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Each week Chuck or Cindy interviews leaders in the agrimarketing world and talk with them about what they're doing that's new and different.

Each week Chuck or Cindy interviews leaders in the agrimarketing world and talk with them about what they're doing that's new and different.

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United States

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Each week Chuck or Cindy interviews leaders in the agrimarketing world and talk with them about what they're doing that's new and different.

Language:

English


Episodes

ZimmCast 668 - Business Success and Food Fear

4/15/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, I’m Chuck Zimmerman. In this week’s program we’re going to talk about business success and food fear. How do those things fit together? We’re going to find out. In fact, we’re going to find out in my conversation with a businessman, agriculturalist, speaker, podcaster, author and consultant who has been on the ZimmCast before - Damian Mason. Damian has a new book out called Food Fear and he'll talk about what he wanted to accomplish with the book....

Duration:00:28:56

ZimmCast 667 - Feeding the Economy & Fueling your WiFi

3/24/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. Since it is Ag Week I want to say thank you to farmers and everyone in the food and agribusiness industries for helping feed the world. Ag Week emphasizes the importance of agriculture and in this program I’m sharing a conversation about a new impact study of the food industry to the U.S. economy. It’s titled, “2021 Food and Agriculture Industries Economic Impact Study.” To learn more about it I visited with Connor McKoy, Communications Director for the...

Duration:00:25:53

ZimmCast 666 - The Off-Farm Income Podcast and More

3/3/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week I’m going to talk with a fellow farm podcaster. He’s Matt Brechwald, producer of the Off Farm Income Podcast and a lot more. Matt produces a lot of podcasts and when I learned about what he’s doing I wanted to talk with him about it since he really jumped into farm podcasting in a big way. So, listen in to our conversation and at the end we let you know the best way to find either of us. I’m going to keep in touch with Matt and hope you’ll...

Duration:00:50:55

ZimmCast 665 - All About AgWiki

2/11/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week's program we're going to learn a lot about AgWiki from CEO, Randy Krotz. AgWiki is a community of farmers, researchers, nutritionists, and consultants seeking to discover solutions to sustainability and world hunger…socially. Randy will talk about the startup venture and what the mission is as well as how you can get involved and even help with the development of AgWiki through participation on the platform and through investment. I hope you...

Duration:00:26:06

ZimmCast 664 - Beltwide & Biodiesel Conferences

1/25/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, I’m Chuck Zimmerman. In this week’s program we’ll hear interviews from the Beltwide and Biodiesel conferences that took place virtually this month. So, let’s get a taste of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences and the National Biodiesel Conference and Expo and I’ll start with Dr. Gary Adams, National Cotton Council President and CEO, as Cindy talks with him about how the virtual Beltwide event went. Next up I talk with Chad Stone, Renewable Energy Group VP...

Duration:00:23:48

ZimmCast 663 - AWIS Helping Farmers Grow for 25 Years

1/4/2021
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast, a podcast started in 2004 to focus on agricultural marketing and what is new in the world of agribusiness. I’m Chuck Zimmerman saying Happy New Year to y’all. Here at ZimmComm we’ve been living in the virtual world of communications for almost 17 years. We started out distributing news releases with pre-recorded sound bites and interviews before jumping into blogging and podcasting and then starting social media channels in YouTube, Flickr, Twitter,...

Duration:00:12:09

ZimmCast 662 - ASTA CSS & Seed Expo Recap

12/15/2020
Interviews with Dan Basse, AgResource; John Latham, ASTA Chair; Pam Johnson, Iowa farmer, Andy LaVigne, ASTA CEO

Duration:00:25:49

ZimmCast 661 - Going Virtual with ARA in 2020

12/4/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The Agricultural Retailers Association annual 2020 ARA Conference & Expo went virtual this year Dec. 1-2. Ag professionals from across the country went “All In For Ag Retail” with interactive workshops, engaging networking opportunities, and a 3D Expo Hall. During the event the ZimmComm Team collected relevant screenshots, conducted interviews with speakers, award winners and staff. Providing us with a wrap-up of the conference is ARA Chairman, Rod Well,...

Duration:00:16:03

ZimmCast 660 - Virtual NAFB Convention

11/24/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week's program Cindy and I share excerpts from interviews we recorded for the NAFB Trade Talk session. Some of these were before the convention or during the session. Included are now past-President, Rita Frazer, RFD Radio; Liz Hunt, Syngenta; Andy Lavigne, ASTA; Geoff Cooper, RFA and Norm Davy, Heliae. I hope you enjoy it and thank you for listening.

Duration:00:25:04

ZimmCast 659 - Communications and Research Innovations

11/5/2020
Cindy talked with Frances Hayes, Communications Specialist for the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska, about how they have adapted their communications strategy this year to reach a diverse group of stakeholders around the world in the middle of a pandemic. We also have an interview about a company called C-Lock, which developed technology to help improve animal management, profits, and sustainability in their livestock systems and awarded Research...

Duration:00:44:07

ZimmCast 658 - Agricultural Economic Impact on St. Louis Region

10/27/2020
So, what’s this week’s episode about? It’s about agriculture’s economic impact on a very urban region, specifically St. Louis. The St. Louis Agribusiness Club just announced the results of their Agricultural Economic Impact Study on the St. Louis Region. This study has been conducted every five years since the first one was conducted in 2004. And guess what. ZimmComm produced that first study and you can still see those results on the organization’s website. To talk about the study I’m...

Duration:00:37:51

ZimmCast 657 - 2020 Hunting John Deere Style

10/6/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This is an exciting time for deer hunters. The season is about to get started for those of us who hunt in Georgia. So, preparations are being made for a great opening day at the Crystal Pig Hunt Club. My preparation includes getting to test drive a new John Deere Gator XUV855M S4. This crossover utility vehicle will take us out into the woods over some tough terrain and hopefully to include transporting some of our harvest. I'll be documenting our...

Duration:00:15:56

ZimmCast 654 - Farm Owner & New Podcast

8/28/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week I had the opportunity to fly for the first time in over 5 1/2 months to put the Golden ZimmComm Microphone to work at a farm event. Thank you Farm Journal for having me help with your Farm Journal Field Days event which included on-farm activities as well as a significant virtual experience. In this program I’m going to share an interview with the Iowa farm owner and field day host, Ben Riensche, Blue Diamond Farming Company. After my...

Duration:00:41:25

ZimmCast 653 - Wrapping Up #NAMA20

8/17/2020
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. The #NAMA20 is a wrap and it was a great show. If you are registered you can still go back and watch presentations. You can also still visit the Connection Point and say hi to those of us with a booth. You can also visit our virtual newsroom on AgNewsWire to see some images from the conference and hear from NAMA Sustaining...

Duration:00:33:40

ZimmCast 652 - NAMA Virtual Agri-Marketing Conference Week

8/10/2020
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. It is 2020 Virtual Agri-Marketing Conference week and this week's program will feature some more of the sustaining partners of the National Agri-Marketing Association. You'll hear from Scott McClure, Brighton; Matt Herman, DTN/The Progress Farmer and Tom Brand, NAFB. They will talk about their organizations and why they support...

Duration:00:27:46

ZimmCast 651 - NCBA Virtual Newsroom and More

7/31/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. In this week's program you'll hear from Marvin Kokes, Senior VP of Corporate Relations, NCBA. We talk about this week's Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting and the virtual ag newsroom we created on AgNewsWire. From there I share a few more of my conversations with sustaining partners of the National Agri-Marketing Association. You'll hear from Curt Blades, Senior VP, Agricultural Services, Association of Equipment Manufacturers; Laurie Fleck,...

Duration:00:38:57

ZimmCast 650 - NAMA & Virtual Agri-Marketing Conference

7/23/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This week's program provides a preview of the Virtual Agri-Marketing Conference which will be held August 11-13. Conference Chair Rebecca Ivey, Case IH, gives us a preview of the program. Following that I'm sharing conversations with several of the NAMA Sustaining Partners starting with Susan Rhode, Farm Journal, followed by Doug Reynolds, Corteva Agriscience and then Amy Bradford, GROWMARK. They talk about their companies, how they've dealt with the...

Duration:00:49:26

ZimmCast 649 - Looking Ahead to Ag Media Summit

7/16/2020
Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. 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 conference hotel is the Loews Kansas City Hotel which is brand new and looks fabulous. Chris says the program is coming together and companies that would like to be a sponsor and have a booth in the InfoExpo trade show can find more details on...

Duration:00:13:40