Huma® Expands Domestic Sales Team

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Huma®, Inc. has announced new additions to its domestic sales team. The Arizona-based company, formerly known as Bio Huma Netics®, continues its global expansion as the leader in the agricultural humic industry. The new appointments and updated staff roles are intended to establish key points of contact across geographic locations effective immediately: Steve Walmsley: MidSouth Regional Sales Manager — Walmsley …

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Cotton Council Announces Don Parker Memorial Scholarship

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The National Cotton Council (NCC), in collaboration with The Cotton Foundation and Mississippi State University, has established the Don Parker Memorial Cotton Foundation Endowed Scholarship to honor the memory of Dr. Parker who passed away in 2023 after serving NCC since 2007. Parker first served as Manager of Integrated Pest Management and later as Vice President, Technical Services and Executive …

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AMVAC® Promotes Rick Rice to Business Unit Leader

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AMVAC®, an American Vanguard® Company, announces the promotion of Rick Rice to business unit leader, application technologies. In his new role, Rice leads the company’s application technology business unit (ATBU) which oversees the commercial aspects of AMVAC’s legacy systems SmartBox® and Lock’N Load® as well as SIMPAS® technologies (SIMPAS, SmartBox+/SIMPAS Solo), SIMPAS-applied Solutions® and ULTIMUS®. Under Rice’s leadership, AMVAC’s ATBU …

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Jason Minton Joins Taranis as Chief Commercial Officer

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AI-powered crop intelligence company Taranis announces the appointment of former Bayer lead Jason Minton as Chief Commercial Officer. “Jason’s diverse leadership background within some of the most well-known agriculture companies will position him well to serve and lead Taranis’ commercial endeavors,” said Taranis Chief Executive Officer Opher Flohr. “His expertise in the field, along with his commitment to customer experience, …

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Agri-Pulse Announces Passing of Bill Tomson

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Agri-Pulse’s senior trade editor Bill Tomson passed away on May 12 following a battle with cancer. He was 55. “Bill was extremely dedicated to bringing our readers the very best insights on trade and any topic he covered. He worked tirelessly to get information from his vast network of sources,” said Agri-Pulse Founder and Publisher Sara Wyant. “We will miss …

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MyLand Adds Two New Directors of Grower Relations

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Soil health company MyLand has added two new Directors of Grower Relations to enhance support for an increasing number of growers across Texas, California, and Washington State. Landon Gheer will partner with MyLand’s valued growers throughout Texas, and Gilbert (Gil) Rodriguez will join the California team for growers across the state and the Pacific Northwest. Both report to Dave Booher, …

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Rabo AgriFinance Names New Head of Rural Business Economics, NA

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Rabobank subsidiary Rabo AgriFinance has named John Steeves as its new Head of Rural Business Economics, North America, effective May 1, 2024. Steeves, a financial services veteran with more than thirty years of experience, will relocate from Edmonton, Canada, to Rabo AgriFinance’s headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. He succeeds the current Head of Rural Banking, Shawn Smeins, who retires on …

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Chris Turner Joins Pivot Bio as Chief Commercial Officer

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Sustainable agriculture company Pivot Bio announces the appointment of industry veteran Chris Turner as Chief Commercial Officer to lead the company’s global growth agenda and commercial sales organization. He will be a member of Pivot Bio’s executive leadership team, reporting to Chris Abbott, CEO. “Chris is a highly regarded, results-oriented leader in the ag industry, and we couldn’t be more …

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AgTech PR Introduces Advisory Board

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AgTech PR, a global communications firm specializing in agriculture technology, has announced its inaugural Advisory Board of women leaders driving transformative change in agriculture who will provide AgTech PR with industry insights and strategic guidance to help advance the organization’s purpose. “When I founded AgTech PR, I set out three objectives: to champion technology that adds tangible value to our …

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MyLand Welcomes Nicole Small

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Soil health company MyLand welcomes Nicole Small to the team as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications. Charged with driving comprehensive marketing campaigns, Small will lead efforts to enhance brand visibility, amplify research and development results, and emphasize MyLand’s commitment to Exceptional Service for growers. Small oversees the marketing team and reports to Shelley Baugh, MyLand Vice President, Marketing & Culture. …

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