EPA Water Rule Would Have Impact on Farms

Chuck Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How would the EPA water rule impact you?” This is one of the hottest topics in the ag sector these days with a lot of uncertainty about what the future holds, especially when you see states starting to fine people for “wasteful use of water.” On the federal level the EPA says that under …

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Do You Know How the EPA Water Rule Will Impact You?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What will be on your Independence Day grill?” It looks like most people stuck with the traditional 4th of July grillers. Hamburgers and hot dogs topped the list and I can’t say I am surprised. Maybe everyone was saving their creative genius for the fireworks display. Our poll results: steak – 14% hamburgers – …

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What will be on your Independence Day grill?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Where are you in #hay14?” It looks like farmers across the United States are all at different stages with this year’s hay crop. On our farm we started out with a bang. But were soon falling behind due to rain. No one is complaining about the rain though. I think I can easily speak …

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Where Are You in #Hay14?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How important are biobased products for agriculture?” An overwhelming majority of those polled believe biobased products serve a purpose in the agriculture community. At the USB Biobased Stakeholders Dialogue in Washington D.C., USDA officials shared what they are doing to expand biobased opportunities. Listen to those interviews here. Our poll results: Very – need …

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Farmers Doing “Fair” at Storytelling

Talia Goes

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How would you rate the job farmers are doing telling consumers where their food comes from?” It looks as though many of you feel their efforts are good to fair, but as farmers continue to engage in storytelling activities such as the Food Dialogues and social media, more can be done. Our poll results: …

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Farmers Telling Their Stories to Consumers

Talia Goes

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What do you think about the new AgWired look?” It seems as though the transformation of the site draws a strong line between love and like, which we’re glad to hear! Sometimes change is a hard thing to swallow, but it seems like AgWired readers and pleased with the direction the site has gone. …

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What Do You Think Of Our New Look?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Can organic & GMO crops co-exist?” It’s clear everyone has their own opinion on this topic. And it’s important that farmers are able to voice their opinions and farm the way they see fit. Many pollers believe that organic and GMO crops can live harmoniously on the same or neighboring farms. But cross pollination …

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What Farmers Love About MyNewHolland.com

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What features of MyNewHolland.com do you like?” It’s been just over a month since the launch of New Holland North America’s MyNewHolland.com, an online destination for all things New Holland and open to all farmers. The ability to keep up with equipment inventory seems to be a highlight for those who have taken advantage …

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Best Methods to Market to Millennials

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is the best way to market to millennials? “ I think we all could have guessed that marketing online to millennials is used most often. Digital forms of media are easily in our grasp with smartphones, tablets and computers. However, I was surprised that radio beat TV. Our poll results: Online – 52% …

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What is the Best Way to Market to Millennials

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Is climate change impacting agriculture?” Typically our ZimmPoll’s don’t have a landslide winner like this one. It is clear the majority of those who took this week’s poll believe that climate change has a strong impact on agriculture. To read more about the climate change assessment released by the White House last week, check …

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