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Agrimarketing : July 2009
18 Media News:18 Media News 7/15/09 1:53 PM Page 18 MEDIA NEWS TheAssociation of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces FarmJournalMedia (FJM)will produce the “Official ShowDirectory” and Successful Farming (SF) and RFD-TVwill produce the “ShowNews” forAEM’s new AGCONNECT Expo. In addition to producing theDirec- tory, FJMwill hold seminars and colocate events atAGCONNECT Expo, including high-yield crop production education sessions and a Plan for SuccessWorkshop based on its Leave a Legacy initiative;will promote show attendance throughmultiplemedia, andwill representAEMin exhibit booth sales outside ofAEMand FarmEquipmentManufacturers Associationmembership. FJMwill also coordinatewith AEMAgServices to expand the association’sAg Executive Forum, bringing key agricultural executives and executive farmers together in the same place to discuss global agricultural trends, a combination that will be a first for the forum. In addition to producing the Show News (with RFD-TV), SFwill hold seminars and co-locate events atAG CONNECT Expo, including farm management education sessions and an Innovations Theater on the show floor andwill promote attendance at the showthroughmultiplemedia. FarmMarket iDenters a joint venture agreementwith Agri ImaGIS Technologies. The agreement creates co-devel- opment and co-marketing arrangements for FarmMarket iD, a comprehensive database of U.S. farms, allowing the combined teamto bring to the agriculturalmarket a newand unique set of Geographic Information System(GIS) and geo-spatial products and services associated with sites in the database. “The Cattle BeltNetwork” is a new radio network that reaches 52,000 cattle producerswith a total of over 35million head. The eightmember stations/ networks involved include: Northern AgNetwork-MT,WY; WNAX, Yankton-SD; Rural Radio Network anchored by KRVN-NE; Kansas AgNetwork-KS; KFRM, Clay Center-KS;Oklahoma Ag 18 Agri Marketing s July/August 2009 FarmProgress’Husker HarvestDays, held annually near Grand Island, NE,will be expanded 100,000 sq. ft.with the addition of a newstreet. The expansion is the latest in a series of Farm Progress’ showimprovements including: • The permanent biennial site in Decatur, IL, 2005. The site features a state-of-the-art exhibit field, world-class amenities for exhibitors and visitors and an infrastructure to withstand inclementweather conditions. The showadded an additional street in 2007. • The debut of its second permanent biennial site in Boone, IA, in 2008, openingwith a sold-out exhibit field. The shownowrotates between its two permanent biennial locations. • Expansion of “Large Operator Tracker Programs,” the demographically driven programs, enable showexhibitors to identify large-scale farm operators as they visit their showexhibits. Attendee registration programswere instituted in 2006 at the FarmProgress Showand in 2008 at HuskerHarvest Days. Farm Progress also announces the addition of a new broadcast business unit providing radio, television andweb programming for the agriculturalmarket. Max Armstrong joins the company in a full-time Armstrong position as the unit’s Director.He is co-founder and will continue to co-host “ThisWeek In AgriBusiness,” which is broadcast on RFD-TV.Hewill also continue to host a Saturdaymorning showonWGNradio. AM Network; KSIR, Sterling-CO; and KGNC,Amarillo-TX. Formore information, contact any of themember stations’ representatives. Dr.WilliamI. Tierney Jr. joins Vance Publishing Corp. as GMofDoane Advisory Services. Hewas most recently with LMC International, and priorwith John Stewart&Associates, USDA and Kansas State University. Shane Jones joins the company Dr. Tierney as Dir of Bus Dev.He has beenwith Nutriscience, Brewer Science and Tyson Foods. Hoosier Ag Today revamps itsweb site, www.hoosieragatoday.com,with newenhancements including localized radarweather, expandedmarket prices and a customizable home page. The information is also nowavail- able onweb-enabledwireless device at www.hoosieragtodaymobile.com. Brownfield AgNews launches a redesign of itsweb site, www. BrownfieldAgNews.com.Amore userfriendly design features a newlayoutwith drop downmenus, feature sections, Twitter and blog feeds, and allows increased user interaction. Josh Riessen joins Living the Country Life as Sales Executive. Hewas with Strategic America and is currently VP of the DesMoines chapter of the American Advertising Federation. AM Riessen Daily Updates on www.AgriMarketing.com
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