Industry Ag News 1/21

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Don’t miss the American Seed Trade Association‘s fastest growing and most international event – the Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1 in San Diego. Virtual and in-person attendance options are available. Appropriations from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which passed in 2021 with bipartisan support, will soon be funding upgrades to infrastructure projects important to …

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Industry Ag News 1/14

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Agri-Pulse is pleased to host a free webinar on “Digging into the ag export supply chain crisis and how to fix it” on Jan. 31, at 1 p.m. ET. Register here. Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Meghan Grebner took over the duties of President of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Foundation on January 1. The NAFB Foundation is the nonprofit charitable …

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Industry Ag News 1/7

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Agri-Pulse is pleased to host a free webinar on “Digging into the ag export supply chain crisis and how to fix it” on Jan. 31, at 1 p.m. ET. To register, click here. Farmers are encouraged to respond to the USDA’s Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). Phase II of the work has been extended to January 14. The survey asks …

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Industry Ag News 12/31

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Starting in January, approximately 15,000 agricultural producers across the nation and the various segments of U.S. agriculture will receive an invitation to assist in the online 2022 Census of Agriculture Content Test. The Content Test, which will run through spring, is a critical part of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s (NASS’s) preparation for the once-every-five-year Census of Agriculture. Participants …

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Industry Ag News 12/24

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The Crop Production report published on Dec. 9, 2021, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) did not contain forecasted pecan production estimates. Also, NASS will not publish the Pecan Production report in January 2022 that typically contains preliminary acreage, yield, production, price, and value estimates. The costs associated with these estimates in recent seasons have …

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Industry Ag News 12/17

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The VISION Conference 2022 will take place in-person January 18-19 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. If you are unable to join the 2022 American Farm Bureau Convention in Atlanta, not to worry. Convention content is available online. Join USDA and other industry leaders for the agricultural sector’s premier event, the 2022 Agricultural Outlook Forum. This year’s Forum, …

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Industry Ag News 12/10

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AgButler debuts a collegiate ambassador program to give back to students who serve daily as advocates for the agricultural industry. The gig economy platform is in the connections business and serves as a solution to the rural labor shortage in America. Ambassadors will be tasked with helping connect laborers and employers within the app using their own personal network. Kubota …

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Industry Ag News 12/3

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The U.S. Court of International Trade said that it will review an amicus brief submitted by the National Corn Growers Association and other ag groups in a case it’s considering on tariffs of phosphorous fertilizers imported from outside the country. But farmers, faced with severe shortages and high fertilizer costs, are calling on the Mosaic Company to withdraw the petition …

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Industry Ag News 11/24

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Farm Journal announced that Cliff Becker has been promoted to executive vice president of the company’s Livestock Division. In this role, Becker will continue to provide leadership to a broad portfolio of best-in-class livestock media brands while also launching new initiatives for beef, dairy and swine audiences. Roquette celebrated the opening of the world’s largest pea protein plant, further extending …

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Industry Ag News 11/19

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The American Farm Bureau Federation sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives stating its opposition to the Build Back Better Act, also known as the reconciliation package. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it’s time to give thanks for each other and what we have…and to show our gratitude for the farmer veterans who once protected us and now put …

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