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Brownfield has welcomed DayWeather Network to the suite of agriculture networks it represents for national sales, expanding the marketing reach available for advertising partners to more than 700 affiliate radio stations in a 15-state region of prime agricultural production. The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has announced that FLM+ is now a Sustaining Partner, which will allow FLM+ to receive all …

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall recently presented Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) with AFBF’s Golden Plow award, the highest honor the organization gives to members of Congress, for his commitment in Congress to issues important to farmers and ranchers. MGEX has concluded the best March in its history, with a total of 202,500 contracts traded during the month and …

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The American Farm Bureau Federation has expressed its appreciation to Monsanto Co. for its generous wildfire relief donation of $200,000 to be shared equally among Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas Farm Bureaus following devastating blazes that have caused more than $20 million in property damage and thousands of square miles of property loss in the four states. Kansas Farm Bureau …

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The early bird deadline to register for the IFAJ International Congress in South Africa is coming up! Register by January 17, 2017 to receive the early bird rate and save! The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the allocation of $540,000 in available funding for State and regional projects that will work …

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Michelin North America has launched online retail tire sales for consumers in Southeast markets through the MichelinMan.com website. The Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) has announced that the 2017 CCA Communications Contest is live. The contest accepts entries of writing, photography, programs, projects and publications. The deadline is February 10th, but entries received by February 3rd will receive a $5 discount …

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The 2017 IFAJ Star Prize Contest program has been launched with the sponsorship of John Deere and Rabobank. Deadline for submission of contest entries will be 1 February 2017. Contests are available for print, broadcast, and photography entries. The American Farm Bureau Federation has appointed farmer and rancher members to the organization’s Promotion & Education (P&E) and Young Farmers & …

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is seeking nominations for the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics, which advises the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing and content of agricultural surveys and censuses. Nomination forms are available here and due by November 29th. Woodruff Sweitzer (WS) has added to the team at its Kansas City …

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The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Nominating Committee is accepting applications for the 2018 Corn Board through January 6th. Click here for the application. Erick Scarpone, Manufacturing Engineer 3 with Caterpillar Inc. recently received the 2016 SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer Award, which recognizes industry and SAE leadership and involvement, for the off-highway and powerplant industry. The American Farm Bureau Foundation …

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PBI-Gordon Corporation has announced the addition of Brett Rieck to the company’s sales team, where he will serve as Eastern Regional Manager and will be responsible for supervising the company’s eight territory sales representatives serving clients and vendors east of the Mississippi River. The United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program, …

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded 29 grants totaling $5.8 million to help with job creation and business expansion in rural cooperatives through the Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program. AgCareers.com is hosting a webinar on October 28th for business managers and human resources professionals on the benefits of an effective performance review and ways to make sure …

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