Congratulations to NAMA 2022 PDA Award Winners

Chuck Zimmerman

During the 2022 NAMA Fall Conference the winners of the organization’s Professional Development Awards of Excellence are presented their awards. In the photo is Lori Hallowell, Bader Rutter, who received the PDA for Public Relations. Presenting are NAMA President, Deron Johnson, Curious Plot and Don Tourte, Farm Progress, the sponsor of the awards. Lori made remarks after receiving her award …

Agencies, Audio, Marketing, NAMA, Public Relations

ZimmCast 695 – Preview of 2022 Ag Media Summit

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This will be episode 695 of the ZimmCast. I’d love any feedback you want to give. Do you like the format? What would change? What topics or speakers would you like to hear? Message me and I really appreciate it. In just over a week the annual Ag Media Summit will take place in …

AAEA, Ag Groups, Ag Media Summit, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, LPC, Media, ZimmCast

Greg Nickerson Joins Ag PR Hall of Fame

Cindy Zimmerman

Bader Rutter chairman and former CEO Greg Nickerson has joined a distinguished group of agricultural public relations professionals as the newest member of the Agricultural Public Relations Hall of Fame, sponsored by AgriMarketing Magazine. The award was presented during the ARC Annual Meeting, held June 21-23, in Milwaukee. The largest advertising agency in Wisconsin and the largest agricultural marketing agency …

Agencies, Agribusiness, ARC

Congrats to #ARCinMKE Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agricultural Relations Council (ARC) 2022 Golden ARC Awards winners were announced last week in Milwaukee, during the group’s annual meeting. MorganMyers won the Golden ARC de Excellence Award – the contest’s best all-around entry in the campaigns division – for its “The SCN Coalition: Battling A Bug to Improve America’s Soybean Profitability and Sustainability” entry in the PR Campaigns …

Ag Groups, Agencies, ARC, Public Relations

ZimmCast 690 – From the 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The topic of this episode is the 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference which took place last week. Besides exhibiting in the Connection Point I was also taking photos for NAMA, over 500 of them, which you can find in our online album. Just click on the Flickr icon on or to view and share. …

Advertising, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, Marketing, Media, NAMA, ZimmCast

Passing the Gavel for NAMA

Chuck Zimmerman

The gavel has been passed at the Agri-Marketing Conference as Deron Johnson, Curious Plot, becomes the new President of the National Agri-Marketing Association. Sara Steever, Paulsen, handed over the reigns to Deron after serving as NAMA President for the last two year. Deron has two main priorities for his time as President of NAMA. The first one is “to build …

Agencies, Audio, NAMA

NAMA Honors Industry Award Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) honored the winners of its 2022 Agribusiness Leader, Ag Association Leader, and Marketer of the Year Awards on Thursday at the Agri-Marketing Conference in Kansas City. Kent Harrison, Vice President of Marketing and Premium Programs with Tyson Foods Fresh Meats, was honored as the 2022 Agribusiness Leader of the Year. In 2008, Harrison joined the …

Ag Groups, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, NAMA

Congrats to the Best of NAMA

Cindy Zimmerman

A grand total of 60 Best of NAMA awards were handed out this week at the 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference in Kansas City, with Wyffels Hybrids/O&H Brand Design being crowned the Grand Champion at the end of the night. Best of Show awards winners were: Advertising: BASF/VMLY&R Public Relations: AGCO/Colle McVoy Digital: Zoetis/Bader Rutter Consumer: Wyffels Hybrids/O&H Brand Design Specialty: Cat …

Ag Groups, Agencies, Agribusiness, NAMA

NAMA Names Next Gen Winners

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named the winners of the Next Gen NAMA Award who will be honored at the 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 6-8 in Kansas City. This award was developed to celebrate the next generation of leaders. Honorees are nominated from within their company or through chapter or national leadership. The recipients for 2022 are: Rachel Peabody, …

Advertising, Ag Groups, Agencies, NAMA

ZimmCast 689 – Preview of 2022 Agri-Marketing Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Trips on the agriblogging highway continue with the Agri-Marketing Conference coming up next week. After that conference it will be on to Lexington, KY for the Alltech ONE Conference in May. ZimmComm will be exhibiting in the Connection Point at the Agri-Marketing Conference once again, in booth 201. The ZimmComm Golden Mic will be …

Ag Groups, Agencies, Agribusiness, Audio, Media, NAMA, ZimmCast