Brownfield’s Steever Interviews President Obama

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Brownfield Ag News anchor and former NAFB president Tom Steever got a 20 minute interview with President Obama this week on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal and what it means for agriculture. “So this is really a big deal,” the President told Brownfield Ag News Tuesday, “and the key to getting it passed is just making sure that people …

Brownfield, Government, Trade

Brownfield Welcomes Back Anita!

Cindy Zimmerman

After a brief stint with a global sustainable food group, Anita Vanderwert is back where she belongs – at Brownfield Ag News. Most of us in the agri-marketing world have known Anita for the many years she did sales for Brownfield and parent company Learfield. Now her job is Business Development Director where she will work closely with the network’s …

Agribusiness, Brownfield, Media

Brownfield Rolls Out in Michigan & Minnesota

Chuck Zimmerman

Brownfield Ag News continues to grow as it rolls out networks of radio station affiliates in Michigan and Minnesota today. In Minnesota Farm Broadcaster Mark Dorenkamp has joined the Brownfield team. He takes over the helm as Anchor/Reporter of Minnesota Brownfield. Brownfield Minnesota replaces former Minnesota Farm Network programming. The network has 23 affiliated radio station in the state. Nicole …

Brownfield, Media

Brownfield Honky Tonks With NAMA

Chuck Zimmerman

It was honky tonk time at the Brownfield NAMA Party at Maverick’s in Jacksonville last night. Or should I say this morning? Pretty much a little of both! Here’s the Brownfield staff just having fun like you knew they would. It was a packed house as Agri-Marketing Conference attendees stopped by to relax and share some fun with friends and …

Ag Group, Brownfield, NAMA

Brownfield Welcomes New Sales Team Member

Jamie Johansen

Brownfield Ag News has welcomed veteran agricultural marketer Lori Lulich to their Sales Team. Lulich will work with agricultural clients and agencies in the Midwest on their marketing and advertising goals and objectives. Lulich has spent the last 10 years as a national accounts manager for Farm Journal Media. And before that she was the director of communications for the …

Brownfield, Marketing

Update on Accord

Maggie Seiler

The 130th ASTA annual meeting gave attendees an opportunity to receive an update on the progress of the Accord initiative that is a joint effort of ASTA with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). “The Accord is an industry-led framework that is meant to address situations when biotech events go off patent and how we maintain the regulatory approvals worldwide for …

Agribusiness, ASTA, Biotech, Brownfield, Seed

Brownfield Parties On

Chuck Zimmerman

Some people seemed to be moving a little slow this morning at the Agri-Marketing Conference. Could be a little bit of Brownfield Party Syndrome. Happens to the best of us! Last night Brownfield partied on in style at the Dubliner in the K.C. Power & Light area. Cindy and I were there with cameras in hand to “document” it for …

Brownfield, NAMA


Cindy Zimmerman

The president of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting had the opportunity to interview the President of the United States today about a new report on the rural economy and farm policy. NAFB President Tom Steever of Brownfield Ag News not only asked President Obama about the Council of Economic Advisers report – Strengthening Rural Communities: Lessons From a Growing …

Audio, Brownfield, Farm Bill, Government, NAFB