Preview of the 57th CIRB Annual Meeting

Chuck Zimmerman

The Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau is holding its virtual 2021 CIRB Annual meeting tomorrow February 4, hosted on Zoom. CIRB’s 57th Annual Meeting will feature distinguished speakers, such as Dr. John Newton from American Farm Bureau Federation and Jim Wiesemeyer from Pro Farmer, to provide updates for the crop insurance industry. You can find the agenda here. A virtual …

Ag Groups, Audio, Insurance, Virtual

2020 – A Pivotal Year for ZimmComm

Chuck Zimmerman

You could say that 2020 was a pivotal year for ZimmComm. Sorry about using the “P” word. But as crazy as the year was and all the challenges that have been presented, we’ve come through it by virtually using all the tools we have been using for years and some new ones. Sorry about using the “V” word. Let’s summarize …

Virtual, ZimmComm Announcement

ZimmCast 661 – Going Virtual with ARA in 2020

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The Agricultural Retailers Association annual 2020 ARA Conference & Expo went virtual this year Dec. 1-2. Ag professionals from across the country went “All In For Ag Retail” with interactive workshops, engaging networking opportunities, and a 3D Expo Hall. During the event the ZimmComm Team collected relevant screenshots, conducted interviews with speakers, award winners and …

Ag Groups, ag retailers, Audio, Virtual, ZimmCast

2021 Commodity Classic Will Be Virtual

Cindy Zimmerman

Even though we all expected it, the news is still sad. Commodity Classic will be virtual in 2021. The annual conference and trade show was originally scheduled for March 4-6, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. The new format is expected to be offered the first week in March 2021. The 2022 Commodity Classic will be held in New Orleans on …

AEM, Commodity Classic, Corn, NAWG, NCGA, sorghum, Soybean, Virtual, Wheat

Happy Birthday AgNewsWire!

Cindy Zimmerman

Fifteen years ago this month, ZimmComm introduced an “innovative news distribution service for agriculture” called AgNewsWire, which has since become “Agriculture’s Virtual Newsroom” and a trusted source for agribusiness news and content from industry events. In the new virtual reality of COVID-19, AgNewsWire is more relevant than ever. Two recent examples of virtual newsrooms this year are the Cattle Industry …

Media, Public Relations, Virtual, ZimmComm Announcement

Agri-Pulse Virtual Food & Ag Policy Summit West

Cindy Zimmerman

Responding to changing consumer tastes is one of the greatest challenges facing farmers and food producers going forward. The upcoming Agri-Pulse Food & Ag Policy Summit West on September 9 will feature new insights into the next generation of consumers, as well as the latest ideas for dealing with food waste, implementing sustainability programs and producing alternative forms of plant-based …

Agri-Pulse, Audio, Events, Virtual