NAMA Announces Professional Development Awards of Excellence

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The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named four recipients of the 2014 Professional Development Awards of Excellence. These awards honor NAMA members based on outstanding achievement in four professional development areas including: marketing communications, public relations, product/species management and sales. Award winners include: Marketing Communications Award of Excellence Ryan Rarking, marketing communications manager, Beck’s Hybrids Public Relations Award of Excellence …

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Mark Your Calendars for New LPC Event

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The Livestock Publications Council is hosting their first ever event designed to celebrate the livestock industry through education and honor those who have made an impact in it. Vision – An Industry Celebration, will take place November 11, 2014 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. There they will honor the Headliner and Hall of Fame winners at …

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USFRA Names Finalist for Faces of Farming & Ranching

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U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA®) announced the finalists of its next class of Faces of Farming and Ranching, a nationwide search to help put real faces on agriculture. The following farmers and ranchers were named finalists: Erin Brenneman, Iowa Jay Hill, N.M. Carrie Mess, Wis. Thomas Titus, Ill. Darrell Glaser, Texas Brian Jones, Texas Jessica Potter, Colo. Carla Wardin, …

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What’s New with Bayer Stratego YLD

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Bayer CropScience’s Thorsten Schwindt and Randy Myers both work in the company’s fungicide department. They shared with us during the Farm Progress Show what was going on with Stratego YLD, how growers can utilize it to get greater return on investment and what we can see coming out of Bayer’s research and development labs when it comes to fungicides. “Stratego …

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Will you be investing in an Apple Watch?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How important is it to know about farming in other countries?” This might be the most one-sided poll we have every had. It seems, and I definitely don’t disagree, that having a global understanding of agriculture is crucial. We may not all be able to learn about them first-hand, but thats where we come …

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New Holland Introduces New Product Innovations

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In 2015, New Holland will introduce 25 new product innovations to the market, from award-winning, revolutionary engine technology meeting Tier 4B emissions requirements, to the latest advancements in harvesting technology and precision farming. The Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa set the stage for New Holland to introduce the new products. There Chuck spoke with New Holland’s Mark Hooper, he …

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Using Data to Create Change

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Record markets and expansion in the beef industry and especially in the Hereford breed has provided opportunity for investments. The American Hereford Association jumped at this and put together an educational event for their breeders. The Hereford Genetic Summit took place last week at Missouri State University’s Darr Agricultural Center and breeders flooded in with open ears. “We are really …

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Do You Care About Farming in Other Countries?

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How do you think commodity prices are impacting farm equipment sales?” Looks like the majority of us believe that since prices are down, sales will also be down. And the other majority polled don’t see this changing in the near future. Here are the poll results: Prices down, sales down – 38% Temporary slump …

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Hereford Breeders Unite for Genetic Summit

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I am headed to Springfield, MO today for the Hereford Genetic Summit being held at the Christopher S. Bond Learning Center located at the Darr Agricultural Center on the Missouri State University campus. As a Hereford breeder, this event is near and dear in my heart. Tune in for audio and photos as I capture all the happenings here on …

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Washington’s Ag Center Creates Connections

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Washington’s Agriculture Center of Excellence, housed at Walla Walla Community College, has a sharp focus on fostering connections between ag and natural resource instructors, industry professionals and students. Instructor/Industry networking is essential in the effort to educate students with both the science background and skills needed to be successful in Ag. In addition to industry professionals voicing their needs, it …

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