Apply Today for ZimmComm Internship

Jamie Johansen

*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

Farm Credit Idea Share

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s time to discuss some ideas at the 2013 Farm Credit Idea Share in New Orleans. I’m headed that way today and will be participating on this panel tomorrow morning. Let me know if you’ve got some ideas to share on this topic and I’ll include them in my presentation. Meet the New Media Panelists: KayDee Gilkey, Northwest Ag Information …

Agribusiness, Media, New Media

ZimmComm Agri-Blogging Internship Application

Talia Goes

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

Find ZimmComm at Connection Point

Chuck Zimmerman

Finding ZimmComm at the 2012 Agri-Marketing Conference Connection Point is not hard to do. But this graphic makes it a little easier. We’re hoping to see you there! Cindy and I will be getting a helping hand from daughter Caitlin and we’ll have some helpful items for you to pick up just for stopping by and saying hello. Our sales …

Media, NAMA, New Media

Beef Checkoff Launches “Cow Chow”

Cindy Zimmerman

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

Cindy Zimmerman

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

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

Chuck Zimmerman

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