ZimmCast from 2018 NAMA Fall Conference

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This week the ZimmCast, sponsored by GROWMARK, will focus on the 2018 National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference. With 195 registered this was a very successful conference and one of the largest. From the comments I was hearing and from my own viewpoint it was also one of the best programs I can remember. The theme was Grow North – Bringing …

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NAMA Fall Meeting Awards

Chuck Zimmerman

My travel, registration and hotel arrangements are made. I hope to see you in Minneapolis soon. One of the highlights of the NAMA Fall Conference are the presentations of Professional Development Awards. NAMA recognizes industry leaders at the very top of their respective fields. These prestigious awards acknowledge excellence in the areas of marketing communications, public relations and sales. The …

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Who Should Attend NAMA Boot Camp

Chuck Zimmerman

Here is who should attend. The National Agri-Marketing Association’s Boot Camp event is the perfect opportunity for individuals new to the industry to learn more about marketing and agriculture basics. The 2018 Boot Camp will take place in Kansas City, MO, August 15-17. This event has educational sessions on what influences producers, crisis management, and dealing with negative messages. Plus, …

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ZimmCast 584 – More NAMA, Farm Bill & Precision Ag

Chuck Zimmerman

There is a mix of topics in this week’s ZimmCast. In this week’s program you will hear: Interview with Marina Menendez, Distillery Madison Interview with Diane Riley/Brenda, Kondex Interview with Chuck Spencer, GROWMARK USDA story on Precision Ag Advancement We have new members of the #GoldenMic Club, some discussion on sustainability as it relates to the Conservation Title of the …

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Registration Open for NAMA Boot Camp

Chuck Zimmerman

Registration is open for the 2018 National Agri-Marketing Association Boot Camp. I know it sounds tough but show us what you’re made of and go to camp! NAMA Boot Camp takes place August 15-17, in Kansas City. Register here. Whether you’ve just entered the rough working world or one who’s been through the NAMA Boot Camp drill before, sign up …

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ZimmCast 582 – More Members of the #GoldenMic Club

Chuck Zimmerman

In this week’s program I’m featuring some new members of the #GoldenMic Club. These folks got their first opportunity to be interviewed with one of our Golden ZimmComm Microphones during the Agri-Marketing Conference. Featured are Curt Dennison, Curt Dennison Photography; Daniel Lamoureux, LaTerre and Jeffrey Ross, Ross Creative Works.  I visited with Curt while Jamie did with Daniel and Jeffrey. If …

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New Executive Committee for NAMA

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) announced the new Executive Committee for 2018-2019. Pictured is new President, Sheri Seger (right), being handed the gavel from now past President Amy Bradford, GROWMARK. Here’s the full list of members: PRESIDENT Sheri Seger, Chicago Chapter DTN/The Progressive Farmer PRESIDENT-ELECT Scott McClure, Gateway Chapter Brighton Agency SECRETARY/TREASURER Sara Steever, Northern Prairie Chapter Paulsen VICE PRESIDENT …

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ZimmCast on Ag Careers and Farm Wifi

Chuck Zimmerman

This week’s program includes two Golden ZimmComm Microphone interviews from #NAMA18 (Agri-Marketing Conference). Featured are Matt Wetterson, Kayla Portwood and Melissa Williams with GROWMARK. Matt talks about his responsibilities with GROWMARK and challenges and opportunities. Kayla and Melissa talk about Ag Careers and how important reaching out to young people who want to work in the industry is to GROWMARK. You’ll …

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ZimmCast With New #GoldenMic Club Members

Chuck Zimmerman

During the Agri-Marketing Conference the ZimmComm Team welcomed new people to the #GoldenMic Club. In our Connection Point booth we were set up to record interviews with attendees and I’m featuring a few of them in this week’s program and in weeks to come. This week you’ll hear Jamie Johansen interview: Stephanie Stalans, Helena Agri-Enterprises University of Wisconsin, Madison NAMA …

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Student NAMA Chapters Compete & Learn

Jamie Johansen

The number of hours Student NAMA Chapters put into the national marketing competition in preparation for the Agri-Marketing Conference each year is countless. However, that endurance, research and simple practice pay off. The University of Wisconsin-Madison brought home this year’s first-place honors with their marketing plan for a ready-to-drink protein enhanced thickened wine called Good Life. Thickened wine? Yes, you …

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