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There is a Future for Agriculture

Rachel Greig has been part of the FFA program for 7 years and intends to make it part of her life for many years to come.  She attended the 2015 National FFA Convention this year as Pennsylvania’s State FFA Secretary and you can hear her passion for the future of agriculture in her interview with Jamie Johansen.   “My passion... Read More

Agri-Pulse Partners with Tom Davis

The well-respected source of farm and rural policy information, Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc., has grown substantially in the last year.  With their online presence experiencing a boom the company has reached an agreement with respected publisher, Tom Davis. Show More Summary

Nominate a Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives

Farm Credit is looking for an individual or group of individuals whose leadership and vision is changing the future of agriculture and rural America for the better. They are searching for 100 leaders who are positively shaping what is next for rural communities and agriculture to award Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives. Whether the leader is a “farm kid” who... Read More

NeATA Asks Farmers to Save the Date

The University of Nebraska is asking farmers to mark their calendars for the upcoming Nebraska Agricultural Technologies Association Conference.  The event will be held February 3-4 in Lincoln, NE at a new locations in the Nebraska Innovation Campus Center. Show More Summary

Agri-Pulse Open Mic with Sen. Joni Ernst

Agri-Pulse Open Mic this week features Sen. Joni Ernst. From her family’s Iowa farm to the troubled lands of the Middle East, Iowa Senator Joni Ernst has dedicated her life to the nation’s security: for ample food and against foes. In this week’s Open Mic Interview U.S. Senator Joni Ernst shares her thoughts on proposed legislative action to block the... Read More

Zimfo Bytes

Tom Liebe has been hired as president and CEO of Cooperative Network, the statewide association for cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Missouri’s farmers and ranchers are helping tell the story of agriculture and the beef industry through a new interactive exhibit opening summer 2016 at the Saint Louis Science Center. Show More Summary

Bayer’s #Thankful4Ag Surpasses Goal

Bayer CropScience has smashed another goal for their annual #Thankful4Ag campaign. In this week’s program I talk with Jeff Donald about the program and its progress. Jeff says that last year the program had a goal of donating 200,000 meals to hungry people via Feeding America. That goal was broken and this year it is 330,000 by tomorrow October 31st.... Read More

Ag Sec. Harden Believes FFA is the Difference

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden attended her first National FFA Convention and took the stage to address FFA members during the third general session of the 88th annual event. She said she doesn’t use prepared notes but her message was clear. Show More Summary

Webinar for Farm Transition Planning

Ag Transition Partners, and American Agri-Women (AAW) are hosting a no-cost farm transition webinar to help producers plan for the future.  Three webinars are planned and on-site or virtual coaching and action templates will be provided as well. Show More Summary

Novozymes is Ranked Best Science Employer

Science Magazine released it’s annual Top Employers Survey, and Novozymes has been ranked number one.  The survey encompasses employees from biotechnology, pharmaceutical and related companies and ranks the top 20 globally.  Novozymes was selected because they are leaders in their industry, treat employees with respect, and are socially responsible. Show More Summary

Ag Groups Welcome Ryan as Speaker

Agricultural organizations are pleased with the election of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) to succeed Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. American Farm Bureau Federation president Bob Stallman says they look forward to working with the new speaker. Show More Summary

The World Series of Agriculture

The head owl himself, Dr. Steve Brown, National FFA Advisor, took the stage to issue a challenge to all FFA members across the country during the opening session of the 2015 National FFA Convention. He asked members if they were readying to change the world of agriculture. Native to the state of Missouri, Dr. Brown is an avid Kansas City... Read More

Tyler Watkins – How Do You #SpeakAg?

Scattered throughout the New Holland booth at the 88th National FFA Convention are cutouts of the Pennsylvania FFA Officers. New Holland asked them how they #SpeakAg and advocate for the agriculture community. First I spoke with Tyler...Show More Summary

Zimfo Bytes

JCB was recognized as the 2015-Mid Sized Company TAG (Technology Across Georgia) Excalibur award winner. In support of promoting a more sustainable and efficient agricultural industry, Verdesian Life Sciences has been named a partner of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program. Show More Summary

USFRA Celebrates 5th Birthday

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) marks a major milestone in it’s work to lead consumer dialogue on how food is grown in America.  October represents five years since the 20 initial organizations joined together to make a shared vision into a reality. Show More Summary

Connecting with the Future of Ag

Connecting with the future of the agricultural industry is what brings the New Holland crew to the National FFA Convention each year. Mark Lowery works in marketing for New Holland and he shared with me what students swarming their booth can get out of the experience. “Visitors to the New Holland booth will be able to take advantage of some... Read More

Growth Energy Supports Next Gen #Ag Teachers

Growth Energy has made a commitment to support the next generation of agriculture teachers through $90,000 in scholarships over the next three years for students during their student teaching assignments. The funds were donated to the...Show More Summary

National FFA Officers #AmplifyFFA

The 88th National FFA Convention & Expo is in full swing and the streets of Louisville, KY are flooded with corduroy jackets. This week the life of the National FFA Officers is crazy to say the least, but I had a chance to chat with two of them this morning before the organized chaos got too deep. Nearly 365 days... Read More

CEO Council on Sustainability and Innovation

Leading agribusiness CEOs, with the assistance of the Bipartisan Policy Center, have announced a new joint effort aimed to identify and promote innovative approaches to improving sustainability in agriculture and food production. The...Show More Summary

AgChat Cultivate & Connect Conference Two Weeks Away

The 2015 Cultivate & Connect AgChat National Conference is just around the corner.  Taking place in just two weeks, November 9-10 in Nashville, TN, this event will help you effectively share your message in a world of constant misperceptions. Show More Summary

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