Is The Trump-Pence Team Good for Ag?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What do you think about the Senate’s GMO Disclosure Bill? The Senate has passed it’s version of the GMO Disclosure Bill followed by the House passing the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, and the President is expected to sign the bill into law soon. However, 40 percent of voters believe the legislation is bad …

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Cookout Season – Do you have a favorite cuisine?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What does Brexit mean for ag?” It’s been about a week since the United Kingdom voted themselves out of the European Union. I will have to agree with the majority in this poll. It is too early to tell the complete global impact this decision will have on the agricultural industry. The value of …

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Will #Brexit Impact Animal Ag?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Did/do you have a summer job on a farm?” Growing up on a beef cow/calf operation in Southwest Missouri meant my summers were spent in the hay field or showing my Herefords at local, state and national livestock shows. I was thrilled to see such a diverse response to this week’s poll. No matter …

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Perfect Summer Job for Teens – Farm Work

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What would a Bayer Monsanto buyout mean for ag?” Bayer AG made a $62 billion bid to acquire Monsanto Company recently that was rejected by the board of the St. Louis-based agribusiness, but the door was left open for further negotiations. It seems a small majority say a merger like this would be bad …

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Very Concerned About #Feedingthe9

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How concerned are you about feeding 9 billion by 2050?” It is obvious people have strong opinions about this. Few are in the middle. However, a strong majority believe we should be taking this challenge very serious and agriculture has an opportunity with some pressure to do so in a sustainable way. Here are …

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Proud to be Involved in Agriculture

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How many generations has your family been involved in agriculture?” It is always humbling to see the number of farmers and ranchers across the country who have been in the business for many generations. But honestly, I am more excited to see so many people involved in agriculture for the first generation. Farming isn’t …

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Generations in Ag – Share Your Family History

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “ What do you do about statistics?” Media statistics used to be simple to calculate. Then social media came along and it’s not simple anymore. Companies and agencies still want to know if their advertising and messages are being seen and heard, but with the myriad of different ways that information is shared across …

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All Those Stats – What do you do with them?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Do you have a degree in agriculture?” Our latest poll solidifies what we already knew – there are plenty of careers for those interested in agriculture. We had an overwhelming response to this question and an overwhelming majority were proud to say they have a degree in agriculture and honored to work in the …

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Degrees & Careers in Ag – Do You Have One?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What should Congress do about GMO labeling?” It looks like we have many opinions on what Congress should do about the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO). Most agricultural organizations supported Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts bill on Biotechnology Labeling Solutions, blocking advancement of the legislation that would create a voluntary federal standard …

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