Industry Ag News 6/14

Carrie Muehling

  • G&S, an award-winning independent agency, has acquired Morgan & Myers, Inc., dba MorganMyers, expanding its leading position in agribusiness marketing and increasing its portfolio of food and CPG brands. The MorganMyers team brings significant expertise and relationships with industry-leading clients in agricultural production and technology, farm and commodity organizations, as well as food and beverage. The firm has a 42-year history of success that reflects the team’s passion for award-winning strategy, creativity, innovation and the ability to help clients create meaningful brand connections. Moving forward, it will be a wholly owned subsidiary of G&S and go to market as MorganMyers, a G&S Agency.
  • The World Food Prize Foundation announced the selection of six interns for the prestigious George Washington Carver (GWC) Internship program for the Summer of 2024. Since its inception in 2001, the GWC Internship program has impacted over 350 students worldwide.
  • Agri-Pulse is pleased to announce that Chloe Lovejoy is joining the media company’s editorial team as an associate editor, based in Sacramento. She will work with Brad Hooker to expand daily, weekly and special project coverage in California.
  • The International Agri-Center, World Ag Expo, and the Central Valley Toyota Dealers presented a check in the amount of $101,457.32 to Valley Children’s Healthcare during the All Guild Picnic held on May 22nd, in Madera, California. The donation marks another impactful milestone in the ongoing partnership, which began in 2015. Since then, over $730,000 has been raised to support Valley Children’s Healthcare.
  • From June 25-28, the National FFA Organization will be hosting its summer Next Gen Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The topic of the conference is “Food Products and Processing Systems” and high school student attendees will learn through informational sessions, panels and tours.
  • The Renewable Fuels Association is excited to welcome CF Industries and Separator Technology Solutions (STS) to its expanding group of associate members. The new members reflect RFA’s continuous commitment to growing its network of leading organizations and businesses driving technological innovation and environmental progress in the renewable fuels sector.
  • Rollin’ on the River is the theme for the 2024 Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Savannah, Georgia July 17-19. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions.
  • The next 30 days is the last opportunity to lock in your early bird pricing and hotel block rate for Agricultural Media Summit. Join us in Kansas City, MO, from August 3-6 to build connections, sharpen your skills and advance your career.
  • The National Corn Growers Association’s (NCGA) Corn Board has elected Jed Bower, of Washington Court House, Ohio, as the organization’s next first vice president for the new fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2024.
  • The American Sugar Alliance joined together with Ducks Unlimited, National Cotton Council, U.S. Rice Producers Association, Farm Credit Council, and Purina ahead of the Congressional Baseball Game to celebrate the strength and resilience of the winning team of farm families who help feed our nation. Founded in 1909, the Congressional Baseball Game brings together members of Congress and fans for a bipartisan game that raises money for local charities.
  • The 2024 American Agri-Women (AAW) Fly-In, a groundbreaking event that brought together women from across the agricultural and natural resource industries, took place in the nation’s capital. The AAW Fly-In was opened to all women in these fields for the first time in its history, offering a unique platform to engage with legislators, agencies, and professionals on critical agricultural issues and policies.
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