ZimmCast 714 – Margy Eckelkamp, Farm Journal

Cindy Zimmerman

In this episode of the ZimmCast we are featuring an interview with AgWired’s first intern. Margy Eckelkamp was Margy Fischer and a senior at the University of Missouri when she and Mary Irelan were chosen by Monsanto to be the student bloggers for the 2006 Commodity Classic – the first time it had ever been done and this new media …

Audio, Farm Journal, Journalism, Media, Podcasts, ZimmCast

Farm Journal Appoints New CEO

Chuck Zimmerman

Farm Journal has announced that Prescott Shibles has joined the company as CEO. He takes over from Andy Weber who retires after 23 years as CEO and becomes vice chairman of Farm Journal’s board of directors. Shibles is a highly regarded digital media and business information leader with more than 20 years of history delivering data- and technology-driven transformations. He …

Farm Journal, Media

Research Reveals Farmer Concerns About Carbon Markets

Cindy Zimmerman

Are farmers ready for carbon markets – or not? That was the question that Farm Journal’s Trust In Food™ set out to answer in its inaugural “Ready or Not? Ag Carbon Markets and U.S. Farmers” report, highlighting perspectives from 500 U.S. row crop producers on pathways and barriers to participating in carbon ecosystems. The answer? “Not quite yet,” according to …

carbon, Farm Journal, Farming

Farm Journal Foundation Series to Discuss Food Waste

Cindy Zimmerman

The Farm Journal Foundation Speaker Series will focus on Food Waste: Access, Affordability and Acceptability during a webinar Thursday, September 29, at 4 pm Eastern. In developing countries, 40 percent of food losses occur at post-harvest and processing levels. In industrialized countries, more than 40 percent of losses happen at retail and consumer levels. Creating solutions for food waste is …

Farm Journal, Food

Happy 40th Birthday AgDay TV

Cindy Zimmerman

AgDay TV is celebrating 40 years of providing syndicated agricultural television programming for the nation. The show has gone through a few changes over the decades and today reaches more viewers than ever as part of the Farm Journal family. Viewers across the country watch the agriculture news program each morning on 121 affiliate stations and RFD-TV, reaching more than …

Farm Journal, Media

Michelle Rook Joins Farm Journal Broadcast Team

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm Journal announces Michelle Rook has joined the company’s broadcast team, serving as the lead field correspondent for the nationally syndicated television shows AgDay and U.S. Farm Report, as well as agriculture’s top-rated national radio show AgriTalk. Rook is an award-winning journalist that most recently led the farm department at WNAX Radio in South Dakota. She has reported on agriculture …

Farm Journal

Farm Journal Announces The Carbon Council

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm Journal has announced the formation of The Carbon Council, which includes eight farmers and ranchers who actively participate in and advocate for carbon-related programs. Members of The Carbon Council include: Rick Clark, Williamsport, Ind. Meredith Ellis, Rosston, Texas Lukas Fricke, Ulysses, Neb. P.J. Haynie, Reedville, Va. Trey Hill, Rock Hall, Md. Mitchell Hora, Washington, Iowa Kyle Mehmen, Plainfield, Iowa …

carbon, Farm Journal, Farming, Media

Farm Journal to Hold 25th Top Producer Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm Journal’s 25th Annual Top Producer Summit is set for Feb.14-16, 2022, at the Grand Hyatt in Nashville with the theme “Business on Broadway.” The event will bring forward-thinking farmers and ranchers together to share business opportunities and ideas to take their operations to the next level. Mixing business with pleasure, the 2022 Top Producer Summit will feature industry-leading speakers …

Events, Farm Journal

Enogen in the MILK Business

Cindy Zimmerman

Now in its 19th year, the MILK Business Conference is a must-attend event for commercial dairy farmers seeking seeking insight to better manage their dairy and their bottom line and one of this year’s elite sponsors was Enogen Feed from Syngenta. The Farm Journal event last week was an opportunity for Enogen Strategic Account Manager Todd Axtell to tell the …

Audio, Corn, Dairy, Farm Journal, Feed, Syngenta

Conversation with Secretary Vilsack Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack joins Farm Journal Editor Clinton Griffiths Thursday September 2 at 2:00 pm Central for conversation and audience questions in a town hall-style virtual event webinar. During this very special Farm Journal Farm Country Update, Secretary Vilsack will discusse policy priorities, COVID assistance, trade, climate, market transparency and goals for the upcoming year. Click here …

Farm Journal, USDA, webinar