Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. I’m Chuck Zimmerman. Before getting to this week’s interview I thought I’d summarize a little bit of our activities. Last week Cindy and I tagged teamed the National Ethanol Conference where we created a customized virtual newsroom for the Renewable Fuels Ass…

As COVID restrictions are beginning to loosen up at last, Agri-Pulse Communications is pleased to present the 2022 Ag & Food Policy Summit live and in-person for the first time since 2019, and especially pleased to welcome the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) as the Platinum sponso…

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making available up to $215 million in grants and other support to expand meat and poultry processing options, strengthen the food supply chain, and create jobs and economic opportunities in rural areas. National Catt…

For the first time, the Renewable Fuels Association Industry Award was presented to an organization this year. The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) was honored in recognition of the group’s dedicated and sustained efforts on behalf of the ethanol industry over the last 40 years. The award,…

The Todd and Louise Malecha family are the 2022 winners of Farm Journal’s annual Top Producer of the Year award. Their operation, Malecha Enterprises, is based in Villard, Minn., and includes 1,200 milk cows and 1,100 replacement heifers as well as 2,500 acres of diverse crop and forage production…