AEM Inducts Hall of Fame Members

Kelly Marshall

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is inducting two new member into their AEM Hall of Fame. These individuals are being honored for their contributions to the off-road industry, their legacy of innovation, service and leadership. Ray Hagie is the founder of Hagie Manufacturing LLC. Although he never intended to bring the world’s first self-propelled sprayer to the market, his …

AEM, Award, Equipment

#NAFB16 Awards Luncheon Honors

Jamie Johansen

The National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s (NAFB) Awards Luncheon honors members for their years of service and creativity. Syngenta recognizes the role farm broadcasters play bringing the news of agriculture to radios across the country and sponsors the awards ceremony and luncheon. Farm Broadcaster of the Year Susan Littlefield, KRVN/Rural Radio Network Horizon Award Winner Lane Nordlund, Northern Ag Network …

Ag Group, Award, NAFB

NAFB Night of Honors

Jamie Johansen

The National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s (NAFB) Night of Honors celebrated two outstanding NAFB members as they were inducted into the NAFB Hall of Fame. Each are examples of leaders and visionaries in the farm broadcasting industry. Both Bob Bosold, WAXX / WAYY Radio Bob started his farm broadcasting career in 1977 at WEAU-TV, WAXX-AM and WEAU-FM. He was named …

Ag Group, Award, NAFB

Case IH, New Holland Win Tractor of the Year Titles

Kelly Marshall

Two of  CNH Industrial‘s agriculture brands won titles at the EIMA 2016 exhibition in Bologna, Italy.  Case IH won the top honor of Tractor of the Year for 2017 with their Optum 200 CVX model.  New Holland claimed Best Utility for the T5.120 tractor. EIMA is a biennial event that hosts some 1,900 companies from 40 countries exhibiting more than 50,000 …

Agribusiness, Award, Case IH, New Holland

Alaska FFA Wins 2016 Hunger Heroes Challenge

Lizzy Schultz

The Alaska FFA Association was recently named the winner of the 2016 Hunger Heroes Challenge, a program that encouraged students to help donate 3.5 million meals to local communities before the 2016 National FFA Convention & Expo in October. After each hunger service event performed as part of the challenge, chapters reported impacts and shared their stories in order to …

Ag Group, Agriculture Education, Award, Contest, FFA, Food

New Award Celebrates Next Gen of NAMA

Jamie Johansen

Do you know someone with a bright future in the agricultural marketing industry? If so, it’s time to shine the spot light on them. To thrive in the future, the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) community needs to develop and support the next generation of members. Nominate a young professional in your company for the Next Gen NAMA Award who has …

Ag Group, Award, Marketing, NAMA

FMC’s “Buck” Buckwalter Awarded Highest CAPCA Honor

Joanna Schroeder

Each year, the California Association of Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA) honors a member with its “PCA Advisor of the Year Award and Service to CAPCA.” The highest honor given by the association was awarded to Henry “Buck” Buckwalter, state regulatory government affairs manager for FMC, during the 2016 Conference & Agri-Expo luncheon. The 42nd annual event was held at the …

Audio, Award, FMC, pesticides, Precision Agriculture, Water

Alltech’s Aimee Reese Inducted into NAPW

Jamie Johansen

Alltech’s Aimee Reese has been honored by the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a 2016-2017 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in agriculture bio technology. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Award

CNH Industrial Named World Leader on Climate Change

Jamie Johansen

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named CNH Industrial to its Climate A List. The CDP is the only global disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts, also providing investors and organizations with access to environmental information. Thousands of companies submit annual climate disclosures to CDP for independent assessment against its scoring methodology. CNH …

Agribusiness, Award, Case IH, Equipment, New Holland

Kevin Folta Awarded Borlaug CAST Communications Award

Lizzy Schultz

Dr. Kevin Folta was recognized as the winner of the seventh Borlaug CAST Communication Award (BCCA), and was honored with the award at a World Food Prize side event. Folta gave a memorable keynote address, titled “Unveiling Our Halo – Building Trust with a Concerned Consumer.” Volta serves as the Chair of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of …

Ag Group, Award, Communications, World Food Prize