• . Every year hundreds of optimists plant tree seedlings expecting to come back in seven to ten years and make a killing on the Christmas tree market.
  • . Are you really sure you want to commit a significant amount of time to manage a successful Christmas tree operation? Can you find temporary labor to complete the seasonal cultural operations? Can you market your trees to yield a satisfactory return on your investment? If the answers are yes, read on for a few suggestions to help you get off on the right foot.
  • . It is difficult to prescribe to a grower which variety will perform best under his growing conditions, management practices, and in local markets.
  • . Visit with experienced growers, nurserymen, or foresters to select a variety to match your soil and market condition.
  • . Rotation length and management practices are similar to Scotch pine, only white pine has a slightly higher market value.
  • . A poor shearing job may ruin the marketability of a good tree.
  • . Harvesting and Marketing The method of marketing your Christmas trees depends on the proximity of your plantation to population centers, accessibility of the plantation, and the effort you want to devote to selling.

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  • . But the ads also ran in Miami, a vibrant car market where GM has bombed for the past 15 years.
  • . Today, GM has a paltry 13.8% of the retail market in South Florida, a slide it is now trying to reverse.
  • . In these cities, GM scores well below its national market share of about 26%.
  • . In addition to these geographic units, the company is divided along functional lines, with global groups overseeing areas such as marketing, product development and human resources.
  • . Marketing ideas get lost as they bounce between departments.
  • . He recently praised GM's dealer network and product lineup and reiterated the company's intention to focus on these key markets.
  • . Wagoner flew to Miami for a "state of the business" briefing from a group of regional marketing managers.
  • . The presentation showed how GM lost about 11 percentage points of market share among Hispanics in South Florida between 1990 and 2000, even as the local Hispanic population grew to encompass 60% of Miami's population.

    Maine Agricultural Marketing Promotions Survey
  • | State Search: - - - - - - - You are here: > > Maine Market Promotions Survey for Producers Food and Farm Marketing Promotions Survey for Maine Producers This on-line sign up form allows Maine food and farm producers and processors to have their business listed on one or more of our searchable pages.
  • . Preferred way to be contacted about your marketing information: E-mail Regular mail Phone call or message Doesn't matter By hitting the "Submit Information" button, you are letting us know that you wish to have your food or farm business be part of our Maine agricultural promotions, including the ones mentioned on the page *If you know that you are already in our database and need to add to or change your information, please check the to indicate that.

    DM News Blog - The News Leader in Direct, Database and Internet Marketing » List News
  • . –Posted by Adrian Courtenay Posted in, , | June 13th, 2006 has signed an agreement to market infoUSA’s .
  • . That’s the case with a new initiative from a taskforce of senior execs in the list business, working in collaboration with the Direct Marketing Association.
  • . It’s a full-day event for “data marketing and marketing information professionals” (formerly called list pros).
  • . The topics of these sessions tell a lot about what this initiative is all about – which is nothing less than how traditional list management and brokerage firms are going to address and embrace the new realities of direct marketing.
  • . They’ve also put together an impressive panel that includes John Kilcullen of Billboard and founder of the For Dummies book series, Alan Momeyer, vp of human resources for Loews Corp., Mark Freidman, chief digital marketing officer of Warnaco, and Mark Stevens, marketing strategy consultant and author of YOUR Marketing Sucks and Extreme Management.


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    DM News Blog - The News Leader in Direct, Database and Internet Marketing » 2006 » January
  • . “As We Speak” allows telemarketers virtually instant information on the caller, based on past purchases, Census information and the location of the purchaser’s home.
  • . Telemarketing scripts can be adjusted instantly based on this data to increase the call’s upsell potential.
  • . Kevin Gaffney, vice president of sales and marketing at, demonstrated his company’s direct response analysis software, offering media buyers a way to analyze the cost per response of each spot to help get the most bang out of their spending bucks.
  • . It reminded me of a similar party hosted by the Direct Marketing Association hosted at the Fontainebleu Hotel many years ago when Jonah Gitlitz was running the DMA.
  • . telemarketing, is now running call centers in Manila.
  • . Toni Cubel, vice president of client development at, another large telemarketing concern, said that all of her company’s call center employees are located in Phoenix.
  • . – Posted by Mickey Alam Khan Posted in, , | January 27th, 2006 DM News on April 10 will publish its Essential Guide on Interactive Technology, a special issue dedicated to interactive technologies helping marketers and retailers in online customer marketing, acquisition and retention.

    2005 Chicago Holiday Events|Things-To-Do for concerts, theater, halloween, thanksgiving, christmas calendars from Chicago Traveler
  • . Christkindlmarket Nov.
  • . 25 Daley Center Plaza The Christkindlmarket is a four week open-air market modeled after the famous Nuremberg Christmas market dating back to 1545.
  • . The market offers shopping opportunities and serves as a winter wonderland meeting place for families and friends.

    Agri Marketing | Economics-Sept, 2002: Articles
  • Sept, 2002 Agri Marketing: Sept, 2002 Search Periodicals: in Agri Marketing in all business periodicals Results 1-25 of 72 articles 1.
  • . Ayres Advertising/Marketing, Lincoln, Neb., and Kahler & Company, Omaha, Neb., have merged to create Ayres-Kahler, a move that positions the new company as a regional and national provider of advertising, ...
  • . Bader Rutter & Associates, Milwaukee, hires Joyce Bongard as an account executive in the agency's relationship marketing group.
  • . (Marketing) Product: 18.
  • . Welcome to the first Careers In Ag supplement to Agri Marketing magazine.
  • . Agri Marketing is the trade publication that highlights the events, changes and happenings within the agriculture, food and fiber ...
  • . CHS Marketing, LLC, a company formed by the owners of Curry Seed, Hoegemeyer Hybrids and Bo-Jac Seed, has reached an agreement with Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, to market Herculex I Insect Protection.

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  • . Specialty Forest Product Scientific Papers: Emerging Issues in Specialty Forest Product Production and Marketing by A.
  • . Marketing Specialty Forest Products by C.

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    2002 Value-Added Agricultural Product Market
  • 2002 Value-Added Agricultural Product Market Development Grant Selections Alaska - $96, 223 United Salmon Association, Kodiak, Alaska $18, 896 Purpose: Conduct feasibility study and create business and marketing plan.
  • . Alaska Farm Bureau - Matsu Chapter, Palmer, Alaska $30, 000 Purpose: Identify the size of potential Alaskan market for value-added frozen processed vegetables and potatoes.
  • . $64, 500 Purpose: Conduct feasibility study and prepare business plan in order to develop a processing facility and direct marketing strategy for Arizona’s Pistachio production.
  • . $56, 600 Purpose: To complete feasibility study and business plan for developing a processing facility and direct marketing strategy for premium alfalfa grown in Arizona.
  • . $271, 136 Purpose: To study the potential of opening new geographic markets for seed.
  • . $130, 000 Purpose: As working capital to develop, package, evaluate and market soy- enhanced line of wild rice snack chips.
  • . $80, 579 Purpose: To conduct feasibility study and market survey on converting a recovered milk product from CDI’s butter/powder processing facility into value-added animal feed.

    Nebraska Department of Agriculture
  • . The Agriculture Outreach Program is intended to create statewide awareness of the valuable marketing resources available through the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.
  • . Once again, funds are available to private breeders interested in promoting livestock, semen, or embryo sales in foreign markets.
  • . These funds are available through the Market Access Program (MAP) of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of USDA.
  • . The market seems strong for semen sales.
  • . Dairy Farm is a leading food store in the Asia-Pacific Region, which operates under local brands such as Cold Storage, Wellcome, and Hero supermarkets.
  • . AP&D staff are working to improve contacts established with buyers located in foreign markets.
  • . The first annual New Nebraska Food Market will be held on Tuesday, October 15 at Nebraska State Fair Park Agricultural Hall in Lincoln.
  • . A trade team of six value-added food retail/supermarket buyers will visit Nebraska October 13-17 and Illinois on October 18th.

    State of Illinois Home - IGNN (Illinois Government News Network)
  • . Another $804, 000 is being awarded to 45 local governments and not-for-profit organizations to promote tourism attractions and events across the state through the Tourism Marketing Partnership Program.
  • . The Tourism Marketing Partnership Program provides matching grants for the promotion of area attractions and events three times a year.
  • . The matching grants can be used to cover up to 60 percent of the cost of promoting a tourism event or attraction, including billboard advertising, trade show participation, market studies and web site development.

    Illinois Tourism News from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Tourism
  • December 2004 Highlights • Friday, December 24: IBOT offices closed in observance of Christmas • Friday, December 31: IBOT offices closed in observance of New Year’s • February 4-9, 2005: American Bus Association Marketplace, Chicago, Ill.
  • . This annual conference is the place to learn tourism best practices, enhance your marketing knowledge and awareness of industry trends, and hear from renowned national speakers – all while having fun and making valuable contacts.
  • . Source: Crain’s Chicago Illinois showcased at WTM Last month, Illinois hosted a booth at the 2004 World Travel Market (WTM) in London, one of the world’s premier travel trade shows.
  • . The team, which also included Alison Hough, international marketing manager for the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, met with more than 20 top tour operators and various airline and hotel executives during the fair.
  • . Chicago goes live in the UK IBOT recently launched Go Press for the UK market, a convenient media resource for international media.


    Lincoln News Messenger : Business

  • • • • • • • Top Jobs STOCKS GOLD COUNTRY MEDIA'S NEWSPAPERS Business Gourmet sampling Lincoln Produce Market features locally-grown produce, wines By: Richard Myers, The News Messenger Thursday, January 5, 2006 9:31 AM PST The recently opened Lincoln Produce Market offers locally grown produce and wines, as well as a deli, jams, cheeses, gourmet foods, microbrews and more.
  • . Photo by Karina Williams/The News Messenger Lincoln residents looking to satisfy their taste buds with locally-grown produce no longer have to travel out of town.The Lincoln Produce Market finally opened its doors Dec.
  • . 20."I used to go to the produce market in Newcastle, " said Lincoln's Andi Phillips, as she walked through the Lincoln Produce Market on Friday.
  • . I've got a great market right in my own backyard." FYI What: Lincoln Produce Market Where: 415 A St., suite 100 (corner of East Avenue and McBean Park Drive) Phone: (916) 645-3322 Hours: 10 a.m.
  • . Sundays Web site: Phillips checked shelves and deli cases at the market, which is located at the corner of East Avenue and McBean Park Drive.

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FY 2001-2002 tourism marketing grants announced LINCOLN (July 31, 2001) -- Governor Mike Johanns today awarded $96, 676 in marketing grants to Nebraska organizations to enhance tourism promotional efforts across the state.
  • . "We are happy to partner with the tourism industry to market Nebraska's tourism opportunities, " said JoAnn McManus, Travel and Tourism Division director.
  • . "We added several categories to this year's funding process, which not only gave more applicants the opportunity to apply, but offered greater diversity in terms of the projects that were funded." Fiscal year 2001-2002 marketing grant recipients are: Event Promotions Fairbury Germanfest, Fairbury Chamber of Commerce -- $1, 500.
  • . Rack Cards Marketing the Region, North Central Nebraska Travel Council -- $4, 000.
  • . Internet Marketing Web Site Development, Carnegie Arts Center, Alliance -- $2, 230.
  • . Image Marketing "REAL People, REAL History, REAL Fun!" TV Advertising, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island -- $4, 000.

    Direct Marketing
  • . A new section discusses implications of Internet marketing and e–commerce for agriculture.
  • . Introduction Many growers, especially new ones, are inclined to start production without giving a second thought to the business of marketing.
  • . Good marketing is an absolute must for a successful agricultural enterprise.
  • . After all, what good is a product if one cannot sell it consistently for a profit? Diversification out of commodity crops may mean becoming familiar with, or even creating, new marketing systems.
  • . Existing marketing channels very often do not accommodate the new producer well—especially the small producer.
  • . This publication describes direct marketing of produce (and to a lesser extent livestock) and lists additional resources for those who are interested.
  • . ATTRA has more information on marketing animal products.
  • . Some farmers may use direct marketing for particular products while simultaneously participating in traditional markets.
  • . Alternative Marketing Formal research on alternative marketing mechanisms has been scattered and hard to access by producers. @CallCenter