Alltech ONE Set To Inspire Industry

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

Last year, Alltech’s Rebelation symposium offered the industry an unprecedented opportunity for global collaboration by hosting programs, discussions, and information sessions with some of the worlds greatest innovators. This year’s symposium is called ONE, and it promises to be even more unforgettable. ONE is a forum, hosted by Alltech, for industry professionals to discuss world-changing ideas with other industry leaders …

Ag Group, Alltech, Audio, Events, International, People, Technology

Record-Setting Attendance at IPPE

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The 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) saw an estimated 30,000 poultry, meat and feed industry leader attendees from all over the world. The show also hosted a record-setting 1,301 exhibitors in more than 464,750 net square feet of exhibit space. IPPE is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind, and is sponsored …

Ag Group, Events, IPPE, Poultry

Palm Beach to Host International Agricultural Summit

Kelly Marshall Leave a Comment

The Florida Chamber Foundation and the Economic Council of Palm Beach County will be hosting an event to showcase one of Florida’s most important industries – agriculture.  The Palm Beach International Agricultural Summit will take place on Wednesday, May 4 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Business and community leaders from across the state will gather to discuss modern …

Agribusiness, Events

2016 CIC & NCBA Trade Show in Sunny San Diego

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I have touched down in warm and sunny San Diego for the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention & National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show. Cattlemen & women from across the country have made their way West to take in the latest beef industry issues and network with fellow cattle producers. The trade show is like no other and the Cattlemen’s …

Ag Group, Beef, Cattle Industry Conference, Events, NCBA, New Holland

Common Ground Grows Food Dialogues

Kelly Marshall

Before Storm Jonas rolled in over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend the national Common Ground conference in Washington D.C. The event, sponsored by the United Soybean Board and the National Corn Growers Association, was created to help farm women learn how to better communicate with urban women about the safety and security of their food. “The ideas …

Ag Group, Events, NCGA, USB, Women

Economist Reports to #AFBF16

Kelly Marshall

Weak crop prices and a dramatic decline in livestock prices lead to a decrease in the 2015 farm net income, according to an economist from the Federal Reserve Bank, Nathan Kauffman.  Since 2013 farm income has actually dropped by 55 percent, Kauffman recently told attendees of the American Farm Bureau Federation‘s 97th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show. “I don’t …

AFBF, Ag Group, Events

Apple Co-Founder to Keynote Alltech Ideas Conference

Jamie Johansen

Experts and industry leaders from around the world will convene in Lexington, Ky., USA from May 22-25 for ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference. Alltech will welcome Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, to its main stage on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, an event dedicated to inspiring innovation. The annual international conference, now in its 32nd year, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Events

AgChat Expands in the Western US

Kelly Marshall

The third Wester Regional Agvacacy Conference will by hosted by the AgChat Foundation on February 19-20 in Reno, Nevada.  This event is expanding upon the efforts of the first two, held in Portland, Oregon and Spokane, Washington.  The AgChat Foundation provides high-quality training on advocacy to farmers and ranchers.  This upcoming session will continue to focus on delivering a broad …

Ag Group, AgChat, Events

Potato Expo Hosts First Food Truck Chef Competition

Kelly Marshall

The largest conference and trade show for the potato industry will be hosting a food truck chef competition a their 2016 Potato Expo.  The Spud Nation Throwdown will be held January 12.  Three food truck chefs have been selected from a national competition to bring their most creative and flavorful potato dishes.  Judges will chose one “Top Spud” and award a prize …

Contest, Cooking, Events, Potato

48th Championship Tractor Pull Drivers Announced

Kelly Marshall

The dirvers of this years 48th annual Championship Tractor Pull include former champions as well as a record-braking number of women drivers.  The four-day event, sponsored by Syngenta, will be held February 10-13 in conjunction with the  National Farm Machinery Show.  Drivers compete for the title of Grand Champion and a share of $250,000 in prize money. The majority of …

Events, Tractor