#NAMA17 in Dallas

The 2017 Agri-Marketing Conference was held in Dallas, Texas April 26-28. The annual meeting of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) features awards, student competitions, sessions, workshops, networking opportunities and the Connection Point trade show for professionals in marketing and agribusiness. This post features links to photos, audio and stories from #NAMA17. This virtual newsroom includes links to photos, audio and …

2017 Water for Food Global Conference

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 Water for Food Global Conference held April 10-12, 2017 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The event brings together over 400 researchers, practitioners, policymakers, farmers, faculty, students, thought leaders and industry experts to explore “Water for Food Security: From Local Lessons to Global Impacts,” a theme inspired by the notion …

2017 ACE DC Fly-in

Over 70 ethanol supporters attended the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual Washington, DC fly-in March 22-23 during National Ag Week. This is the 9th annual fly-in for the organization and coming during the first 100 days of the Trump presidency gives ethanol advocates a timely opportunity to discuss maintaining the Renewable Fuel Standard and expanding market opportunities for higher …

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 …

2017 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show sponsored by FMC. This is the 65th anniversary of the event, which was held March 3 & 4 in Memphis, Tennessee. Besides the equipment and company products on display throughout the event’s trade show, this year over 120 FFA students spent time volunteering at the event, packing …

2017 Commodity Classic

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 Commodity Classic sponsored by FMC, John Deere, and Farmer’s Edge. “Farmer Up” was the theme for this year’s event held March 2-4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, produced by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American Soybean Association …

Bayer #AgVocacy Forum 2017

AgVocates from around the country gathered in San Antonio February 28-March 1, 2017 for the Bayer AgVocacy Forum. This is the 12th consecutive year that Bayer has organized the forum before Commodity Classic to showcase individuals and ideas that are making a strong impact on the future of farming and food production. Also included in this post are links to …

2017 #RFANEC National Ethanol Conference

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the National Ethanol Conference (NEC) sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association. “Building Partnerships, Growing Markets” is the theme for the 22nd annual event held February 20-22 in San Diego, California. The NEC provides an exclusive opportunity to engage key decision makers and industry executives, while networking and learning about the latest technologies and government …

2017 National Farm Machinery Show

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show, sponsored by FMC Corporation. The National Farm Machinery show continues to be the largest indoor farm show in America with 850 exhibitors covering 1.2 million square feet of floor space at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. For 52 years, the National Farm Machinery Show has offered the …

2017 CIRB Annual Meeting

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) 53rd Annual Meeting, held February 1-3 in Bonita Springs, Florida. This year’s meeting follows the theme of “Change. Challenge. Opportunity.” and hopes to provide attendees with a look into the political landscape for the industry in 2017, as well as giving members an opportunity to network with …

Cattlemen Convene in Nashville for #CattleCon17

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 120th Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show held February 1-3, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. The event is the oldest and largest national convention for the cattle industry, where members come together to network, create policy for the industry and have some fun. This newsroom includes links to photos, audio and video from …

Fueling Biodiesel’s Future in San Diego

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 14th Annual National Biodiesel Conference & Expo held January 16-19, 2017 in San Diego, California. The conference includes the latest information and innovations in the biodiesel industry, legislative updates, awards and honors. This newsroom includes links to photos, audio and video from the conference. Find more information on the biodiesel industry at the …

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 …

2017 #PotatoExpo

Welcome to the virtual news room for the 9th annual Potato Expo, January 4-6, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Potato Expo is the largest conference and trade show for the potato industry held in North America, offering educational programming and networking opportunities for 2,000 growers, suppliers, and experts. All content posted here is available free of charge for digital or …