Agrikua’s Gender Equality Project = 1st at #YouthAgSummit

Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Youth, Youth Ag Summit

Last week, I was given the opportunity to attend the 2017 Youth Ag Summit organized by Bayer Crop Science. Never have I ever attended such a motivating and uplifting agricultural event. 100 youth from 18-25 gathered in Brussels, Belgium to tackle some of the worlds leading issues in agriculture. During the Summit, delegates worked across the week in groups of … Read More

Bayer and 4-H Launch Science Matters Collaboration

4-H, AgWired Animal, AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Education, Farm Progress Show, Youth

Opening day of the Farm Progress Show, Bayer and the National 4-H Council announced a new partnership for future innovators in science and technology to help feed a growing population. The nationwide collaboration, Science Matters, is designed to address the need for an enhanced STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workforce by planting a love of scientific exploration in young … Read More

Apply for the 2017 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Ag Leader, ASA, Dupont Crop Protection, Education, Youth

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2016-17 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program, which works to identify and develop grower leaders who continue to shape the future of agriculture. “The ASA DuPont Young Leader Program has had a tremendous impact on the soybean industry and many of our current grower leaders at the national and … Read More

4-H Bright Futures Awards Program Expands

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Award, Youth

The 4-H Bright Futures award program is expanding to nearly 300 counties in 3 states.  The program, sponsored by Green Leaf, Inc. and Tractor Supply Company, recognizes youth in the 4-H Youth Development agricultural programs. “Our 2014 pilot award program throughout Indiana was extremely successful,” says Kara Cress, Green Leaf Public Relations and Marketing. “We are thrilled to expand the … Read More

St. Louis Science Center Adds Ag Exhibit

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Company Announcement, Education, sustainability, Youth

The Saint Louis Science Center has announced that GROW, the center’s permanent new agriculture exhibit, will open to the public this month on June 18. The exhibit will highlight the journey of food from farm to fork through 40 interactive exhibits, demonstrations, and events. GROW is the first permanent agriculture exhibit of its size in the United States, and is … Read More

Notter Discusses Millennials at #ARA15

Taylor TruckeyARA, Audio, Youth

While at ARA, Jamie Notter, Culture That Works, gave a presentation on organizational culture to the retailers attending. He specifically spoke about the value in attracting millennials and how to build a successful working relationship with them as most management teams have an older management style that millennials don’t relate to. Attracting millennials as employees or customers is less about … Read More

FFA Part of How FMC Invests in Farming’s Future

John DavisAgribusiness, Education, FFA, FMC, Youth

Illustrating its commitment to investing in farming’s future, FMC Corporation is helping youth education through support of FFA. “To continue America’s leadership in agriculture, we need to engage students now,” said John Kasper, FMC Agricultural Solutions North America commercial business director. “FFA prepares students for more than 300 careers and reaches more than 600,000 members. Our support can make a … Read More

FFA Members Ready to Held to Louisville

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Education, FFA, Youth

The 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo is right around the corner and the AgWired team will be there to cover it all. Here is a little preview of what you can expect to see at this year’s event to take place for the second year of its three-year run in Louisville, KY. on Oct.28 through Nov. 1. The convention … Read More