ZimmCast 645 – AgCareers in a COVID-19 World

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week I’m sharing a conversation with Erika Osmundson, Director of Marketing and Communications, AgCareers.com. Erika and I talk about how the pandemic situation has affected job seekers and ag companies looking for employees. She shares some information from industry surveys they have conducted. I really appreciate her time and outlook for people who …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Audio, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 644 – COVID-19 Impacts on Ag Comm Groups Part 2

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week’s program is part two of a series featuring conversations with the leadership of agricultural media and marketing associations. This week I’m sharing conversations with Samantha Kilgore, AAEA, The Ag Communicators Network, Lindsay Graber Runft, Livestock Publications Council and Kristy Mach/John Blue, Agricultural Relations Council. Each of these organizations has had to cancel …

AAEA, ARC, Audio, LPC, Marketing, Media, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 643 – COVID-19 Impacts on Ag Communications

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week’s program is part one of at least two that feature conversations with the leadership of agricultural media and marketing associations. This week I’m sharing conversations with Jenny Pickett of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), Tom Brand with the National Association of Farm Broadcasting, and Hugh Maynard of the International Federation of Agricultural …

Audio, IFAJ, NAFB, NAMA, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 642 – Conversation with Calyxt

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. How are y’all doing? We hope you’re well and safe. We also want to see an end to this stay at home situation. Although the ZimmComm Team has not been traveling, we have been pretty busy. Podcast production, video editing, recording media calls, interviews via phone, sending news releases are part of our stock …

Agribusiness, Audio, Plant Breeding, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 641 – CommiditAg App & COVID-19 Messaging

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m featuring a conversation with John Demerly, CEO, CommoditAg, about the new app they launched during Commodity Classic. That was the last on location meeting either of us attended and it seems like a lot longer ago than it really is! John says the app provides the opportunity for agricultural …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, ZimmCast

A Conversation with Cainthus & A New Podcast

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I’m sharing a conversation with Aidan Connolly, CEO, Cainthus. It has been quite some time since we’ve had this opportunity. We set a convenient time for each of us since he was in Ireland and I am here in the U.S. During my conversation with Aidan we talk about the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Podcasts, Soil, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 639 – Conversation with BigIron Realty

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this crazy pandemic panicked world I think we need a dose of normalcy. Don’t you? Well, listening to a good podcast fits the bill IMO. First though, I just want to say that ZimmComm is committed to be ready, willing and able to find creative solutions for your agricultural marketing and communications needs.  …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farming, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 638 – Roundtable with Farm Credit

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast where farmer financial health is our topic. During the Commodity Classic held this year in San Antonio, I sat down with the CEOs of several Farm Credit associations: Aaron Johnson, Farm Credit Illinois, Bill Johnson, Farm Credit Mid America and Mark Jensen, Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) and Frontier Farm Credit. Our topic was Volatility …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Farm Credit, ZimmCast

ZimmCast 637 – Ethanol Conference & Hauk Designs

Chuck Zimmerman

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

ZimmCast 636 – Social Influencing and Greeley Hat Works

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week’s program I talk about the whole concept of being an industry influencer on social media before sharing an interview with Trent Johnson, Owner, Greeley Hat Works. I met Trent in the NCBA Trade Show and learned a lot about hats. In the photo he’s doing a custom fitting for a customer …

Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, ZimmCast