Are You Social Media Savvy?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How are the crops in your area looking?” After reviewing these poll results I feel a glimpse of optimism for the crop outlook. However, it is still raining here in the Midwest and like one poller commented, soybeans are taking a hit. Chuck and Cindy have been talking with growers throughout the corn and …

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Filling Those Hot Dog/Hamburger Buns

Chuck Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What’s on your grill this July 4th?” Hot dogs and hamburgers came out on top and the other category included ribs and brats. We hope everyone had a safe and tasty Independence Day! Here are the poll results: Hot dogs – 22% Hamburgers – 22% Steak – 17% Chicken – 17% Other – 17% …

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What’s On Your Grill This Holiday Weekend

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Will EPA change RFS volume proposal?” The EPA recently released a new proposal for biofuels volume obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard – one that has made no one happy but particularly corn farmers and ethanol producers who note that the agency is not implementing the law as intended. EPA held a public hearing …

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Livestock Producers Unsure of Antibiotic Ban Impact

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How will a ban on antibiotics impact your livestock operation?” Our poll results clearly state that producers are not sure how the change in federal antibiotic guidelines will impact their operations. The livestock industry is currently working with producers to help with his transition and working closely with your veterinarians to create a health …

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Will Antibiotic Ban Impact Your Operation?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What fuels your grill?” My family was a little late pulling out our grill this summer, but it’s now out and we have been enjoying it thoroughly. I honestly don’t have a preference, but my husband is pretty adamant about what fuels his grill. So, it’s charcoal all the way in my household. But …

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Grilling & Meat Labeling

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What should Congress do about COOL?” Those who chimed in for our recent poll on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) seem to be leaning towards the creation of a generic North American label. Followed closely by a voluntary program or a repeal for meat products. What will Congress do?…time will tell. Listen to comments …

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What Should Congress Do About COOL?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is your favorite type of craft beer?” We have a very wide array of results from out most recent ZimmPoll. It is clear all these craft brews are needed to satisfy all our taste buds. Wheat topped our poll, but after attending the recent Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fest, I’m a big …

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Craft Beer – Do You Have A Favorite?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What technology is most responsible for rapid planting progress?” #Plant15 is in full swing and many attribute the rapid progress to auto steering and GPS capabilities. Others commented saying larger equipment, lots of hard work and long hours come into play. I know all are true. Where would we be without technology? Here are …

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Major Impact of Avian Flu Yet To Be Seen

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How will high path avian flu impact industry?” The number of outbreaks grows by the day and I am afraid the worst is yet to come. Just yesterday, Iowa announced four more cases. It looks like the majority feel exports will be greatly impacted and many agree that we haven’t seen the worst of …

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