Industry Ag News 9/17

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“Renewal and Rebirth” is the theme for the 2021 American Agri-Women (AAW) convention. Women in agriculture from around the country will convene in Phoenix for the AAW 47th annual convention. The National Biodiesel Foundation warmly welcomes newly elected Director Todd Ellis to the NBF Board. Ellis currently is the Executive Director, North American Sales, for Renewable Energy Group, Inc. More …

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Industry Ag News 9/10

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CHS Inc. announced a major soybean refinery expansion and renovation project at the CHS Mankato, Minn., soybean processing plant, driven by global oil demand. The more than $60 million project is the second phase of CHS investments to capitalize on changing market dynamics and opportunities to grow market access. When upgrades are completed, annual refined soybean oil production at the …

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Industry Ag News 9/3

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Protein is a critically important part of a basic diet but how can the global animal protein sector continue to sustainably feed a growing and increasingly hungry world? That question is at the core of the upcoming forum, Sustainable Solutions for Zero Hunger by 2030: A Vision for Animal Agriculture, scheduled virtually for 12-5 p.m. ET on September 14, 2021. …

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Industry Ag News 8/27

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Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a proclamation declaring the decade of 2020-2030 as The Decade of Agriculture in Idaho. He is the first U.S. governor to issue such a proclamation. Gov. Little’s announcement is part of an effort spearheaded by U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action, which calls upon leaders across the food and agriculture sector to endorse a shared …

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Industry Ag News 8/20

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The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) presented Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) with the Outstanding New Member of Congress Award. This award recognizes a member of Congress who was recently elected and has already proven to be a reliable partner for agriculture. The Georgia Peanut Tour Committee has decided to cancel the 2021 Georgia Peanut …

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Industry Ag News 8/13

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The Crop Production report issued by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) forecasted soybean and corn production up from 2020. Soybean production is up 5% from last year, forecast at 4.34 billion bushels; corn growers are expected to increase their production 4% from 2020, forecast at 14.8 billion bushels. AgTech Insight is pleased to support the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit, …

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Industry Ag News 8/6

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American Soybean Association (ASA) President Kevin Scott has confirmed the election of ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) officers and committee members for fiscal year 2021-2022. New to the WISHH Committee are Doug Darling (MI) and Denny Mertz (MO). George Goblish (MN) is reappointed. Officers are Chairman Gerry Hayden (KY), Vice Chair Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare (IL), Treasurer Bob …

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Industry Ag News 7/30

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The inaugural episode of the Grower Talks podcast features Drew Echols, President of the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and owner of Jaemor Farms. Join with Drew as we discuss Georgia’s thriving fruit and vegetable industry and how Jaemor, now five generations strong, provides a wide variety of Georgia-grown produce to consumers. The National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) …

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Industry Ag News 7/23

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The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced it has joined the Decade of Ag movement, recognizing that a unified vision of sustainable food, fiber and energy systems for the future requires collaboration, endorsement and advancement from across the agricultural value chain. The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announces the promotion of Sarah Gallo to Vice President, Agriculture and Environment. In her …

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Industry Ag News 7/16

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If you want to honor a cotton consultant, nominate him or her for the prestigious 2021 Cotton Consultant of the Year (CCOY) Award. Click here to access the 2021 nomination form. The deadline for nominations is July 31. The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) announced that Krysta Harden, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Dairy Export …

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