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The United Fresh Produce Association has announced the development of a new marketing event added to its annual education offerings. Kubota Tractor Corporation introduces its most versatile utility tractor series to-date with its new M5-Series. The 2015 AgriBusiness Leader of the Year Award to an outstanding individual in the St. Louis area nominations are due by September 11, 2015 to …

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The twenty-ninth annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to processing and utilization. USDA has announced the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Meeting date. The National Corn Growers Association welcomes Jessica Johnson Bennett, who rejoins the organization as Director of Market Development. Epicosity, a …

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The American Royal is switching things up a bit in September with a revamped business event – Boots & Business After Hours, on Wednesday, September 16 at The Gallery in the Power & Light District. Marking the program’s 10th anniversary, the Lodi Winegrape Commission released Lodi Rules for Sustainable Winegrowing – 2015 Report. Good Day’s Work is a web-based business-built …

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Registration is now open for ASTA’s CSS 2015 & Seed Expo, held December 7-11 in Chicago, IL! Starting with the April 2015 issue, Badger Common’Tater, morphed into a more engaging and entertaining experience by offering an online magazine format, identical in content to their print format, but offering all the bells and whistles of the digital world. A new study …

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The 2015 South Dakota Beef Ambassador Contest was held on July 24 in Huron, S.D. in conjunction with the South Dakota Summer Spotlight. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced the winners of its agricultural engineering student awards during special ceremonies at the annual international meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) in New Orleans, Louisiana. …

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Rhea + Kaiser (R+K) has added Monica Hennessey as Assistant Account Manager and Brittany Lantry as a Media Assistant. RFD-TV, “Rural America’s Most Important Network,” announced the expansion of the news department with the appointment of new team members targeted to build RFD-TV’s momentum as an innovative leader in broadcast media. This fall, five college-bound students will have financial support …

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For three days and with five unique components and involving more than twenty farms, the jam-packed SOIL SISTERS culinary event celebrates Wisconsin’s family farms and rural life in and around the farming communities of Monroe and Brodhead, Wisconsin. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the expansion of crop insurance to provide additional options for fruit and nut producers. Farm …

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Kimberly Atkins, a longtime staffer and current director of global programs for the U.S. Grains Council, will be the next vice president and chief operating officer (COO) of the organization. In a major expansion of its international alcohol division, Alltech, has acquired a craft brewery in Northern Ireland and also one in mainland United Kingdom. It’s time to send in …

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Tucker Carlson, Political News Commentator and Co-host of Fox and Friends Weekend, will present An Insider’s Look at Washington, Politics and Everything In Between on Wednesay, September 30 at the General Session Luncheon of the 2015 United Fresh Washington Conference. Swanson Russell announces the addition of five employees to its Lincoln office: Claire Abelbeck, Brooke Behrendt, Paul Rankin, Neale Stadler …

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Forrest Lucas, founder and owner of Lucas Oil Products, Inc., MAVTV, Lucas Cattle Company, and the naming rights to the Indianapolis Colts’ Stadium, “Lucas Oil Stadium”, has teamed with Ali Afshar, the record-setting professional racecar driver, turned actor, turned movie producer, to launch ESX Entertainment. NovaSource announces the addition of Tim Kuechmann as Account Manager for the Pacific Northwest and …

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