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Minnesota Soybean is pleased to announce the addition of Kim Nill as Director of Market Development. The American Farm Bureau Federation announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Purchase access to session videos from the 2015 Commodity Classic now and have the opportunity to watch at your leisure from now until …

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Lessing-Flynn recently added another enthusiastic, talented member, Abby Miesner, to the team as a Project Manager. Rhiannon Branch of Iuka, Illinois, has been named the Illinois state winner of the 2015 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members. Georgia peanut farmers reaffirmed the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) by a vote of 92.41 percent during the recent referendum, held March 16 through …

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Steve Sweitzer, Woodruff Sweitzer chief creative officer and agency principal, will retire effective April 22. Swanson Russell has named Megan Carroll to associate interactive producer in its Lincoln office. On May 19, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s AgBiotech Initiative is again convening ag biotech entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology scouts for the third Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase in Research Triangle …

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The North American Equipment Dealers Assn. (NAEDA) has announced the recipients of its Dealer’s Choice Award and Gold Level service awards for 2015. Twelve U.S. cotton industry members have been chosen to participate in the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) Emerging Leaders Program for 2015-16. KatieAnn Sievert of Bonduel, Wisconsin, has been named the Wisconsin state winner of the 2015 GROWMARK …

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DuPont announced it has agreed to acquire Taxon Biosciences, Inc., a leading microbiome discovery company. The American Soybean Association welcomes the renewed focus from the Senate Agriculture Committee on expanding agricultural trade to Cuba as part of a hearing held on Capitol Hill. USPOULTRY is hosting a free webinar to members addressing “ON-Farm Waterfowl Mitigation Practices” on Wednesday, May 13, …

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USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced a new reporting model to keep up with the rapid spread of high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the nation’s chicken and turkey flocks. FARMLAND in partnership with Campus Solutions, are showing more than a dozen screenings of the film at colleges around the country. The National Association of Conservation Districts …

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The Syngenta “Good Growth through Advanced Analytics” program has won the 2015 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences. The Dairy Business Association of Wisconsin has hired Jamie Mara, a news media veteran, as its new director of public relations. DTN/The Progressive Farmer has launched a new enterprise management platform called DTN Connect to …

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DTN/The Progressive Farmer, agriculture’s trusted source for information and data solutions, has been selected by the board members of four state soybean associations to custom publish each group’s publication, effective immediately. Elanco, The Kroger Co.’s Central Division, Rose Acre Farms, Gleaners Food Bank and Midwest Food Bank introduced a way consumers, food stores and farmers can easily work together to …

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Cathleen Enright, PhD, has been named the new president and CEO for the Pet Food Institute, effective April 27, 2015. The Missouri Dairy Association (MDA) applauds Governor Jay Nixon for signing the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act of 2015 into law. Archer Daniels Midland Company announced that Mark Schweitzer has been appointed vice president, Investor Relations, where he will represent the …

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service announced that it is accepting applications for fiscal year 2016 funding for five export market development programs. Mark your calendars for the 17th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, July 23-25, 2015, at Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia. As of April 1, Valent U.S.A. Corporation became the exclusive provider of the MGK crop …

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