20th Southern Peanut Farmers Conference Set

Cindy Zimmerman

“Opportunities in Change” is the theme, Sandestin Resort is the place, and July 19-21 are the dates for the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. In addition, the event focuses on the family by offering a ladies program and a golf tournament, as well as …

Blogging, Peanuts, SPGC

Percy is Demystifying Science at Bayer

Chuck Zimmerman

My main man Adrian Percy, Bayer CropScience, is definitely a voice to help people understand the highly technical world of science and agriculture today. I’m really happy to see him blogging about it! Here’s an excerpt from his latest in a 3-part series on the subject. After many years involved in conducting research to evaluate the safety of our products, …

Bayer, Blogging, Science

#NAFB15 Offers Better Blogging with Sabrina Hill

Kelly Marshall

Members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasters had the opportunity to learn how to better their blogs with the help of presenter Sabrina Hill. Hill shared her experience blogging and walked participants through the important steps of creating a successful online presence. For radio broadcasters Hill says its important to remember that a radio presence can feed your blog …

Agribusiness, Blogging, NAFB

Natural Delights Hosts Blogger Summit

Kelly Marshall

Fourteen of the nation’s top food bloggers and registered dietitians were recently featured when Natural Delights hosted it’s second blogger summit last month. Natural Delights produces the nation’s leading Medjool Date brand, a food that has become increasingly poplar in the health and fitness industry.  At the event Natural Delights featured growers who shared their stories with the bloggers in hopes …

Agribusiness, Blogging, Events, Uncategorized

AgNerd Cloud – iPhone 6S Plus

Chuck Zimmerman

In keeping with tradition, I have a new iPhone. Partially because I need one, but mostly because I want one. This iPhone 6S Plus agriblogging tool just continues to get better. This is not meant to be a complete review of the device. You can find those here and here. However, I have been using it for a few days …

AgNerd, Apps, Blogging

Register Now for #BlogHerFood15

Kelly Marshall

The world largest conference for food blogger, #BlogHerFood15, is being held in Chicago, November 6-7.  The theme is “Experts Among Us” and includes celebrity invites such as keynote speaker Sarah Michelle Gellar and closing party guest, The Pioneer Woman’s Ree Drummond. Saturday morning will feature a panel of long-term bloggers ready to motivate when burn-out threatens.  With decades of collective experience this …

Blogging, Events, Food

PR Newswire Blog Highlights Ag Blogs

Jamie Johansen

Each week PR Newswire’s blog, Beyond Bylines, publishes Blog Profiles. The section dedicates a post on an industry or subject and a handful of sites that do a good job with promoting, contributing, and blogging about the given topic. PR Newswire media relations manager Christine Cube, serves as it’s author and we were excited about her most recent subject matter. …

Ag Group, Blogging, ZimmComm Announcement

Southern Peanut Growers Blogging

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from Panama City Beach, FL. This is the location of the Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Cindy and I are on the scene. Things started out as usual with Mr. Peanut, Tyron Spearman, grilling PBJ’s (with grape jelly). There was also a make your own ice cream sundae bar. According to Mr. Peanut, a young man told him that the …

Ag Group, Blogging, Peanuts, SPGC

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