Public Lands Laws Seeing New Opportunities

Kelly Marshall Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Government, NCBA Convention

They’ve hit the ground running, says Ethan Lane, Executive Director Public Lands Council & NCBA Federal Lands. The 115th Congress is underway and the new administration isn’t resting on its laurels, so now is the time to dig in and get the work done. The first priority is to roll back burdensome regulations facing cattle producers, especially with regard to …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Government, NCBA Convention

SCOTUS, WOTUS & Other Issues at #CattleCon17

Kelly Marshall Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Government, NCBA Convention

Scott Yager is the environmental counsel for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Jamie Johansen had the opportunity to talk with him at the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. There are many opportunities with the new administration, Yager told Jamie. This is a time for the NCBA to find out what it’s members are looking for because …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Government, NCBA Convention

Fresh Never Frozen to Be Featured in Super Bowl Ad

Kelly Marshall Audio, Beef, NCBA Convention

With an expected audience of more than 110,000 people, the commercials that will be featured in Sunday’s Super Bowl are as big a part of the day as the sport itself. That’s why Wendy’s is taking the opportunity to share, not just about their fresh, never frozen beef, but also about the men and women who raise that beef. Sharing …

Audio, Beef, NCBA Convention

#CattleCon17 is Here – Get the Scoop from NCBA CEO

Jamie Johansen Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Livestock, NCBA, NCBA Convention

The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is underway in Nashville, TN and we are set up to bring you updates on policy impacting the beef community and other hot topics cattlemen and women across the country need to know. My first conversation of the week was with the NCBA CEO, Kendall Fraizer, who shared highlights of #CattleCon17 …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Livestock, NCBA, NCBA Convention

ZimmCast Looks Forward to Cattle Industry Convention

Chuck Zimmerman Audio, Beef, Beef Board, Beef Checkoff, NCBA, NCBA Convention, ZimmCast

The week of January 30, 2017 is going to be a very busy one for the ZimmComm Team. One of the reasons is the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Jamie Johansen will be covering the event for us. To get a preview Jamie interviewed Tracy Brunner, 2016 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President. Tracy is a 4th generation cattleman …

Audio, Beef, Beef Board, Beef Checkoff, NCBA, NCBA Convention, ZimmCast

First Woman NCBA President Honored

Cindy Zimmerman Beef, NCBA, NCBA Convention

The first female president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, who was instrumental in getting the beef checkoff passed, was awarded the Swan Family Leadership Award today at the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio. The award, which recognizes worthy individuals who have made a difference during a lifetime of dedication and leadership to the beef industry, was presented …

Beef, NCBA, NCBA Convention

Update From NCBA at NAFB

Jamie Johansen Ag Group, Audio, Beef, NAFB, NCBA, NCBA Convention

The National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk gave us the opportunity to chat with leaders of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). President Elect for NCBA, Bob McCan, is from Victoria, TX and he operates a 5th generation purebred commercial herd of Brafords. I spoke with him during the event and he shed some light on trade, immigration and …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, NAFB, NCBA, NCBA Convention

Animal Nutritional Solutions at Alltech

Jamie Johansen Alltech, Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, NCBA Convention

The 2013 NCBA Trade Show brought industry leaders together to share their latest in agriculture research and technology during the Cattle Industry Convention. Like always, Alltech had a constant crowd gathered to here their newest techniques in agriculture nutrition and technology. I spoke with Jim Bannerman, National Accounts Manager with Alltech, and he shared their focus for 2013. “We always …

Alltech, Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, NCBA Convention

NCBA’s Work In Washington

Jamie Johansen Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Farm Bill, Government, NCBA, NCBA Convention

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is hard at work advocating for beef producers year-round, but during the Cattle Industry Convention they get to hear with cattlemen and women from across the country. During this year’s event I talked with Colin Woodall, Vice President of Government Affairs for NCBA. To start off our chat I asked him about some of the …

Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Farm Bill, Government, NCBA, NCBA Convention

Sanding Ovations at the NCBA Trade Show

Jamie Johansen Audio, Bayer, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, NCBA Convention

If you attended the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show this year then I know you passed the people playing in the sand a couple dozen times. I couldn’t help but stop and snap a few pictures of the duo hard at work. I even asked if I could interview them and Meredith Corson, with Sanding Ovations, said …

Audio, Bayer, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, NCBA Convention