ZimmCast 625 – 2019 NAMA Fall Conference Preview

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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

NAMA Names Professional Development Award Winners

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Three marketing and agricultural leaders will be honored as winners of the National Agri-Marketing Association 2019 Professional Development Awards of Excellence during the NAMA Fall Conference, October 7-9, in St. Louis. This year, NAMA recognizes Douglas Reynolds, Marketing and Digital Communications Leader of the United States Region for Corteva Agriscience, in the Marketing Communications area; Hannah Thompson-Weeman, Vice President of …


Register Now to HUSTLE with NAMA

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2019 NAMA Fall Conference is right around the corner already. Join agri-marketing colleagues in St. Louis October 7-9 for HUSTLE and be in the center of it all. Learn from a great line up of keynote speakers this year. Create a culture of innovation using tips from Steve Lerch’s decade at Google. Hear how Sarah Weise turns research into …


What’s New with Cropstream

Chuck Zimmerman

Cropstream is less than a year old but going strong according to Craig Dick, VP Marketing & Growth. He was one of my Golden ZimmComm Microphone interviews during the Agri-Marketing Conference. We got caught up on how the business is doing. The mobile messaging network built for agriculture. Cropstream helps growers, advisors, seed dealers, retailers and manufacturers connect with each …

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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

ZimmCast 614 – Golden ZimmComm Mic Interviews

Chuck Zimmerman

This week’s program features interviews that Cindy and I did during the 2019 Agri-Marketing Conference in Kansas City. The Golden ZimmComm Microphone got a workout! At the beginning of this episode you can hear from Sheri Seger, DTN/The Progressive Farmer, outgoing NAMA President and Scott McClure, Brighton, incoming NAMA President. After that I’m sharing all of the other interviews we …

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New CEO Joins Beck Ag

Carrie Muehling

Richard Bettison began his new role as CEO of Beck Ag on April 8, just in time to attend the Agri-Marketing Conference in Kansas City last week and become a new member of the ZimmComm Golden Mic Club. Bettison said he has known Beck Ag as a customer and now looks forward to working with an incredibly talented group of …

Marketing, NAMA, People

NAMA Gavel Passes from Seger to McClure

Cindy Zimmerman

Sheri Seger, DTN/Progressive Farmer, passed the gavel of National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) president on to Scott McClure, Brighton Agency, at the Agri-Marketing Conference last week in Kansas City. Scott has been active with NAMA for many years at both local and national levels. He has served as a Best of NAMA judge for five years, he was the Agri-Marketing Conference …

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Best of NAMA Stars Shine

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) presented its annual Best of NAMA Awards for excellence in agri-marketing at its annual conference last week in Kansas City. Wyffels Hybrids/O&H Brand Design took home the Grand Champion award, with top category awards as follows: Advertising: Wyffels Hybrids/O&H Brand Design Public Relations: Cytozome/Archer>Malmo Digital: Bayer/HLK Consumer: Land O’Lakes/Colle McVoy Specialty: Boehringer Ingelheim/Sullivan Higdon Sink …

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