Industry Ag News 9/30

Carrie Muehling

  • The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) are celebrating 50 years of working together to provide timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.
  • Start making your plans to attend the 2022 NAFB Convention today. Join more than 650 agricultural industry leaders November 16-18 in Kansas City for three days of learning, newsmaker sessions, networking, and more.
  • The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) and other Illinois commodity groups signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Taiwan that will enable closer cooperation in global trade facilitation.
  • The Mid America CropLife Association (MACA) presented the Industry Vision of the Year award on Thursday, September 8, during the Annual Meeting held in St. Louis, Missouri. This year’s recipient is Susanne Wasson, Corteva Agriscience (retired), of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Those planning to attend the 2023 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for January 10-12 (Tuesday-Thursday) at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, LA can now register at The last day for discounted meeting pre-registration fees is Wednesday, December 14.
  • The National FFA Organization has received $3 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help strengthen Indiana FFA chapters.
  • NASCAR Cup Series rookie, Todd Gilliland, and his No. 38 Georgia Peanuts team head back to the Superspeedway racing Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race begins at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBC.
  • The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced that eight Research Ambassadors have been selected for 2022-2023 academic year. Developed and funded by NCGA’s Sustainable Ag Research Action Team, the objective is to build a network of future leaders in the agricultural sector; ambassadors must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential, and be involved in research relevant to corn production.
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