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A new leadership team was elected by the members of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants while at the organization’s annual conference. Farm Journal Media announced that it has acquired the highly-regarded The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter, a well-known bi-weekly newsletter published continuously since 1929. DRYLAND will be showing at 3:30 PM, Saturday, November 15 in the 41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival …

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Lessing-Flynn won big at the 2014 PRIME Awards, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America Central Iowa Chapter last week. Monsanto Company reinforced its commitment to further improve the genetic potential of seeds by announcing a $20 million investment in integrated technology centers as part of its global breeding program. At its October 28, 2014 Organizational Meeting, the MGEX …

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Wade Mittelstadt has been named GROWMARK Vice President, Financial and Risk Mangement, effective Dec. 1, 2014. Unveiled at Kubota Tractor Corporation’s Dealer Meeting last week in Nashville, Tenn., the all-new L2501 compact tractor blazes a trail to tractor ownership for first-time buyers. Valent U.S.A. Corporation (Valent) announced an agreement with Minneapolis-based MGK to manage the marketing and sales of MGK’s …

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Valley University, the training organization of Valley® Irrigation, has received an esteemed Learning in Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. The free smartphone (android, Iphones & Ipads) and tablet app from veteran farm broadcaster Max Armstrong has a newly added Question of the Week section, all new Tractor Trivia questions, Max’s Twitter feed on the app’s home page, and …

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The National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation will again award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field during the 2015-16 school year. On Nov. 7, Agriculture Future of America will honor two men who have demonstrated this spirit of innovation throughout their careers and have actively given back to benefit the …

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By 2050 we will need to feed 9 billion people, join the ENOUGH movement to bring awareness. Swanson Russell announces the promotion of Nate Custard, Jordan Kaiser and Taryn Liess in its Lincoln office. Arysta LifeScience announced that Platform Specialty Products has reached a definitive agreement with a company backed by the Permira funds to acquire Arysta LifeScience for approximately …

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Jerry Stoller, founder and president of Stoller Group, announced the groundbreaking at the site of the company’s future headquarters in Spring Valley Village in Houston, Texas. Alltech Crop Science continues to expand its reach in fields and groves across the globe with the recent purchase of Improcrop in South Africa. Wheat Growers officially broke ground for a state-of-the-art shuttle loader …

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Julie White is the new Hereford World editor brining a combination of cattle knowledge and journalism experience to her new role. Farm Journal Media announced it will acquire the remaining outside interests in Commodity Update, the leading mobile media company serving agriculture, in a transaction expected to close by year’s end. In continuing efforts to remain customer-centric, Verdesian Life Sciences, …

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DuPont Pioneer and Cargill announced that they will work with farmers near Cargill’s facility in Sidney, Ohio, to grow Pioneer brand soybeans with the Plenish high oleic trait in 2015. Behind the theme of “Building Better No-Till Practices,” the 2015 National No-Tillage Conference (NNTC) from Jan. 14-17 lands on the banks of the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the …

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During its recent Annual Meeting at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., CropLife America (CLA) announced annual election results. On the heels of recent growth and funding announcements, FarmLink announced that Randy Barker has joined the company as a Managing Director of Business Development. National Farmers Union (NFU) is pleased to welcome five new staff members to positions in the …

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