ZimmCast 637 – Ethanol Conference & Hauk Designs

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Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast where ethanol is our topic today. We attended the 25th National Ethanol Conference last week, our 14th in a row. But this one was definitely a history maker with an appearance by George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. We talked with Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Senior Strategic Advisor Bob Dinneen …

Audio, Podcasts, RFA, ZimmCast

2020 #RFANEC is a Wrap

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) just concluded an annual meeting that will be remembered for many reasons, including an appearance by the 43rd President of the United States, and the celebration of recent significant victories for the ethanol industry as it focuses forward on the future. RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper says there is a lot of optimism and …

Audio, EPA, Ethanol, Podcasts, Renewable Fuels Association, RFA

Ethanol and Corn Back on Crappie Masters Tournament Trail

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association and the National Corn Growers Association have signed on for the fourth year as co-title sponsors of the Crappie Masters Tournament Trail. The first tournament begins Friday, Jan. 31 at St. Johns River in Deland, Fla. This year, the competition is bigger than ever and includes state-level tournament trails in Oklahoma, Kentucky, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Florida, …

Audio, Corn, Ethanol, Podcasts, RFA

NCGA CEO Launching Podcast

Cindy Zimmerman

If you have ever wanted to follow the CEO of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) on his adventures around the country, now you will have your chance. NCGA’s new podcast “Wherever Jon May Roam,” hosted by CEO Jon Doggett, will provide listeners an insider’s view of corn issues, the thinking behind them and the people behind the thinking. Episode …

Corn, NCGA, Podcasts, Video

Zoom Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

Hey Farm Podcasters. Here’s a new item that might make your production process more simple. It has been a while since I’ve written about some new technology that will improve the production and communication value of podcasting. I just haven’t seen much to impress me. However, this caught my eye. THE BOARD FOR CREATORS – LIVETRAK L-8 Podcasting, Music and …

Gadgets, Podcasts

Ethanol Report from #NAFB19

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association was pleased to be able to once again be a part of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) annual convention in Kansas City this past week. RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper and Vice President of Industry Relations Robert White were interviewed by dozens of farm broadcast reporters from around the country about the latest …

Audio, Ethanol, NAFB, Podcasts, RFA

Sonny and Zippy Debut Podcasts

Cindy Zimmerman

Fellow agricultural leaders from Georgia both introduced new podcasts this week. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue introduced “The Sonnyside of the Farm,” a monthly podcast with new editions every first Friday of the month. Born and raised on a family farm in middle Georgia, Secretary Perdue is an agriculturalist through and through – having worked as a veterinarian, owning his …

AFBF, Podcasts, USDA

Ethanol Report on Crappie Masters Championship

Cindy Zimmerman

2019 has been another winning year for the partnership between ethanol and crappie fishing. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) just wrapped up a third year as co-title sponsor of the Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail with the national championship in Grenada, MS, concluding September 28. Missouri Corn Growers and the National Corn Growers Association have also both been closely …

Audio, Corn, Ethanol, NCGA, Podcasts, RFA

NCBA Launches Cattlemen’s Call Podcast

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association launched a new podcast this week during the 2019 Summer Business Meeting to focus on the stories and producers that make the beef industry great. “Cattlemen’s Call,” hosted by Montana rancher and farm broadcaster Lane Nordlund, will provide an inside look at the issues cattle producers are facing while sharing the stories of their lives …

AgWired Animal, Beef, NCBA, Podcasts

Mastering the Art of Podcasting

Chuck Zimmerman

It has been fascinating to watch the resurgence of podcasting in agricultural communications. Although some of us have been doing this for more than twelve years it seems like communicators are embracing this channel in greater numbers. I’m hoping to see some new podcasts from Cooperatives after conducting a webinar yesterday for the Cooperative Communicators Association. Of course some cooperatives …

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