Allen Moczygemba is promoted to Sr VP of Farm Journal Media. In his new position, Moczygemba will continue to oversee publishing responsibilities for the company's livestock operations, while adding new responsibilities for a significant new product introduction in 2007, as well as managing the company's growing portfolio of live events.
Moczygemba joined Farm Journal in 1999 as Nat'l Sls Mgr for the company's livestock publications and was promoted to VP/Publisher of those properties in 2000. Prior to Farm Journal Media, he served in a variety of marketing management positions with Gustafson, LLC. He began his professional career with HBJ Farm Publications.
Mike Dain, has been named Farm Dir for the Oklahoma AgriNet, and Ben Buckland has been promoted to Network Mgr for Clear Channel Networks, Oklahoma City, OK.
Dain, has been a farm broadcaster since 1984. He joined Clear Channel Ag Networks in 2000.
Buckland will oversee affiliate relations and operations at the Oklahoma AgriNet as well as the Oklahoma News Network (ONN), the Voice of Southwest Agriculture (VSA), and the Yancey Ag Network.
Hoards announces plans to build a new milking center and free stall facility for 250 head beginning this fall. The new facilities will be near the existing ones, and they will be filled with Guernseys.
Its objective is to have an attractive, practical, labor-efficient, environmentally friendly operation that provides the best possible animal care, biosecurity and an operation to be large enough that its own dairying experiences relate to the majority of its magazine's readers.
Iowa Ag Radio Network's Ken Root accompanied USDA Secy Mike Johanns last month on his visit to Iraq.
To read Root's account of his fascinating experience, go to www.AgriMarketing.com and scroll down to the Sept. 6 summary of his trip.
Truitt Communications, Clermont, IN, announces the creation of "Hoosier Ag Today," a series of daily radio programs hosted by veteran farm broadcaster Gary Truitt. These programs will focus exclusively on the issues and events that impact the Indiana agricultural community.
J.L. Farmakis, Inc. will provide exclusive national sales representation for Hoosier Ag Today.
Prism Business Media's BEEF magazine has launched AmericanCowman.com,a new Website focused on the needs and interests of smaller beef
operations with fewer than 100 head of cattle.
Pfizer Animal Health is the charter site sponsor, with exclusive sponsorship of the Health category.
Jud Alford is promoted to Produce Group Publisher at food360, a division of Vance Publishing Corp. He had been Nat'l Sls Mgr for the Produce Group and its lead publication, The Packer.
RFD-TV, the full-time TV network servicing rural America, has launched on NPS's Absolute Digital package, joining a lineup of over 60 digital video networks. The network serves over 28 million cable and satellite homes in the U.S.
Farm Press announces the launch of four new daily e-publications. Delivered to demographically qualified readers, the NEW Farm Press Dailies' intent is to replicate the circulation and editorial tradition of its regional print publications. AM