The Missouri Beef Industry Council’s weekly MBIC Report this week is with Executive Director Steve Taylor. Steve talks about their presence this weekend at the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association annual meeting in Branson and how veterinarians are partners in the beef industry’s long range plan to increase profitability by assuring a high quality product.
The issue of rural internet access is a very important one in agricultural marketing and communications today. Last week I posted the full presentation made by Tim Ganschow, Agristar Global Networks, at the Gateway NAMA meeting. I’ve selected a couple of segments from Tim’s talk for you in this week’s ZimmCast. I hope you enjoy it.
The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council has some promotion results to be proud of.
I just love it when an agribusiness site uses audio (and promotes it). That’s why it’s worth noting that the Pioneer, Growing Point, website has new audio file. I’m going to use their link to one so you can hear what it sounds like. This one is a technology update on “gene shuffling” by Bart Baudler.
I’m back. It’s been a long day of blogging, teaching blogging and demonstrating AgNewsWire. I promised to post some audio though and here it is. I decided to post Tim Ganschow’s (Agristar Global Networks) complet presentation today on “Bringing Internet Access To Rural America.” You sure can’t find a subject more near and dear to my heart.
The Beltwide Cotton Conference has been going on all week in San Antonio. The Conference is all about improving and enhancing cotton production, but some policy issues always come up – especially when trade is such a vital part of the US cotton industry.
A little butter makes things better. In this case The Farm Show got kicked off in Pennsylvania with a sculpture crafted from 800 pounds of butter that was donated by the Land O’Lakes plant in Carlisle, PA.
The Missouri Beef Industry Council’s weekly MBIC Report this week is with Consumer Information Director Alane Lidolf who talks about the upcoming Show-Me Shape Up Program. MBIC is helping to sponsor the shape up program which begins next week. People can sign up for the challenge at http://www.smsg.org/showmeshapeup/.