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Episodes

ZimmCast 683 – Wrap-ups and Previews

1/13/2022
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This episode will be about a wrap-up and a couple of previews. 2022 got off to a fast start with our virtual newsroom production for the National Cotton Council and the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. You can find the interviews and photos on AgNewsWire.com which has a link to the custom page we created for ... Read More

Duration:00:25:36

Bayer Anticipates ThryvOn Approval by 2023

1/11/2022
Bayer’s ThryvOn™ technology cotton trait for control of tarnished plant bugs and thrips is getting closer to full regulatory approval. “ThryvOn is industry’s first Bt trait that controls thrip species and tarnished plant bug species,” said Bayer Cotton Traits and Agronomic Systems Manager Tim Dabbert at last week’s Beltwide Cotton Conferences. “We’ve put it into cotton and we’re going to ... Read More

Duration:00:01:58

Mid-South Farm & Gin Plans Hybrid Show

1/10/2022
The 70th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show will be held live and in-person this year, February 25-26 at the Renasant Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Tim Price, show manager and executive vice president of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association, says they will be both live and virtual this year because last year’s virtual experience opened up a whole new ... Read More

Duration:00:06:24

Vilsack Stresses Climate Smart Agriculture at #AFBF22

1/10/2022
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack stressed the role of farmers and ranchers in addressing climate change issues during an address Monday at the American Farm Bureau Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Vilsack said he is excited about a new partnership between USDA and Farmers For Soil Health, an initiative of the United Soybean Board, National Corn Growers Association and National Pork ... Read More

Duration:00:33:43

Farm Bureau Honors Former Ag Secretary

1/10/2022
The American Farm Bureau Federation honored former Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue with its annual Distinguished Service Award yesterday at the annual convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Perdue was honored for his seven decades of service to agriculture including serving as secretary of agriculture from 2017-2021, where he led USDA’s implementation of the 2018 farm bill. Under his leadership, the department’s ... Read More

Duration:00:21:00

BASF Honors Cotton Specialist of the Year

1/6/2022
Kansas State University Extension Specialist Stu Duncan was presented with the Cotton Specialist of the Year Award by BASF this week at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Voted on by cotton specialists in the 17 states where cotton is grown, this highly-esteemed award is based on several considerations, including exceptional leadership and outstanding industry service. “Saw my first cotton plants in ... Read More

Duration:00:01:17

Cotton Trust Protocol Update

1/5/2022
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol recently celebrated one-year since its official launch in 2020. The Trust Protocol brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to sustainable cotton production and drives continuous improvement in six key sustainability metrics– land use, soil carbon, water management, soil loss, greenhouse gas emissions and energy efficiency. National Cotton Council president and CEO Dr. Gary Adams, ... Read More

Duration:00:02:44

Carbon a Topic at Cotton Consultants Conference

1/5/2022
The consultants conference kicked off the first day of the live and in-person 2022 Beltwide Cotton Conferences this week in San Antonio. National Cotton Council Vice President for Technical Services Don Parker discussed the science of carbon sequestration for the consultants and the differences between measuring the carbon and improving farming practices. “It’s got an excellent future for us,” said ... Read More

Duration:00:02:46

Benson Hill Acquires Iowa Soy Processing Plant

1/4/2022
Benson Hill, Inc. today announced the acquisition of ZFS Creston, LLC, an established food grade white flake and soy flour manufacturing operation in southwest Iowa for approximately $102 million. The investment fulfills a final step in Benson Hill’s ability to convert its proprietary soybeans into value-added soy protein ingredients for the underserved human and pet food categories. “The acquisition of ... Read More

Duration:00:21:01

Start the New Year Right with Beltwide Cotton

1/3/2022
The National Cotton Council is pleased to kick off the new year with the 2022 Beltwide Cotton Conferences January 4-6, live and in person at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas. Three days of individual reports, panel discussions, hands on workshops and seminars are designed to provide attendees with information they need to help producers make key cotton ... Read More

Duration:00:05:30

NCBA 2021 Policy Update

12/21/2021
2021 has been a busy year for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association working for the nation’s one million cattle farmers and ranchers. Members of the NCBA policy team took some time to update reporters on wins and losses this year and where the industry stands going into 2022. Here are a few of the highlights: Ethan Lane, NCBA Vice President ... Read More

Duration:00:11:02

ZimmCast 682 – The Latest from Syngenta

12/16/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Since Syngenta was at all the fall meetings I attended and they had many stories to tell I thought I’d share some of them in this week’s episode. We really appreciate Syngenta’s support which helps make what we do at ZimmComm possible. So let’s get started. At the NAFB Trade Talk we heard about ... Read More

Duration:00:40:07

Verdesian Life Sciences Offers Media Day Opportunity

12/15/2021
The Nutrient Use Efficiency People™ at Verdesian Life Sciences are planning an exclusive media event next month to share more about the innovation and technology helping to drive in-field biostimulant use and the company’s SEED+ portfolio. On January 12 at 10 a.m. central standard time, Verdesian will host a one-hour media webinar to provide details on the SEED+ planter box ... Read More

Duration:00:03:06

Duromide + NBPT Increases Nitrogen Protection Efficiency

12/14/2021
Dr. Greg Schwab, Koch Agronomic Services, says there has never been a better time for growers to utilize nitrogen stabilizers. I spoke with him about why this is as and we also talked about a peer-reviewed article that concludes that the ingredients in ANVOL, a Koch nitrogen stabilizer, significantly reduces ammonia volatilization loss from urea – up to 33%. You ... Read More

Duration:00:03:42

Ag Retailers Conclude Annual Meeting

12/13/2021
*Post updated with interview* The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) concluded its annual Conference & Expo this week after recognizing rising stars, installing a new chairman, and honoring industry leaders. Listen in here for a wrap-up interview with Daren Coppock, ARA President/CEO: (11:27) Ian McGregor of The McGregor Company was installed as chairman of the association during the closing session of ... Read More

Duration:00:11:15

NK Field Forged Performs Well in 2021

12/13/2021
Syngenta Seeds has just released new data from the 2021 harvest on performance of the NK Field Forged Series™. “Considering all that farmers had to be challenged with this year, from drought to flood, to corn rootworm to tar spot, we performed really well,” said Jim Shertzer, NK Seed marketing head, at last month’s NAFB Trade Talk. The Field Forged ... Read More

Duration:00:02:31

ASTA Chairs – Real and Virtual

12/10/2021
John Latham, Latham Seeds, will forever be known as the American Seed Trade Association‘s virtual chairman for the dubious honor of heading the organization during the year of COVID. “It was weird,” said Latham. “We did everything on Zoom, I did a lot of video. I actually had a green screen set up in my living room and I got ... Read More

Duration:00:06:11

2021 #ASTACSS is a Wrap

12/10/2021
The 2021 American Seed Trade Association CSS & Seed Expo wrapped up Thursday with the announcement that the event will be held in a warmer location two years from now. “In 2023 we are moving from the cold bridges of Chicago to the sunshine and palm trees of Florida,” said ASTA Senior Director, Meetings & Services, Jennifer Crouse. The history ... Read More

Duration:00:04:06

Ethanol Report Reviews EPA Announcements

12/9/2021
The ethanol industry got some long-awaited announcements from the Biden Administration this week on COVID aid from USDA and biofuel blending obligations from the Environmental Protection Agency. It’s a mixed bag of good news and bad news for ethanol producers and in this edition of The Ethanol Report we get the details from Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Geoff ... Read More

Duration:00:15:09

Carbon Markets Take Spotlight at #ASTACSS

12/8/2021
The growing role of carbon management in agriculture is such an important topic right now that the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo devoted a special general session to it on Wednesday. Two panels, with an introductory keynote from Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), explored carbon management from the local to the global scale, and what is new in the carbon marketplace. ... Read More

Duration:00:09:31