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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new peanut revenue policy that will be available for eligible peanut producers. Monsanto is expanding the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Program to include projects on insect pests that can significantly impact all row crops across the U.S. AgReliant Genetics LLC and Spensa Technologies Inc. signed an agreement that will help growers integrate innovative …

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Recently, Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam and research assistant Amy E. Young completed the most comprehensive study of genetically modified (GM) crops ever, set to be published in the Journal of Animal Science after Oct. 1. Farm Journal Media and its client New Holland shared the stage with brands like Forbes, Sports Illustrated, Jaquar and Delta at min’s annual Integrated Marketing …

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McCormick Company, one of the 10 oldest integrated marketing communications agencies in the U.S., opened an office in the Indianapolis area with the goal of further enhancing service to current clients as well as to support Indiana and nearby state agribusinesses. Lessing-Flynn Advertising has bolstered its creative services team by adding Brandie Blevins, another gifted and versatile graphic designer to …

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The United Fresh Produce Association has unveiled the Board of Trustees to lead the new United Fresh Start Foundation. AgriLife Studios is thrilled to announce the opening of our new web store, www.agrilifestudiosstock.com, offering easy access to our fast-growing library of exclusive agricultural stock photography and video through searchable galleries, custom lightboxes, online purchases and immediate high-resolution file downloads. Agriculture …

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The Context Network, a premier global agribusiness consulting firm helping clients achieve exceptional results to advance agriculture, has named Osborn Barr (O+B) as brandingand communications partner. Farmland Partners Inc. announced that it has entered into purchase agreements to acquire two farms in Colorado totaling approximately 1,400 acres for aggregate consideration of approximately $6 million in cash. eGrain, Inc. announces that …

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Kim Holland has joined the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) as the Events & Service Manager. Rhea + Kaiser (R+K) announces the promotion of Jeff Walter to Senior Vice President (SVP), Executive Director, Account Management + Planning (AMP), along with the addition of Andrea Bonney as Vice President, Group Account Director. American Soybean Association (ASA) President Ray Gaesser has …

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Don Norton, Boelte-Hall, Roeland Park, Kansas, was elected to serve the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) as its president for 2014-2015. The Scoular Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Winona Feed and Grain, Inc. of Winona, Kan. ADAMA, a world leader in customer-focused agricultural solutions, announced today that NIMITZ, a novel, non-fumigant nematicide …

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broadhead, a leading marketing agency based in Minneapolis, announces the hiring of Emilie Hitch as Vice President of Planning and Insights. Over 88 Iowa farm families, named Iowa Farm Environmental Leader award recipients, were honored at a special Recognition Luncheon hosted by Hagie Manufacturing at the Iowa State Fair on Wednesday, August 13. Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a leading provider …

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Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle”) has acquired East Kansas Chemical (“East Kansas Chemical”). Nominate your peers for NAFB’s top awards by emailing tom@nafb.com by September 15th! MGEX concluded its fiscal year on Friday with a total volume of 2,019,544, breaking the previous fiscal year volume record set in 2010-2011 and surpassing the previous fiscal year’s mark by 49 percent. AgriLife …

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Verdesian Life Sciences announced that Robert Berendes has recently joined the company’s board of directors. Sunflowers planted as part of the “Pollinator Preserve Project” between Nufarm and students from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Science are now blooming, providing food and safe haven for pollinators and birds at the Nufarm site in Alsip, Illinois. The Great American Wheat Harvest …

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