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Bettinghouse Joins Brownfield Sales Team

Learfield News & Ag is delighted to announce that Stacy Bettinghouse has become the latest addition to the Brownfield Ag News Sales Team. Stacy will work with Brownfield’s advertising partners in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. “Stacy will...Show More Summary

Poeschl Named CEO of National FFA

The National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation are welcoming Mark Poeschl of Brookville, Ohio, as their new chief executive officer of both organizations.  Poeschl will begin his responsibilities on Aug. 1, 2016. “Mark’s...Show More Summary

Zimfo Bytes

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has hired Fiona Lee as Executive Assistant and Accountant in the organization’s office in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, interim dean of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the Austin O. Show More Summary

AFBF Concludes Farmers Want Data Control

The American Farm Bureau Federation has released the results of a survey that shows America’s farmers and ranchers want to control their data.  The survey also showed that farmers believe a cooperative-style central repository for their information would be the best way to control security and ensure its value. Show More Summary

NCGA Yield Contest Entry Now Open

#Plant16 is moving ahead and the National Corn Growers Association is getting their yearly National Corn Yield Contest underway as well.  Participants in this year’s contest can register now through June 30th to save on entry fees.  The early-bird fee is only $75, promising to save growers money for taking the time to register sooner rather than later. “We are... Read More

Explore The World of CNH Industrial with an App

CNH Industrial is inviting anyone to experience the power of what their machines can accomplish in a day, regardless of where you might be in the world.  Thanks to the innovation of the smartphone, users of “The World of CNH Industrial” can witness a machine saving lives in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, or harvesting enough grapes to fill 20,000... Read More

Pakistan import duties prompt parent stock fears

The Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) is seeking exemption from regulatory duty on the import of grandparent chicks, according to proposals it has submitted to the Federal Board of Revenue.

Pig Progress publishes 3rd annual Chinese special

RBI Agri, publisher of World Poultry, AllAboutFeed, Pig Progress and Dairy Global has published its 3rd edition in Chinese, called ‘World of Agriculture’. It is full of hands-on articles and information, written in Chinese and destined for Chinese farmers.

Food culture and Brexit

The March meeting of the Food Ethics Council Business Forum considered the consequences of Britain remaining in or leaving the EU for food and agriculture and have now produced a concise report on the meeting: Business Forum An interesting point is how the UK's food culture has strengthened since the country joined the EU. Show More Summary

U.S. Crop Prices Surge After Government Report

Christopher Doering reported in today’s Des Moines Register that, “Farmers in Iowa and across the Corn Belt struggling to reach profitability this year got some good news from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday. “The USDA said producers are expected to grow a record 14.43 billion bushels of corn, and 3.8 billion bushes of […]

Alltech Announces More Speakers For ONE

Alltech is adding to its line-up of expert speakers and engaging discussions in preparation for ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, from May 22–25 Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Apple co-founder...Show More Summary

NAMA Offers Precision Content Webinar

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) is hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 19 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. The seminar is entitled “Precision Content – Applying the Lessons of Modern Farming to Optimize Communications Efforts” will help...Show More Summary

New Holland Supports 1st Fisher House in WI

The first Fisher House in Wisconsin was officially dedicated on Saturday, April 23 by Ken Fisher, Chairman and CEO of Fisher House Foundation, Andrew Roberts, President of Fisher House Wisconsin, and James McLain, Acting Director of Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Show More Summary

Borlaug-Raun Internship Sends 24 Students Abroad

The World Food Prize Foundation announced that record 24 high school students will be sent abroad for internships at renowned international research centers and NGOs this summer. The students hail from Iowa and 12 other states, and will...Show More Summary

Pig Progress 4: Ireland, nutrition & gut health

Preparing for the upcoming pig health events in Ireland, the fourth issue of Pig Progress zooms in on the Irish pig industry, but also touches on the latest developments with regard to pig nutrition and gut health.

China selling pork stocks to curb record prices

The Chinese ministry of commerce aims to stop the ongoing increase of pig prices by rapidly releasing its pork storages on the market.

May edition All About Feed now online

The latest digital version of All About Feed magazine can now be read online. In this issue, we look at the mycotoxin threats for dairy cows, a novel ingredient for salmon feed and the use of humic acid to boost performance of broil...

Tyson Foods to benefit from cheap animal feed

US company Tyson Foods benefits from a large availability of pigs and cattle on the market and low poultry feed prices. The US meat giant saw their net profit increase by 40% in the last quarter, to US$434 million (€381 million).

New pelleting solution for aquafeed sector

Borregaard LignoTech has launched a new pelleting aid for the aqua feed sector in Asia.

US launches WTO assault on Chinese chicken duties

The United States is mounting a challenge to China at the WTO because of the Chinese Government’s failure to bring its antidumping and countervailing duties against imports of US chicken broiler products into compliance with WTO rul...

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