Earth Day Science Resources from USFRA

Cindy Zimmerman

Earth Day is joining the March for Science this year with a rally and teach-in on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Saturday to “defend the vital public service role science plays in our communities and our world,” with support from organizations like the American Chemical Society. The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has prepared a toolkit for farmers …

Environment, Events, Science, USFRA

USFRA Celebrates Ag Day

Kelly Marshall

Tomorrow is National Agriculture Day and hundreds of groups, companies and people will be participating in activities that celebrate American ag. US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) will be honoring the day by co-sponsoring a panel on Smart Farming: Producing Sustainable, Nutritious Food for Life with National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) and American Agricultural Editors’ …

Ag Group, Events, USFRA

NFU Announces Speakers, Panelists for Convention

Kelly Marshall

The National Farmers Union will be celebrating 115 years at their annual convention in San Diego next month. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals, policy makers and reporters during the four-day event. The speaker schedule is as follows: Conservation Panel (March 6, 2017) ~ Jason Weller, former chief, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service …

Ag Group, Events, NFU

Make Plans for 2017 Water for Food Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Mark your calendars for the 2017 Water for Food Global Conference April 10-12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The theme of the conference this year is “Water for Food Security: From Local Lessons to Global Impacts” and is based on the premise that global breakthroughs come from local action. It will feature plenary and parallel sessions to explore …

Events, Water

#ONE17 Thoughts from the Alltech Idea Man

Jamie Johansen

I never turn down an opportunity to talk with Alltech founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons. The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show provided my most recent conversation with the idea man and naturally, we talked ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) which is set for May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will “inspire farmers, ranchers, producers, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Education, Events, NCBA, Video

Clariant Will Be at #ASTACSS

Cindy Zimmerman

Clariant will be adding some new color to the ASTA CSS 2016 & Seed Expo, December 5-9 at the Chicago Hyatt Regency, featuring its full range of Agrocer™ seed pigments and pigment preparations, the first dedicated range of colorants for the agricultural industry. Mark Self, Market Segment Manager, says they will be a first time exhibitor at the expo this …

ASTA, Events, Seed

#IFAJ17 Heading to South Africa

Cindy Zimmerman

“Africa – it’s time” is the theme for the 2017 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) World Congress April 2-8 in Gauteng- and the Western Cape of South Africa. Why South Africa? For the world to feed the estimated population of 9 billion people by 2050, an increase of at least 70% in production will be required. At present the …

Events, IFAJ

Peyton & Archie Manning to Keynote AFBF Convention

Lizzy Schultz

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has announced that Peyton and Archie Manning will serve as keynote speakers during the AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, to be held January 6-11, 2017 in Pheonix, Arizona. In their keynote, the Mannings will share about teamwork, leadership, motivation and their keys to success on and off the field. From the football …

AFBF, Company Announcement, Events

Calgary Welcomes @AgriTrend 2016 Farm Forum Event

Cindy Zimmerman

The AGRI-TREND® 2016 FARM FORUM EVENT is coming up next month in Calgary, Alberta with the theme LEARN & GROW. The event, which will be held December 6-8 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, brings over 1000 attendees together to see the latest innovations, learn from top experts from the world’s leading agricultural companies, and share information among the largest …

Events, Farm Shows