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Carrie Muehling

Nineteen innovation pioneers were announced as the 2019 Class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®. 2019 Inductee David Walt invented Microwell Arrays, which help to improve crop disease resistance. The Corn Refiners Association announced that it has joined Farmers for Free Trade. U.S. Representatives Mike Bost (R-IL) and Al Lawson (D-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to make more United States …

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Carrie Muehling

Farm Foundation‘s Food and Agricultural Trade Resource Center has released four new papers focused on trade principles shaping international agreements, as well as an analysis of the importance of trade to the U.S. economy. Rhea + Kaiser has added Debbie Cozzi to its Media team as a Media Buyer and promoted Sarah Sikorski to Digital Media Planner/Buyer. Bunge Limited announced …

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Carrie Muehling

NAMA has FOUR different award opportunities with upcoming deadlines. Winners of these prestigious awards will be honored at the 2019 Agri-Marketing Conference, April 10-12, in Kansas City, MO. Submission deadline is January 18, 2019. Contact Jenny Pickett at jennyp@nama.org for more information. Agri-Pulse is pleased to announce that Philip Brasher will be promoted to Executive Editor, expanding his role in …

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Carrie Muehling

The American Farm Bureau Federation is accepting online applications through Jan. 7, 2019, for five paid summer internships. The dates of AFBF’s internships are between mid-May and mid-August, depending on schedules, and will last 8 to 10 weeks. Visit https://www.fb.org/about/careers/category/internship for information on how to apply. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 7, 2019. MGEX, a Designated Contract Market and …

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Carrie Muehling

International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) announces the 2019 Exposure-4-Development tour, to Brazil, March 31-April 7, 2019. This week-long tour will provide an opportunity for 14 journalists to explore production, processing, and exports in Brazil’s Parana State. Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has named Cynthia (CJ) Warner to the position of President and Chief Executive …

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Carrie Muehling

The National Corn Growers Association Nominating Committee reminds interested members that it is now accepting applications for the 2020 Corn Board. Click here for the application. The American Soybean Association Board of Directors elected its governing committee this week during the annual winter board meeting in St. Louis, and new board members immediately began their terms. Davie Stephens of Clinton, …

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Carrie Muehling

IDEAg Group LLC announces that the Northern Illinois Farm Show will take place Jan. 9-10 at the NIU Convocation Center. The event will feature approximately 100 companies showcasing the latest innovations available to farmers in the Midwest. The National Corn Growers Association has promoted Fred Stemme to Chief Operating Officer of the organization. Previously, the Vice President of Marketing and …

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Carrie Muehling

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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Carrie Muehling

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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Carrie Muehling

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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