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Three sponsors will be honored with the Distinguished Service Citation during an onstage ceremony at this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo, held in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27. Culver Franchising System of Prairie Du Sac, Wis.; DFA – Dairy Farmers of America of Kansas City, Mo.; and Lincoln Electric/The James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio, will receive the …

FFA, NAFB, Potato, Rice, USDA, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 8/3

Carrie Muehling

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced USDA is inviting comments on the implementation of the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 on March 23, 2018. Comments are due on or before 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 and can be submitted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal or by postal mail/commerical …

CropLife America, FFA, John Deere, USGC, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 7/27

Carrie Muehling

The 2018 Iowa State Fair is around the corner and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation has numerous activities with partners planned at Farm Bureau Park with prizes totaling over $100,000 to help celebrate its centennial. New this year is an interactive Farm Strong® mural, inspired by the #WhatLiftsYou Wing campaign craze that has swept the nation. The mural was created …

FFA, NCGA, Syngenta, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 7/20

Carrie Muehling

The National Cotton Council has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2018 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Now in its 30th year, the program has enabled more than 1,100 U.S. cotton producers to go to Cotton Belt regions different than their own where they learn about their peers’ innovative production practices. Clover Chang, the longtime director of the U.S. …

AFBF, Agri-Pulse, ASTA, Camso, John Deere, Syngenta, USGC, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 7/13

Carrie Muehling

Farmers Union youth members from across the country gathered last week for the 82nd annual National Farmers Union (NFU) All-States Leadership Camp. Hosted each June at the NFU Education Center, All-States Camp encourages youth to explore their leadership potential, discuss issues important to their generation, learn more about the power of cooperatives, and identify ways to affect positive change in …

AMVAC, NFU, RheaKaiser, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 7/6

Cindy Zimmerman

The Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation has announced the winners of their annual scholarships. Each student will receive $2,500 for post-secondary agricultural education. The 2018 winners are: Adriana Van Tryp, Laura Carruthers, Pete Giesbrecht, Owen Ricker, Jeremy Chevalley, Émilie Carrier, and Justin Kampman. The Farm Credit Administration has appointed Dennis Shields to serve as associate director of the Agricultural and Economic …

Agribusiness, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 6/29

Carrie Muehling

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has announced that Corteva Agriscience Vice President of External Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer Krysta Harden will receive the 5th annual Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology and Agriculture. Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) will …

American Agri-Women, ASA, Corteva Agriscience, Zimfo Bytes

Zimfo Bytes 6/22

Carrie Muehling

Rhea + Kaiser announces the promotion of Allison Saegebrecht to Executive Media Director and Head of Media Services. In this role, Saegebrecht will lead an experienced group of strategically driven, results-oriented media experts. In addition to her department management responsibilities, she also will serve on the agency’s leadership team. Brownfield Ag News is pleased to announce Rhiannon Branch has joined …

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Zimfo Bytes 6/15

Carrie Muehling

With over 653,000 student members belonging to over 8,500 FFA chapters, FFA is the largest student-run organization in the United States. This year the Culver’s FFA Essay Contest focused on this idea by asking members to write about the 2017 National FFA Convention theme, “I can. We will.” FFA members were asked to share what the theme means to them …

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Zimfo Bytes 6/8

Carrie Muehling

BRP redesigned its lineup of Can-Am ATVs and side-by-side vehicles for 2019. Redesigned Outlander ATVs heighten adventure with top-tier performance, world-class handling, incredible design, and friendlier price tag. Can-Am Defender vehicles get rugged upgrades and one-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada. MGEX announced another historical month with 180,836 contracts recorded for May 2018. With an 11 percent increase …

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