Economic Impact of Agriculture on the St. Louis Region

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This podcast was started back in 2004 with a theme of what’s new in the world of agribusiness focusing on agricultural marketing in particular. I really appreciate all the subscribers and listeners who have made this the longest running podcast about agriculture. The feedback and support has been great and I’ve had the opportunity …

Agribusiness, Audio, Marketing, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 650 – Preview of Virtual Agri-Marketing Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, featuring weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders and all about what’s new, with a focus on agricultural marketing. This week’s program provides a preview of the National Agri-Marketing Association’s Virtual Agri-Marketing Conference which will be held August 11-13. Conference Chair Rebecca Ivey, Case IH, gives us a preview of the program. Following that I’m …

Ag Groups, Agribusiness, Audio, GROWMARK, Marketing, Media, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 644 – COVID-19 Impacts on Ag Comm Groups Part 2

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week’s program is part two of a series featuring conversations with the leadership of agricultural media and marketing associations. This week I’m sharing conversations with Samantha Kilgore, AAEA, The Ag Communicators Network, Lindsay Graber Runft, Livestock Publications Council and Kristy Mach/John Blue, Agricultural Relations Council. Each of these organizations has had to cancel …

AAEA, ARC, Audio, LPC, Marketing, Media, ZimmCast

NAMA #COVID19 Feedback Survey Results

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association just completed a simple survey of members with questions about their plans/intentions for the coming quarters of the year as well as the rest of the year as a whole. I thought they had great participation with 212 respondents. Here are a couple of the questions with tidbits from the results. You can see the full …

Advertising, Ag Groups, Agencies, Agribusiness, Marketing, Media, NAMA, Podcasts, Public Relations

ZimmCast 635 – Biodiesel Blogging & Virtual Newsrooms

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program you’ll hear from the National Biodiesel Conference and some of the content we produced for the Biodiesel Conference Blog – our 15th year as the biodiesel bloggers! Among those featured are National Biodiesel Board CEO Donnell Rehagen; NBB Chairman Chad Stone, REG; American Soybean Association CEO Ryan Findlay; Illinois soybean …

Audio, Biodiesel, Biofuels, Marketing, Public Relations, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 625 – 2019 NAMA Fall Conference Preview

Chuck Zimmerman

In this week’s program we’ll get a preview of the 2019 National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference. Conference committee chair, Brittany Phillips, Brighton Agency, talks us through the program and activities of #NAMAFall19. Registration is available on the NAMA website with the early registration deadline of September 16. The hotel is the Ritz Carlton in St. Louis.  The program starts on …

Audio, Marketing, NAMA, ZimmCast

Coming Soon from Farm Market iD

Cindy Zimmerman

With a database of over 2.4 million active operations, Farm Market iD is already the leading provider of farm and grower data to inform and improve agribusiness strategy, marketing and sales efforts. But the company is aiming to launch a new product soon for even more specialized data. “What we’re essentially doing is monitoring fields on behalf of our clients,” …

AgWired Precision, Audio, data, Info Ag, Marketing

GrainCoat App Streamlines Grain Marketing

Carrie Muehling

Like many farmers, Sean Arians also has a job that sometimes takes him away from his agriculture operation. Arians needed an easier way to manage grain marketing activities, so he developed the GrainCoat application. “Cloud spreadsheets and shared spreadsheets are sometimes tough to keep up to date and I really wanted an application that I could take with me on …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Marketing, Precision Agriculture

A Cornstalk of a Different Kind

Chuck Zimmerman

This cornstalk is actually Cornstalk Promotional Products. Making an appearance in the Agri-Marketing Conference Connection Point was Kevin Lind, Principal. His creations caught a lot of people’s attention including mine. Of course his booth was right across the aisle from ZimmComm. Before the craziness ended I spoke with Kevin via the Golden ZimmComm Microphone to learn more about him and …

Audio, Marketing, NAMA

Dominate With SEO Meets #GoldenMic

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the folks who stopped by the ZimmComm booth during the Agri-Marketing Conference Connection Point was Sam Romain, Dominate With SEO. Sam’s company is in the Minneapolis area but he has staff working remotely in various places around the country. His company started out working on search engine optimization but has been moving more into content creation. He says …

Audio, Internet, Marketing, NAMA