This week I have a great opportunity to showcase how one of our Talking News Release clients, National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association (NRECA). They use us to distribute good, timely news information to radio reporters, especially from meetings like their just-completed Legislative Conference where they brought in over 3,200 members from around the country to learn about issues and lobby their congressmen.
Beef Day at the Missouri Capitol featured a proclamation from the governor (who didn’t show up in person) proclaiming May, Beef Month in Missouri. These kids were there to learn more about beef, see live cows and get their picture taken with Molly Moo, the cardboard cutout.
A picture is worth a thousand words. That’ s why I like using them. Saves me on the writing side.
They’re a popular item. Maybe we should sell them on our website. I don’t know.
It’s official now. There is a new ethanol promotion organization and it’s headed by Tom Slunecka. Ethanol Promotion & Research Council
In this week’s MBIC Report Cindy Zimmerman interviews Chairman David Dick of Sedalia during Beef Day at the Capitol on Tuesday.
In this week’s CornTalk, Cindy Zimmerman interviews Gary Marshall, CEO of the MCGA/MCMC, from Switzerland. Marshall is currently in Europe on a State Executive Staff Mission hosted by the U.S. Grains Council.
In our ZimmCast this week I interview Leon Corzine, President of the National Corn Growers Association, about marketing and legislation. Although sometimes these seem very separate they really are very related aspects of the business of agriculture.
Are you a cattle artist? Know of any? I don’t mean a cow who paints. I mean someone who paints cows, er, I mean pictures of cows or something like that. Anway, read the release for how you can help out the Holstein Foundation.
If you’ve wanted to do some creative work to promote lamb, now’s the time to obtain some financial assistance from the American Lamb Board.