CAPTAIN CAPCA Saves the Show

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

CAPTAIN CAPCA and Dr Foe battled it out this morning in their last meeting to kick off the 42nd annual California Association of Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA). The event took place in no better place for a superhero and villain – Disneyland – in Anaheim, California October 16-18, 2016. This year’s theme is Feeding the Nation – Fighting the Fear …

Agribusiness, FMC, pesticides, Video

Celebrate #NationalFarmersDay

Joanna Schroeder Leave a Comment

Today is National Farmers Day. Just in time to celebrate our American farmers, country star Blake Shelton teaches Late Night Host Jimmy Fallon to milk a cow. I don’t know about you, but I definitely have more appreciation for farmers after watching this! As Twitter blows up today in honor of our growers, several quotes stand out. In the words …

Agribusiness, Corn, Ethanol, RFA, USDA, Video

Cultural Dance at #CFWF16

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2016 Canadian Farm Writers Federation conference featured a Taste of Saskatchewan reception. During the reception we were entertained by a group of local cultural dancers. These dancers are from St. Mary’s Oskayak Dance Troupe. Their are about forty elementary students involved with the group. In the video below you’ll see them perform the “Grand Entry.” 2016 Canadian Farm Writers …

CFWF, Video

#Sustainable Farming Info from @USFRA

Cindy Zimmerman

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) has just released a new animated video short and educational infographics highlighting sustainable farming and ranching practices to help answer questions consumers have about how food is grown and raised, including questions about sustainability practices on and around farms and ranches. “Sustainability is a vital part of our everyday lives as farmers and ranchers, …

Education, Food, USFRA, Video

Re-energizing The @OfficialNAMA Brand

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) brand is getting re-energized thanks to a fresh look at the organization’s mission, especially why it exists and membership value. Sounds very logical for an organization of members involved in agricultural marketing! Here’s are NAMA’s key pillars: Focus on agriculture Agri-marketing education that increases skills Connections that advance careers Student involvement that secures the future …

NAMA, Video

FMC Creating More Minutes

Chuck Zimmerman

We’ve got our minutes back. As in The Minute, brought to you by FMC. FMC Corporation will produce 12 new episodes of The Minute to help growers prepare for the 2017 season. The Minute series is designed to provide growers and retailers timely information about current agronomic issues impacting their businesses. “Our host, Jake Turner, is back traveling the country, …

Agribusiness, FMC, Video

#NAMAFall16 Underway

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello from the National Agri-Marketing Association Fall Conference in Raleigh, NC. Here’s the good looking executive committee during our welcome reception last night. We’re into the meat of the program today with our keynote session taking place now featuring Gerry O’Brion, “What Big Brands Know: Navigating Change. Breakout sessions occur after that before our evening reception. I’m collecting photos from …

NAMA, Video