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Carrie Muehling

  • 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.
  • On the heels of two successful previous iterations, the Pearse Lyons Accelerator is now seeking applications for a new cohort of world-class international ag-tech startups to participate in its global mentoring program. Ag-tech startups are encouraged to apply for the Pearse Lyons Accelerator program before Dec. 7, 2018. Visit pearselyonsaccelerator.com to learn more.
  • The 2019 Beltwide Cotton Conferences are set for January 8-10 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, La. Information on the 2019 BWCC, including registration and housing reservation instructions, is at www.cotton.org/beltwide/.
  • Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC (“SIRE”) announced the retirement of Brian T. Cahill as SIRE’s President and CEO, and the appointment of Michael D. Jerke as President and CEO, effective October 22, 2018.
  • The Agricultural Relations Council will host a webinar on October 18 about Consumer Perspectives on Food Labels with Mark Gale, CEO and Partner, Charleston|Orwig, sharing data points and observations on consumer perceptions of food and their labels. Click here to register.
  • The Illinois Farm Bureau again this year will host the Live Local Food Conference, Nov. 5-7 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Bloomington. For more information about the conference, or to register, visit www.ilfb.org/livelocal or call Raghela Scavuzzo, local foods program manager, Illinois Farm Bureau, at 309-557-2155 or rscavuzzo@ilfb.org.
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