2017 Sunbelt Ag Expo #Sunbelt40

The 40th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition in Moultrie, Georgia kicked off October 17 with 1,211 exhibitors on 100 acres with 600 acres of research farm. Every year the show has a spotlight state and this year it was Tennessee. This virtual ag newsroom is sponsored by John Deere and includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge …

Biostimulants World Congress Coming to Miami

The use of biostimulants in agriculture has grown dramatically over recent years and could reach $2 billion by next year, but there is still much that needs to be learned about the diverse formulations on the market and being developed that are applied to plants or soils to regulate and enhance the crop’s physiological processes. The 3rd Biostimulants World Congress …

2017 Ag Media Summit

Jamie Johansen and Chuck attended the Ag Media Summit in Snowbird, Utah, courtesy of FMC Corporation. The annual event is the gathering place for American Ag Editors Association (AAEA) and Livestock Publication Council (LPC) members to network and take in some professional development. This virtual newsroom includes links to photos, audio, and video from the conference. All content posted here …

ASTA Annual Convention to Focus on Policy

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) Annual Convention June 21-24 in Minneapolis will focus on science and policy issues related to the development and free movement of quality seed worldwide, according to ASTA president and CEO Andy LaVigne. Special sessions and tours planned for the week include an Opening General Session panel on consumer food trends and a tour of …

2017 National Ag Day

The celebration of National Ag Day was held March 21, 2017 in Washington DC. National Ag Day is organized annually by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) which was was started in 1973 with the goal to increase public awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. This year’s Ag Day celebration included a SMART farming panel with U.S. Farmers …

AFBF 98th Annual Meeting

The 98th Annual Convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation and IDEAg Trade Show, held January 6-11, in Phoenix, Arizona. Thousands of farmers and ranchers from around the country attend the convention which offers outstanding speakers and general sessions, the chance to recognize leaders in agriculture, programs for young farmers and ranchers, and much more. All content posted here is …

Calgary Welcomes the Farm Forum Event in 2016

The FARM FORUM EVENT, a premier meeting hosted by AGRI-TREND®, moves to the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre December 6-8 with the theme LEARN & GROW for 2016. The FARM FORUM EVENT brings over 1000 attendees together to see the latest innovations, learn from top experts from the world’s leading agricultural companies, and share information among the largest growers from Canada …

Disneyland Hosts #CAPCA16 & #Ag Superheros

CAPTAIN CAPCA and Dr. Foe battled it out in the opening credits to this year’s 42nd annual California Association of Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA). The event took place in a great location for a superhero and villain – Disneyland – in Anaheim, California October 16-18, 2016. This year’s theme was Feeding the Nation – Fighting the Fear and the speakers …

U.S Soy Global Trade Exchange

The 4th annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Midwest Specialty Grains Conference and Trade Show hosted by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), took place in Indianapolis, IN and is the premiere global soy and grain trade event. Over 700 attendees gathered with 300 of them representing 55 countries across the globe all focused on U.S. soy. The event …

Arch Provides the Backdrop for #AgMedia 2016

The 18th annual Ag Media Summit has kicked off in St. Louis, Missouri. The event is the largest gathering of crop and livestock media professionals in the U.S. The Ag Media Summit is a joint meeting of the American Agricultural Editors’ Association, the Livestock Publications Council and the American Business Media Agri-Council. This industry-wide gathering of agricultural communicators offers one …

@ACEEthanol Conference Preview from Shannon Gustafson

Shannon Gustafson is really jazzed for this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference and after speaking with her so am I. The theme is “Power. Passion. Performance.” and Gustafson says it embodies everything that makes American made ethanol great. “The passion of our producers, the power of the American industry and top notch performance of a high octane …

American Ethanol E15 250 Presented by Enogen Preview

The American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen is set to hit the track this weekend at Iowa Speedway in Newton. The race, where all drivers compete using E15, a 15 percent ethanol blend, leaves the starting line on Sunday, June 19 at 12:30 pm CT.  To get the scoop on events this weekend, I was able to speak with …