Zimfo Bytes 11/21

Carrie Muehling

    • The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is urging support for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving on Nov. 28. #AgGives on #GivingTuesday is an industry-wide campaign to raise funds, find volunteers and build awareness of agriculture in local communities. Every donor contributing $25 or more to the Foundation on #GivingTuesday will receive one entry for a chance to win an exclusive Book of the Year bundle valued at over $80.
    • Tractor Supply Company’s fall Paper Clover campaign raised more than $980,000, becoming the most successful fundraiser in the company’s history. As a result, more than 14,500 4-H youth will have the opportunity to attend county-level development programs, camps and leadership conferences.
    • The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has opened the application process for the 2018 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award. The online application is available here. Individual applications must be completed by January 12, 2018.
    • The 2017 Water for Food Global Conference included three days of presentations and discussions on pressing global water and food security challenges, including innovations in sustainable irrigation in Africa, governance of major river basins and groundwater, and new technologies to improve water use. The proceeding of the conference are summarized in a report entitled, “Water for Food Security: From Local Lessons to Global Impacts.”
    • AMVAC Chemical Corporation has selected Swanson Russell as its advertising and public relations agency of record. Swanson Russell will be providing full service communications for AMVAC, including public relations, database marketing, digital, branding and marketing strategy.
    • Swanson Russell recently promoted four in its Lincoln office and one in its Omaha office. In Omaha, Heather Garth is promoted to art director. In the Lincoln office, Kaylee Dump is promoted to digital producer, Belinda Pabian is promoted to senior account manager, Kassie Smidt is promoted to lead accounting assistant, and Emily Yoble is promoted to senior designer.


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