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  1. Taiwan Signs Agreement To Purchase $2 Billion Of Iowa GrainRead the original story

    Tuesday | Agri Marketing

    TAIWAN SIGNS AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE $2 BILLION OF IOWA GRAIN Sep. 19, 2017 WHOTV reports: In the last ten years there have been many visits between Taiwan and Iowa on the topic of trade. In a signing ceremony on September 15, Taiwanese delegates committed to buying Iowa corn and soybeans.


  2. Mid America CropLife Assn Presents Its Industry Vision Award To Helena Chemical's Randy ParmanRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Agri Marketing

    MID AMERICA CROPLIFE ASSN PRESENTS ITS INDUSTRY VISION AWARD TO HELENA CHEMICAL'S RANDY PARMAN Sep. 15, 2017 Source: Mid America CropLife Association news release The Mid America CropLife Association honored several industry, media and academic leaders at its recent annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. The Association's Industry Vision Award was presented to Randy Parman, Helena Chemical Company.


  3. Fareway Stores' CEO Reynolds Cramer Named Iowa Egg Council Partner Award RecipientRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Agri Marketing

    FAREWAY STORES' CEO REYNOLDS CRAMER NAMED IOWA EGG COUNCIL PARTNER AWARD RECIPIENT Sep. 13, 2017 Source: Iowa Egg Council news release The Iowa Egg Council has announced Reynolds Cramer, CEO for Fareway Stores, Inc., as the recipient for the Iowa Egg Council Partner Award. "Reynolds leadership in the Iowa retail community, support of Iowa egg farmers and partnership efforts with Iowa Egg Council and the Iowa egg community made him an obvious choice for the award," said Kevin Stiles, Executive Director Iowa Egg Council.


  4. United Fresh Names 2017 Family Business Scholarship WinnersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Agri Marketing

    UNITED FRESH NAMES 2017 FAMILY BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Aug. 23, 2017 Source: United Fresh news release United Fresh Produce Association is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships: * Brian Loffredo, Operations Manager, Loffredo Fresh Produce, Des Moines, IA * Geoff Ratto, Sales, Ratto Bros., Inc., Modesto, CA * Mikee Suarez, Sales, MAS Melons & Grapes, LLC, Nogalez, AZ * Nick Wishnatzki, Marketing Projects Manager, Wish Farms, Plant City, FL The Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship Program was founded in 2001 by sisters Karen Caplan and Jackie Caplan Wiggins, in honor of their mother, Frieda Rapoport Caplan.


  5. Highlights From Soy Global Trade Exchange, Chinese Purchase $1.5 BillionRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    HIGHLIGHTS FROM SOY GLOBAL TRADE EXCHANGE, CHINESE PURCHASE $1.5 BILLION Aug. 21, 2017 Source: United Export Council news release Soy buyers from more than 55 countries gathered in Omaha, Nebraska, last week to attend the annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange event. A trade delegation from China, representing more than 10 companies, opened the event by signing contracts worth more than $1.5 billion of U.S. Soy.


  6. Speakers Named For Iowa Ag SummitRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    SPEAKERS NAMED FOR IOWA AG SUMMIT Jul. 31, 2017 Source: Iowa Ag Summit news release Panel discussions on the 2018 Farm Bill, trade and manufacturing, renewal energy, the future of farming and ranching, and the environment are on the agenda of this year's Iowa Ag Summit, which will be highlighted by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue's address, event host Bruce Rastetter said today.


  7. Syngenta Announces Successful Trail Of Premier's Enhanced Learning BlocksRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    Syngenta and Premier Crop Systems, LLC, today announce a successful trial of Premier's Enhanced Learning Blocks and an investment by Syngenta Ventures, the venture capital arm of Syngenta, in Premier Crop Systems. Premier builds software tools that enable growers and their agronomic advisors to implement best-in-class precision agronomy recommendations helping customers capture the full value of their Ag data.


  8. World Food Prize Foundation Opens Annual Iowa Hunger Summit RegistrationRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    WORLD FOOD PRIZE FOUNDATION OPENS ANNUAL IOWA HUNGER SUMMIT REGISTRATION Jul. 25, 2017 Source: World Food Prize Foundation news release The World Food Prize has opened registration for the 11th annual Iowa Hunger Summit today. The event will take place in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, October 16, at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott Hotel.


  9. Ohio Couple Inducted Into Honorary Angus FoundationRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    OHIO COUPLE INDUCTED INTO HONORARY ANGUS FOUNDATION Jul. 24, 2017 Source: National Junior Angus Association news release The National Junior Angus Association recently recognized Paul and Lynn Hill, Champion Hill Angus, Bidwell, Ohio, as the newest inductees into the Honorary Angus Foundation at the National Junior Angus Show in Des Moines, Iowa. Paul is a former chairman of the Angus Foundation Board of Directors, a role he served in for four years.


  10. WHO Radio Farm Broadcaster Keith Kirkpatrick Celebrating His 65th Anniversary As Member Of NAFBRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    WHO RADIO FARM BROADCASTER KEITH KIRKPATRICK CELEBRATING HIS 65TH ANNIVERSARY AS MEMBER OF NAFB Jul. 7, 2017 National Association of Farm Broadcasting reports: Keith Kirkpatrick, who at 92 still broadcasts a weekly program on WHO , marks his 65th year as an NAFB member this year. He attended his first NAFB convention in Chicago in 1952.


  11. Pro Farmer Announces Its "Leading Edge" ConferenceRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    PRO FARMER ANNOUNCES ITS "LEADING EDGE" CONFERENCE Jun. 30, 2017 reports: When will markets get the acreage mix right? Are we nearing conditions where global supply and demand rebalance? Find out the answers to these questions and more at Pro Farmer's Leading Edge Conference, which will take play July 17-18 in Des Moines, Iowa. Speakers will analyze current market conditions and explore events you should keep your eye on over the next 12 months.


  12. Wheat Growers Hires Todd Linbo As Its Innovation Center General ManagerRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    WHEAT GROWERS HIRES TODD LINBO AS ITS INNOVATION CENTER GENERAL MANAGER Jun. 27, 2017 Source: Wheat Growers news release Wheat Growers has hired Todd Linbo as General Manager of the Wheat Growers Innovation Center. Linbo joins Wheat Growers from the John Deere Ag Division, Des Moines, Iowa, where he most recently was responsible for supply chain management and support of the John Deere application equipment product line.


  13. Nutriad Launches Trace Minerals For Pork Production In USARead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    NUTRIAD LAUNCHES TRACE MINERALS FOR PORK PRODUCTION IN USA Jun. 23, 2017 Source: Nutriad news release The American pork sector continues strong in 2017, driven by the export market and slightly lower hog weights. Companies across the sector are investing in new plants and supply is set to increase by 3% to 4% this year.


  14. AGCO Unit Automated Production Systems Introduces New Ventilation SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    Filtered and conditioned air is forced by fans into the animal living space through tunnel doors, ceiling inlets or a combination of both as part AP's positive pressure ventilation system. An advanced, positive pressure ventilation system that protects against viruses in pork production is now offered by AP .


  15. Pork Checkoff Publishes New PRRS Initiative Research BookRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    PORK CHECKOFF PUBLISHES NEW PRRS INITIATIVE RESEARCH BOOK Jun. 9, 2017 Source: National Pork Board news release The National Pork Board's new porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus research booklet is now available. The guide, PRRS Initiative Research, is the most comprehensive source of Checkoff-funded research available on the subject, spanning 20 years of results.


  16. Mathias Peters Joins KG MarketSenseRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    MATHIAS PETERS JOINS KG MARKETSENSE May 19, 2017 Source: KG MarketSense news release KG MarketSense is pleased to announce the addition of Mathias Peters as a Junior Project Manager. Peters will be supporting a wide range of research projects for the company.


  17. The Passing Of Jock WallaceRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    THE PASSING OF JOCK WALLACE May 15, 2017 Des Moines Register reports: John Clarke "Jock" Wallace, 92, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 at home from natural causes. Jock was born in Des Moines, IA to Virginia Clarke and Ross Wallace on July 3, 1924.


  18. American Seed Trade Assn Hosts Meeting To Discuss Palmer Amaranth, Other Weed IssuesRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    AMERICAN SEED TRADE ASSN HOSTS MEETING TO DISCUSS PALMER AMARANTH, OTHER WEED ISSUES May 11, 2017 Source: American Seed Trade Assn news release On May 9, the American Seed Trade Association hosted a meeting of grower groups, seed companies, and state government officials to discuss a collaborative approach to addressing Palmer amaranth and other weed seed issues. The meeting, which took place in Des Moines, Iowa, served as a productive information-exchange and strategic dialog about potential short- and long-term solutions.


  19. Oklahoma State's Jayson Lusk Named Winner Of The 2017 Borlaug CAST Communication AwardRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    OKLAHOMA STATE'S JAYSON LUSK NAMED WINNER OF THE 2017 BORLAUG CAST COMMUNICATION AWARD Apr. 28, 2017 Source: Council for Agricultural Science and Technology news release The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology announces that the 2017 Borlaug CAST Communication Award goes to Jayson Lusk, a consummate communicator who promotes agricultural science and technology in the public arena. Lusk uses multiple forms of media to advocate for science, as he explains how innovation and growth in agriculture are critical for food security and global progress.


  20. Des Moines Water Works Planning To Raise Rates, Won't Appeal Dismissal Of Their Suit Against FarmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    DES MOINES WATER WORKS PLANNING TO RAISE RATES, WON'T APPEAL DISMISSAL OF THEIR SUIT AGAINST FARMERS Apr. 14, 2017 WHO radio, Des Moines, IA reports: Get ready to pay more if you're a customer of Des Moines Water Works. "Our ratepayers, who have suffered through ten-percent rate increases in the last four years, I'm confident will see rate increases several factors greater than that in the foreseeable future because of our inability to move this through the legal process."


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