Is TPP good for US agriculture?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Where or how do you hunt?” I won’t lie. I was a bit surprised we had so many non-hunters out there. I personally don’t hunt, but have many friends and family that do. I don’t hunt simply because I don’t think I could actually sit still and quiet long enough to not scare away …

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Where Do You Hunt?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What does sustainability mean to today’s farmers?” We may not have an easy definition of sustainability, but it is clear most of us agree that it encompasses economics, the environment and social aspects. Here are the poll results: Economics – 6% Environmental – 11% Social – 0% All of the above – 82% Our …

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Farmers – What Does Sustainability Mean to You?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is most important personal issue to today’s farmers?” Consumers understanding the food sources out there seemed to rise to the top this week. But was quickly followed by farm estate transition and sustainability. We also had quite a few vote other, but didn’t specify. No one can argue the passion farmers and ranchers …

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Personal Issues Important to Today’s Farmer

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How are farm equipment sales this year?” The 2015 Farm Progress Show was a huge success and the streets were packed. But with crop prices lower this year, the question was, are people buying? It looks like we have responses all over the board, but leaning towards not so good. Whether you are buying …

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Assorted Thoughts on GOP Race

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Who’s your pick now for GOP candidate?” When you have nearly 20 GOP candidates, you are bound to have many opinions. Our latest ZimmPoll proves that, but one opinion was clear. Donald Trump took the majority of the votes. The rest were scattered. Candidates from both sides had the opportunity to speak at the …

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Fair Attendance Stems from Tradition

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What brings you to the county, regional or state fair?” People all across the country are flocking to their local, regional and/or state fairs. It looks like tradition topped out lasted poll as to why many attend. But exhibiting livestock and a fair corn dog were runners up. Whatever your reasoning for going, we …

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What Brings You To The Fair?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How are you connecting your precision equipment and data?” It looks like many of our readers haven’t quite adopted the wireless capabilities when it come to connecting precision equipment. It looks like the majority of you are utilizing memory cards and USB sticks. However, after attending the 2015 InfoAg Conference the Cloud is here …

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Are You One of the Savvy Social Media Peeps?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Do you consider yourself social media savvy?” It’s exciting to see so many people out there that have grasped social media as way to communicate online and also use it as a marketing tool. Yet will had a few pollers who don’t see it as beneficial. It is hard to look into the future …

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Are You Social Media Savvy?

Jamie Johansen

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How are the crops in your area looking?” After reviewing these poll results I feel a glimpse of optimism for the crop outlook. However, it is still raining here in the Midwest and like one poller commented, soybeans are taking a hit. Chuck and Cindy have been talking with growers throughout the corn and …

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Filling Those Hot Dog/Hamburger Buns

Chuck Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What’s on your grill this July 4th?” Hot dogs and hamburgers came out on top and the other category included ribs and brats. We hope everyone had a safe and tasty Independence Day! Here are the poll results: Hot dogs – 22% Hamburgers – 22% Steak – 17% Chicken – 17% Other – 17% …

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