First Next Gen NAMA Winners Honored

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) honored the first winners of the Next Gen NAMA Award at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference in Dallas last week. This new award was developed to celebrate the next generation of agribusiness marketing industry leaders. Honorees were nominated by their company supervisor or through chapter or national leadership and must be NAMA members. The five recipients …


Agribusiness Leader and Marketer of Year Honored

Cindy Zimmerman

The recipients of NAMA’s Agribusiness Leader and Marketer of the Year are announced months in advance, but they receive those awards and the recognition that comes with them at the annual conference. Mike Stern, CEO of Monsanto’s The Climate Corporation, received the 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the year award, which is NAMA’s highest honor, recognizes outstanding industry leadership. Mike Stern …

Agribusiness, Audio, NAMA

Herm Edwards Addresses #NAMA17

Cindy Zimmerman

On his way to Philadelphia yesterday to do commentary for NFL Draft Day, former NFL coach and ESPN analyst Herm Edwards visited the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference to provide some game winning tips for life. Edwards emphasized teamwork, integrity and effective communication and talked about his career as one of five head coaches in NFL history to take two different teams …

Audio, NAMA

2017 Best of NAMA Live

Chuck Zimmerman

Last night the ZimmComm Team, worked with the National Agri-Marketing Association to Facebook live stream the Best of NAMA Awards ceremony. You can watch it below. Prior to the awards program we decided to do a little red carpet Facebook live at the Best of NAMA reception sponsored by Penton Ag. You can also watch our Facebook live red carpet …

AgWired Live TV, NAMA, Video

Go Big with ZimmComm at #NAMA17

Jamie Johansen

Bring your eyes and ears to the ZimmComm New Media booth at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference Connection Point trade show to see and hear about agriculture’s virtual newsroom and podcasting as we Go Big with Facebook Live. Joining us is the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) to provide demos of their new 360-degree pig videos, which utilizes a virtual …

NAMA, Podcasts, Social Media, USFRA, ZimmComm Announcement

New NAMA App

Chuck Zimmerman

For the National Agri-Marketing Association, there’s a new app in town. NAMA is very excited to announce our new and improved mobile app, just in time for the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference! Make sure you download the new app – or update to the new version – so you can stay up to date while you are in Dallas next week! …

Apps, NAMA

NAMA Names Nickerson 2017 Marketer of the Year

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named Bader Rutter CEO Greg Nickerson has been selected as the 2017 NAMA Marketer of the Year. Through his leadership, Greg Nickerson has helped Bader Rutter become the country’s largest agricultural marketing agency. Since 2009, when Nickerson was put in charge, the agency has nearly doubled in size. Perhaps even more significant is Nickerson’s …


NAMA Honors Mike Stern as Agribusiness Leader

Kelly Marshall

Mike Stern, Chief Executive Officer of The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, has been selected as the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) 2017 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. The award, considered NAMA’s highest honor, will be presented at the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference in April. Mike Stern exemplifies the spirit of the award through his understanding of the challenges farmers …

Award, NAMA

Best of NAMA Winners From Region V

Chuck Zimmerman

The regional awards in the Best of NAMA competition are being announced this month. The National Agri-Marketing Association chapters: Carolinas/Virginia, Midsouth, Florida and Southeastern had events. Out of the 214 entries submitted in this region, attendees at each event learned who would be eligible to compete in the National Best of NAMA Competition. Download a list of the winners and …