Craft Beer – Do You Have A Favorite?

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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

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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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How Will High Path Avian Flu Impact Industry?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is your favorite alternative fuel (to gasoline)?” A hands down winner in this week’s poll on alternative fuels was ethanol. Which is not a surprise. However, many may be surprised to see the clear runner-up was solar. We had many chime in for the other category. A few of those included: algae diesel, …

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The #AgNerds Have Spoken in Latest ZimmPoll

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Will you order an Apple Watch on April 10 or buy a Samsung S6 smartphone?” The crowd has spoken and many who took our most recent ZimmPoll feel they have no use for either. Honestly, no one needs either one, but I sure want an Apple Watch. I am still in the minority though. …

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#AgNerd Alert: Apple Watch or Samsung S6?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is best for GMO labeling?” Agricultural organizations are voicing support for the bi-partisan Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act introduced in the U.S. House recently. Over half of those who took this week’s ZimmPoll believe there should be mandatory GMO labeling for all foods. However, many still think doing nothing will be our …

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Presidential Hopefuls and Agriculture

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Which potential presidential candidate would be best for ag?” Of the 12 potential presidential candidates included in our poll, only one has officially declared. But two hopefuls have risen to the top of our poll. It seems many believe Hillary Clinton and Scott Walker might have the best interest of agriculture in mind, if …

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What Presidential Hopeful Will Be Best for Ag?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Should Congress grant TPA?” As Congress still considers granting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to our President, we asked what you thought on the issue. It looks like an easy majority believe it should be granted, however there are still a few in agricultural circles that question it. Hopefully, we will soon have a decision …

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Should Congress grant TPA?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What do you think of proposed government control over the internet?” It has been called net neutrality or open internet but now it should be called government controlled internet. In a vote along partisan lines the FCC last Thursday passed sweeping changes in how it will be regulating the internet. Basically, they are treating …

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Is Open Internet Here to Stay?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Which crop insurance option will you be choosing?” It is evident that many farmers across the country still do not understand the crop insurance options offered in our recent farm bill and deciding has become a chore. However, the majority of those who took our poll and have made a decision have selected agriculture …

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