Pfizer Suggest Paradigm Shift

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the Pfizer Animal Health specialists we met this week at their media event in Kalamazoo was Dr. Gordon Brumbaugh. He’s an anti-infective specialist in their Cattle-Specialty Veterinary Operations. The theme of his talk was a “Paradigm Shift.” Basically he wants to challenge producers to think in new ways now that there are products on the market that work …

Animal Health, Audio, Pfizer

The State of ACE and Ethanol

Chuck Zimmerman

Things are winding down here at the ACE Convention. Looking very relaxed this morning was the executive vice president of the American Coalition for Ethanol, Brian Jennings. He gave the state of the industry and organization speech yesterday. I interviewed Brian this morning to find out what he thinks about how things are going in the ethanol industry and especially …

Audio, Ethanol

Pfizer Animal Health’s R&D Investment

Chuck Zimmerman

The executive director for Pfizer Animal Health’s Global Clinical Development is Dr. Bill Baker. He’s responsible for managing the staff and budgets for this group of 120 individuals. At the media event this week he gave us an overview of Pfizer’s Veterinary Medicine Research and Development which is the research organization that has 700 staff in total. He says that …

Animal Health, Audio, Pfizer

Pawlenty and Peterson At ACE

Chuck Zimmerman

We had a couple of politicians with us here today at the ACE Convention. The first one on stage was Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty. When I asked him about his vision for the future of ethanol in Minnesota he said he wants to be the benchmark state for the rest of the country on the development, use and availability of …

Ag Group, Audio, Ethanol

Getting The BRD Scoop At Pfizer

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s the guy who really showed us the way when it comes to BRD in cattle today at the Pfizer Animal Health VMRD facilities. He’s Dr. Dan Scruggs and his topic was the whole BRD complex. I know more about diseases I couldn’t pronounce before today than I’ve got time to write about tonight. Let’s just say there are a …

Animal Health, Audio, Pfizer

Draxxin Marketing Manager Dave Korbelik

Chuck Zimmerman

The Pfizer Animal Health marketing manager for Draxxin is Dave Korbelik. He was our emcee today and introduced our speakers while also contributing some interesting information about Pfizer products. I got to talk to him at supper time and asked him to tell us more about their products which are used to treat bovine respiratory illness since that’s what we …

Animal Health, Audio, Pfizer

Talking Nebraska Pork

Chuck Zimmerman

I just got the latest edition of the Pork Industry Report from the Nebraska Pork Producers Association delivered to me. You can listen to this week’s program here: ne-pork.mp3 Now this should be in an rss feed which would make it a podcast! I looked all over the website but didn’t see it set up as such. NE Pork Talk …

Ag Group, Audio

Agragate Those Carbon Credits

Chuck Zimmerman

This week I’m attending the Agricultural Media Summit. As if you didn’t know that by now. So this week’s program is a live demo for my “Podcasting For Publishers” session. What better program and interview than with your sponsor? The program is my interview this morning with Agragate Climate Credits Corporation CEO Dave Krog. We’ll learn all about carbon credits …

Ag Media Summit, AgraGate, Audio