Industry Ag News 7/15

Carrie Muehling

An integral part of the oversight and review process of the 2018 Farm Bill and further preparation for the 2023 Farm Bill is getting direct input from producers, stakeholders, and consumers on how various farm bill programs are working for them. House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Ranking Member Glenn “GT” Thompson are offering the opportunity for members of …

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Industry Ag News 7/8

Carrie Muehling

The American Soybean Association wants to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders. During 2023 Commodity Classic, individuals will be recognized and honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements and long-term, significant contributions to the soybean industry. The nomination period is open through Oct. 24, 2022. Mark your calendars and make plans to join the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas …

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Industry Ag News 7/1

Carrie Muehling

The American Farm Bureau Federation has named Joby Young the organization’s next Executive Vice President, stepping into the role in mid-July following the retirement of Dale Moore. In July, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will collect updated information on 2022 acres planted to barley, canola, corn, dry edible beans, oats, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers, and Durum …

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Industry Ag News 6/17

Carrie Muehling

Syngenta Group announced succession plans for its leadership team. Jeff Rowe, currently President, Global Seeds, will take over the leadership of Syngenta Crop Protection, effective July 1, 2022. His former role will be assumed by Justin Wolfe, currently Regional Director North America Seeds. As members of the Group Leadership Team, the two will report to CEO Erik Fyrwald. Jeff will …

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Industry Ag News 6/10

Carrie Muehling

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dropped to its lowest level since April 2020, down 22 points in May to a reading of 99. Agricultural producers’ perceptions regarding current conditions on their farms, as well as their future expectations, both weakened this month. The Index of Current Conditions dipped 26 points to a reading of 94, and the Index …

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Industry Ag News 6/6

Carrie Muehling

Agriculture producers who did not receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture and do not receive other USDA surveys or censuses have until June 30 to sign up to receive the 2022 Census of Agriculture at nass.usda.gov/AgCensus. USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will mail ag census survey codes for responding securely online to every known U.S. producer this November. Hard …

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Industry Ag News 5/27

Carrie Muehling

In a letter to President Biden, 54 agricultural groups expressed grave concern with a recent amicus brief submitted by the U.S. Solicitor General to the Supreme Court advising the court against taking up a case regarding pesticide labels. The groups, including the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Cotton …

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Industry Ag News 5/20

Carrie Muehling

Recently the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) presented Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana with its Legislator of the Year Award. The award is an annual ARA tradition that serves to recognize one or more legislators who have championed issues that impact agricultural retailers and the entire agriculture industry. From farm to frontline, the Minnesota Soybean …

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Industry Ag News 5/13

Carrie Muehling

Register for the all new American Seed Trade Association Leadership Summit by Thursday, May 26 to take advantage of early registration rates and ASTA’s room blocks. The ASTA Leadership Summit is June 25-29 in Indianapolis, IN. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced its first city transit tires made with a sustainable soybean oil compound. The majority of Goodyear …

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Industry Ag News 5/6

Carrie Muehling

Leading climatologist, agronomist and former farmer Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig has been named the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate for her pioneering work in modeling the impact of climate change on food production worldwide. C.O.nxt is excited to welcome a new employee-owner to its growing team. Jill DeLucero joins the team as a senior account manager, bringing with her over 20 …

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