Industry Ag News 10/27

Carrie Muehling

  • Fresh on the heels of being named to the Inc. Magazine 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies for the second straight year, CLUTCH, a hybrid consultancy-agency based in Minneapolis, announced that Kelsey Gunderson and Greta Bierbaum have joined the firm as client success directors.
  • As IFAJ’s Global Manager, Hugh Maynard, prepares his well-deserved retirement, IFAJ is looking for a new Global Manager or Global Office Team. The extended deadline for applicants is Nov. 5.
  • Alltech is enhancing its marketing capabilities and establishing new teams to deliver greater strategic partnership across the business for Alltech’s customers. Within marketing, the company is establishing a new Data & Insights function, positioning its creative team to take a global creative agency approach and building new pathways for market and customer engagement.
  • Agri-food leaders around the world believe the industry can work together to create a better, more sustainable food system, according to the Alltech Sustainability Insights report.
  • Filling essential roles in the agriculture and food workforce is a top focus for employers. is pleased to continue Feed Your Future virtual career fairs to connect agriculture and food employers and job seekers across the United States. The upcoming online career fair on November 29, 2023, is open to anyone looking for a job or hiring in the U.S.
  • The National Corn Growers Association announced the launch of its annual scholarship program for the 2024 academic year. This program is designed to support students who are passionate about agriculture and making a positive impact in their community.
  • Association of Equipment Manufacturers Senior Vice President of Government and Industry Relations Kip Eideberg issued a statement congratulating Representative Mike Johnson (R-La.) on election as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • The 47th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The one-day show is free and open to all farmers and industry representatives to attend.
  • The American Soybean Association announced an addition to its Washington, D.C.-based advocacy staff. Joe Prosser joins ASA Oct. 25 in a newly created policy manager role, one of two that will be filled this fall.
  • Marion Ag Service announced a number of team member appointments and new hires.
  • Curious Plot, a marketing, communications and consulting agency for the food, agriculture and companion animal care markets, will host the 2024 Agricultural Relations Council (ARC)/Gardner & Gardner Communications intern. The Minneapolis-based internship starts May 20 and ends Aug. 9.
  • The National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) has elected its new officers for the 2023-2024 academic year. The new National ACT Executive Adviser is Taylor Kennedy, an instructor of agricultural communications from Tarleton State University.
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