Industry Ag News 8/28

Carrie Muehling

FLM Harvest announces it has selected the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) as the recipient of its 2020 Seed to Succeed pro-bono program. The agency will provide up to $75,000 in services to promote PBH’s signature 2020 “State of the Plate” fruit and vegetable consumption research. The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension …

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Industry Ag News 8/21

Carrie Muehling

Corn and soybeans in Iowa have been particularly impacted by the recent derecho. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will collect harvested acreage information for both crops in Iowa in preparation for the September 11 Crop Production report. These additional data will help to better assess the full impact. If the newly collected data justifies any changes, NASS will publish updated …

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Industry Ag News 8/14

Carrie Muehling

Register now for the 2020 Ag Outlook Forum, in person or virtually. The event is scheduled for September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, presented by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and Agri-Pulse. Twelve growers from seven states took part in the first session of this year’s National Corn Growers Association …

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Industry Ag News 8/7

Carrie Muehling

Three people are finalists in the annual #RootedinAg Contest, hosted by Syngenta. The competition invites members of the ag community to share the inspiring stories of their mentors. Each 2020 finalist embodies a different aspect of the industry: Hannah Borg, a young farmer from Wayne, Nebraska, who pays tribute to the 86-year-old matriarch of her sixth-generation farming family; Stephon Fitzpatrick, …

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Industry Ag News 7/31

Carrie Muehling

National Corn Growers Association President Kevin Ross joined Iowa and national agriculture leaders for an AgTalks virtual town hall to discuss the future of agriculture, with a focus on trade, supply chains and global competitiveness. The National Corn Growers Association urges any farmers who have received suspicious, unsolicited packages of seed that appear to be coming from China to follow …

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Industry Ag News 7/24

Carrie Muehling

UnitedAg is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding in 1980. In celebration of its achievements, UnitedAg will host a series of virtual events throughout the year to share with its members the challenges and milestones of the last 40 years. The National Corn Growers Association remains hard at work to help improve the economic situation for corn growers amid …

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Industry Ag News 7/17

Carrie Muehling

The Agricultural Retailers Association supports reforms made to the National Environmental Policy Act announced in the final rule. ARA was part of the Unlock American Investment Coalition composed of 50 organizations in total. National Corn Growers Association President Kevin Ross recognized Iowa Senator Joni Ernst with NCGA’s 2020 President’s Award. The President’s Award is given annually at NCGA’s Corn Congress …

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Industry Ag News 7/10

Carrie Muehling

Internationally recognized experts in consumer insights and the food industry will reveal the latest research on consumer trends, the current environment in food and agriculture and what the future holds during a free fundraiser webcast to help those experiencing hardship. “CFI NOW: COVID-19 Pivot from Panic to Progress,” a three-part webinar, Tues., July 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT, …

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Industry Ag News 7/3

Carrie Muehling

During a board meeting in November 2019, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance board of directors voted to move the organization’s activities from the prior 501c6 to a 501c3 charitable organization. This required USFRA to rebrand itself to avoid confusion between the two organizations. In March, the board of directors adopted the 501c3 organization’s new name – U.S. Farmers & …

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Industry Ag News 6/26

Carrie Muehling

UPL North America recently announced the addition of David Haas as territory sales manager. In his new role, David will work directly with customers in California’s Southern San Joaquin Valley, representing the UPL product portfolio for the Kern and Tulare county regions. He will report to Gene Vernon, Western Region Sales Manager. Farm Foundation and the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute …

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