Trump Presidency + Ag = Pretty Positive

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What will Trump presidency mean for ag?” The election is over, however we are still discussing what a Trump Administration will not only mean for agriculture, but for our nation as a whole. NAFB hosted an agriculture “Reaction to Election” panel last week highlighting insights from key agricultural leader opinions. Remarks from those leaders …

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Agriculture & Trump Administration – Good, Bad?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Final decision time – who are you voting for?” The polls have closed and Donald Trump is officially our President Elect. Many across the country are a bit surprised, yet our most recent ZimmPoll had Trump with a clear lead. The agricultural community predicted this win. Here are the poll results: Donald Trump – …

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Time To Vote – Who’s Your Candidate?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Which candidate is better for agricultural exports?” Both major party candidates have said they oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) which most studies show would help to open up markets and increase agricultural exports. The Obama administration has been strongly in favor of TPP and urging Congress to ratify the trade agreement as soon …

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Which Candidate Would Increase Ag Exports?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is most important to food sustainability?” Sustainability is no longer simply a word used in agricultural circles. Consumers are also weighing in and therefore food companies are recognizing the importance of sustainability in agriculture, but some aren’t understanding technology and food production work hand-in-hand. Yet, this poll stresses agriculture’s point. All factors need …

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Food Sustainability – What’s Does It Mean?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Will you be getting the new iPhone 7?” The new models of the iPhone are out, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. It’s seems many are waiting on the 8 or simply don’t want it. Of course, Chuck has his and we are waiting with anticipation for his review. As an avid Apple customer, …

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Pollers Agree Trade & Tourism with Cuba Good Idea

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How should U.S. normalize relations with Cuba?” The U.S. Ag Coalition for Cuba represents about 120 national groups each working collectively on individual interests with the common goal of improving trade relations with Cuba. Cubans seek to normalize relations with the U.S. which would include the U.S. lifting the embargo, extending credit to Cuba …

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Cuba Embargo – Here to Stay or Gone Tomorrow?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What’s your opinion of the Bayer-Monsanto deal?” The mega merger is still in the news and a small majority of pollers seem to believe the Bayer-Monsanto deal is bad news for the industry. As the companies work out the kinks farmers will soon see what the future holds and how this consolidation will impact …

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Autonomous Tractors – Will they hit marketplace soon?

Jamie Johansen

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% …

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Immigration/Labor Important Election Issue

Cindy Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How important is immigration/farm labor to election?” This is really a pretty easy one to guess the results to. Somewhat to Very Important got about 84% of the votes. It certainly is an issue for debate in our upcoming presidential election. Our new ZimmPoll is live and asks the question, How long until we …

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