So Glad To See Him

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s Dick Marshall receiving the Lifetime Communicator Award from the Missouri Corn Growers Association. With Dick is family members including his brother Gary (far right) who is the Executive Director of MCGA. The award was presented at last yesterday’s MCGA Annual Mtg. in Jefferson City, MO. Dick used to work for me at the Brownfield Network. He was a longtime …

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We Are The Media

Chuck Zimmerman

Or are we the media? Interesting question. It used to be that companies had to push their information to their customers through “traditional” media (newspaper, magazine, radio, tv). The web has opened up a whole new world though. What about blogging, or as I’d rather say, self-publishing and syndication? If I create an easy to use and subscribe to web …

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Record Media Attendance

Chuck Zimmerman

I’ve been told that we have a record number of media representatives (reporters) covering the Cattle Industry Convention this year. I know I saw more at the media reception tonight than I’ve ever seen before. Thank you Merial for sponsoring it and the excellent food, especially the little steaks that were fork tender! Because of all the reporters here I’ve …

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Even The News Room Is Sponsored!

Chuck Zimmerman

I know it’s not a very exciting picture but you can see how everything is sponsored. Reporters at the news center will leave this convention weighing several pounds more due to the large quantities of food bestowed upon them. Thursday’s breakfast included large steaks! After all we have to get our beef quota.

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Interesting Lunch Questions

Chuck Zimmerman

At lunch today the discussion centered around blogging of course and how this might become useful in the agricultural communications world since there isn’t much of it yet. I’m going to write about a couple of the questions that were raised since I think they are of widespread interest. For example, it’s going to be somewhat challenging but I’m going …

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