Industry Ag News 11/13

Carrie Muehling

Agri-Pulse is pleased to announce that Danielle Brinkmann has joined the digital media company as its western sales associate. The 56th installment of the National Corn Growers Association’s National Corn Yield Contest is drawing to a close, so you must submit your harvest results by November 30 to be included in the 2020 rankings. Harvest entries can be submitted online …

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Industry Ag News 11/6

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta Group has been recognized as one of the world’s top five leading biotech employers – and the top agriculture employer – in the 2020 Science Careers Top Employers Survey. The company ranked fourth on the annual ranking of top employers in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries, marking its highest ranking ever and the 11th time in 12 years …

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Industry Ag News 10/30

Carrie Muehling

Commodity Classic has announced it will transition its annual conference and trade show, originally scheduled for March 4-6, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas, to an alternative digital format. The change was necessary due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new format is expected to be offered the first week in March 2021. Camso is actively working to drive …

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Industry Ag News 10/23

Carrie Muehling

Record potato sales continued at retail from July through September 2020. Total store potato sales increased by 13.6% in dollar sales and 10.6% in volume sales, compared to the same time frame in 2019. These sales levels are also the highest they have been for the past five years. FFA members and supporters from across the country will log on …

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Industry Ag News 10/16

Carrie Muehling

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an export sale of 420,000 metric tons of U.S. corn to China. The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to award a scholarship to an outstanding high school senior interested in pursuing agriculture. The Soy Scholarship is a $5,000 one-time award presented to a high school senior who plans to pursue agriculture as an …

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Industry Ag News 10/9

Carrie Muehling

Register now for NAMA’s Fall Webinar Series. Programs include: Driving Around the Beltway on October 15 at 11 a.m. CDT with Matt Roberts; Marketing: What’s On Our Minds Now on October 29 – 11 a.m CDT with David Meerman Scott; and a Producer Panel on November 12 – 11 a.m. CDT moderated by Cyndi Young with Brownfield Network. The National …

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Industry Ag News 10/2

Carrie Muehling

This week, the National FFA Organization shared with colleagues and stakeholders the new Agricultural Education for All roadmap, which outlines the strategies the organization is taking to support inclusion, diversity and equity. FFA is taking steps to ensure the organization is a bully-free zone that reflects society’s demographics in membership, leadership and staff, and celebrates individuality. The Office of the …

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Industry Ag News 9/25

Carrie Muehling

The Fertilizer Institute released the Fertilizer Industry Economic Impact Study, highlighting the importance and economic contributions of the U.S. fertilizer industry to the national, state and local economies. The study found that the fertilizer industry contributed over $130 billion and nearly 500,000 jobs to the U.S. economy in 2019. The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference held annually in Savannah, …

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Industry Ag News 9/18

Carrie Muehling

InfoAg Conference is Now All-Virtual for December. Content sessions will address blockchain and traceability; biostimulants and micronutrients; integrating big data into nutrient recommendations, carbon markets, soil health and more. Mark your calendar for December 15-17, 2020. Michael Torrey Associates welcomed Brandon Barnett to its team as a Policy Coordinator. The Washington, D.C.-based firm offers government relations, strategic communications, and issue …

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Industry Ag News 9/11

Carrie Muehling

An interdisciplinary University of Nebraska team led by the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI), has received a three-year, one million dollar grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development to advance access and education around smallholder farmer irrigation in Africa. The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute welcomes Dr. Jesse Bell to its leadership team. The new position …

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