State Fairs – Is Ag Still Relevant?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What will play the biggest role in the future of agriculture?” During the 2016 InfoAg Conference, Jack Uldrich, acclaimed global futurist, speaker and best-selling author, shared thoughts on what the world may look like in just a few short years. Collaboration rose to the top and shows we need to keep all of the …

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Clinton-Kaine – Pollers Split on if Good for Ag, Energy

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Is the Clinton-Kaine Democratic ticket good for agriculture and/or energy?” I am not quite sure this week’s pollers have anymore confidence in the Clinton-Kaine team when it come to agricultural and energy issues. Clinton has backed biotech, the Farm Bill, animal welfare, climate and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). And Kaine seems somewhere in …

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ZimmPoll Finds Trump-Pence Views on Ag, Biofuels Hazy

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Is the Trump-Pence Republican ticket good for agriculture, energy?” During his campaigning Trump has been supporter of biofuels and has repeatedly said he could “be a farmer.” Indiana Governor Mike Pence has vocally supported the ag industry understanding and supporting small farms and large agribusinesses. However, this week’s pollers seem to think differently with …

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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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Your Thoughts on Senate #GMO Disclosure Bill?

Joanna Schroeder

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What cookout cuisine do you bring to the table?” We’re well into grilling season and hot off an Independence Day weekend. Burgers and pasta salad were high on the list. In the Other category we got answers like my favorite – steak! Here are the poll results: Pasta Salad – 25% Cheese Burgers – …

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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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