Ag Media Summit is Going Virtual

2020 Ag Media Summit

Here is the official announcement from the Ag Media Summit. We were looking forward to seeing everyone at AMS 2020 in Kansas City. However, the safety and well-being of our participants is our priority. Based on growing concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on our community’s ability to travel to the conference, the Ag Media Summit Steering …

ZimmCast 469 – Looking Ahead to the Ag Media Summit

ZimmCast

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, featuring weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders and all about what’s new, with a focus on agricultural marketing. In this week’s episode I talk with Chris Clayton, Ag Policy Editor, DTN/The Progressive Farmer, who is the Steering Committee Chair for Ag Media Summit. The event was postponed to November 14-18 in Kansas City. The …

ZimmCast 626 – Meet New LPC Executive Director

LPC Board

In this week’s program let’s meet Lindsay Graber Runft, Executive Director, Livestock Publications Council, pictured on the left with the LPC Board at the 2019 Ag Media Summit. Lindsay started with LPC in July this year and I met her at the AMS. Lindsay has a solid background in livestock production and association management. As an example, she served as director …

2019 Ag Media Summit/IFAJ Congress

2019 Ag Media Summit/IFAJ Congress

This year the Ag Media Summit is combined with the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress in Minneapolis, MN. This brings about 150 international ag journalists to the Ag Media Summit. The programs overlap with attendees being able to register for just one or the other events or the full meal deal. This virtual ag newsroom is being made possible …

ZimmCast 621 – Ag Media Summit/IFAJ Congress Preview

ZimmCast

This podcast features a preview of the upcoming 2019 Ag Media Summit and International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress in Minneapolis/Bloomington, Minnesota. This year’s dates are July 26-31 for the Congress with AMS overlapping on July 27-31. The last time the two programs were held together was in 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. The annual Ag Media Summit includes AAEA …

Ag Media Summit Announces New Manager

Tina Bowling

The new manager for Ag Media Summit is Tina Bowling, president of Innovative Association Management Solutions (IAM Solutions) for almost 12 years. She has also served as executive director for both the American Forage and Grassland Council and the Western Seed Association. Bowling is based in Berea, in east central Kentucky, and graduated from the state’s Morehead University. She will …

ZimmCast 594 – Ag Media Summit Recap

ZimmCast

The 20th annual Ag Media Summit was held Aug 5-8, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ. This year the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Life and Human Sciences joined the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, Livestock Publications Council and the Connectiv Agri-Media Committee. In this ZimmCast, we hear from outgoing AAEA president Julie Deering about how the industry …

AMVAC at Ag Media Summit

Audio interviews Neil DeStefano, AMVAC director of portfolio management and marketing communications – Jim Lappin, AMVAC Chemical marketing manager for corn and soybean portfolio – Video interview with Jim Lappin On-line Resources: SIMPAS Impact Z

FMC Updates from 2018 Ag Media Summit

Photos: Gail Stratman, headshot Brent Jacobson, headshot Stratman and Jacobson standing in FMC exhibit at Ag Media Summit Jacobson and Stratman sitting in FMC exhibit at Ag Media Summit Audio interviews: FMC Updates from 2018 Ag Media Summit Gail Stratman, FMC regional technical manager – 3RIVE 3D Application Use Growing – On line resources FMC herbicides Weed Management Stewardship Steward …

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2018 Ag Media Summit

The 20th annual Agricultural Media Summit is being held August 4-8 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is the largest gathering of agriculture’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and communication specialists in the U.S. This year the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Life and Human Sciences will join the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, Livestock Publications Council and …

2017 Ag Media Summit

Jamie Johansen and Chuck attended the Ag Media Summit in Snowbird, Utah, courtesy of FMC Corporation. The annual event is the gathering place for American Ag Editors Association (AAEA) and Livestock Publication Council (LPC) members to network and take in some professional development. This virtual newsroom includes links to photos, audio, and video from the conference. All content posted here …

ZimmCast Features AAEA New Prez Mike Wilson

The new President of the American Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA) is Penton Farm Progress executive editor Mike Wilson, also one of the newly named Fellows of the AAEA. He is featured in this week’s ZimmCast episode. Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Wilson at this year’s AgMedia Summit and learned about his plans as the new AAEA leader. Learn more in this …

ZimmCast with #AgMedia’s Molly Schoen

This week’s ZimmCast features Molly Schoen, #AgMedia Summit’s organizing committee head. Schoen is the editor of the Charolais Journal. She spoke with Chuck Zimmerman about the process of putting together Ag Media Summit – a job that starts in the fall, the year before the event. One of the first steps is identifying a location and then reaching out to …

Arch Provides the Backdrop for #AgMedia 2016

The 18th annual Ag Media Summit has kicked off in St. Louis, Missouri. The event is the largest gathering of crop and livestock media professionals in the U.S. The Ag Media Summit is a joint meeting of the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, the Livestock Publications Council and the American Business Media Agri-Council. This industry-wide gathering of agricultural communicators offers one …

2015 Ag Media Summit

The 17th annual Ag Media Summit was held July 25-29 in Scottsdale, AZ. Ag Media Summit is a joint meeting of the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, the Livestock Publications Council and the American Business Media Agri-Council. The event includes annual awards honoring the industry’s best talent and the InfoExpo featuring agribusiness companies and organizations. 2015 Ag Media Summit Photo Album …