Auburn Open House Highlights Precision Ag Before AG CONNECT

John DavisAg Connect Expo, Audio

My friend Dr. John Fulton from Auburn University wanted me to remind everyone who is headed to the AG CONNECT Expo in Atlanta, Ga. to make a short side trip to his school (just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta) for an open house put on by Auburn University, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and the Alabama Precison Agriculture Team. “We felt … Read More

Conservation Districts Support AG CONNECT Expo

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Conservation

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) will continue its partnership with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and AG CONNECT Expo for the 2011 show, January 8-10 in Atlanta. NACD and AEM have partnered on various projects for more than four decades on an awards program that recognizes individual conservation districts for using new and innovative technologies, tools and … Read More

Excitement Builds for AG CONNECT Expo 2011

Joanna SchroederAg Connect Expo, Audio, Education, Equipment, Irrigation

It’s been nearly a year since the inaugural AG CONNECT Expo happened in Orlando, Florida back in January. A successful first-time event, AG CONNECT Expo 2011 is shaping up to be even better. AgWired reporter Cindy Zimmerman caught up with the show’s director Sara Mooney to learn what is on tap for next year’s event being held at the Georgia … Read More

Farm Equipment Manufacturers at AG Connect Expo

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo

The Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association (FEMA) will be a key sponsor of the 2011 AG CONNECT Expo, the second international agricultural event of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). FEMA, based in St. Louis, Missouri, represents primarily privately-owned, specialized manufacturers of agricultural equipment and also endorsed the inaugural AG CONNECT Expo, held in 2010. AG CONNECT Expo is slated for … Read More

Second AgConnect Expo Set for Atlanta

Cindy ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Audio

The AG CONNECT Expo team of Rich Jefferson, Sara Truesdale-Mooney, and Charlie O’Brien with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) were at the recent National Agri-Marketing Association annual meeting in Kansas City to promote the second expo coming up next January in Atlanta. Sara is AEM’s Show Director and she says they were happy with the very first AG CONNECT … Read More

Topcon Talks at AG CONNECT Expo

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Audio, Equipment

Here’s another story by our Joanna Schroeder from the floor of AG CONNECT Expo. Topcon Precision Agriculture is a global company with a strong presence in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and is growing in Europe. One of their most popular products is the AGI-3 receiver. This system not only picks up GPS satellites, but also receives … Read More

Leica Geosystems miniMOJO

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Audio, Equipment, Leica Geosystems

Most any photographer will know the Leica name. Oskar Barnack created a small 35mm camera back in 1925 that pretty much changed the way we look at things. What a lot of people are now learning about Leica is that they’re into precision agriculture technology in a big way. The company has three distinct divisions and the one on display … Read More

Ag Leader AG CONNECTing

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Ag Leader

One of the exhibits I visited at AG CONNECT Expo last week is sponsor, Ag Leader Technology. Mike Olson, Sales and Support Manager, was on the floor interacting with attendees when I stopped by. The Ag Leader booth was one of the ones displaying the “New Product” banner. I asked Mike what was new. He says there have been … Read More

Satshot Offers Online GIS System

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Equipment

This story was prepared by ZimmComm reporter, Joanna Schroeder. During the AG CONNECT Expo last week, I spoke with Nathan Faleide, sales and marketing for Satshot. The company offers a GIS online system for the agricultural industry that handles and manages satellite imagery and other data for use in variable rate technology with a fertilization, seed and chemical all-in-one online … Read More

Visiting With Trimble at AG CONNECT Expo

Chuck ZimmermanAg Connect Expo, Trimble

Here’s the next installment of our coverage from AG CONNECT Expo which was held last week in Orlando, FL. ZimmComm’s Joanna Schroeder was on the floor talking to precision ag companies and we’ll be featuring stories throughout the week. Here’s her story from visiting with Trimble. When Trimble launches a new product it’s available worldwide and this week Trimble will … Read More