Happy Easter from the ZimmComm Team

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Easter is the holiest of days on the Christian calendar and the egg representing new life has traditionally been symbolic of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. According to Wikipedia, the custom of Christians decorating eggs for Easter can be traced to at least the 13th century in Mesopotamia, spreading from there into Russia and Siberia through the Orthodox Churches, and …

Holiday, ZimmComm

Happy Holidays from Animal Ag Alliance

Jamie Johansen

Happy holidays from the Animal Ag Alliance team to your family! We hope you are able to enjoy the holiday season with friends and family! As we reflect on 2016, we wanted to take a moment to thank our supporters. You helped us accomplish so much in 2016. Check out our year in review video to see some of the …

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New Research to Increase Whole-Ham Sales Year-Round

Jamie Johansen

The Pork Checkoff recently funded a study to find and eliminate barriers that are stopping consumers from enjoying whole-ham yearlong, instead of simply for the holidays. “Holidays and ham go hand-in-hand for most consumers,” said National Pork Board President Jan Archer, Goldsboro, North Carolina. “And with new ham innovations, there are real opportunities to increase sales throughout the year.” Six …

Ag Group, Food, Holiday, Pork, Pork Checkoff, Research

National Turkey Federation Presents Turkey to President

Jamie Johansen

National Turkey Federation Chairman John Reicks presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey to President Barack Obama during a ceremony last week at the White House. The turkey, named “Tot,” marked the 69th anniversary of the presentation of the National Thanksgiving Turkey in celebration of the uniquely American holiday. “Thanksgiving is also a reminder of the source of our national strength,” said …

Ag Group, Food, Holiday, Poultry, Turkey

Friends, We Send You Thanksgiving Blessings

Jamie Johansen

At this time of Thanksgiving we pause to count our blessings. The freedom of this great country in which we live Its opportunity for achievement and freedom to worship The friendship and confidence you have show in us For this and so much more we are deeply thankful. Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving from the ZimmComm/AgWired team.

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Cargill Donates Turkeys to Arkansas Food Banks

Jamie Johansen

Cargill is doing its part to combat food insecurity by donating nearly 2,000 Honeysuckle White® whole turkeys each to the Northwest Arkansas (NWA) Food Bank and the River Valley Regional Food Bank. “We hope to reach almost 4,000 families in our community with our donation. Whether a family is going through a difficult time, or regularly seeks assistance from our …

Agribusiness, Cargill, Food, Holiday, Turkey

Americans Prefer Hot Dogs On The Grill

Jamie Johansen

New research commissioned by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) suggests that Americans prefer their dogs straight off the grill. Of the 90% of Americans who say they prepare hot dogs, 63% say grilling is their favorite way to cook a hot dog. Other cooking methods included steaming (12%), microwaving (9%) or frying in a pan (8%). NHDSC …

Ag Group, Food, Holiday