2018 Southern Peanut Growers Conference

The 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 19-21, 2018 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. …

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Iowa NASCAR Race Presented by Enogen

For the sixth consecutive year, Syngenta is sponsoring NASCAR® racing at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. This year’s featured event is the Iowa 250 presented by Enogen, a 250-lap NASCAR Xfinity Series race, on Sunday, June 17. Enogen® corn helps to enhance ethanol production and provides corn growers the opportunity to be enzyme suppliers for their local ethanol plant. This …

2018 Fuel Ethanol Workshop

The 34th annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Omaha June 11-13 features industry awards, speakers, sessions and a large trade show. Organizers say the event is on pace to be the biggest since 2009, with over 550 biofuels producers registered and more than 300 industry companies and organizations exhibiting. The opening general session Tuesday features the High Octane Award and …

2018 World Pork Expo

The 2018 World Pork Expo is celebrating 30 years at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Presented by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) since 1987, this year’s expo includes a record-setting trade show, expanded seminar lineup, elite swine shows, and an abundance of delicious pork! Organizers expect approximately 20,000 producers, employees, industry specialists and other pork professionals, including …

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ONE 18 : The Alltech Ideas Conference

The transformative power of ideas is the focus of ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2018, May 20–22, in Lexington, Kentucky. The program includes former vice chair of General Electric Beth Comstock, USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey and groundbreaking neurologist Dr. Majid Fotuhi. Four thousand attendees from more than 70 countries are expected to attend this year’s 34th annual conference. This …

Power Up with #NAMA18

The 2018 National Agri-Marketing Conference is back in Kansas City April 11-13, with the theme “Power Up.” The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) is the nation’s largest association for marketing and agribusiness professionals and this annual event features industry awards, educational sessions, and the Connection Point trade show. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free …

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2018 ACE Fly-in

American Coalition for Ethanol celebrates 10 years of taking the message of grassroots ethanol producers, retailers, farmers and consumers to Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is Ignite a Movement. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. 2018 ACE DC Fly-in Photo Album ACE Fly-in Takes …

2018 Agri-Pulse Policy Summit

The Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit held March 21 in Washington, D.C. to learn more about important trade policies, the farm bill and new revolutions in food production. Confirmed speakers include Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Agricultural Trade, and Food Assistance Ray Starling, and USDA Under …

National Ag Day 2018

The 45th celebration of National Ag Day in Washington D.C., March 20, 2018. Events, organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA), include presidential proclamation, National Press Club panel on The Consumer, the Farmer and Sustainability and Taste of Ag reception at the Library of Congress. This year’s theme is Agriculture: Food for Life.  Highlights of the day included an address …

John Deere at 2018 Commodity Classic

The 2018 Commodity Classic is known as the largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. This year Anaheim, CA took the honors of hosting the event held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018. John Deere attended and was awarded the inaugural AEM Davidson Award. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for …

FMH Celebrates 125 Years of Protecting Farmers

The 125th anniversary of FMH is March 4 and the annual meeting is March 5. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa (FMH) is celebrating 125 years as an American-based, family-run insurance provider. One of the oldest crop …

2018 Aptimmune Scientific Symposium

Prior to the annual American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting Aptimmune hosts a scientific symposium to not only update on products but also provide presentations on current research projects. In 2018 this takes place in San Diego, CA. The focus of this year’s symposium is to provide updates on Aptimmune’s Barricade product which was launched a year ago. Now …

2018 Commodity Classic

The 2018 Commodity Classic is known as the largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. This year Anaheim, CA took the honors of hosting the event held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2018. The organizers American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers and Association of Equipment Manufacturers welcomed growers to ‘Grow Beyond.’ …

2018 Bayer AgVocacy Forum & Commodity Classic

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2018 Bayer AgVocacy Forum as well as activities during Commodity Classic, in Anaheim, California. The Forum has been held for more than a decade and started with the goal of stimulating thoughtful discussion about the food and agriculture industry. This year’s program includes a new segment on AgTech Talks. From both the AgVocacy …

2018 National Farm Machinery Show

Welcome to the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show being held February 14-17 in Louisville, KY at the Kentucky Exposition Center. The show bills itself as the biggest and it is huge. Multiple buildings filled with the latest in farm equipment can take days to stroll through much less spend time talking with company representatives. We have lots of photos and …