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New Propane Tractor Prototype from New Holland

For ten years, New Holland’s brand position has been as a Clean Energy Leader and the company didn’t disappoint at this year’s Farm Progress Show with the launch of the third-generation Alternative Fuels Tractor prototype that is powered by propane autogas. Show More Summary

#USSoy – A People to People Business

A fifth generation farmer from North Dakota, Bob Metz, is proud to say all four of his children are all involved in production agriculture. Bob’s a soybean grower, current United Soybean Board Director and former U.S. Soybean Export Council member, who is truly passing on his passion and commitment to agriculture for generations to come. I met him at the... Read More

New Two-Wheel Drive T6 Series Tractor from New Holland

New Holland introduced a new two-wheel-drive version of its premium T6 series tractor, available starting first quarter, 2017. At the recent Farm Progress Show Michael Cornman, New Holland Agriculture Segment Marketing Manager – Under 140 HP Tractors, talked with farm journalists about the new model. Show More Summary

Trust in Remanufacturing – CNH Reman’s Commitment

Located in Springfield, MO, CNH Reman is a joint venture between CNH Industrial and SRC Holdings Corporation which started in 2009 and has grown into a company with just nine employees to now employing nearly 250. The partnership began because CNH Industrial knew they needed to become more committed to remanufacturing. Show More Summary

Why You Should Consider an AgriBusiness Career

A career in agribusiness may not be high on your list of things to do, but if you have grown up in a farming community, it’s a natural route. While it helps to have a good understanding of the agricultural business, an in-depth knowledge is not necessary. People working in agribusiness pursue a wide range of different careers, from helping... Read More

New @JohnDeere Nozzles for 2018

Lydia Thomas is a Product Manger for John Deere, and she’s just the person to talk to if you’re wanting information about John Deere’s new exact apply intelligent nozzle system. I caught up with her at the Farm Progress Show to hear how John Deere has brought a new approach to their traditional sprayer, adding industry exclusives that help growers... Read More

Reaction to Bayer-Monsanto Deal

Reaction from agricultural organizations on new of a deal between Bayer and Monsanto on Wednesday expressed some concern about what this trend of consolidation will mean for farmers in the long run. From Capitol Hill where National Farmers...Show More Summary

Regulatory Issues Top Bayer Legislative Priorities

Several major regulatory challenges have affected growers throughout the United States this year, between the EPA’s decision to cancel the registration of Bayer’s insecticide flubendiamide to the latest controversy surrounding Atrazine. Show More Summary

What’s Your Opinion of the Bayer-Monsanto Deal?

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How long until we have autonomous tractors on the market??” Both New Holland and Case IH debuted autonomous concept tractors during the Farm Progress Show. It seems many believe we will see these tractors on the marketplace sooner than later. Here are the poll results: Very soon – 30% 5 years out – 27%... Read More

CNH Reman – They go Beyond a Rebuild

In agriculture, the CNH Industrial brands are household names, but few probably understand the impact CNH Reman has on dealers globally and the equipment in your fields. They opened their doors to ag media this week to share their passion...Show More Summary

ZimmCast on Big Bayer-Monsanto Deal

After months of negotiations, Bayer AG and Monsanto Company today signed a definitive merger agreement to create a “Global Leader in Agriculture.” The $128 per share all-cash transaction, represents a 44 percent premium to Monsanto shareholders and an aggregate value of $66 billion – so it’s a really big deal. Show More Summary

New Eight Row Folding Corn Head from Deere

Brand new from John Deere is an option for an 8-row folding corn head.  The 608FC corn head can be used with group 6 and 7 S-Series combines, offering an easier solution for transporting on narrow roads.  It also eliminates the need for header trailers, tow vehicles and related manpower. “Harvesting with a new John Deere 8 row folding corn... Read More

Bayer and Monsanto Officials Discuss Agreement

Officials with Bayer AG and Monsanto Company held a press conference this morning on the announced merger agreement. Participants in the press conference included Werner Baumann, CEO of Bayer AG; Hugh Grant, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Monsanto (both pictured here); and Liam Condon, head of the Crop Science Division. Download and listen here:

Zimfo Bytes

The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), a Wisconsin nonprofit that is nationally recognized for hosting the country’s largest annual organic farming conference, has hired John Mesko to serve as the organization’s new leader. Show More Summary

#IFAJTour16 – Episode 12 – Bayer Phytobac

Here is my final episode in a series from tour stops during the 2016 IFAJ Congress in Germany. In this program David Lembrich, Product Stewardship Manager at Bayer gives us an overview of the Bayer Phytobac system. This is a system Bayer has created to prevent contamination of surface waters. An example would be a crop protection products. Any pesticides... Read More

Brownfield Reaches 20,000 Twitter Followers

Brownfield‘s social media presence is growing. Recently the ag news company surpassed 20,000 followers on Twitter; their presence on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube is also on the rise. “Research shows that farmers of all ages continue...Show More Summary

GROWMARK Puts 4R in Focus at #FarmProgressShow

Nutrient management and stewardship was a hot topic at the 2016 Farm Progress Show, and the team at GROWMARK FS was on hand during this year’s event to speak with growers about a variety of innovative solutions to all of their nutrient management concerns. Show More Summary

Bayer-Monsanto Deal is Done

Bayer and Monsanto today announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for $128 per share in an all-cash transaction. Monsanto’s Board of Directors, Bayer’s Board of Management and Bayer’s Supervisory Board have unanimously approved the agreement. Show More Summary

Bayer Continues Investment in #FutureFarming

Bayer and Monsanto today announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for USD 128 per share in an all-cash transaction. But “no comment” was the refrain last week when agricultural journalists were at Bayer headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany last week to talk about the future of farming. Show More Summary

BASF Meets the Global Press #ShapeAg16

BASF’s Crop Protection business continues to grow and the company is working to provide even more innovation and technology for farmers to keep doing the biggest job on Earth. That’s the message that representatives of BASF gave during a global press conference last week in Germany. Show More Summary

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