Industry Ag News 10/21

Carrie Muehling

  • Michael Torrey Associates announced they will be rebranding as Torrey Advisory Group. The name change reflects the the 17-year evolution of the D.C.-based agriculture and food consulting firm, along with a renewed focus on the expertise and value the entire team provides for clients.
  • The Best of NAMA Call for Entries is live on the web. NAMA members can enter their best work by October 21, 2022. Check out this year’s awards program and get your entries ready now.
  • Agri-Pulse Communications is looking for an intern who is passionate about reporting on farm, food and rural policy issues and serving our growing audience. This temporary paid internship will be based in Washington, D.C. One position is open for the summer of 2023. Start and end dates are flexible, but preferably mid-May through mid-August.
  • Kubota Tractor Corporation and Trackhouse Racing announced a partnership for Kubota to become the Official Tractor Company of Trackhouse Racing and serve as the primary sponsor of Ross Chastain’s No. 1 Chevrolet at the NASCAR Cup Series Race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on October 23, 2022, in addition to added races in the 2023 season.
  • Robert E. Saunders, a multi-generational farmer from Piney River, Virginia, who grows woody ornamentals, annuals, perennials, field ornamentals, grafted trees, peaches, nectarines, apples, and Asian pears, has been selected as the overall winner of the Swisher/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award for 2022.
  • The National Sorghum Foundation announced a leadership transition as Jeff Dahlberg, Ph.D., begins his role as chairman of the foundation, replacing Larry Lambright.
  • FFA members and supporters from across the country will celebrate agriculture and agricultural education next week during the 95th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. This time-honored tradition, hosted by the city of Indianapolis, will be held Oct. 26-29.
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