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Swanson Russell announces the promotion of Zach Bock and Justin Klemsz in its Lincoln office. DuPont Pioneer announced the Journal of Crop Science has published results of a multi-year study conducted to evaluate maize (corn) hybrids under drought-stress, or water-limited, conditions. Ag View is excited to launch the first annual Ask An Aggie Advocacy program, awarding one $500 cash award …

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Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition has announced several new additions to its leadership, marketing and sales teams, as well as new roles for current team members. The 2015 Midwest Regional Workshop co-hosted by American Agricultural Editors’ Association & Livestock Publications Council will be held Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 in Omaha, Nebraska. Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the launch …

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Agnition announced that it has launched Commence for Soybeans, a microbial catalyst seed treatment for soybeans that stimulates microbial activity for healthier soil and a superior growth environment. For the first time since the organic regulations were introduced in 2000, the National Organic Program (NOP) plans to substantively address the issue of animal welfare. The Dow Chemical Company is proud …

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ADAMA, a world leader in customer-focused agricultural solutions, announced that NIMITZ nematicide received state registration in California for use on tomatoes, peppers, okra, eggplant, cucumbers, watermelons, cantaloupe and squash. Kenneth A. Spearman has been designated by President Barack Obama as Chairman and CEO of the Farm Credit Administration. World Dairy Expo (WDE) is pleased to announce the addition of Nicole …

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Advanta announces the launch of its new website, PhoenixCorn.com, dedicated to the sale of Phoenix® brand corn hybrids. AgriLabs announced it has appointed Sean O’Hare as executive vice president effective March 1. EPA is registering a new miticide, oxalic acid, to combat the devastating effects of the Varroa mite on honey bee colonies. The National 4-H Council’s sixth annual 4-H …

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NCBiotech’s AgBiotech Initiative is expanding the 2015 Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase to include presentations from crop biotech and animal health companies from across the greater Eastern United States. NewLeaf Symbiotics announced the appointment of Mike McFatrich as Vice President for Business Strategy and Development. NRGene and researchers from universities in Israel, Turkey, and Germany, are working to map the emmer …

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Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced several management appointments. As Lely North America continues to enter new markets and experience rapid growth in the North American market, it is expanding the senior leadership team and the role of one of its tenured employees, Chad Huyser. NAMA will be hosting a webinar on Email Marketing on Wednesday, March 25, at 1:00 …

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AAEA scholarship applications are due April 3. In 2015, four scholarships will be awarded: The James Evans Scholarship is the top scholarship offered, in the amount of $2,000. Bayer CropScience and California Citrus Mutual announced #CitrusMatters, a year-long campaign geared at raising consumer awareness of the Huanglongbing disease and the devastating impact it could pose to California’s $2.4 billion citrus …

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U.S. Wheat Associates welcomes Amanda Spoo as Communications Specialist in its Arlington, VA, headquarters effective March 9, 2015. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs announced the convening of an expert task force, ahead of the Global Food Security Symposium 2015 on April 16 in Washington, DC, to examine the important role the agriculture and food system can play in promoting …

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Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced at the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona that Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has joined the Alliance. On June 17 at the Chamber of Commerce Board Room in historic Union Station, the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City will honor three of the …

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