MILK – High-End Dairy Platform from Farm Journal

Jamie Johansen

Farm Journal Media launches MILK, a new suite of media products for the top-tier market of 500-plus milk cow operations. The MILK platform launched a website and eNewsletter this month with a print MILK magazine scheduled for April as well as regularly scheduled MILK television and radio segments on Farm Journal broadcast properties. The Farm Journal’s Dairy Elite Producer Business …

Agribusiness, Dairy, Media

Media Legend Named #WDE15 Industry Person of the Year

Jamie Johansen

It’s time to highlight another World Dairy Expo award winner. We would like to send a special congratulations to a fellow member of the media for being named the 2015 World Dairy Expo Industry Person of the Year. Jim Dickrell has more than 35 years of dairy publication experience, has served as the editor of Dairy Today magazine since 1989 …

Ag Group, Audio, Dairy, Media, World Dairy Expo

Be a NJAA Communicator, Journalist or Marketer

Jamie Johansen

Now in its second year, the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) is offering members the opportunity to experience communications, journalism, marketing and photography through Media Crew. Applications, due April 1, are now available online for NJAA members who have completed ninth grade and have an interest in learning about media reporting. “With the positive feedback we received from lasts year’s …

Ag Group, Angus, Beef, Communications, Marketing, Media

LPC Panel on Animal Welfare

Chuck Zimmerman

The inaugural Livestock Publications Council “Vision, and industry celebration” event featured a panel discussion. The topic was “Animal welfare in today’s world of agriculture.” As you might guess, animal activist, rights and welfare continue to be a hot topic of discussion in the industry. The panel was moderated by Mike Adams, AgriTalk, and panelists were Dr. Hans Coetzee, Professor of …

Animal Welfare, LPC, Media

LPC Honors Award Winners

Chuck Zimmerman

The Livestock Publications Council held a first ever “Vision, An Industry Celebration” event in Kansas City this week. The event brings together members and others from the agricultural industry to honor their Headliner and Hall of Fame Award winners. This year’s Hall of Fame Inductee is Wayne Bollum (posthumously). His plaque was unveiled and after watching a short video of …

LPC, Media

Vote for REAL Seal Name

News Editor

Online voting is now open in the “Name the REAL® Seal Character” contest, sponsored by National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF). Vote now through November 5, 2013. Only one vote per computer will be allowed. Throughout the summer, NMPF used the REAL Seal website and Facebook page to gather submissions for the naming contest. More than 110 individual suggestions were entered. …

Media, National Milk

Agri-Blogger Intern From Dairy Industry

Cindy Zimmerman

We are so pleased with the response to our new agri-blogging internship program. It was tough to choose just one for the summer semester, but we finally decided on Maggie Seiler – a sophomore at Kansas State University dual majoring in agricultural communications and journalism and animal sciences and industry. Maggie grew up on a dairy operation outside of Wichita …

Media, ZimmComm

ZimmComm Expands Content

Melissa Sandfort

ZimmComm New Media, LLC has expanded its website to serve as a new agricultural media content service for reporters, companies, organizations and individuals seeking high quality photos and audio from industry events and concerning current issues. “We generate so much content on our agricultural and renewable energy websites that we decided to create one place for all of it …

Agribusiness, Audio, Events, Media, ZimmComm