Zimfo Bytes 12/21

Carrie Muehling

  • The National Corn Growers Association Nominating Committee reminds interested members that it is now accepting applications for the 2020 Corn Board. Click here for the application.
  • The American Soybean Association Board of Directors elected its governing committee this week during the annual winter board meeting in St. Louis, and new board members immediately began their terms. Davie Stephens of Clinton, Ky., will serve as 2019 ASA president.
  • The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced nine early-career faculty members as recipients of the 2018 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award.
  • The 35th class of American Soybean Association Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont Young Leaders recently began their leadership journey at the Corteva Agriscience Global Business Center in Johnston, Iowa.
  • Farmers Business Network announced FBN Health, a multi-state healthcare network for farmers, their families and their farm employees, giving farmers access to more affordable healthcare options, designed just for them.
  • FLM Harvest announces Marianne Smith Edge has joined its Board of Advisors.
  • Charleston|Orwig announces the promotion of four team members in both creative and client services. Sarah Mielke is promoted to art director. Macyn Gillespie is promoted to copywriter. Kelly Vento is promoted to art director and will continue her work across several clients, including Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Soil Health Partnership and Vytelle. Cassie Yontz steps up to become an account supervisor, continuing her work with the Illinois Soybean Association and Dairyland Seed accounts while adding the University of Illinois Foundation activities to her responsibilities.
  • The American Feed Industry Association’s President and CEO Joel G. Newman formally announced to members that he will be retiring from the association effective December 2019.
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