Gadget Gift Giving & Receiving

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What’s the biggest challenge for the seed industry?” All of agriculture depends in some way on seed, the long term survival of that industry impacts everything. It looks like anti-GMO attitudes have the greatest negative impact on the seed industry. Environmental regulations came in with a close second. Here are the poll results: Intellectual …

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Tax Break Poll Results

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How should Congress handle tax breaks?” Congress is once again considering a package of tax breaks for businesses and individuals that include everything from section 179 deductions to renewable energy tax credits. An overwhelming majority believe a flat tax is the answer. Will Congress think the same? Making tax breaks permanent and not allowing …

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How Should Congress Handle Tax Breaks?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What’s your favorite Thanksgiving side dish?” I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with plates piled high of your favorites. I know I am still stuffed. It looks like our Zimmpollers prefer sweet potatoes, but only slightly. We did have quite an array of Others including oysters and some Pinot Noir. Here are …

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Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Do you think the new coalition agreement addresses ag data privacy concerns?” Time will tell if the big data coalition will ease the minds of concerned growers when it comes to privacy and security issues. However, the majority of those polled feel that the agreement addresses these ag data issues. We for sure will …

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Will Big Data Privacy Agreement Ease Grower Concerns?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How do you feel about election results?” It looks like the majority polled are very happy with our recent election results. And many are optimistic. Time will tell. Here are the poll results: Very happy – 47% Very unhappy – 20% Cautiously optimistic – 22% Don’t care – 11% Our new ZimmPoll is now …

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What’s Your Opinion on Election Results?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Where are the best future jobs in ag?” The 87th National FFA Convention is a wrap, but FFA members will continue to be leaders in agriculture and will soon be filling these careers in agriculture. Biosciences looks to take the lead when it comes to future jobs, but the ag community just isn’t complete …

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ZimmPoll Results in on WTO COOL Ruling

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What should US do about WTO COOL ruling?” The industry has reacted to the World Trade Organization (WTO) decision against the United States on the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law since the announcement was made earlier this week. Some feel the issue can be handled by USDA, others feel Congress should take charge. …

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What should be done about WTO COOL ruling?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Has the uncertainty for the RFS caused by the EPA hurt your community?” No doubt the uncertainty for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) caused by the EPA has hurt many of our communities. This unpredictability has been around over a year and has left many wondering what the final renewable fuel volumes will be. …

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RFS’s Uncertainty Caused by EPA Hurting Communities?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Are you ready for MyFarmRadio on your mobile device?” Don’t worry if you are part of the majority and have never heard of MyFarmRadio. We won’t accuse you of living under a rock just yet, because it is still very new. On November 3rd the new platform MyFarmRadio will launch. The 24/7 digital mobile …

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Are You Ready for MyFarmRadio?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is your favorite type of cheese?” It is obvious we all have different tastes when it comes to cheese. It is such a staple in many meals nationwide and there are an endless amount of varieties. Cheddar seems to rise to the top slightly. However, like myself, many like them all. Here are …

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