#CattleCon17 is Here – Get the Scoop from NCBA CEO

Jamie Johansen

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

Ag Reacts to Trump Withdrawal from TPP

Cindy Zimmerman

The detailed description touting the benefits of the Trans Pacific Partnership is now gone from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) website as President Trump signed an executive order today withdrawing from the trade deal. “With this decision, it is critical that the new administration begin work immediately to do all it can to develop new markets for U.S. agricultural goods …

AFBF, Government, NCBA, Trade

ZimmCast Looks Forward to Cattle Industry Convention

Chuck Zimmerman

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

NCBA Talks Trade at #NAFB16 Trade Talk

Cindy Zimmerman

Like most agricultural organizations at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Trade Talk this year, trade is one of the big issues the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) wanted to talk about. Colin Woodall, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, NCBA, said “I think when we are looking at the issue of tax reform, when we are looking at trying …

Audio, Beef, NAFB, NCBA

New Holland Sponsors Awards for NCBA Recruitment

Jamie Johansen

The Kansas Livestock Association and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association each earned use of a piece of equipment from New Holland Agriculture for their outstanding efforts to recruit new members to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Each of these NCBA affiliates will get its choice of a one-year lease on a New Holland Roll-Belt™ 560 Specialty Crop round baler or a …

Agribusiness, Beef, Equipment, NCBA, New Holland

Kendal Frazier Named CEO of NCBA

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the most well known people working for the U.S. beef industry is Kendal Frazier. He has just been named CEO for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Our Jamie Johansen spoke with Kendal after the announcement to learn more about his priority issues leading cattlemen and women forward. “My priorities as CEO will be working with NCBA’s stakeholders …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, NCBA, ZimmCast

#TPP Signed Amid Protests in New Zealand

Cindy Zimmerman

Protesters nearly shut down the city of Auckland, New Zealand yesterday, but the ceremonial signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) went on as scheduled. Trade ministers representing Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam gathered for the signing of the historic agreement concluded four months ago in Atlanta. The ministers …

Audio, International, NCBA, Trade

New Holland’s Commitment to Cattlemen

Jamie Johansen

The New Holland booth at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention features plenty of new equipment for cattle producers, and the New Holland team is on hand to talk quality forage production with attendees. Seth Doman, Hay and Forage Marketing Manager, sat down during the event to discuss the company’s new series of round balers, as well as New Holland’s long-standing …

Agribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, NCBA, New Holland

Innovation Feeds the World

Jamie Johansen

Monsanto‘s GMO crop technology is arguably one of the most influential innovations of the past century; while it remains incredibly controversial among members of the public, the science has led to unprecedented advancements throughout the realm of biotechnology, and has held a key role in the process of creating a food secure world. This year marks the 20th anniversary of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, Monsanto, NCBA, Technology