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Kelly Marshall

  • Kubota Tractor Corporation announced four new farmer veteran tractor recipients in its 2017 “Geared to Give” program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition. Four recipients, one from each of Kubota’s four operating divisions, were presented with keys to new Kubota L-Series compact tractors in recognition of their U.S. military service.
  • Syngenta is proud to name Tori Streitmatter of Sparland, Illinois, as the Thrive 2017 #RootedinAg Contest winner. Streitmatter received a $500 gift card from Syngenta, along with a $1,000 donation in her name to the Midland High FFA Alumni.
  • Ken Magnum will be the new National Sales Manager for BRANDT’s turf business, which includes the BRANDT®, GRIGG™ and BRANDT® iHammer product lines.
  • The American Farm Bureau Federation recently graduated 15 farm and ranch women from the organization’s eleventh annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp– an intensive three-day course featuring sessions on working with the media, public speaking, testifying and messaging.
  • House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX) announced that RFD-TV has been added to the House of Representatives Digital Channel Lineup on channel 122.
  • Signups for the annual FiberMax® Maximizer Club are now open. To qualify for the FiberMax Maximizer Club, cotton growers must produce an average of 1,000 lb/A on 20 or more dryland acres planted to FiberMax varieties and plant 100 percent FiberMax cotton seed on qualifying acres from January 1–December 31, 2017.
  • The National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation are accepting applications for five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field during the 2018-19 school year. Scholarships are open to any NCGA members and their children or legal guardians; submissions must be postmarked on or before December 1, 2017.
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