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

Novus CEO Receives Prestigious Globalist Award

Jamie Johansen

At the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, Boeing Institute of International Business honored Novus President and CEO, Francois Fraudeau, for his contributions to advance international trade in the St. Louis region. The annual Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony recognizes both professionals and student scholars who are active in international business and trade. The Globalist Award is …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Award, Novus International

Professional Dev Awards at #NAMAFall16

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Agri-Marketing Association honored the winners of the Professional Development Awards of Excellence today. I’ve recorded their comments upon receiving the awards. Let’s start with Marcy Tessmann. Marcy is the recipient Communicator of the Year Award. Listen to Marcy’s comments here: Next up is Bill Brozak, Colle + McVoy/Exponent. Bill received the Public Relations Professional Award. These awards are …

Audio, Award, NAMA

GROWMARK Buzzing For Pollinator Program

Lizzy Schultz

GROWMARK has made an ongoing commitment to ensuring the financial and environmental sustainability of the solutions they offer their growers, and their commitment to sustainability was made evident through several of the programs discussed last week during the GROWMARK Annual Meeting and Agribusiness Symposium. Lance Ruppert, Director of Agronomy Marketing, sat down during the meeting to discuss several of the …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Award, Environment, GROWMARK, pollinators, Sustainability

NAMA Professional Development Award Winners

Jamie Johansen

NAMA announced the winners of the 2016 Professional Development Awards. Each year, NAMA recognizes industry leaders at the very top of their respective fields. These prestigious awards acknowledge excellence in the areas of marketing communications, public relations and sales. The 2016 Marketing Communications award recipient is Marcy Tessman, President and Partner at Charleston|Orwig. In her tenure with Charleston|Orwig, she has …

Ag Group, Award, Marketing, NAMA