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Kim Holland has joined the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) as the Events & Service Manager. Rhea + Kaiser (R+K) announces the promotion of Jeff Walter to Senior Vice President (SVP), Executive Director, Account Management + Planning (AMP), along with the addition of Andrea Bonney as Vice President, Group Account Director. American Soybean Association (ASA) President Ray Gaesser has …

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Don Norton, Boelte-Hall, Roeland Park, Kansas, was elected to serve the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) as its president for 2014-2015. The Scoular Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Winona Feed and Grain, Inc. of Winona, Kan. ADAMA, a world leader in customer-focused agricultural solutions, announced today that NIMITZ, a novel, non-fumigant nematicide …

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broadhead, a leading marketing agency based in Minneapolis, announces the hiring of Emilie Hitch as Vice President of Planning and Insights. Over 88 Iowa farm families, named Iowa Farm Environmental Leader award recipients, were honored at a special Recognition Luncheon hosted by Hagie Manufacturing at the Iowa State Fair on Wednesday, August 13. Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc., a leading provider …

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Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle”) has acquired East Kansas Chemical (“East Kansas Chemical”). Nominate your peers for NAFB’s top awards by emailing tom@nafb.com by September 15th! MGEX concluded its fiscal year on Friday with a total volume of 2,019,544, breaking the previous fiscal year volume record set in 2010-2011 and surpassing the previous fiscal year’s mark by 49 percent. AgriLife …

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Verdesian Life Sciences announced that Robert Berendes has recently joined the company’s board of directors. Sunflowers planted as part of the “Pollinator Preserve Project” between Nufarm and students from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Science are now blooming, providing food and safe haven for pollinators and birds at the Nufarm site in Alsip, Illinois. The Great American Wheat Harvest …

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Veterinarians and producers now can protect pigs against two of the most virulent types of Salmonella with a single, convenient oral dose administered by the drinking water or oral drench. DuPont Pioneer and the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) are continuing their support of agriscience education through a grant program aimed at training teachers and supplying equipment and resources …

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Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC will acquire Kerman Ag Resources, Inc. The Propane Education & Research Council announced the appointment of Cinch Munson as its new director of agriculture business development. Vermeer Corporation announced that third-generation family member, Jason Andringa, will serve as the company’s next President & CEO effective Nov. 1, 2015. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in a staff …

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The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and appointed two new individuals to the board last week during its annual August board meeting. DuPont announced construction on two state-of-the-art centers dedicated to developing and testing seed treatment formulations, applications and seed handling techniques in an important step toward bringing new solutions to growers. Valmont Industries, Inc., a leading …

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Archer Daniels Midland Company opened its global headquarters and customer center in downtown Chicago. With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska, pledging $1 million dollars over five years. GEA Farm Technologies is proud to announce that ground has been broken on the first North American installation of DairyProQ, a revolutionary milking system …

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Advanta US, a leading international supplier of proprietary agricultural crop genetics and seed, announces Tyson Meador has joined the company as eastern sales manager. Filament Marketing, located in the heart of Madison, Wis. is excited to once again offer a marketing communications summer internship experience in 2015 in addition to a new media relations summer internship. Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc. …

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