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NFL Hall of Famer and the Chicago Bears beloved Coach Mike Ditka will deliver the Wednesday Keynote Address at the United Fresh 2015 General Session, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Two of Farm Journal Media’s print entities were recognized at the Neal Awards during American Business Media’s 61st annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism …

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Nominations for 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year will be accepted for one more day and Monsanto Company wants to hear your story! Brownfield, Ag News for America, is pleased to announce Farm Broadcaster Mark Dorenkamp has joined the Brownfield team. DTN/The Progressive Farmer has repeated its success of earning more North American Agricultural Journalists (NAAJ) writing awards than …

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Wisconsin’s largest craft beer week returns May 1-10, 2015 to celebrate its 5th anniversary. New Holland recently announced that Bridon Cordage will be its official supplier of New Holland-branded plastic twine. Peyton Schmitt of Nichols, Iowa, has been named the Iowa state winner of the 2015 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members. Agnition announced that it has launched Commence for …

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Swanson Russell announces the promotion of Zach Bock and Justin Klemsz in its Lincoln office. DuPont Pioneer announced the Journal of Crop Science has published results of a multi-year study conducted to evaluate maize (corn) hybrids under drought-stress, or water-limited, conditions. Ag View is excited to launch the first annual Ask An Aggie Advocacy program, awarding one $500 cash award …

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Doane Releases Planting Intentions Survey Results

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Doane’s 2015 Planting Intentions Survey was released to subscribers and clients Friday, March 20th. Results from this year’s survey show a continuation of recent trends toward more soybeans and less corn acreage. Last year’s corn acreage declined significantly in 2014, down 4.8 million acres from the 2013 level, just a bit more than the 4.5 million acre decline implied by …

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Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition has announced several new additions to its leadership, marketing and sales teams, as well as new roles for current team members. The 2015 Midwest Regional Workshop co-hosted by American Agricultural Editors’ Association & Livestock Publications Council will be held Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 in Omaha, Nebraska. Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the launch …

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Osborn Barr Hires Brian Deverman

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In support of the mission to be ag and rural America’s greatest advocate, St. Louis-based agricultural marketing and communications company Osborn Barr (O+B) is expanding its practice groups in 2015, which are focused on fostering specialized expertise, in a more consistent manner to enhance growth with current and prospective clients. To lead the newly created Crops & Agronomy Practice Group, …

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Agnition announced that it has launched Commence for Soybeans, a microbial catalyst seed treatment for soybeans that stimulates microbial activity for healthier soil and a superior growth environment. For the first time since the organic regulations were introduced in 2000, the National Organic Program (NOP) plans to substantively address the issue of animal welfare. The Dow Chemical Company is proud …

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ADAMA, a world leader in customer-focused agricultural solutions, announced that NIMITZ nematicide received state registration in California for use on tomatoes, peppers, okra, eggplant, cucumbers, watermelons, cantaloupe and squash. Kenneth A. Spearman has been designated by President Barack Obama as Chairman and CEO of the Farm Credit Administration. World Dairy Expo (WDE) is pleased to announce the addition of Nicole …

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Advanta announces the launch of its new website, PhoenixCorn.com, dedicated to the sale of Phoenix® brand corn hybrids. AgriLabs announced it has appointed Sean O’Hare as executive vice president effective March 1. EPA is registering a new miticide, oxalic acid, to combat the devastating effects of the Varroa mite on honey bee colonies. The National 4-H Council’s sixth annual 4-H …

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