NAFB Top Ten Stories of 2005

Chuck Zimmerman

National Association of Farm BroadcastingI have no motivation or inspiration to do a year in review so I’m glad that others are taking care of these duties. I guess I think that if anyone wants to know about the year at AgWired they can just scroll down!

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NAFB Changes Name

Chuck Zimmerman

National Association of Farm BroadcastersFarm broadcasters were busy last week at their convention. NAFB, Executive Director, Bill O’Neill just sent out a report that announces the change in the organization’s name. It’s now the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. This was done he says to better represent the “full inclusion of agribusinesses, marketing and communications agencies, farm organizations, and all “allied” providers who are integral to the business and marketplace of farm and rural lifestyle broadcasting.”

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McCormick Tractor For a Year

Chuck Zimmerman

NAFB ConventionAt the NAFB Convention a fun highlight is the Foundation auction. One of the items they auction off is the use of a McCormick tractor for a year. Here’s Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper trying it out beforehand to see if it’s what he needs back home.

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AGCO Crew At Trade Talk

Chuck Zimmerman

NAFB ConventionHere’s an early picture of the AGCO crew at Trade Talk. They look fresh and ready to go. I wonder what an “after” picture would look like?

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NAFB President Talking

Chuck Zimmerman

NAFB ConventionThis is pretty much the pose you see at a Trade Talk booth. Here’s NAFB president, Emery Kleven, conducting an interview.

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