Agri-Pulse Welcomes Editorial Coordinator

Kelly Marshall

Agri-Pulse is welcoming Sandra Cowherd to their staff as Editorial Coordinator. Cowherd has worked in communications for 15 years, as a news reporter, a production and marketing assistant, and in various other roles for radio groups including social media promotion. Originally from a farm in Missouri, Cowherd holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University. “As someone who understands …

Agri-Pulse, Communications

Agri-Pulse Signs Governors’ Food & Farm Agreement

Kelly Marshall

Agri-Pulse, the nation’s leading source of food and farm policy content, has announced an agreement to provide a unique service for The Governors’ Food and Farm Partnership. The organization will be creating a quick-read news format to be sent governors and their staff to keep them current on the fast-moving world of agriculture issues. “We are very pleased that The …

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Ag Outlook Forum Planned for Kansas City

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and Agri-Pulse Communications have joined together to present an Ag Outlook Forum on September 28th in Kansas City. Those scheduled to appear at the event include Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (invited), John Deere Senior Vice President John Lagemann, and Kansas City Southern …

Agri-Pulse, Agribusiness, John Deere

Agri-Pulse Poll: Farmers See New Trade Top Need

Jamie Johansen

A recent survey conducted by Agri-Pulse and the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) in April falls in line with announcements from Washington D.C. this week on the importance of trade to American agriculture. The survey found that more than a third of 133 soybean farmers (34.5 percent) said passing new trade agreements is the most important national issue affecting the profitability …

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Agri-Pulse Announces Promotion and Intern

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse is promoting Jason Lutz to Marketing Manager and gaining Allison Luety as an editorial intern this summer. Since joining the Agri-Pulse team in 2012, Lutz has become involved in virtually all areas of the business, including subscription sales, technical support, product development, management, marketing and advertising sales responsibilities. Lutz is also actively involved in helping other small businesses succeed …

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Can the Farm Bill Help Bring Back the Next Generation?

Kelly Marshall

Agri-Pulse‘s final panel discussion at their Farm Bill Summit covered “How the Farm Bill Can Help Bring the Next Generation Back to the Farm Through Investments in Infrastructure, Research, and Rural Development.” The moderator was Spencer Chase, Agri-Pulse Associate Editor. Krysta Harden, Vice President of Public Policy and Chief Sustainability Officer, DuPont; Laura Batcha, CEO, Organic Trade Association; Travis Medine, …

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Bridging the Farm/Food Policy Gap at #FarmBillSummit

Kelly Marshall

The “Bridging the Gap Between Farm and Food Policy” panel hosted by Agri-Pulse during their Farm Bill Summit was moderated by Agri-Pulse Senior Editor, Phillip Brasher. The panelists were all veterans of past farm bills and familiar with wrestling issues like SNAP. “I think the alliance between farmers and people who work in the nutrition field or people who worry …

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What Works, What Doesn’t in Conservation

Kelly Marshall

As part of the Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit, Sara Wyant moderated the panel “Conservation- What Works, What Doesn’t.” Panel participants included: Tina May, Sr. Director of Sustainability, Land O’Lakes; Eric Lindstrom, National Manager of Agriculture Policy, Ducks Unlimited; Suzy Friedman, Sr. Director of Agriculture Sustainability, Environmental Defense Fund; Dave White, Co-Founder/Partner, 9-B Group; and Anne Simmons, Democratic Staff Director, House …

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Sugar Farmers Address #FarmBillSummit

Kelly Marshall

Galen Lee, President of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association, addressed the audience at Agri-Pulse’s Farm Bill Summit last week. The sugar industry is currently dealing with lower sugar prices than when Jimmy Carter was in office, so the importance of a strong safety net can’t be understated. “While we are smaller than other crops we still support 142,000 jobs in …

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Next Generation Risk Management from #FarmBillSummit

Kelly Marshall

Agri-Pulse hosted a variety of panel discussions last week during their Farm Bill Summit, beginning with ‘Next Generation Risk Management – What Does it Look Like?’ Jeff Nalley, Agri-Pulse contributing editor moderated the event, consisting of panelists Mary Kay Thatcher, Sr. Director of Congressional Relations, American Farm Bureau Federation; Rob Larew, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy and Communications, National Farmers …

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