Ag Secretary Addresses AEM Ag Executives

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Audio, Equipment, USDA

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer discussed some of the big issues facing agriculture today and in the future during an address to agribusiness company executives meeting in St. Louis Thursday for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers AgExecutive Forum. Two primary issues he addressed were trade and renewable energy, as well as the importance of the financial rescue plan passed by …

AEM, Audio, Equipment, USDA

Deere Exec to Host AgExecutive Forum

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Audio, Equipment, John Deere

The host for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers AgExecutive Forum in St. Louis this week is Doug DeVries, Senior Vice President of Ag Equipment Marketing for Deere & Company – shown here doing a little pre-event prep work on Wednesday night. Doug heads up AEM’s Ag Executive Council which represents the farm machinery segment of the equipment manufacturers organization. He …

AEM, Audio, Equipment, John Deere

AgExecutive Forum Ready to Roll

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Audio, Equipment, General

Tomorrow this room will be filled with executives from agricultural equipment companies and associated industries, here in St. Louis for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers AgExecutive Forum. And AgWired is set up to webcast some of the proceedings live starting at 8 am central time with an address by Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer. AEM Vice President of Ag Services Charlie …

AEM, Audio, Equipment, General

AEM AgExecutive Forum

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, Equipment, General

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer will be keynoting the AgExecutive Forum this Thursday in St. Louis, sponsored by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Douglas DeVries of Deere & Company is the forum host. Schafer will be addressing concerns related to the future of agriculture in our global economy and how agribusiness and renewable energies may impact agribusiness. Other highlights …

AEM, Equipment, General

Major New Ag Trade Show Announced

Cindy Zimmerman AEM, AG CONNECT, Ag Media Summit, Equipment, General

The big announcement at the Ag Media Summit today was a new major agricultural trade show to take place in 2010. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced AG CONNECT Expo, “a new international agriculture event that will showcase the latest industry innovations, products and technology and offer access to leading industry experts worldwide.” The inaugural Expo is slated for …

AEM, AG CONNECT, Ag Media Summit, Equipment, General