Industry Ag News 10/28

Carrie Muehling

  • American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) announces the hiring of Dr. Samuel Crowell as the association’s new Senior Director, International Programs and Policy. In this role, Crowell is responsible for managing and implementing the association’s international programs and trade policy.
  • Brownfield Ag News is pleased to announce Carah Hart has joined the Brownfield team as Anchor/Reporter based in Mid-Missouri. A Missouri native, Carah graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural journalism in 2012. She interned with Brownfield while attending Mizzou and most recently worked for Red River Farm Network since 2015.
  • On Nov. 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) will hold a special event to launch the U.S. Identity Preserved brand internationally and build global awareness of the assurance plan that ensures the high quality that comes from the U.S. system. The international launch is co-sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, Wisconsin Marketing Board and Vinamilk, Vietnam’s largest dairy company.
  • Online registration and housing for the 2023 Commodity Classic will open on November 15, 2022. America’s largest farmer-led agricultural and educational experience will be held Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11 in Orlando.
  • Syngenta Group announced strong financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2022. Syngenta Crop Protection sales grew 27 percent to $12.6 billion with North America up 17 percent; Syngenta Seeds sales grew 14 percent to $3.2 billion while North America grew 13 percent in seed sales.
  • To support the education of today’s youth as they grow into the ag leaders of tomorrow, National Corn Growers Association invites eligible students to apply for the 2023 Scholarship Programs.
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