Apply Today for ZimmComm Internship

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*The application has been updated. We had a technical glitch and need applicants to apply using this form. Sorry for the inconvenience. ZimmComm New Media is now taking applications for our Winter/Spring Internship. Students in the agricultural communications field interested in attending and learning how to “agri-blog” some of the most important industry events held every year should apply. The …

Agribusiness, Blogging, Education, New Media, ZimmComm Announcement

ZimmComm Agri-Blogging Internship Application

Talia Goes 1 Comment

ZimmComm New Media is now taking applications for students in the agricultural communications field to attend and learn how to “agri-blog” some of the most important industry events held every year. The opportunities will include all-expense paid trips to one or more industry events where students will assist in the compiling of photos, audio and video and posting of activities …

Agribusiness, Blogging, New Media, Social Media, ZimmComm Announcement

The Stock Exchange Debuts Weekly Beef News Show

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The Stock Exchange, powered by DV Auction, works hard to bring you news about the beef industry each month and recently launched a new weekly beef news show, Cattle Commentary. Each week we hope to share industry news, as well as, address issues facing cattlemen and women across the country. After getting the first one under our belts, we are …

Beef, Education, New Media, Video

PROpenMic Going Back To Future

Chuck Zimmerman 2 Comments

Once upon a time a long time ago I started what is now AgWired. One of the people who gave me encouragement was Robert French, Auburn University in Alabama. He is the creator of PR Open Mic which is having a week long birthday party. A University of Miami student interviewed Robert for a podcast. He was asked how he …

Blogging, Education, New Media, Podcasting, Social Networking, University

Beef Checkoff Launches “Cow Chow”

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Move over FarmVille – there’s a new game in town. The beef checkoff has launched a super cool, clever and creative way to educate people about what cows eat. It’s called “Cow Chow” (you have to love that!) and it’s an online game and video series designed to answer common questions about cattle diets. The 10-question game and corresponding videos …

Beef, Beef Board, CBB, New Media

Social Media at Ag HR Roundtable

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This edition of the ZimmCast features a couple of interviews from the 2011 Ag HR Roundtable held last week in West Lafayette, Indiana where social media in the spotlight – like it is everywhere! One of the featured speakers at the event was Eve Mayer Orsburn, CEO of Social Media Delivered, one of the largest social media optimization companies …

AgCareers, Audio, New Media, Social Networking, ZimmCast

Alltech Discussion Dinners Get Social

Chuck Zimmerman 1 Comment

Discussion dinners on a variety of topics were held last night at the Alltech International Symposium. I attended the Communications dinner which had a focus on social media. Pictured are our discussion moderators (l-r) Damien O’Reilly and Billy Frey. I will be sharing an interview with Billy in next week’s ZimmCast. Our dinner discussion provided an interesting insight into what …

Alltech, New Media, Social Networking

CAMA Ontario Webinar On New Media and Farmers

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The Ontario chapter of the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association wants to help you come to grips with the new and social media of today and how that connects to farmers. CAMA Ontario will be hosting a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. eastern time. “Engaging Farmers in the New Media Platform” – Join speaker Shaun Haney, owner …

AgChat, CAMA, New Media, Social Networking