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Prosperity Ag is excited to announce two new webinars, Value-Added Grant Program & Rural Energy for America Program, designed to educate the agriculture and rural communities on available grant funding! The Responsible Nutrient Management Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships in the amount of $2,500; available to students attending an agriculture-related program at a post-secondary educational institution in the United …

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The U.S. Grains Council encourages farmers, members and other industry representatives to register soon for its 55th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting, scheduled for Montreal, Canada, from July 27 to 29, 2015. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service announced that approximately $11.9 million in organic certification assistance is available through state departments of agriculture to make organic certification …

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As part of its 2015 Effie North American awards program, Effie Worldwide, Inc. has selected Miller Electric Mfg. Co. to receive a 2015 North American Effie Finalist Award. The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced that Dr. Jim Claus, Professor and Director of the Meat Science and Muscle Biology Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the recipient of …

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Lessing-Flynn reached new heights at the NOVA Awards, hosted by the Iowa chapter of the American Marketing Association on Thursday, May 7, 2015 taking home six awards, including the coveted People’s Choice Award. The American Pulse Association, announced the APA’s 2014-2015 Competitive Grant Program recipients. The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $357,570 in research project funding …

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The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $357,570 in research project funding for the 2015-16 research budget year. The patent pending innovation, BR-S Bucket Rake, developed by ANBO Manufacturing attaches quickly to most any standard bucket to create a tool for raking rocks and other debris using your existing bucket. Massey Ferguson is launching a Special Edition …

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One of the season’s prime opportunities to cover the latest systems and issues in conservation agriculture is scheduled for August 12, 2015, in southeastern Minnesota—the annual Conservation in Action Tour presented by the Conservation Technology Information Center. Venture capital firm Cultivation Capital, The St. Louis Arch Angels, and BioGenerator announce the funding of St. Louis ag-tech company, Arvegenix. The National …

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A team of DTN/The Progressive Farmer reporters earned the prestigious “Journalists of the Year” award from the North American Agricultural Journalists (NAAJ) for their series entitled “Ag’s Great Affluenza.” The National FFA Organization and Foundation recently announced that they have awarded more than $2.7 million in scholarships to 2,152 recipients. The Tenth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC10) will take …

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Bayer CropScience announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm. HoneyComb Corp., manufacturer of the AgDrone System, is pleased to announce that Wilbur-Ellis has received approval to fly the AgDrone System over agricultural property within the United States from the FAA. At the Farm Foundation Forum on Thursday, May 14, industry experts …

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Minnesota Soybean is pleased to announce the addition of Kim Nill as Director of Market Development. The American Farm Bureau Federation announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Purchase access to session videos from the 2015 Commodity Classic now and have the opportunity to watch at your leisure from now until …

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Lessing-Flynn recently added another enthusiastic, talented member, Abby Miesner, to the team as a Project Manager. Rhiannon Branch of Iuka, Illinois, has been named the Illinois state winner of the 2015 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members. Georgia peanut farmers reaffirmed the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) by a vote of 92.41 percent during the recent referendum, held March 16 through …

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