CornTalk Features Legislative Update

Chuck Zimmerman

This week in CornTalk, our interview program with the Missouri Corn Growers Association, I spoke with CEO, Gary Marshall about legislation both at the Missouri state level and at the federal level that will impact corn growers. You can listen to this week’s report here: CornTalk

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Why Does Keith Good Publish FARMPOLICY.com?

Chuck Zimmerman

Our ZimmCast this week features fellow blogger Keith Good. Keith is the publisher of FARMPOLICY.com, one of the few blogs focusing on agriculture. Keith keeps an eye on the mainstream news and provides a concise summary of news that’s important to agriculture. You can listen to the interview here or subscribe to our podcast feed in the sidebar titled “ZimmCast.”

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Personal Interview With Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns

Chuck Zimmerman

Cindy was able to spend some time on the phone with Mike Johanns, our newest Secretary of Agriculture. We thought you might want to hear the latest from Washington straight from the main man! In the interview he talks about the budget, beef trade, CAFTA, Cuba and National Agriculture Day (March 20). The interview is about 11 1/2 minutes long …

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The Final TNR With The New NRECA President – Great Reporter Feedback

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s Cindy interviewing Mike Treadwell (Oklahoma), new President of NRECA. Mike actually takes the reigns tomorrow officially. We’ll use the audio from this interview for the last NRECA Convention Talking News Release we’ll produce tomorrow. Maybe you wonder if any reporters actually use what we send? Here’s an emailed reply we got this morning from a TNR we sent yesterday: …

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Listen To Sec. Of Ag Johanns

Chuck Zimmerman

I promised audio from Mike Johanns. I caught the start of his press conference just a couple seconds late but you can listen to his opening statement here: Johanns Opening Statement If you’d like the whole thing, please feel free to contact me and I can arrange to make more available to you.

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