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Industry Ag News 8/27

Carrie Muehling

  • Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a proclamation declaring the decade of 2020-2030 as The Decade of Agriculture in Idaho. He is the first U.S. governor to issue such a proclamation. Gov. Little’s announcement is part of an effort spearheaded by U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action, which calls upon leaders across the food and agriculture sector to endorse a shared vision: A resilient, restorative, economically viable, and climate-smart agricultural system that produces abundant and nutritious food, natural fiber, and clean energy for a sustainable, vibrant, and prosperous America.
  • NAMA has extended the entry deadline for the Best of NAMA awards to allow for additional challenges in preparing entries. The Call for Entries is live on the web now. You can view all the rules online and print out a PDF of the Call for Entries. The deadline is October 22. Don’t forget, you must be a NAMA member to enter.
  • Start making plans to attend the 2021 NAFB Convention. Join more than 650 agricultural industry leaders November 17-19 in Kansas City for three days of learning, newsmaker sessions, networking, and more.
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