48th Championship Tractor Pull Drivers Announced

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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

NAMA Releases Slate of Events for 2016

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Save the date!  National Agri-Marketinig Association is announcing their schedule of events so you won’t have to miss anything.  The NAMA calendar will also be updated regularly, so check back for new information. Region I (Western Pacific Chapter) January 27, 2016 San Diego, CA Region II (Cornhusker, Gateway, Great Plains, Missouri-Kansas, Rocky Mountain and Southwest Chapters) January 14, 2016 6:00 – …

Agribusiness, Events, NAMA

New Holland Sponsors Lancaster County Ag Week

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New Holland is partnering with many community organizations to host a week-long celebration in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Ag Week will be showcasing the importance of the agriculture industry to Lancaster County and it’s citizens. “New Holland’s Lancaster County roots date back to the company’s founding in 1895,” said Chun Woytera, Senior Director of Marketing for New Holland North America. “We …

Agribusiness, Events, New Holland

Leadership From Ourselves

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Elizabeth Winklosky is the Pennsylvania State FFA Treasurer and as her state office indicates, Winklosky believes in leadership. “I’m passionate about how we can make the members into leaders and how they can go out and educate the public on what agriculture really is.  And just being able to have good leaders that come from FFA and striking their passion from …

Ag Group, Events, FFA

Sustainable Ag Expo Educates Growers

Kelly Marshall

The 11th Annual Sustainable Ag Expo will be held November 16-17, 2015, at the Madonna Inn Expo Center in San Luis Obispo, California. The expo, hosted by the Vineyard Team, promises educational information for growers of many crops. “The Expo started as a way to explore various issues affecting different types of ag professionals,” said Kris Beal, Executive Director for The …

Ag Group, Education, Energy, Events, pesticides, Soil, Sustainability, Water

NeATA Asks Farmers to Save the Date

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The University of Nebraska is asking farmers to mark their calendars for the upcoming Nebraska Agricultural Technologies Association Conference.  The event will be held February 3-4 in Lincoln, NE at a new locations in the Nebraska Innovation Campus Center.  The keynote speaker for the conference will be Governor Pete Ricketts. You can follow the NeATA on Facebook and Twitter for …

Ag Group, Events, Technology

AgChat Cultivate & Connect Conference Two Weeks Away

Kelly Marshall

The 2015 Cultivate & Connect AgChat National Conference is just around the corner.  Taking place in just two weeks, November 9-10 in Nashville, TN, this event will help you effectively share your message in a world of constant misperceptions. With the online world allowing anyone to be an “expert” how do you build bridges with consumers?  Veteran Digital marketer Christopher …

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Don’t Forget- AgGateway Early Bird Ends Soon

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Don’t miss your opportunity to receive the early bird discount for the AgGateway Annual Conference!  Register by Friday for the best rates for your team and trading partners.  You’ll also be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a free hotel upgrade. This year’s AgGateway Conference is November 9-12 in San Antonio, Texas.  The theme is “Business Agility …

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Will There Be a New Heavyweight Pumpkin Champ?

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Contestants have gathered for the 42nd Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in the world pumpkin capital of Half Moon Bay, CA.  The search for a heavyweight champ to break the world record kicks-off the Art & Pumpkin Festival October 17-18.  The prize for such a pumpkin is $30,000. To receive the $30,000 world record prize, the grower must break …

Award, Contest, Events, Fairs

American Agri-Women Celebrate 40 Years

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The American Agri-Women (AAW) have been celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and the festivities will culminate with the national convention in Portland, Maine November 5-7. The convention’s theme will be “Harvesting for the Future.”  The Maine Agri-Women are hosting the convention and the state is also the home of AAW President Sue McCrum, who is finishing her final year …

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