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Kelly Marshall

S&W Seed Company has created a new position in the company- Chief Marketing and Technology Officer, and they’ve promoted Dan Gardner to the position.  Gardner has been with S&W since 2012, most recently as Vice President of Breeding and Genetics. Vonnie Estaes is joining the developer of CRISPR-Cas technologies, Caribou Biosciences, Inc., as the Company Group Leader, Agricultural and Industrial …

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Kelly Marshall

The IDEAg Group, LLC, producer of Dakotafest, is introducing the new Dakotafest Education Center, part of the larger Reaves Buildings Innovation & Technology Campus, at this year’s show, scheduled for Aug. 16-18, at Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell, South Dakota.  The center is sponsored by American Family Insurance. There are still a few seats left for the 9th annual Conservation in …

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Kelly Marshall

Michael Thompson has joined Monty’s Plant Food Co., as a Product Consultant and Sales Support for South Caroline.  The company is a leader in natural soil enhancement and plant fertility products. Congressman Mike Pompeo (K-Kan.) has earned the American Soybean Association‘s Soy Champion Award.  He was specifically sited for authoring legislation to establish a national framework for the labeling of …

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Kelly Marshall

A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting a one day program to cover the newest and best agricultural phone applications. The event is July 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference room at the Tarrant County Resource Connection, 1100 Circle Drive in Fort Worth. Registration is $25, which includes hand-outs and materials, lunch and two general category continuing …

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Kelly Marshall

NREC is hosting a Cover Crop Research Update Webinar on Tuesday, June 14, from 9-10 a.m.  Dr. Shalamar Armstrong, an Assistant Professor of Soil Conservation and Management in the Department of Agronomy at Purdue University will give the presentation.  Register for this online event here. Mark Haraburda has been name CEO of Barchart‘s AgriCharts, a division covering technology solutions and commodity …

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Kelly Marshall

Compass Minerals is welcoming Vatren Jurin on board to expand the company’s specialty liquid micronutrient products for agriculture. Jurin is a plant nutrition veteran, with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. The 19th edition of Farm Estate and Business Planning by Dr. Neil Harl is now available in print or pdf format.  The 510 page book offers guidance …

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Taylor Truckey

Ammonium Sulfate Market Worth $3.44 Billion by 2022 The global ammonium sulfate market is expected to reach USD 3.44 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing fertilizers demand on account of growing population and decreasing arable land is expected to remain a key driving factor for global ammonium sulfate market. Brandt Hires Director …

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Kelly Marshall

Retail of tractors under 40 HP increased 1.7 percent in November compared to the same time period last year, says the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.  Year-over-year small tractor sales are down 8.9 percent.  This video explains more. The American Soybean Association has stated their commitment to examining the details and impact of the Dow/DuPont merger that will create a new …

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Kelly Marshall

CropLife America Board of Directors has elected Diane Allemang, FMC Agricultural Solutions director of Global Portfolio Management & Strategic Marketing and North America Business Development, as the association’s 46th chair of the board for a two-year term.  She is the first female chair for the board. Darren Wallis has joined Bayer as the new North American vice president and head …

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Kelly Marshall

DuPont has announced that Chair and CEO, Ellen Kullman, will retire from the company effective October 16.  Edward Breen, member of the DuPont Board of Directors, will act as Interim Chair and CEO of DuPont at that time.  The search has begun to find a permanent replacement. Brookside Agra has expanded its new Agronomy Division.  The new unit will be headed …

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