In our ZimmCast this week I interview Sara Wyant, editor of Agri-Pulse, a weekly publication about what’s happening in our nation’s capitol. Many of you may remember that Sara published a newsletter, Agri-Pulse, from 1985-1995. She also wrote about farm policy for Farm Progress publications. As was mentioned in the ZimmCast last week, Sara points out how what happens in Washington affects everyone in agrimarketing.
In this week’s MBIC Report Cindy Zimmerman interviews Chairman David Dick of Sedalia during Beef Day at the Capitol on Tuesday.
I introduced the term farm podcasting into a USDA press conference earlier this week (see post from May 1) and since then I’ve had several people ask me about it. Questions include, “What’s a podcast?” “How can I do it?”
In our ZimmCast this week I interview Leon Corzine, President of the National Corn Growers Association, about marketing and legislation. Although sometimes these seem very separate they really are very related aspects of the business of agriculture.
In our weekly program from the Missouri Beef Industry Council, I talked to Communications Director Dawn Thurnau about Beef Day at the Capitol. It takes place on Tuesday, May 3. Dawn describes all the activities the MBIC is involved in that day. She doesn’t mention it but you can also get your picture take with Molly Moo! I’m looking forward to meeting her.
Due to the NAMA convention this week’s MBIC Report is posted a little late. In this week’s program from the Missouri Beef Industry Council, Cindy spoke with Teri Jo Oetting, nutrition director, about the new USDA food guidance system from the perspective of a dietitian.
If you still wonder if blogging and podcasting is something that has business applications then you ought to see what General Motors is doing. Although they have more than one blog, start with GM Fastlane.
In this week’s MBIC Report, the weekly program from the Missouri Beef Industry Council, I talk with Steve Taylor, Executive Director, about the pending food guide and Teri Jo Oetting, Nutrition Education Director, about their exhibit at the Missouri League for Nursing convention at Osage Beach, MO.
The Pew Internet & American Life Project has done a little bit of research on podcasting. Here’s an excerpt from a new article on their website called “Podcasting catches on”:
One of the only people out on the bold, cutting edge of information delivery is Blair Fannin, with Texas A&M University. Listen to Cindy in this week’s ZimmCast talk about his weekly programming which is podcast so you can subscribe and download just like our ZimmCast! ZIMMCAST