Why Are You Here Cattlemen?

Chuck Zimmerman

During the Cattlemen’s Beef Board meeting at the end of the Cattle Industry Summer Conference we heard a great speech in the form of the report given by CEO Polly Ruhland. She had a very heartfelt and powerful message which I believe shows you the quality of the people representing cattle producers on the staff of the Beef Checkoff. You …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef Board, Cattle Industry Conference, CBB

Beef Board CEO Reports at Summer Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The CEO of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, Polly Ruhland, was on stage this morning for the second general session of the Cattle Industry Summer Conference. I talked with her afterward. She says the new committee structure and format for the conference have generated good feedback. Condensing the agenda into a shorter time frame means that volunteer leaders have to spend …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Beef Board, Cattle Industry Conference, CBB

Welcome to Cattle Industry Summer Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome from the Cattle Industry Summer Conference. I’m Beef Board Blogging over at MyBeefCheckoffMeeting.com but sharing with you here when I can. Let’s get started with thanking Merial for sponsoring the news room once again. We sure appreciate their support and the wonderful place to work out of. I did an early morning interview with NCBA’s Chase Adams …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA

Beef Was For Dinner at Buffalo Chip Campground

Chuck Zimmerman

I had no idea until last night that you could find a good steak and a lot more for a rustic sit down dinner at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground. It’s the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Surf-N-Turf Steakhouse located in The Historic Barn. There are other choices like lobster, chicken, ribs and huge pork chops. But I’m heading to Denver today …

Ag Group, Beef, Beef Board, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, New Holland

Animal Nutritional Solutions at Alltech

Jamie Johansen

The 2013 NCBA Trade Show brought industry leaders together to share their latest in agriculture research and technology during the Cattle Industry Convention. Like always, Alltech had a constant crowd gathered to here their newest techniques in agriculture nutrition and technology. I spoke with Jim Bannerman, National Accounts Manager with Alltech, and he shared their focus for 2013. “We always …

Alltech, Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, NCBA Convention

One Stop for Event Audio and Photos

Cindy Zimmerman

2013 has already been a busy year for ZimmComm – the last couple of weeks especially. We already have 12 new photo albums for this year! Because our events may be posted on different websites, and just because of the sheer volume of content we are generating that we want to share, we are working on consolidating event content on …

Biodiesel, Cattle Industry Conference, CBB, Ethanol, Media, NCBA, ZimmComm Announcement

NCBA’s Work In Washington

Jamie Johansen

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is hard at work advocating for beef producers year-round, but during the Cattle Industry Convention they get to hear with cattlemen and women from across the country. During this year’s event I talked with Colin Woodall, Vice President of Government Affairs for NCBA. To start off our chat I asked him about some of the …

Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Farm Bill, Government, NCBA, NCBA Convention