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 …

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2018 National Ethanol Conference

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the  Renewable Fuels Association’s 23rd annual National Ethanol Conference (NEC), held Feb. 12–14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas – with the theme “Ethanol Strong: Empowering Dialogue to Grow Markets.” This virtual newsroom, sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association, includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. 2018 RFA National …

2018 CIRB Annual Meeting

This page contains links to photos, audio, and other information from the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) 2018 annual meeting, Jan. 31- Feb. 2 in Scottsdale, Arizona. CIRB’s 54th Annual Meeting features distinguished speakers, including USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky, and timely information important to the crop insurance industry. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio …

2018 Cattle Industry Convention

The Virtual Newsroom for the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show can be found on its own custom page. The convention was held January 31-February 2 in Phoenix, AZ. In the Convention & Trade Show Virtual Newsroom you will find all the content we created during the convention. Please let us know if you have any questions. This …

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Water For Food International Forum

The Water for Food International Forum, produced by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and The World Bank, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development, held January 29 – 30, 2018 at The World Bank in Washington DC. This virtual ag newsroom includes links …

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2018 Develop with Deere Conference

The Develop with Deere conference, Growing Solutions Together, is taking place much earlier this year in Kansas City, MO. It looks like a big crowd and John Deere has invited in dealers from across the country this year as well as several other countries. In addition to dealers there are representatives from many companies that are working on integrations with …

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2018 National Biodiesel Conference

The National Biodiesel Conference & Expo held at the Fort Worth Convention Center January 22-24. The event included a vehicle showcase and ride-and-drive opportunity alongside demonstrations and presentations on the latest in the industry. This conference also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the National Biodiesel Board. This virtual ag newsroom, courtesy of NBB, includes links to photos and audio content …

2018 Soil Health Summit

Rooted in Data, Growing in Success is the theme for the 2018 Soil Health Partnership Summit, January 18-19 in Chicago. This is the fourth annual invitation-only event to share and learn about soil health and the future of agriculture. The official Soil Health Summit blog contains all content from the event. This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and …

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2018 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention

The 99th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show was held in Nashville January 6-9 2018. President Trump addressed attendees along with AFBF president Zippy Duvall, and Canada’s minister of agriculture. The majority of the main activities at the AFBF convention were live-streamed and archived, photographed and audio filed, through the Farm Bureau convention media guide. Here …

2017 ASTA CSS and Seed Expo

Held each year in Chicago, CSS 2017 & Seed Expo is America’s largest seed industry convention with the latest information on seed treatment, plant breeding innovation, the agricultural economy forecast for 2018, emerging global disease threats and more. This virtual ag newsroom, courtesy of ASTA, includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print …

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2017 Agricultural Retailers Association Conference

The Agricultural Retailers Association is celebrating 25 years of service to support sellers of seeds, nutrients, crop protection products, farm equipment, precision technology and agronomic services. The organization is holding its annual conference and expo November 28-30 in Phoenix. This virtual ag newsroom, courtesy of ARA, includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or …

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2017 NAFB Convention

The National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) held its 74th annual convention November 8-10 in Kansas City. The fast-paced agenda included talks from biotech defender Dr. Kevin Folta and philanthropist Howard G. Buffett, an appearance by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, and the annual Trade Talk featuring over 100 agribusiness companies and organizations. This virtual ag newsroom is courtesy of …

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 …

Third Youth Ag Summit

The third Youth Ag-Summit, October 9-13, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium,offered 100 bright young talents from around the world the opportunity to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner. Organized by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young farmers associations Groene Kring (GK) and Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs (FJA), the summit …