ABEF Sensational Six

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Student chapters of the National Agri-Marketing Association are putting the final touches on their presentations for this year’s Marketing Competition. Here’s a new way to support them courtesy of the Agribusiness Educational Foundation. Got mine ordered. Do you want to put some support behind your alma mater? Have you met sharp young NAMA students? Does a school just “speak” to …

Ag Group, Education, Marketing, NAMA

Brownfield Rolls Out in Michigan & Minnesota

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Brownfield Ag News continues to grow as it rolls out networks of radio station affiliates in Michigan and Minnesota today. In Minnesota Farm Broadcaster Mark Dorenkamp has joined the Brownfield team. He takes over the helm as Anchor/Reporter of Minnesota Brownfield. Brownfield Minnesota replaces former Minnesota Farm Network programming. The network has 23 affiliated radio station in the state. Nicole …

Brownfield, Media

Whistleblower Speaks Out Against HSUS

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It looks like the tables have been turned on animal liberation group Humane Society of the United States. A former undercover investigator for the extremist group is featured in a just released video by HumaneWatch.org discussing gestation stalls or also called individual maternity pens (IMPs) which are used to house pregnant pigs. You can watch the video below. IMPs provide …

Animal Activists, Animal Agriculture, Video, Wackos

2015 Ag Media Summit Program First Look

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Planning on attending the 2015 Ag Media Summit? Good. Still considering? The first schedule with topics and speakers for the sessions has been posted to the AMS website. It’s not a final schedule so you might want to check it periodically. Online registration begins May 1. Headquarters Hotel: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch 7500 E Doubletree …

Ag Media Summit

FarmHer at Ag Day

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During last week’s Ag Day Activities in Washington, DC I met Marji Guyler-Alaniz, FarmHer, Inc. during the Celebration of Agriculture dinner. Earlier in the day Marji participated in a Google Hangout with USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and Dr. Linda Young, Chief Mathematical Statistician and Director of Research and Development of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The discussion was about …

Ag Day, Farming

Mail a Spud – Why Not?

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Wondering what to send to a special person to show that you’re thinking of them? Flowers? No? How about a potato? What’s Mail a Spud? I bet you’re wondering WTF this site is all about… A potato in the mail, really??? Who in their right mind would want to do that! Yes, it is true that you can send an …

Food

Ag Day 2015

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National Ag Day activities are conducted by the Agriculture Council of America. This year’s Chair is Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. In this week’s program I talked with Colin about the work of the ACA and this year’s activities. I also spoke with Amy Bradford, GROWMARK, an Ag Day sponsor and sponsor of my coverage of Ag Day activities …

Ag Day, Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, GROWMARK, NCBA, ZimmCast