AEM Honors Next-Generation Ag Engineers

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Agribusiness 0 Comments

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) honored the latest winners of its agricultural engineering student achievement awards during the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers’ (ASABE) recent annual meeting. ASABE engineering student branches receiving “AEM Trophy Awards” in 2017: • First Place: Oklahoma State University • Second Place: University of Wisconsin-Madison AEM initiated the awards in the 1930s as …

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AEM Names Curt Blades as Senior VP AG Services

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Audio, NAMA, Publication

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named Curt Blades as senior vice president, AG services, replacing Charlie O’Brien, who announced his retirement from AEM earlier this year. Beginning August 1, Blades will be responsible for strategic direction of agriculture programs and services for the AEM membership, and will serve as primary liaison with ag-specific industry organizations, customer groups and …

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AEM Releases Policy Plan for Infrastructure Advantage

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, Infrastructure

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has unveiled a new policy report for the country called “The U.S. Infrastructure Advantage™” which makes the case for a U.S. infrastructure system that supports the safe and efficient movement of people and goods; provides connectivity between and within rural and urban America; and fosters strong economic growth and robust job creation. “The United …

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AEM Encourages Safety 365

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Farm Safety

In addition to being National Dairy Month, June is also National Safety Month, but the Association for Equipment Manufacturers is encouraging those who operate machinery to practice safety 365 days a year. “The message of safety is one we should never get complacent about. We need to wake up every day, 365 days a year, with a commitment to being …

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AEM Holds Rural Broadband Access Panel

Jamie Johansen AEM, Ag Group, AgWired AgNewsWire, Audio, Equipment, Infrastructure, Internet

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) hosted Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and representatives from equipment manufacturers John Deere and HammerHead Trenchless for a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on May 18th focused on the expansion of rural broadband access as part of lawmakers’ work this year on infrastructure. The event was in conjunction with Infrastructure Week 2017 and …

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Taking DC Bureaucrats to the Farm

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, AgWired Precision, ASTA, NCGA, Seed, Technology, Video

The National Corn Growers Association recently joined with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the American Seed Trade Association to host officials from EPA and USDA for demonstrations on planting practices, seed treatments, and equipment innovations in an effort to help them understand modern farming. The event took place on the working farm of NCGA Chairman Chip Bowling in …

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AEM’s John Rozum Elected to NAMA Leadership

Jamie Johansen AEM, Ag Group, NAMA

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has elected John Rozum, director of ag events for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), to the NAMA Executive Committee. Rozum was elected a vice president of the executive committee and is president of the NAMA Badger chapter who received the Outstanding Professional Chapter Award from the Student NAMA organization during the 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference. …

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Ag Groups Showcase Sustainability, Technology

Kelly Marshall AEM, Ag Group, ASTA, EPA, NCGA, USDA

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) hosted a field day for officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs. Participants got to observe seed treatments, planting practices, equipment innovations and product demonstrations– all using the most cutting-edge technology available. …

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#Classic17 General Session

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, ASA, Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, NAWG, NCGA, NSP, sorghum, Wheat

A time-honored tradition of the Commodity Classic general session is the talk show style interviewing of the sponsoring organizations’ representatives – a panel which has grown to five now with the addition of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers last year. Appearing on the stage with emcee Mark Mayfield this year were: American Soybean Association president Ron Moore of Illinois National …

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