Register for ASTA Now

Kelly Marshall

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has announced their 134th Annual Convention. The conference is scheduled for June 21-24 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The theme will be “Voyage of Better Seed” with a focus on policy development and free movement of quality seed worldwide. Sessions include: Consumer Food Trends Panel, featuring member of major food companies; International and Domestic Policy Outlook, …

Ag Group, ASTA, Events

It’s Time for InfoAg

Kelly Marshall

It’s time again! Time to register for InfoAg in St. Louis, Missouri. This year the precision agriculture conference will be July 25-27th in its traditional location at Union Station. Novices or veterans will each find plenty of information during the three plenary sessions, five tracks of breakout sessions, exhibit time, and networking opportunities. Online registration is now open, or a downloadable form …

Events, InfoAg

Register for InfoAg

Kelly Marshall

InfoAg is the place to be for information about precession agriculture, so mark your calendars and plan to be in St. Louis at Union Station on July 25-27, 2017. The event features five concurrent tracks of breakout sessions, three plenary sessions, networking opportunities, and dedicated time for exhibits, plus lunches and receptions. Whether you are starting out in precision ag …

Events, InfoAg

Register Now for AgGateway’s Mid-Year Meeting

Kelly Marshall

Mark it on your calendar- June 12-15 is AgGateway’s Mid-Year Meeting in Altoona, Iowa. All are invited, from seasoned members to new professionals.  The event will offer networking opportunities and working group sessions, plus a half-day Ag Retail eConnectivity Forum for senior retail managers and directors. “The AgGateway teams will discuss advances in grain traceability, interoperability for precision agriculture, efficiencies for the …

AgGateway, Events

Register Now for Water for Food Global Conference

Kelly Marshall

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

Kelly Marshall

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