic challenges facing the nation’s farmers and ranchers, while making historic investments in opportunities for SNAP recipients.” All 20 Democrats on the historically-bipartisan committee voted against the legislation ...


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Midwest Seed Genetics Expansion and Growth Continues

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:30:22 +0000

Midwest Seed Genetics continues its growth with four senior managers joining the team. “The addition of these highly skilled individuals underscores our resolve in building a new, high quality, high performance hybrid corn and soybean company. Midwest Seed Genetics plan is to match exemplary products and people together to provide America’s row crop farmers with new choices.” said Don Funk, ...


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