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DEUTZ Corporation has selected Swanson Russell to lead its public relations efforts. The United Fresh Produce Association will present its 2016 FreshTech Achievement Award to David Offerdahl, Director of Ag Engineering, at Taylor Farms for his outstanding technical achievements to advance the fresh produce industry. The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2016-17 ASA DuPont …

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Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2017-2020 term. Wells Fargo, the nation’s No. 1 commercial agriculture lender, has named Gene Peterson head of its National Food and Agribusiness Division. The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is offering a total of $10,000 in grants to 10 middle school science classrooms and 10 after-school …

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Woodruff Sweitzer (WS) recently announced the addition of Darlene Hanenburg to its Minneapolis/St. Paul office and Jessee Swezey to its Kansas City office. The Center for Dairy Excellence has named Jayne Sebright, an Adams County native, as Executive Director of both the center and the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania. Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data …

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Swanson Russell announced the promotion of Zach Bock and Quentin Orr in its Lincoln office. NAFB Foundation Scholarships are available to students who will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students Fall 2016, and enrolled in a college or university agriculture communications program pursuing a career in agriculture communications. The Agricultural Retailers Association is hosting the 2016 ARA Crisis Communications …

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American Seed Trade Association’s new website is now live. ET Works, parent company of the Apache Sprayer brand and one of the largest manufacturers of self-propelled sprayers in North America, has selected Lessing-Flynn to lead strategic marketing efforts for its line of Apache Sprayers. In the fall of 2015, FFA advisors and members were challenged to share the message of …

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U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has hired Fiona Lee as Executive Assistant and Accountant in the organization’s office in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, interim dean of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine, effective May 6. Farm Journal announces distribution expansion of “The Farm,” its 24/7 digital radio …

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Penton Agriculture, the nation’s most powerful ag information network, announces the addition of veteran web content developer, blogger and journalist Eric Braun to manage its digital content direction. Twelve U.S. cotton industry members have been chosen to participate in the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) Emerging Leaders Program for 2016-17. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of $22 …

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National Sorghum Producers is accepting applications for four positions on the NSP Board of Directors. St. Louis-based advertising agency, Paradowski, announced it has hired 10 new team members to join the company over the past month. United Fresh Produce Association is seeking a Manager of Marketing Communications. Total retail sales of 2WD and 4WD tractors and combines continue to track …

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The American Farm Bureau Federation is accepting applications for its tenth Women’s Communications Boot Camp class, July 12 – 15 in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2017 funding for five export market development programs. In honor of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s 102nd birthday anniversary and International Women’s Day …

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The National Potato Council (NPC) will award one $10,000 academic scholarship to honor a graduate student (Master’s degree or higher) working to improve the future of the U.S. potato industry. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announces the retirement of Mark Harris, Chairperson of USDA’s Agricultural Statistics Board and Director of the Methodology Division, after a 36 year career with …

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