ZimmComm Galaxy Tab S AgNerd Giveaway

Jamie JohansenAgNerd, Contest

Are you in need of some new tech for your farm or business? ZimmComm New Media just might have the answer. Enter our latest AgNerd Giveaway for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S Tab. Samsung Galaxy S Tab Specs: Super AMOLED® display (1600 x 2560) Our thinnest (0.26″) and lightest (1.02 lbs.) yet Unique innovations like Fingerprint Scanner, … Read More

Will Apple Watch be Useful Precision Tool

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Gadgets, ZimmWatch

My Apple Watch just arrived this week and I have completed setup with a personal Apple assistant (nice touch Apple). I’ll need to practice but I’ve already made and received texts on it, a phone call, snapped a photo remotely with my iPhone and set up my activity goals. I already got reminded to stand and walk around for a … Read More

AgNerd Cloud – New Holland PLM

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, New Holland

In this AgNerd Cloud we’re going to take a more in-depth look at New Holland’s Precision Land Management (PLM) platform with Chris Carrier, Marketing Manager, Precision Land Management & T7 Series. I visited with Chris in his office recently to talk about PLM. New Holland’s PLM has a growing number of resources and functionalities that you can find on the … Read More

AgNerd Cloud – Apple Watch App from Agworld

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Apps, Audio, Gadgets

AgNerd’s everywhere, rejoice! You will soon have an app to use when you get your new Apple Watch thanks to AgWorld. Agworld, a leading global information management and cloud collaboration software for growers and consultants, announced that it is developing an app for the Apple Watch in response to the growing demand for a new breed of field-ready, connected apps. … Read More

2015 World Backup Day

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, computers, Gadgets, technology

Hey AgNerds when was the last time you backed up your computer? Your phone? Your tablet? Your memory cards? All your field data? Hopefully you know the answer to that. If you haven’t then do it today – World Backup Day. This infographic was sent to me by Cloudwards. Click on it to see the rest of the graphic. March … Read More

John Deere App Center Available

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere

AgNerd Cloud alert! Appy Monday to you. How about a program could focusing on Apps? As in the new John Deere App Center. To learn all about it I talked with Nathan Greuel, John Deere Mobile Technician. The John Deere App Center provides users the ability to search and find apps most useful to their business or operations. They will … Read More

Covering the Farm with Ayrstone Ayrmesh

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Audio, Ayrstone, Cloud, Internet

It’s time for another edition of the AgNerd Cloud, a fairly regular column on new technology for the farm. In this program we’ll learn about how you can obtain a good internet cloud on your property that can include remote ethernet connections via a new wireless device! Thanks to Bill Moffitt, Ayrstone Productivity, for working with us by supplying some … Read More

A Column for AgNerds

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Cloud, technology

Welcome to a new regular column I will be publishing on all things AgNerdish. I’m calling it the Cloud since the cloud covers everything and is one of the hottest things developing in the AgNerd world. This week’s ZimmCast gets things started with a discussion I had with Willie Vogt, Editorial Director, Penton Farm Progress. Like me, he loves new … Read More

Int’l Visitors See & Make Connections at Develop with Deere

John DavisAgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, International, John Deere, technology

One place U.S. farmers are definitely ahead of their European counterparts is in the area of precision agriculture, in particular, connecting data from different platforms. Chuck caught up with Malte Isermeyer and Thomas Dedenk with KWS out of Germany at the recent 2014 Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City, who told him many farmers in Europe try to get … Read More

AyrMesh Bridge Wireless Point-to-Point Bridge

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Audio, Internet

How about an ethernet cable without the wires on your farm network? Yes, it’s possible. That is, with the Ayrstone Productivity AyrMesh Bridge! During the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention I spoke with company president Bill Moffitt about their newest product. The Bridge joins a growing family of products from Ayrstone like their AyrMesh Hub, Receiver and a Hub … Read More