Zimfo Bytes 7/13

Carrie Muehling

  • Farmers Union youth members from across the country gathered last week for the 82nd annual National Farmers Union (NFU) All-States Leadership Camp. Hosted each June at the NFU Education Center, All-States Camp encourages youth to explore their leadership potential, discuss issues important to their generation, learn more about the power of cooperatives, and identify ways to affect positive change in their communities.
  • FLM Harvest announces Jeff Nawn, an expert on global agricultural trade, regulation and technology, has joined the agency’s Board of Advisors. Nawn, most recently with Corteva Agriscience as global grain trade and biotech affairs lead, will support FLM Harvest’s clients in a variety of policy, regulatory and trade-related issues critical for maintaining and growing market access.
  • American Vanguard Corporation announced the promotion of Scott Hendrix to Senior Vice President of U.S. and Canada Crop Sales and Application Technology, that includes the development and launch of AMVAC’s SIMPAS system.
  • Rhea + Kaiser (R+K) announces the promotion of Sara McClendon from Account Manager to Senior Account Manager in Public Relations. R+K welcomes Susie White as Account Manager in Account Management + Planning.
  • Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of four members to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board. More information about the board is available on the National Sorghum Board website.
  • Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has also announced the appointment of four members and four alternates to serve on the National Peanut Board. More information about the National Peanut Board, including a roster of members, is available on the National Peanut Board website.
  • The Great Falls Montana Development Authority announces that Pardue Grain has broken ground on a new $6.5 million pulse crop processing facility in Great Falls, MT. The company’s new 32,000 square-foot building will create a dozen jobs and expand its pulse processing operation including sorting, sizing, cleaning and bagging capabilities. The expansion is expected to open in August 2018.
  • Alltech Crop Science, the agronomic division of Alltech, is proud to announce the addition of three new products to its Canadian line. Natures Basics®, Liqui-Plex® Cu and Liqui-Plex® Zn join the company’s other offerings, which include Crop-Set®, Soil-Set®, Grain-Set® and Agro-Mos®.
  • Nutrien Ltd. has officially rebranded its retail business to Nutrien Ag Solutions, aligning the company’s retail operations across the globe. The rebrand also features the roll out of an integrated digital platform designed to empower growers to effectively manage their agronomic and commercial needs. The new brand initiative kicked off as of July 1, 2018.
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