Chicago native John Forte brings more than 25 years of food ingredients and agribusiness industry expertise to the newly appointed position of president at BetaTec Hop Products.
Deere & Company announced changes to its leadership team in response to the planned retirement of a member of senior management later this year. The following changes are effective November 15: Max A. Guinn, 60, will retire as President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division. James M. Field, 55, is appointed President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division. John C. May, 49, is appointed President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division – Global Harvesting and Turf Platforms, Ag Solutions, Americas and Australia. Mark von Pentz, 55, is appointed President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division, Global Tractor and Hay & Forage Platforms, Europe, CIS, Asia, Africa.
The American Soybean Association’s WISHH Program is building on its successful track record in aquaculture development by launching the Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) – Cambodia.
IDEAg Group LLC announces that the 34th annual Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show will take place Nov. 27-29 at the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas.
The National Milk Producers Federation announced several staff changes that will strengthen and expand NMPF’s services to its members and the nation’s dairy producer community. Chris Galen, NMPF’s long-time head of communications, is assuming a new role as Senior Vice President of Member Services and Strategic Initiatives. Alan Bjerga, formerly a journalist with Bloomberg, joins NMPF as its new Senior Vice President of Communications. Jaime Castaneda, NMPF’s long-time head of strategic initiatives and trade policy, will become Senior Vice President of Policy Strategy and International Trade. Nicole Ayache has joined National Milk as Director of Sustainability Initiatives.