Industry Ag News 12/9

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The House Republican Steering Committee elected Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) as Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress. Mr. Thompson will be the first Chairman from Pennsylvania in nearly 170 years. The introduction of Aerobotics Crop Insurance Services, a new crop insurance agency, was announced by the company. The company will employ artificial intelligence to …

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Industry Ag News 12/2

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mailed survey codes to all known agriculture producers across the 50 states with an invitation to respond online to the 2022 Census of Agriculture at agcounts.usda.gov. The ag census is the nation’s only comprehensive and impartial agriculture data for every state, county, and territory. By completing the survey, producers across the nation can tell …

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Industry Ag News 11/23

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Owen Roberts has been named director of the Agricultural Communications program in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bert Jacobs, co-founder and Chief Executive Optimist of the $150 million lifestyle brand Life is Good®, will address attendees as general session keynote speaker during the 2023 American Farm Bureau Convention. When …

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Industry Ag News 11/18

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The National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (National ACT) elected five students from Arkansas, Texas and Wisconsin to serve as 2022-23 officers until July 2023. The new team will lead over 400 student and associate members in opportunities to learn and grow in agricultural communications. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the appointment of four members to serve on the …

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Industry Ag News 11/11

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Veteran strategic communications professional Mace Thornton has joined Stratovation Group as partner and COO to lead integrated client services, Cameron Camfield, founder and CEO of the Stratovation Group announced. Syngenta team members received Honorary American FFA Degrees during the 95th Annual National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 2022 honorees from Syngenta are Head of Global Seeds Strategy and Portfolio …

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Industry Ag News 11/4

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Culver’s has launched the To Farmers With Love contest – an opportunity for individuals to nominate a farmer in their life to win a generous prize package as part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers® Project. People interested in nominating a farmer can visit www.culvers.com/to-farmers-with-love to learn more and complete the nomination form. The contest runs from Nov. 1 through Nov. …

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Industry Ag News 10/28

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American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) announces the hiring of Dr. Samuel Crowell as the association’s new Senior Director, International Programs and Policy. In this role, Crowell is responsible for managing and implementing the association’s international programs and trade policy. Brownfield Ag News is pleased to announce Carah Hart has joined the Brownfield team as Anchor/Reporter based in Mid-Missouri. A Missouri …

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Industry Ag News 10/21

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Michael Torrey Associates announced they will be rebranding as Torrey Advisory Group. The name change reflects the the 17-year evolution of the D.C.-based agriculture and food consulting firm, along with a renewed focus on the expertise and value the entire team provides for clients. The Best of NAMA Call for Entries is live on the web. NAMA members can enter …

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Industry Ag News 10/14

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High fuel and input costs, market volatility, the war in Ukraine, and the 2023 Farm Bill are just some of the factors driving today’s challenging farm operations. Now is the time to prepare yourself to manage this ongoing uncertainty. Join us online for the 2022 DTN Ag Summit on Dec. 12-13. You’ll gain valuable information from notable experts across the …

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Industry Ag News 9/30

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The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) are celebrating 50 years of working together to provide timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture. Start making your plans to attend the 2022 NAFB Convention today. Join more than 650 agricultural industry leaders November 16-18 in Kansas City for …

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