#NAFB16 Trade Talk

Nearly 100 companies and organizations participate in the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) annual Trade Talk, where they are interviewed by broadcasters from around the country. AgWired reporters at the NAFB convention this year interviewed dozens of Trade Talk participants, which are being compiled here with links to posts on various websites. General interviews from #NAFB16 can be found …

New USFRA Faces of Farming and Ranching Class

The next class of Faces of Farming & Ranching represent a broad spectrum of U.S. agriculture. From cotton fields to broilers, from Texas to Virginia, the winners of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) program were announced this week at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The winners were honored for their passion …

Ag Broadcasters at 73rd NAFB Convention

Kansas City was once again the location for the 73rd National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention November 9-11. The theme was Waves of Opportunity and the event began with a panel on a very timely topic, “Counting the Returns: Agriculture Reacts to the Election.” There’s also lots of informational sessions and the annual Trade Talk. 2016 NAFB Convention Photo …

ZimmCast with NAFB VP Tom Cassidy

A new slate of National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) officers and board members were elected last week during the NAFB annual convention. Tom Cassidy with Ag Radio Network, New York was elected as Vice President and Chuck Zimmerman spoke with Tom about what he thinks of the state of the farm broadcasting industry, new technology and issues to work …

#NAFB15 Trade Talk

Trade Talk has become the “it” event for farm broadcasters and this year was no different. The ZimmComm team conducted dozens of interviews from Kansas City. Media is welcome and encouraged to utilize all the content gathered from the event by the team. For additional content click here to hear audio from the NAFB National Convention that took place in …

#NAFB15 Growing our Future to Harvest

The 72nd National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) annual convention is officially underway, back in Kansas City. This year’s theme is Growing our Future to Harvest of Success. The first big event was the awarding of the NAFB Foundation Scholarship winners. The scholarships were presented during the NAFB Foundation Scholarship luncheon sponsored by the CME Group. Another big event- Trade …

NAFB 2015 Washington Watch

Thanks to our friends at Agri-Pulse we have some great audio to share from the National Association of Farm Broadcasting annual Washington Watch. First Doan Award Presented – ARA Supports Food Labeling Act – RFA CEO Talks RFS with NAFB – Mixed Signals on Biotech from EU –

2014 NAFB Trade Talk

The 71st annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention once again featured the popular Trade Talk event, where over 100 companies and organizations lined up for interviews with broadcasters from all over the country. Find links to Trade Talk attendee interviews here, as well as a link to the convention photo album. General convention story posts can be found here. …

2014 NAFB Annual Meeting

The 71st National Association of Farm Broadcasting Annual Convention was held November 12-14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. Find links here to all photos and general story posts with audio, including Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and a press conference with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. Links to stories and audio with NAFB Trade Talk participants can be found here. …

Officials Discuss RFS with Farm Broadcasters

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and EPA administrator Gina McCarthy both talked about the proposal to lower volume requirements under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) with members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting meeting in Washington DC this week.

More Content From NAFB 2013

The ZimmComm team got so much content from this year’s NAFB Convention that we decided to add a second page because the first one was getting so full. Here is a link to the first post where you can find interviews from NAFB leadership and other companies we chatted with during Trade Talk: 2013 NAFB Convention Photos: 2013 NAFB Convention …

2013 NAFB Convention

NAFB 2013 was held November 13-15 in Kansas City, Missouri at the Westin Hotel at Crown Center.  The chilly weather didn’t stop anybody from attending the 70th annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention, where hundreds of farm broadcasters came together to discuss the pressing topics of the industry. Photos: 2013 NAFB Convention Photo Album Audio: Airing on the Side …

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack at NAFB

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the 70th National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Annual Convention in Kansas City on Friday. The Secretary centered his comments around the RFS announcement, record levels of exports, drought issues and the farm bill. He also answered questions from the broadcasters. Listen to or download the entire one hour press conference: 2013 NAFB Convention Photo …

NAFB Washington Watch – Audio

The annual Washington Watch is for members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. It’s a time to meet with agricultural organization representatives, USDA officials and members of Congress. We’ll share lots of audio and photos from the event here during this week as the program unfolds. Issues Forum Interviews Farm Bill Farm Bill, RFS, corn crop Farm Bill, USDA …