Zimfo Bytes 12/7

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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its 2019 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of three producers and three industry representatives to serve on the Peanut Standards Board. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is …

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Zimfo Bytes 11/30

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that two U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories have received USDA’s Excellence in BioPreferred Procurement Awards for Fiscal Year 2018 for testing and adopting biobased products within their operations. The laboratories receiving the awards are the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Lawrence, California. The …

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Zimfo Bytes 11/21

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The National Corn Growers Association welcomes back Robyn Allscheid, who rejoins the organization as the director of Research and Productivity in the St. Louis, Mo. office. Allscheid previously served at NCGA as manager of research and business development from 2008 to 2010. She will serve as staff lead for the Corn Productivity and Quality Action Team as well as leading …

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Zimfo Bytes 11/16

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Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. is now offering a full range of crop insurance products and services through its affiliate FBN Insurance LLC. Farmers interested in new coverage offerings supported by FBN’s technology and analytical capabilities can get a free personal analysis at https://fbn.com/try-insurance. Plan to attend the 2019 Ag & Food HR Roundtable July 30 – August 1, 2019 in …

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Zimfo Bytes 11/9

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Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Applications are due by Dec. 15, 2018. The award application is available online at www.gapeanuts.com. MGEX reports that the total exchange volume for October came in at 160,100 contracts, which is an …

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Zimfo Bytes 11/2

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On November 2 at noon EDT, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release selected tables prepared for the upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2028 report. The early-release tables will be posted to the USDA Office of the Chief Economist’s website. Students from California, Louisiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Alabama and Oregon have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to …

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Precision Ag Bytes 10/31

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AGTools, Inc. has created and launched a brand-new online tool enabling the agriculture industry to improve decision making, reduce waste, and increase revenue. The tool is the first of its kind in the agriculture industry designed to help farmers by providing hard data in real time to food supply chain stakeholders, helping to improve their bottom line. Alltech Crop Science …

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Zimfo Bytes 10/26

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The potential economic impacts of Mexican and Canadian retaliatory tariffs and the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on U.S. agricultural trade, will be the focus of the Farm Foundation Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Register HERE for the free, live audiocast made possible by a grant from Farm Credit. Syngenta has announced it will establish a major Global and North …

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Zimfo Bytes 10/19

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Amy Rohweder joins Charleston|Orwig as media buyer and planner. The new Food and Farm Facts Junior edition, produced by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, is now available. Copies of Food and Farm Facts Junior may be purchased for $3.00 each. A price break is available for purchases of 25 or more ($2.00 each). Visit http://bit.ly/FFFJR18 for more information …

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Zimfo Bytes 10/15

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MGEX announced the results of its annual Board of Director election. Re-elected to the Board were Martin F. Farrell, Christopher T. Matzdorf, and Kerry L. Melius. Newly elected to the Board was Marc L. Gordon, who previously served on the Board from 2011-2017. All were elected to serve two-year terms. Two public directors were appointed by the Board: De’Ana H. …

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