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Episodes

ZimmCast 697 – Bayer Crop Science Field Technology Showcase

8/17/2022
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Getting close to episode 700! I’m sharing two of the interviews I conducted during the Bayer Crop Science Field Technology Showcase last week. We had multiple in-field demonstration plots and presenters. I was most interested in one about small stature corn which you’ll hear is the core of Bayer’s Smart Corn strategy. Then on ... Read More

Duration:00:11:10

Farms and Biofuels Groups Cheer Climate Provisions

8/16/2022
Farm and biofuel organizations are pleased with provisions included in the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law by President Biden Tuesday, including new funding to encourage agricultural conservation programs and advance biofuels. “Through this legislation, Congress and the administration recognize that farmers’ voluntary climate-smart agricultural practices are an important part of addressing climate change,” said Brooke Appleton, the National Corn ... Read More

Duration:00:03:31

Bayer Announces ForGround Digital Platform

8/15/2022
Bayer has just announced the launch of ForGround, a farmer-first digital platform that will transform the way farms of all sizes can more easily make the transition to sustainable agricultural practices. I interviewed Leo Bastos, Head of Global Commercial Ecosystems, Bayer Crop Science, during a field day held at the Bayer Agronomy Center in Jerseyville, IL. He explains more about ... Read More

Duration:00:06:13

Ethanol Report on Inflation Reduction Act

8/9/2022
The Inflation Reduction Act passed Sunday afternoon by the U.S. Senate retained important provisions that will stimulate growth and investment in the use of low-carbon renewable fuels, according to the Renewable Fuels Association. The legislation now moves back to the House of Representatives, where a vote is expected as soon as Friday. In this edition of The Ethanol Report podcast, ... Read More

Duration:00:13:28

Update on Global Ag Tech Initiative

8/8/2022
The Global Ag Tech Initiative, launched in June by Meister Media Worldwide (MMW), was in the spotlight at the recent Tech Hub LIVE in Indianapolis. “The initiative will leverage all MMW domestic and international markets and diverse platforms to build out new global and region-specific programs to advance the new generation of digital data-driven agriculture around the world,” said Global ... Read More

Duration:00:04:28

DWFI Podcast 16 – Erin Haacker – Nebraska Groundwater

8/8/2022
Erin Haacker is a hydrogeologist and assistant professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As Erin would say, her professional path has been a winding road. She has two bachelor’s degrees – zoology from the University of Montana and geology from University College Cork in Ireland. She ventured to Michigan State University for her Ph.D., double majoring in environmental science and ... Read More

Duration:00:34:15

DWFI Podcast 15 – Roric Paulman, Paulman Farms

8/1/2022
Roric Paulman is a producer and owner of Paulman Farms, located just south of Sutherland, Nebraska and in the heart of the Ogallala Aquifer, comprised of both irrigated and rain fed farmland. The farm was established and harvested its first crop in 1985 and uses the latest on-farm technology to grow more than a dozen crops. It is one of ... Read More

Duration:00:26:52

Syngenta Agronomy Alert – DuracadeViptera Success

8/1/2022
Corn rootworm is one of the primary insect pests, costing growers an estimated $1 billion annually in lost yields and control measures. I talked with Bruce Battles, technical agronomy manager for Syngenta to describe how bad it is and what his suggestions are for growers in this current season. He specifically talks about the successes growers have had using Syngenta’s ... Read More

Duration:00:05:55

Peanut Policy Remarks from Congressman Michael Cloud, R-TX

7/29/2022
Congressman Michael Cloud (R-Texas), shared thoughts on the state of U.S. peanut policy during the 2022 Southern Peanuts Growers Conference. He said the American agriculture industry continues to do a great job even amid policies that are sometimes restrictive. “What we’ve seen over the last year is the American ag industry continues to have higher yields with less inputs. That’s ... Read More

Duration:00:03:08

Cattle Industry Summer Meeting Underway in Reno

7/27/2022
More than 600 cattle industry leaders are attending the Summer Business Meeting in Reno this week to provide direction for important industry programs. The event includes meetings of cattlemen and women representing the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB), American National CattleWomen and National Cattlemen’s Foundation. NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane ... Read More

Duration:00:05:41

2022 Peanut Efficiency Award Winners

7/26/2022
During the Southern Peanut Growers Conference four peanut producers received the annual FarmPress Peanut Efficiency Awards presented at the Friday Saturday breakfast. Producers were praised and recognized for efficiently growing high-yielding peanuts. The 2022 winners are: Upper Southeast: Ben Cowin, Williamston, N.C. Lower Southeast: Wayne Hobbs, Irwin County, Ga. Delta: Mitchell Rogers, Covington County, Miss. Southwest: Karl Stutzman, Weatherford, Okla. ... Read More

Duration:00:01:25

ZimmCast 696 – Yield10 Bioscience

7/26/2022
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Yield10 Bioscience is an agricultural bioscience company that is developing improved Camelina varieties for the production of proprietary seed products, and to discover highly valuable genetic traits for the agriculture and food industries. The company is working to establish a high-value seed products business based on developing superior varieties of Camelina for the production ... Read More

Duration:00:20:58

Southern Peanut Growers Update

7/25/2022
The 2022 Southern Peanut Growers Conference was held once again in Panama City Beach, Florida last week, and once again we got an update from the executive directors of the Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi peanut grower associations about their state situations. Questions include what the crop looks like and how many acres were planted, effects of the pandemic and ... Read More

Duration:00:05:29

DWFI Podcast 14 – Jackson Stansell, Sentinel Fertigation

7/25/2022
Jackson Stansell is CEO and founder of Sentinel Fertigation, a Lincoln, Nebraska ag startup founded in 2021 that uses drone- and satellite-collected imagery to predict when a corn crop needs fertilization — saving growers money and reducing environmental impact. Jackson has a connection to the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute. He received student support from the institute while working ... Read More

Duration:00:29:44

Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 21

7/21/2022
The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. The experts we’ve heard from on our previous episodes have covered topics ranging from how different crops use nitrogen to the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship and how growers and retailers work together to choose the best ... Read More

Duration:00:08:41

Tech Hub LIVE Keynoter Offers Ag Economic Insights

7/21/2022
Keynote speaker for the second annual Tech Hub LIVE on Wednesday was David Widmar, managing partner at Agricultural Economic Insights (AEI), who offered his insights on where we are in the farm economy production agriculture business cycle, some key demographic trends, and some key conversations to have with growers. Widmar says one of the main favorable factors in the current ... Read More

Duration:00:06:03

Soiltech Wireless at Tech Hub LIVE

7/20/2022
Soiltech Wireless has just completed its seed funding round of $2.5 million and this week the company is exhibiting at Tech Hub LIVE in Indianapolis. “These funds will help us accelerate growth,” said Ehsan Soltan, Soiltech Founder and CEO. “We have worked hard to prove the concept, enhance the product, and demonstrate value to our customers. Now that we have ... Read More

Duration:00:03:42

Valent Receives EPA Registration for Maverick™ Corn Herbicide

7/20/2022
This morning Valent announced that it has received EPA registration for Maverick™ Corn Herbicide, a powerful new tool for corn farmers in their fight against resistant weeds. Maverick equips growers with three effective modes of action for long-lasting, broad-spectrum control of problematic weeds, including waterhemp, Palmer amaranth, marestail and annual grasses, as well as application flexibility from preplant up to ... Read More

Duration:00:02:23

Rest in Peace Ken Tanner

7/11/2022
A great Southern farm broadcaster will be laid to rest today in North Carolina. Former NAFB president Ken Tanner passed away last month at the age of 83. While no official obituary has been published, there will be a Mass of Christian Burial for Ken today in Cary, NC at St. Michael the Archangel Church. Ken was one of the ... Read More

Duration:00:17:21

ZimmCast 695 – Preview of 2022 Ag Media Summit

7/8/2022
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This will be episode 695 of the ZimmCast. I’d love any feedback you want to give. Do you like the format? What would change? What topics or speakers would you like to hear? Message me and I really appreciate it. In just over a week the annual Ag Media Summit will take place in ... Read More

Duration:00:12:24