Industry Ag News 9/23

Carrie Muehling

Virtual registration is still available for the Ag Outlook Forum on September 26 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm CDT. The annual Ag Outlook Forum is a great opportunity to get a comprehensive preview of what lies ahead from leading experts. Presented by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and Agri-Pulse, this “must attend” event brings together USDA’s Chief …

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Industry Ag News 9/16

Carrie Muehling

Corn, soybean, and cotton production is down from 2021, according to the Crop Production report issued by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Corn production is down 8% from last year, forecast at 13.9 billion bushels; soybean growers are expected to decrease their production 1% from 2021, forecast at 4.38 billion bushels; cotton production is down 21% from 2021 at …

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Industry Ag News 9/9

Carrie Muehling

America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to be represented in the nation’s only comprehensive and impartial agriculture data for every state, county and territory. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will mail the 2022 Census of Agriculture to millions of agriculture producers across the 50 states and Puerto Rico this fall. Twelve agricultural organizations sent a letter …

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Industry Ag News 9/2

Cindy Zimmerman

Pro Farmer, a division of Farm Journal, recently shared its estimates for the 2022 U.S. corn and soybean crops after analyzing information from the 30th annual Pro Farmer Crop Tour and other sources. Pro Farmer estimates the 2022 corn crop at 13.759 billion bushels based on an average yield of 168.1 bushels per acre, down sharply compared to USDA’s August …

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Industry Ag News 8/26

Carrie Muehling

Join NAMA at a reception hosted by the Cornbelt, Cornhusker & Iowa chapters during the 2022 Farm Progress Show. What a great opportunity to take a break and visit with other industry professionals on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Van Wall Building (outside of Gate 6 on the south end of 6th Street). Appetizers …

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Industry Ag News 8/19

Carrie Muehling

Louis Dreyfus Company Agricultural Industries LLC announced the opening of its new soy liquid lecithin plant in Claypool, Indiana, positioning the site as the country’s largest facility integrating soybean processing, biodiesel production, and glycerin and lecithin refining operations, as well as a food-grade packaging line and canola oil distribution terminal. Jenni Badding, formerly the Digital Technology Go-to-Market Manager for John …

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Industry Ag News 8/13

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta will combine efforts in Seeds Global Communications with the North America Seeds marketing communications team. Leading this new role for Global Seeds and NA Seeds Communications will be Linda Arnold Whaley as Head of Communications, Global Seeds and Seeds North America. Mark your calendars and make plans to join the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and Agri-Pulse for …

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Industry Ag News 8/5

Carrie Muehling

U.S. Wheat Associates has hired Brenda Taylor as Director of Information Technology in its Arlington, Va., headquarters office. Taylor is an experienced information technology manager having worked primarily in a local law firm. USW is the export market organization for the U.S. wheat industry. U.S. Wheat Associates has promoted Catherine Miller to Director of Programs. Miller joined USW in 2018 …

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Industry Ag News 7/29

Carrie Muehling

The American Farm Bureau Federation and Arkansas Farm Bureau presented Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) with AFBF’s Golden Plow award. The Golden Plow is the highest honor the organization gives to sitting members of Congress. During the 2022 Ag Media Summit (AMS), held in Raleigh, North Carolina, on July 16–20, agricultural communications students were honored for their excellence, professionalism and leadership. …

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Industry Ag News 7/22

Carrie Muehling

National Corn Growers Association President Chris Edgington presented the organization’s prestigious President’s Award to Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) during the group’s Corn Congress meeting in Washington, D.C. The International Fresh Produce Association commends leadership of the House Committee on Education and Labor for its recent commitment to the health of U.S. children via the introduction of the Healthy Meals, Healthy …

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