April 18, 2014
Hello ZimmComm Fans:

Good Friday to you as we near the Easter celebration. The ZimmComm Team is focused on family as Chuck and Cindy are in Missouri to attend their Grandson Cruz's Baptism on Sunday. We wish you all a very blessed holiday time.

Now for some news from the ZimmComm News Network:
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How ZimmComm Became Ten Years Old 

While ZimmComm New Media is celebrating ten years we're doing some reminiscing about some of the milestones in our journey. MORE 



Wheat Harvest Film Debuted at Ag Day Festivities 

The debut of The Great American Wheat Harvest was seen by many during Ag Day activities this year in Washington D.C. Chuck took time to chat with Barry Nelson, John Deere, who was a huge sponsor of the production. He also spoke with the director, Conrad Weaver. Both couldn't have been more excited with how the film turned out and can't wait to get it out for the whole world to see. MORE

AdFarm Brings Ag to Kansas City's Crossroads District 

AdFarm, a full-service marketing communications agency, is the first tenant to inhabit the 1925-constructed building after the property's transformation to a multi-use commercial space. MORE
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Denver Clean Cities Helps Reduce Gas Use 

Coloradans are breathing cleaner air with the help of the Denver Metro Clean Cities (DMCCC). Utilizing alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies, stakeholders displaced 5.88 million gallons of gasoline in 2013. This prevented 27,000 tons of greenhouse gases and air pollutants from entering the atmosphere - equivalent to the carbon dioxide generated by approximately 90,000 homes during five days. MORE 

Stanford Scientists Convert CO2 to Ethanol 

Stanford University scientists have discovered a new way to produce liquid ethanol from carbon monoxide gas. The researchers believe the discovery could provide an "green" alternative to conventional ethanol production from corn and other crops. The results were published in the April issue of Nature. MORE  

Canola for Biodiesel Breaks Rail Jam, Gains Value 

An up-and-coming feedtsock for biodiesel has broken out of a log jam that kept it from going from the farm fields of Canada to the plants where it could be processed, and that is helping push up its value. This article from Barrons says canola has bounced back from 3 1/2-year lows and could end up gaining 20 percent in value by the middle of this summer. MORE

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Summer Precision Ag Training 

Did you know Ag Leader offers a variety of SMS training sessions to help answer your questions about the software? That's right, whether you're more comfortable listening in on a webinar from your home computer, or attending an in-person, hands-on classroom training session, Ag Leader has a variety of courses to fit your needs. MORE


Hick Chick Chat with AEM on Farm Equipment 

The important contribution of U.S. agriculture equipment manufacturing to the health of the nation's economy is demonstrated in an economic paper recently released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. MORE


An Interactive Directory for Agriculture 


Technology start-up company Agribite has just launched an innovative interactive directory website aimed to help the agriculture community. Agribite has been built with the sole purpose of connecting the agriculture community with vendors, clients, organizations, and friends in one place. It provides an easy-to-use platform for all ag industry members to have a free web and mobile presence and to be listed in a growing directory without cost. MORE



Farmland Film at NYC Film Fest             

Farmland the movie was screened April 17 at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Before the screening, director James Moll and the six famers and ranchers involved in the film held a press conference with ag media. MORE


AEM White Paper Interview  

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has just released a new in-depth analysis of of the impact of the agricultural equipment industry on the American economy. MORE

ResponsibleAg Board Member Interview 

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) recently announced the selection of nine individuals to serve on the newly formed ResponsibleAg Board of Directors. MORE

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Experts Talk Video Series Features Groundbreaking Research                       


Zinpro Corporation announces the debut episode of Experts Talk, an all-new online lameness prevention video series. The inaugural episode features Dr. Dörte Döpfer, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin - School of Veterinary Medicine, one of the world's most recognized experts on digital dermatitis. This common infectious claw disease in cattle, also known as hairy heel warts, can produce painful (acute) skin lesions and lead to lameness.  MORE 

Groundbreaking for New Holland Pavilions 


Ground was broke to mark the start of construction on the New Holland Pavilions at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. The 290,000 square foot expansion will create a state-of-the-art multi-use space, replacing again barn facilities. MORE 

8.4 Million in Export Sales 

The National Milk Producers Federation today applauded introduction of legislation establishing federal standards for the safety and labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).
Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 28 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Foremost Farms, Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Association, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold), and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 5.340 million pounds of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheeses, 2.260 million pounds of 82% butter and 837,757 pounds (380 Metric tons of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the South Pacific. The product will be delivered April through October 2014. MORE 
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