Industry Ag News 4/9

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will hold its biannual Data Users’ Meeting virtually April 14 and 15 from noon-3 p.m. ET. This is the first time the event will span two afternoons. The meeting is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in participating in the Spring 2021 Virtual Data Users’ Meeting should register …

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Industry Ag News 4/2

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The virtual 2021 Water for Food Research Forum will be on Tuesday, April 6, 10 a.m-Noon CDT. The forum will focus on the theme “Creating Impact through Science.” Astronaut Clayton –“Astro Clay”– Anderson, Nebraska’s only astronaut, is the keynote speaker this year. Nebraska state climatologist Martha Shulski, Ph.D. will also be presenting. The Water for Food Research Forum is open …

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Industry Ag News 3/26

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Farm Journal announces Courtney Yuskis has been promoted to senior vice president, Enterprise Solutions. Yuskis will lead the data-driven technologies that power Farm Journal’s market analytics, insights and activation solutions, including the company’s Trusted Intelligence Platform. Alltech, a global leader in the animal health industry, is applying its more than 40 years of scientific innovation and proven nutrition expertise to …

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Industry Ag News 3/19

Carrie Muehling

The American Soybean Association recognized Dr. Pengyin Chen from Sikeston, Missouri, with its Pinnacle Award and John Heisdorffer, from Keota, Iowa, with its Distinguished Leadership Award during an awards ceremony broadcast March 16. Farm Foundation and the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute will host a free, two-day virtual conference to explore agricultural trade in the context of a global environment in …

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Industry Ag News 3/12

Carrie Muehling

Brownfield Ag News is pleased to announce Kellan Heavican has joined the Brownfield team as Anchor/Reporter. He is based in Nebraska. Dr. Barb Glenn, CEO of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, announced that she will retire from her position this fall. Serving as a champion for state agriculture departments over the last seven years, Glenn has marshaled …

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Industry Ag News 3/5

Carrie Muehling

Bayer announced a series of decisions to accelerate the strategy implementation of its Crop Science division. In order to focus on its core agricultural business, this includes the intent to divest the company’s Environmental Science Professional business. National Sorghum Producers launched a new podcast Sorghum Smart Talk: Policy Edition. The spin off of the original Sorghum Checkoff Sorghum Smart Talk …

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Industry Ag News 2/26

Carrie Muehling

Farm Market iD has been acquired by DTN, LLC. Based near Minneapolis, MN and with operations around the world, DTN is a leading provider of operational intelligence solutions to global agriculture, oil and gas, and other weather-sensitive industries. Living Greens Farm, the largest vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the US that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and herbs, …

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Industry Ag News 2/19

Carrie Muehling

The importance of social responsibility and fresh produce companies’ efforts to achieve it are firmly planted in the spotlight, as the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced that the food industry is vital, and a healthy workforce is essential for a healthy business. To bring this topic to the forefront with in-depth and relevant content, The Packer has partnered with Equitable Food …

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Industry Ag News 2/12

Carrie Muehling

Bayer Vegetable Seeds has announced the opening of a new distribution center in Valdosta, Ga. The center will help Bayer support fruit and vegetable growers in the Southeast United States by providing access to its Seminis branded large seed portfolio and quality customer service. Iowa Corn® is proud to announce the new Director of Market Development, Grant Menke. In this …

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Industry Ag News 2/5

Carrie Muehling

Many rural counties are still struggling with COVID-19, high unemployment and the environmental impact from natural disasters and wildfires. How will all these competing, and often complex factors be addressed in a new congress? Those are some of the topics Agri-Pulse plans to explore during a webinar discussion “Top rural issues in the New Congress: A discussion with Rep. Dusty …

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