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.
AWIS Celebrates 25 Years Helping Farmers Grow
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.
In the first ZimmCast episode of 2021 I have a conversation with AWIS Weather Services and one of the founders, Karl Harker. AWIS specializes in custom forecasting and consultation. Let’s learn about what they’re doing.
That’s the ZimmCast for this week. Thank you for listening.
ZimmCast 662 - ASTA CSS & Seed Expo Recap
Interviews with Dan Basse, AgResource; John Latham, ASTA Chair; Pam Johnson, Iowa farmer, Andy LaVigne, ASTA CEO
Going Virtual with ARA in 2020
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.
Providing us with a wrap-up of the conference is ARA Chairman, Rod Well, GROWMARK. He summarizes the activities and talks about future priorities for the organization.
Interviews from the 2020 NAFB Convention
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.
Innovations in Communications and Research
In this episode Cindy talks with Frances Hayes, Communications Specialist for the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska about their new podcast.
I then share an interview with Patrick Zimmerman, founder of C-Lock, which developed technology to help improve animal management, profits, and sustainability in their livestock systems and awarded Research Equipment Grants to find new ways to use their tools.
Agricultural Economic Impact on St. Louis Region
The St. Louis Agribusiness Club just announced the results of their Agricultural Economic Impact Study on the St. Louis Region.
To talk about the study I’m going to share conversations with Matt Amick, Missouri Soybean Association and President of the St. Louis Agribusiness Club. Then you’ll hear Alan Spell, University of Missouri Extension, who actually researched and prepared this year’s study.
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