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Industry Ag News 6/9

Carrie Muehling

USDA has appointed two former members of Congress to serve in senior staff positions. Former Iowa Representative Cindy Axne has been appointed Senior Advisor for Rural Engagement, Delivery and Prosperity. Axne previously served as the U.S. House Representative for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District from 2019 to 2023. Former Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran has been appointed Senior Advisor for the Natural …

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Keynote Speakers Announced for AgriBusiness Global Trade Summit

Cindy Zimmerman

The AgriBusiness Global Trade Summit for crop protection, biologicals, and plant and soil health, is pleased to announce the opening keynote presentation by Derek Oliphant and Allister Phillips of AgbioInvestor. The summit will take place on 9-10 August 2023, at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura, Florida, United States. The keynote presentation titled, “Recent Developments and …

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Industry Ag News 6/2/23

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse is pleased to announce that Rep. Brad Finstad, the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, Foreign Agriculture and Horticulture will be the luncheon keynote speaker at this year’s Food & Ag Issues Summit in Sacramento on June 5. First elected in 2022, Finstad is a farmer, soil lab business owner and a former state Rural Development …

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Animal Ag News 3/13

Carrie Muehling

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) hailed the passage of H.J. Res. 27, a joint resolution that would invalidate the Biden administration’s new Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule through the Congressional Review Act. Registration is now open for six Stockmanship & Stewardship regional events in five states this spring and summer, with an additional virtual event to be …

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Syngenta Hopeful Science Will Prevail in Atrazine Proposal

Cindy Zimmerman

The public comment period for proposed EPA revisions to rules and regulations regarding the use of atrazine ended October 7 but it will still be some time yet before a final decision is made that could ultimately impact 65 million acres of corn, sorghum, and sugarcane nationwide. “It’s going to have a significant impact on how we use atrazine going …

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Industry Ag News 12/4

Carrie Muehling

Brownfield Ag News is proud to partner with the University of Missouri Extension for their 2021 Agricultural Market and Policy Outlook Webinar.  The webinar is scheduled for December 8, 2020. The registration fee is $20 and a link to register can be found at www.brownfieldagnews.com. The Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance added one new member to its Board of Directors, …

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43rd Annual First Lady’s Commemorative Egg Unveiled

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Egg Board has officially unveiled the 43rd Annual First Lady’s Commemorative Egg in a first-ever virtual gallery, showcasing decades of Commemorative Eggs presented at the White House on behalf of America’s egg farmers. This inaugural digital gallery includes decades of previous First Lady’s Commemorative Eggs all of which are actual eggshells, and behind-the-scenes footage of the creation of …

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Liberty Brings Back Women’s Bibs

Cindy Zimmerman

Liberty bibs for women are back! Liberty, an iconic American brand and manufacturer of bib overalls since 1912, has reintroduced its line of women’s bibs after discontinuing the female-focused products 18 years ago. The new line includes both denim and duck bib overalls that offer the unwavering quality and craftsmanship Liberty is known for, while featuring female-specific fits and all-new …

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NFU Elects New President Rob Larew

Cindy Zimmerman

Delegates to the National Farmers Union (NFU) 118th Anniversary Convention this week elected Rob Larew to succeed Roger Johnson as the organization’s president. Larew, who was raised on a West Virginia dairy farm, served as NFU’s Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Communications since fall 2016. In that role, he oversaw the organization’s legislative advocacy in Congress and the …

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Energy Ag News 2/25

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with the Industrial Steel Drum Institute and TRANSCAER®, will host safety training in Davenport, Iowa March 4. The free seminars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/TRANSCAER grant. Students from Ridgewater College in Wilmar toured Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) in Benson last week to learn about ethanol and dried distiller’s grains with solubles …

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