ZimmCast with #AgMedia’s Molly Schoen

Joanna Schroeder

This week’s ZimmCast features Molly Schoen, #AgMedia Summit’s organizing committee head. Schoen is the editor of the Charolais Journal. She spoke with Chuck Zimmerman about the process of putting together Ag Media Summit – a job that starts in the fall, the year before the event. One of the first steps is identifying a location and then reaching out to …

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Owen Roberts, New IFAJ President Featured in ZimmCast

Joanna Schroeder

The Urban Cowboy himself is the newly elected President of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists. He’s Owen Roberts, Director, Research Communications at University of Guelph and he is featured in this week’s ZimmCast. When asked what he hopes to accomplish as president he said, his job is to keep IFAJ going. Learn more about Owen’s plans and the IFAJ …

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ZimmCast Previews #AgChat Foundation Conference

Joanna Schroeder

Registration is now open for the 2016 AgChat Foundation Cultivate & Connect conference. This year it will be held December 8-9 in Kansas City, Missouri. Who better to talk to about it than one of the Bayer, 6 AgVocates to Follow, Jenny Schweigert, Executive Director, AgChat Foundation? Jenny speaks with Chuck Zimmerman in this week’s ZimmCast and gives us the …

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ZimmCast Highlights @Bayer Social Media Award

Joanna Schroeder

In this week’s ZimmCast, Chuck talks with Bayer’s Jeff Donald about their use of social media on the ag side and how they measure success. He is the perfect person to learn from because the “Bayer gets scientifically social” campaign has been recognized by PR News with the Best Twitter Community Engagement Award, announced at PR News’ 2016 Social Media …

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Mark Poeschl of @NationalFFA Featured in ZimmCast

Joanna Schroeder

This week’s ZimmCast features Mark Poeschl, incoming CEO of the National FFA Organization and Foundation. Mark officially takes over the position August 1, 2016. One of the challenges in agricultural education he sees is the need to attract and retain top quality high school ag teachers. He says there is a real shortage in that area. Poeschl stresses how important …

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New ZimmCast Highlights Growing Global Solutions

Joanna Schroeder

In this week’s ZimmCast, we hear from Janice Dahl  who has just started a new non-profit called Growing Global Solutions. In this episode, Dahl tells us all about GGS, which believes in bringing change through better organizations with an emphasis on strategy development, project management and evaluation, communication analysis, leadership development, and – most importantly – giving back. Learn more …

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ZimmCast Features New NAMA President

Joanna Schroeder

This week’s ZimmCast features the new President, Matt Coniglio, Penton Agriculture. Matt says that if he looked ahead at his life twenty years ago he would have never dreamed he’d be on the NAMA platform in this position. Matt also talks about the NAMA strategic plan and how it is evolving as a blue print for the new president to …

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ZimmCast: Tweet a Bee #Feed a Bee

Joanna Schroeder

Bayer is gearing up to make a significant impact on pollinator health in 2016 by planting more forage and spreading the word about the importance of pollinators with the debut of the Feed a Bee song and video and new social media initiatives to help keep pollinators healthy. In this week’s ZimmCast, Cindy Zimmerman spoke with our favorite Queen Bee …

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ZimmCast Highlights #Propane Power from @GROWMARK

Joanna Schroeder

Propane power is on a roll these days, going far beyond it’s traditional uses of home heating and grain drying, moving into areas such as fleet vehicles and irrigation engines. For this edition of the ZimmCast, Cindy Zimmerman spoke with Becky Hornblower, GROWMARK’s propane marketing and technical services manager, about everything that’s new about propane – from supplies and prices, …

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