Tyson Foods to Host AgCareers HR Roundtable

Jamie Johansen

Tyson Foods is excited to be hosting AgCareer’s 2012 North American Ag & Food HR Roundtable at their headquarters in Springdale, Ar. The event is right around the corner on Aug. 7-9, but it’s not too late to add it to your calendar. Rashad Delph, Director of Recruiting with Tyson Foods, was able to talk with Cindy about their involvement …

AgCareers, Audio, Events

Chocolate Lovers Unite

Jamie Johansen

Chocolate lovers make plans to attend The National Chocolate Show and Chicago Fine Chocolate Show Nov. 16-18 at Chicago’s Navy Pier. These shows will premiere as the preeminent chocolate event and the only dual consumer and trade shows dedicated to the chocolate industry in the country. The National Chocolate Show and Chicago Fine Chocolate Show were created to address both …

Events, Food

Ag & Food HR Roundtable Celebrates 10 Years

Jamie Johansen

If you haven’t already made plans to attend AgCareers.com’s Ag & Food HR Roundtable, mark your calendars for Aug. 7-9. The event will be located in Springdale, AR on the campus of Tyson Foods. Cindy took a few minutes to chat with Eric Spell, president of AgCareers.com, about the upcoming event. “The event itself is focused on two audiences; the …

AgCareers, Agribusiness, Audio, Events

Michele Payn-Knoper Speaking at Women in Ag

Melissa Sandfort

With unmatched passion and commitment to helping people understand the path from farm gate to the consumer plate, keynote speaker Michele Payn-Knoper will inspire the audience to build connected communities in the industry at the debut of the Women in Agribusiness Summit in New Orleans, Sept. 16-17. Under the direction of Frances Pratt, co-chairwoman and event director from conference host …

Agribusiness, Events

New York Hosts Veal/Dairy Tour

Melissa Sandfort

The New York Beef Industry Council (NYBIC) once again invited more than 50 industry influencers to an educational veal/dairy tour of New York State. The dynamics of this year’s tour was different than the tour of 2010 as this year’s attendees were a mix of chef educators and their students. Six different culinary schools, along with food service, retail, dietitians …

Beef, Dairy, Events

GROWMARK CEO Pleased with Pursuit of Maximum Yields

Cindy Zimmerman

GROWMARK CEO Jeff Solberg is very pleased with response to the FS Green Plan Solutions program to help growers discover new methods that will help them attain maximum yields. I had a chance to chat with Jeff as he attended the Pursuit of Maximum Yields (POMY) grower event last week in Collinsville, Illinois. He told me that the program is …

Audio, Cooperatives, Events, FS System, GROWMARK, International

National Farm-City Week Symposium Topic Announced

Melissa Sandfort

“Childhood Obesity: The School Lunchroom Debate,” will be the 2011 topic of the annual National Farm-City Week Symposium held at the Griffin Gate Marriott, Lexington, Ken., on Thursday, Nov. 17. The public is invited to attend. The purpose of this symposium will be to explore the issues around childhood obesity in the United States and how it can be managed …

Events

Not Your Typical Tractor Show

Joanna Schroeder

Looking for a tractor show that is a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll? Than look no further than the upcoming 2011 Cambridge Tractor Show and Ag Day that will be held on Saturday, August 6 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in Cambridge, Illinois. There are not only lots of tractors “through the ages” to …

Events, Tractor

Growing AgCareers

Cindy Zimmerman

There’s never been a better time for careers in agribusiness with a bigger variety of jobs that span the spectrum from production to promotion. “I just feel like it’s a very exciting time to be in agribusiness,” says Eric Spell, president of AgCareers.com. He should know, since they have been specializing in human resource services to the agriculture and food …

AgCareers, Audio, Education, Events, ZimmCast

Join us at InfoAg 2011

Melissa Sandfort

InfoAg 2009 was a terrific success. Over 650 participants shared in presentations on a wide range of topics on technology applications and data management and interpretation. As with previous InfoAg Conferences, the networking among participants was again a highlight of the experience. New relationships formed at InfoAg will lead to greater benefits and opportunities for those involved. InfoAg 2011 will …

Ag Leader, Events