Register Now for Water for Food Global Conference

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The 2017 Water for Food Global Conference will be held on April 10-12 at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. The event, hosted by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, will welcome a record 100 speakers and experts coming together to find solutions to the world’s water and food security challenges. Attendees will experience three full days …

Events, Food, Security, water

Alltech Ideas Conference Aims to Inspire

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Producers and agribusiness leaders are sure to be inspired by ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) on May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. For three days industry leaders and experts from around the world will share insights and solutions for agriculture. “We believe it’s important for everyone involved in agriculture to be inspired to harness disruption,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and …

Alltech, Events

2017 ASCEND Conference & Expo

Kelly Marshall

Mark your calendars for July 19-20 and plan to be in Portland, Oregon for the ASCEND Conference & Expo by Drone 360 for practical information about drones in precision agriculture. A combination of panel discussion, classes, workshops, workflow session, mentor meeting and interviews will help attendees learn about starting a drone business, understand best practices, gain knowledge about policies and …

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Water for Food Conference Registration Open

Cindy Zimmerman

Registration is now open for the 2017 Water for Food Global Conference April 10-12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The conference, organized by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska, will examine the work being done to ensure water for food security from local to global scales. The three-day event will …

Events, water

Championship Tractor Pull Revving Up

Kelly Marshall

More than 70,000 fans agree, there’s nothing like the annual Championship Tractor Pull at the National Farm Machinery Show. Coming next week, February 15-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the event will showcase the nation’s top drivers competing for more than $200,000 in prizes. The competitor to beat– last year’s Grand Champion Mendi Nelson. She’s the second woman to ever …

Events, National Farm Machinery Show

Cultivating Master Farmers Seeks Applicants

Kelly Marshall

Polish up that resume– the Cultivating Master Farmers (CMF) program is seeking Illinois applicants for the class of 2019. Approximately 10 young farmers (ages 21 to 35years old) will be selected to participate in the two-year program that features learning from expert farm and family members who have been there and done that. Now on its twelfth class, CMF offers …

Education, Events

Iowa Power Farming Show is Almost Here

Kelly Marshall

The Iowa Power Farming Show is bringing the biggest names and new innovations to Des Moines on January 31- February 2, 2017. The event features 1870 booths covering 7 acres, 3 buildings and 6 floors. It is the third largest indoor farm show in the U.S. “The Iowa Power Farming Show is about quality exhibitors from every category showcasing the …


Farm Foundation to Host International Conference

Kelly Marshall

A conference in February will take an in-depth look at the relationship between agrarian structure and agricultural productivity. “Farm Size and Productivity: A Global Look” will be held in Washington D.C. on February 2-3 thanks to a collaboration of the USDA’s Economic Research Service and Farm Foundation, NFP. “Sustaining agricultural productivity growth is a key factor in our ability to …


It’s #PotatoExpo Time

Cindy Zimmerman

The first agricultural meeting of the year is underway this week – the annual Potato Expo, which is being held in San Francisco, CA. Unite with others at high energy networking opportunities and gain practical business solutions at the 9th annual Potato Expo! Join more than 2,000 growers, suppliers, and experts at the largest conference and trade show for the …

Events, Nufarm, Potato

Precision Ag Summit Set for January

Kelly Marshall

The Red River Valley Research Corridor and North Dakota Farmers Union have teamed up to bring you the 6th annual Precision Ag Summit.  Mark your calendars for January 16-17 and plan on being at the North Dakota Farmers Union Conference Center in Jamestown, North Dakota for hands-on and technical demonstrations of the latest precision technologies. “One of the themes of …

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