We had a great meeting today in Columbia, MO at the Missouri Cattle Industry Headquarters. It’s the monthly meeting of the Missouri Agricultural Leaders Luncheon. This is an ad hoc group, meaning no memberships, no dues, nothing but great monthly meetings on topics of interest to the agricultural community. Of course, someone has to coordinate it voluntarily, hence ZimmComm’s involvement!
A new weekly feature of AgriMarketing Pros is CornTalk. CornTalk is an interview program with a representative of the Missouri Corn Growers Association. Sometimes that’s staff or a representative from an affiliated organization.
Most commodity organizations have good e-newsletters. I’ll try to provide links to them as time goes on. I invite you submit a link to yours in case I don’t have it.
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1. Shae Dodson, Communications Coordinator for R-CALF USA has been busy! I’ve received several releases announcing mtgs., fundraising results and more. Here’s excerpts from them. Please contact Shae for more information. Billings, MT ~ Cattlemen who gathered at Northern Livestock Exchange in Minot, ND on February 25, 2005, raised $6,000 for R-CALF USA. Roger Sundsbak and Marilyn Hagen, owners and …
I don’t plan on making this a habit but because he’s a great guy and one of ZimmComm’s favorite people I’ll do it. In fact, before I even get started you should know that you can find listings of agri-marketing jobs through NAMA‘s job bank. You have to be a member though! The new Vice President of Marketing for the …
It’s almost a too late to post this but I think it’s only right to honor the men and women farmers of America who provide such abundance! National Agriculture Day is coordinated by the Agriculture Council of America and it kicks off National Ag Week. We should all be grateful for our safe, abundant food supply.
The Missouri Agricultural Leaders Luncheon is an ad hoc group. That means no membership or staff. Just your handy volunteers which this year are Cindy and myself. We coordinate a meeting monthly that rotates between Jefferson City and Columbia. At our March meeting our new Director of Ag, Fred Ferrell, spoke to over 75 people at Summit Lake Winery.
New Missouri Director of Agriculture, Fred Ferrell. He spoke at a packed luncheon last week. There were over 75 in attendance, a larger than normal crowd. They all wanted to hear from our new Director of Ag and he gave a great speech!
Here’s Team Ethanol, including Missouri Senator Jim Talent, Indiana Senator Evan Bayh, IRL’s Tony George, Ron Hemelgarn, and in the car, the driver, Paul Dana.