Chandler Goule New CEO of NAWG

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Let’s welcome Chandler Goule as the new CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers. Chandler is currently Senior Vice President of Programs at the National Famers Union. “NAWG is very pleased to have Chandler on board,” said NAWG President Gordon Stoner, a wheat grower from Outlook, Montana. “With our industry at a critical juncture, we know that with Chandler’s …

Ag Group, NAWG, Wheat

Mary Hagan Joins NCGA

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We welcome Mary Hagan who has been hired as the new Vice President of Communications for the National Corn Growers Association. “Mary has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing complex communication strategies with high profile agriculture and consumer products companies,” said NCGA Chief Executive Officer Chris Novak. “She excels at collaboratively leading teams in creating communications that drive …

Ag Group, Corn, NCGA

Meet Mark Poeschl – CEO of @NationalFFA

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This week I visit with Mark Poeschl, incoming CEO of the National FFA Organization and Foundation. Mark officially takes over the position August 1. Mark comes from a strong farm background and he has some significant experience in agribusiness, including on the global level. He has also been very involved in FFA. Poeschl, a former FFA member and past state …

Ag Group, Audio, FFA, ZimmCast

Blue Angels Come Home to Pensacola

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At a time when there are so many negative, anti-American,ignorant and immoral stories circulating in news and social media it only takes about 30 seconds to get a very different feeling than that of frustration and anger. The video below is of the Navy’s Blue Angels returning home to Pensacola after a show in St. Louis, MO. I got lucky …

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First Ever ZimmComm Team Retreat

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The ZimmComm Team got together for the first time in Pensacola Beach, FL. All our editors and the mysterious Robert, the webmaster, are concluding our business sessions which have included website critiques/changes (some still pending), social media strategy, online multimedia content creation and much more. It has been an intense time but also a great time for fellowship with family …

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New NAMA President Matt Coniglio

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The Agri-Marketing Conference has come and gone for this year and hopefully everyone has recovered. I think I have. The last item on my agenda for this year’s conference, put on by the National Agri-Marketing Association, was to interview the new President, Matt Coniglio, Penton Agriculture. In the photo you can see Matt is real happy to receive the gavel …

Ag Group, Audio, Media, NAMA, ZimmCast

Who is NAMA? We are NAMA!

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During the Agri-Marketing Conference the National Agri-Marketing Association premiered a new video to help promote the NAMA brand. Who is NAMA? We are NAMA. That’s the clear message you’ll get when you watch it. This video is part of the effort undertaken by the board and executive committee to come up with ideas for helping promote and encouragement membership in …

Ag Group, NAMA, Video

2016 NAMA Agribusiness Leader of the Year

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association bestowed its highest honor on W. Dwight Armstrong, Ph.D, during the Agri-Marketing Conference. Dwight is the CEO of the National FFA Organization. During his remarks Dwight said, “You know, when you get this type of recognition, it’s not about you, it’s about the people you surround yourself with.” He said that as he thought about what …

Ag Group, Audio, FFA, NAMA

Welcome to First ZimmComm General Manager

Chuck Zimmerman

Hey AgWired community. Please help me welcome Clint Underwood to the ZimmComm Team as our first full time employee – General Manager! This is very cool. Clint will be responsible for the general operations of the company, as well as contract management and sales. Having him handle more of the business side of our company will allow us to focus …

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