Agri-Pulse Joins Sustainable Agriculture Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse Communications is joining the 7th annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit as exclusive Media Partner. The Summit will return to an in-person event convening this November 17-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Agri-Pulse joins a team of eight Summit partners who jointly host the conference, led by Field to Market and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy. Jointly hosted by organizations representing …

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EPA Chief Shares Climate Agenda

Cindy Zimmerman

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan told the Agri-Pulse Ag and Food Policy Summit he is looking forward to working with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Biden Administration climate agenda. “I’m enthusiastic about the future of our partnership, identifying areas where we can be helpful as well as how we can work on advancing climate smart agriculture practices together,” …

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Vilsack Kicks Off Agri-Pulse Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

The virtual 2021 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit kicked off the first of three half-day sessions Monday morning with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The topic this year is “Climate Risks, Rewards and Uncertainties.” Vilsack stressed the importance of markets for agriculture. “At the end of the day, that is really the job of USDA, creating opportunities for …

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Virtual Agri-Pulse Summit Has Packed Agenda

Cindy Zimmerman

The agenda for the virtual 2021 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit offers insight from members of Congress, political appointees, food and agricultural leaders from coast to coast, along with industry and academic experts with the theme: “Climate Risks, Rewards and Uncertainties.” Leaders of both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees are headlining the three day event March 22-24. House …

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Agri-Pulse Plans 2021 Ag & Food Policy Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

After the 2020 Agri-Pulse Summit was rescheduled several times and ultimately went virtual, the 2021 event is already planned to be a virtual event The 2021 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit will feature three half-day sessions, March 22-24, with the theme: “Climate Risks, Rewards and Uncertainties.” “President-elect Joe Biden made action on climate change a key part of his …

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Agri-Pulse Hosts National Pork Board Webinar on Trade

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse president Sara Wyant moderated a discussion last week with USDA Trade Undersecretary Ted McKinney, North Carolina hog farmer Jan Archer, and Iowa State University economist Dermot Hayes on how exports add value for pork producers and support U.S. jobs. The event was sponsored by the National Pork Board. Watch the webinar here. Listen to the audio here: (1 hour)

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Free Agri-Pulse Webinar to Explore Pork Exports

Cindy Zimmerman

With COVID-19 disrupting millions of lives and the ability to process protein, thousands of pork producers were forced to pivot to an unprecedented new reality in 2020 and international exports became even more important to producer profitability. Agri-Pulse will explore the export situation for U.S. pork producers during a free one-hour webinar Oct. 29, from noon to 1 pm EST. …

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Ambassador Doud Proud of Trade Accomplishments

Cindy Zimmerman

The chief agricultural negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative gave an update on the phase one agreement with China, and talked about what he believes are the major trade accomplishments of the Trump administration for the nation’s farmers and ranchers during an appearance at the 2020 Agribusiness Council of Kansas City Ag Outlook Forum on Monday. “How many of you …

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Agri-Pulse and AEM Host Rural America Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

As in 2016, voters in rural America are poised to have a significant impact on who will be the next president. Yet, many rural counties are still struggling with COVID-19, high unemployment and the environmental impact from natural disasters and wildfires. How will all of these competing and often complex factors affect choices when rural residents vote? Those are some …

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Agri-Pulse Hosts Infrastructure Conversation

Cindy Zimmerman

The United States exported 52 percent of its soybean crop in 2019, nearly 1.9 million bushels, so it is critical for producers to have a transportation system that delivers cost effective, reliable, and competitive service. Agri-Pulse editor and publisher Sara Wyant hosted a timely discussion Thursday on transportation infrastructure with American Soybean Association Director of Government Affairs Alexa Combelic and …

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