YoBloCo Awards Announces Top 12 Bloggers

Chuck Zimmerman

The YoBloCo Awards, the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition, have announced the top twelve bloggers. The jury has made its decision and the winners of the YoBloCo Awards have been selected. We are excited to unveil the Top 12 Bloggers of the Awards! The actual 9 Winners will be announced at the Prize Giving Ceremony of the competition, which will …

Blogging, International

Vote now – Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s a chance to support young agricultural bloggers. It’s the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition or YoBloCo Awards. The entries are all in and it’s time for the public to vote. It’s a very simple process too. You can vote here. The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with FARA, Yam-Pukri, CAFAN, AYF, ANAFE, SPC, …

Ag Group, Blogging, Farming, Government, International, Social Networking

Ryan Goodman Receives Inaugural Comm Award

Chuck Zimmerman

He’s Agriculture Proud. He’s Ryan Goodman, Manager of Communications for the Montana Stockgrowers Association. The photo is from when Ryan was teaching a blogging class at the 2011 Agvocacy 2.0 Conference. The Montana Stockgrowers Association is proud to announce that Ryan Goodman, MSGA Manager of Communications, is the inaugural recipient of the 2013 Communicator of the Year award, presented by …

Ag Group, Blogging, Farming, Social Media, Social Networking, Video

Apply Today for ZimmComm Internship

Jamie Johansen

*The application has been updated. We had a technical glitch and need applicants to apply using this form. Sorry for the inconvenience. ZimmComm New Media is now taking applications for our Winter/Spring Internship. Students in the agricultural communications field interested in attending and learning how to “agri-blog” some of the most important industry events held every year should apply. The …

Agribusiness, Blogging, Education, New Media, ZimmComm Announcement

2013 Blog Action Day

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2013 Blog Action Day is approaching fast. I think this year’s topic is a good one – Human Rights. That can apply to so many things and farming and food fit right in. So whatever your blog is about think about participating and letting your voice be heard. Courtesy of: http://www.blogactionday.org

Blogging

ZimmComm Team Welcomes New Intern

Jamie Johansen

Our internship program kicked off at the beginning of the summer, giving a young college student interested in agriculture communications a chance to get their feet wet in the industry. Now the ZimmComm team would like to introduce our new intern for this fall. Kristyn Stidham, grew up raising registered Angus cattle and growing pecans on her family’s farm in …

Blogging, Communications, Education, Internship, ZimmComm Announcement

These Agvocates Say Dinner Starts Here

Chuck Zimmerman

Want to know where your food comes from? Sure you do. Here’s a resource I just found out about – Dinner Starts Here. This is an effort by some young Canadian farmers who are using social media to share their stories about the food they produce. Great idea! Through this website you’ll meet a group of young farmers from Ontario, …

Blogging, Farming, Food, International, Social Media, Social Networking

WordPress at Ten Years

Chuck Zimmerman

WordPress is ten years old and ZimmComm has been with it for almost nine of those years! AgWired was our first WordPress website, converted from Blogger. We saw a good thing and ran with it and have not only built many WordPress websites for ourselves and our clients but I think we’ve turned many others in the industry onto the …

Blogging

NAMA Presents Blogging Webinar

Jamie Johansen

The National Agri-Marketing Association has planned a blogging webinar on strategizing, executing and impacting target markets, presented by Adrian Blake, CEO fo Social Media Contractors. His company, based out of Omaha, outsources social media and creates, manages blogs for clients from Massachusetts to California. Adrian is also the former publisher of The Progressive Farmer and understands the agriculture industry and …

Blogging, NAMA