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United Suppliers, a wholesale supplier of crop protection and crop nutrient products, has selected Swanson Russell to develop a brand architecture system for its proprietary and manufactured products. The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) announces that, in conjunction with the Cervid Livestock Foundation, it is sponsoring research at Kansas State University to develop an all-new testing protocol for Chronic …

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Exmark announced a joint promotion with leading animal nutrition company, Hubbard Feeds Inc., the companies are teaming up to give away three top-of-the-line Exmark zero-turn mowers away in the Hubbard Life ‘This is the Life’ Sweepstakes. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3 through 9, 2014, “National Farmers Market Week“. Biotechnology Industry Organization announced the Livestock Biotech Summit will …

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Robert L. Carlson, former president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), has been appointed United Nations (UN) Special Ambassador of the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announced the winners of its Agriculture in a Growing World Essay contest. The shareholders of GRAINLAND Cooperative and MINIER COOPERATIVE GRAIN COMPANY approved a merger of …

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The 37th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission will take place Monday 14 July to Friday 18 July 2014 Acclaimed late night TV host Jay Leno will give the closing session keynote address at the 96th AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in San Diego on Jan. 12, 2015. Already an agriculture industry leader for online and mobile media, …

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Forbes, in partnership with SVG Partners and The Steinbeck Innovation Cluster, announced that it will host the “Forbes Reinventing America: The AgTech Summit” in Salinas Valley, California, in July 2015. The farmers of the American Soybean Association (ASA) honored Sen. Mike Johanns of Nebraska with the association’s Soy Champion Award in Washington. The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) …

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As part of the Wheat Capital of the World’s 114th annual celebration of the Kansas Wheat Festival, the Wellington Regent Theater, Inc, plays host to Great American Wheat Harvest documentary film Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 13everyday at 2 p.m. The United Fresh Produce Association will again honor one company as an outstanding advocate for the fresh fruit and …

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A workshop for women farmers and food entrepreneurs takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Four Elements Organic Herbals, a certified organic farm in North Freedom, Wis. The Creve Coeur-based American Soybean Association has issued its support of the Missouri Farming Rights Amendment (Amendment 1), a measure that would amend the state’s constitution to recognize …

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The Minnesota Farm Network (MFN) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Woodward Broadcasting Inc. to add KFMC FM 106.5 and KSUM AM 1370 in Fairmont, MN to the MFN station line-up. Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that a new FB Member Advantage program with Polaris Industries Inc., is available to eligible members in participating states, effective …

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The Livestock Production Council (LPC) has announced that four United States agricultural journalism students will be rewarded for their talent with the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Travel Award. Syngenta held a grand re-opening for its newly expanded Clinton, Ill., corn and soybean research and development (R&D) facility. July is National Hot Dog Month and as Americans prepare to eat more …

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Syngenta is accepting applications through Sept. 15, 2014 for the Resistance Fighter of the Year Leadership Program at www.resistancefighter.com. Three executives, Gregg Hillyer, Editor of Progressive Farmer magazine; John H. Miller, Vice President of Agricultural Products, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad; and Craig Yunker of CY Farms, from across the food and agribusiness value chain have been elected to the …

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