April 29, 2016 
Hello ZimmComm Community:
This is just another friendly reminder that you can get the free  AgWired App for your iOS device now.  Android and Watch is coming.  It's a handy app to keep up with all the interesting stories we find in the world of agriculture.
How about you Twitter folks?  How are you doing?  Here's some links to follow from the  @ZimmComm world:
AgriBlogger - Chuck - He's the most interesting man in ag social media!
FarmPodcaster - Cindy
JamieDJohansen - Jamie Johansen
theLizzyKay - Lizzy Schultz
daddystractor - Kelly Marshall
jmschroeder - Joanna Schroeder
AgWired - Flagship AgWired Web News
PrecisionAgNews - The Latest Precision Ag News
AnimalAgNews - The Latest Animal Health News
AgNewsWire - National Ag News Content Service
This weekend the ZimmComm Team will be arriving in Pensacola for the first ever company retreat.  It's all business Monday and Tuesday.  Well, for a while, but then there's the beach, etc. don't you know.  We're going to be doing some planning, training, scheming, laughing and just plain having a good ole time getting even better at being the best ag social media content team in America.
Here are some audio files you might have missed this week:
Now for some news from the ZimmComm News Network:

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New Group is Growing Global Solutions

We've been in the agricultural communications business for a very, very long time and we are very blessed that so many of the people we started in the business with are still involved, so it's always nice to touch base with good friends we have known from the beginning who are starting new ventures. MORE


3 Top Tips for Recycling Farm Waste

Earth Day may have come and gone but it's always a good time to be kind to Mother Earth and recycling is one such way.  MORE 

AgChat Acquires Ask the Farmers Initiative

The AgChat Foundation has reached an agreement with the creators of Ask The Farmers to acquire its websites, trademarks and platforms.  MORE 
DomesticFuel  Domestic Fuel 

Report: Clean Energy Techs Cut Road CO2 Emissions
A new report from Lux Research has found that using low-carbon fuels and vehicle efficiency will cut road transport CO2 emissions 29 percent by 2030. Biofuels and natural gas combined will account for 45 percent of petroleum displacement. Today, global road transportation accounts for a sixth of all global CO2 emissions. MORE 
Hungarian Delegates Visit Enginuity Worldwide
Missouri-based Enginuity Worldwide hosted a group of energy delegates from Hungary recently where they learned more about the company's biotechnology efforts. The company has developed technology that turns local agriculture waste into renewable solid biomass fuel. The delegation was comprised of project developers, including Gabor Nagy, Andras Herozeg, Daniel Szollosi-Nagy, and Gabor Kaczmarczyk, who spent time assessing Enginuity's patented rotary compression technology to deploy for use in Hungary. MORE 
Cellerate + Enogen = More Ethanol Production
According to Syngenta, the combination of Cellerate process technology with Enogen can increase ethanol production by 20 percent. The 18 day trial was conducted at the Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) plant. Since going online, the ethanol plant has produced more than 3 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol via the Cellerate process. The resulting ethanol is sold as a D3 Rin under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the pathway will be submitted to the California Air Resources Board for approval. MORE 

Pioneer, PrecisionHawk Accelerate Use of Aerial Data

DuPont Pioneer has come on board as a strategic investor for the innovation and global expansion of PrecisionHawk. MORE 

Used Equipment Value Calculator Released

Iron Solutions has announced a new online product.  The company that created IRON Guides®, IRON HQ® and a full suite of equipment data and software products has now launched the IRON Guides Residual Value Calculator® for Used Equipment.  This new offering will be sold separetly from their current lineup of products. MORE 

Alltech Acquires Ireland's Leader of Farm Solutions

Alltech has agreed to acquire Keenan, a leading farming solutions company in Ireland. Keenan is the 14th acquisition for Alltech globally since 2011. MORE 

@GROWMARK Grows with Youth Programs
When it comes to sustainability in agriculture, the most precious natural resource for the industry to preserve is our young people, and the GROWMARK System and FS member cooperatives are all about that.  MORE


Thirsty Land Debuts at #Water4Food
Thirsty Land, directed and produced by Conrad Weaver, focuses on the multi-year drought facing California, Washington and other southwestern states. The documentary debuted as part of the Water for Food Global Conference taking place April 24-26 in Lincoln Nebraska at the Nebraska Innovation Campus. MORE


Meet a Champion Mustang
The 2016 Midwest Horse Fair featured several notable equine celebrities, and AgWired was fortunate enough to receive the opportunity to visit with one of the this year's most exceptional honorees. Padre is a mustang stallion and former wild horse who went above all odds to prove himself as a champion dressage horse, and is continuing to inspire so many in his community through his new role as a service horse in a veterans therapy program. MORE


AgriLabs Expands Animal Health Vaccine Opportunities

AgriLabs® has entered into the vaccine manufacturing business with a new USDA-licensed facility in Lincoln, Nebraska. They have also acquired Lincoln-based Antelope Valley Bios and Benchmark Biolabs, and Benchmark's ownership interest of VaxLiant®. AgriLabs will now offer complete concept-to-commercialization services for vaccines used in swine, cattle, poultry and other species. MORE 
New Holland Sponsors Awards for NCBA Recruitment

The Kansas Livestock Association and the Colorado Cattlemen's Association each earned use of a piece of equipment from New Holland Agriculture for their outstanding efforts to recruit new members to the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Each of these NCBA affiliates will get its choice of a one-year lease on a New Holland Roll-Belt™ 560 Specialty Crop round baler or a one-year lease on a New Holland T6 175 tractor. The organizations received their awards at the NCBA's Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., April 12-14. MORE

Texas A&M Wins 69th USPOULTRY Poultry Judging Contest

Texas A&M University wins the High Team Overall category at the 69th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest, held at Louisiana State University. LSU placed a close second. Additionally, Trent Dugas, senior at LSU, was announced high individual overall winner, and Bailey Miller, senior at Texas A&M University, finished second overall. MORE 
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