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Join NAMA & AAEA at the Commodity Classic on Friday, March 4, 2016 in the New Orleans Convention Center, Room: 342, at 4:30 – 6:00 p.m for a cocktail reception. The inaugural AgroExpo, hosted by AgroLiquid on the company’s research farm, just north of St. Johns, Michigan, will be held Aug. 16-18, 2016. The Soil Health Institute (SHI) announced that …

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Vivid Life Sciences announces the EPA registration of Agri-Fos® Systemic Fungicide Plus, a highly concentrated active ingredient phosphite fungicide, for use in agriculture crops, and for residential and commercial uses. Novozymes announces the formation of three divisions: Household Care & Technical Industries, Agriculture & Bioenergy and Food & Beverages. Balchem Corporation announced that it acquired Albion International, Inc., a privately …

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Western Growers will launch its first Tech Talk Series on Tuesday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m. at its Center for Innovation & Technology in Salinas, Calif. U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) was selected as the 2015 Wheat Leader of the Year by the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) board of directors. FCS Financial will award up to 35 scholarships, …

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed four members to serve on the United States Department of Agriculture Grain Inspection Advisory Committee. The International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) is accepting applications for participation in the 2016 Student Case Competition. Farm Journal Media unveiled a new beef market strategy at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association conference Kent Nutrition Group, Inc., (KNG) …

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Sorghum farmers interested in participating in the Sorghum Checkoff’s Leadership Sorghum program can now apply online to become a member of Class III. Finding out what’s happening with Illinois farmland values and “putting all the pieces together” will be the focus of discussion at the 2016 Illinois Land Values Conference which will be held here on March 17. The Association …

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Swanson Russell announces the additions of Sandra Baumgarner, Rachel Dicke and Emily Madden. Woodruff Sweitzer (WS) recently announced the addition of Lindsey Woolsey and Brandon Thomas to its Kansas City, Missouri, office, Cynthia Kotovsky to its Columbia, Missouri, office and Halli Kubes to the agency’s Red Wing, Minnesota, office. The Minnesota AgriGrowth Council is pleased to announce the re-election of …

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The National Corn Growers Association welcomes Sarah Doese, who joins the organization as the legislative assistant for the Washington office. The National Pork Board announced that Kincannon & Reed will conduct a national search for the organization’s open position of chief executive officer. Bayer is pleased to announce Gaylon Morgan, Ph.D., Extension cotton specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, …

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Meet domestic and international customers, see where soybeans go beyond the elevator and evaluate the work of the soy checkoff with the See for Yourself program. The National Pork Board is accepting applications for its 2016 America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM award through March 13 at americaspigfarmer.com. FLM+ will significantly expand its Minneapolis presence this spring with the relocation …

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The American Farm Bureau Federation has appointed new members to its national Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee for the 2016-2018 term beginning in March. America’s Finest City welcomes NAMA members to a special Western Pacific chapter meeting January 27, 2016 during the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association conference. The National Corn Growers Association is now accepting applications for the Reaching for …

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Wettersten Joins GROWMARK Corporate Relations Team

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Matt Wettersten is the new Publications and Media Relations Specialist at GROWMARK. He takes over for Cassie Becker who accepted a position outside the GROWMARK System. Wettersten comes to GROWMARK from WCIA-TV, the CBS affiliate based in Champaign, Illinois. He spent over five years there serving most recently as Sports Director. “It’s an honor to join such an outstanding team …

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