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Carrie Muehling

  • Illinois and other Midwestern students will have help paying for college tuition during the 2018-2019 school year, courtesy of scholarships awarded today by the IAA Foundation. The IAA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Illinois Farm Bureau, awarded $123,600 to 69 students pursuing degrees in agriculture-related fields, based on their academic ability, leadership involvement, professional career goals and financial need.
  • Iowa Corn announced the 16 student recipients of the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program for the 2018-2019 school year. Iowa Corn awarded 16 $1,000 one-year scholarships to deserving, qualified students enrolled at an accredited U.S. 2-year or 4-year college or university, or graduate school, in a program of study to equip them to contribute to Iowa’s agriculture industry. The program is sponsored by the Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board.
  • MGEX announced an impressive 272,068 contracts recorded for April of 2018. This number topples over the previous reigning April by 24 percent while also breaking into the top five overall monthly volume charts coming in at fifth-best in MGEX history.
  • The Farm Foundation Forum on May 22 will be A Conversation with the Ambassadors: Trade War or Rhetoric? There is no charge to participate in the Forum via webcast or in person, but registration is requested.
  • The American Feed Industry Association announced Bridget Rinker has joined as the new development assistant effective April 30. Rinker will support AFIA President and CEO Joel G. Newman with managing programs and communications, as well as support of the AFIA Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
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