2019 Ag Media Summit/IFAJ Congress

2019 Ag Media Summit/IFAJ Congress

This year the Ag Media Summit is combined with the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress in Minneapolis, MN. This brings about 150 international ag journalists to the Ag Media Summit. The programs overlap with attendees being able to register for just one or the other events or the full meal deal. This virtual ag newsroom is being made possible by FMC and will included activity photos as well as interviews.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.


2019 AMS/IFAJ Congress Photo Album


President’s Report – IFAJ Congress 2019 Delegates Meeting – Owen Roberts, University of Guelph
2019 IFAJ President's Report, Owen Roberts

Whitney Place, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Whitney Place Remarks

Daphne Pellegrino, Reporters Without Borders – Freedom of the Press
Daphne Pellegrino, Speech

Podcast Session: Sara Steever, Paulsen & Kelsey Litchfield, Digital Media Consultant
Podcasting Session Interview

Newsmaker: Data Drives Sustainable Solutions: Moderator: Willie Vogt, Executive Director, Content and User Engagement, Farm Progress; Panelists: Steven Ward,  Senior Director of Geospatial and Weather Science, The Climate Corporation; Pat Christie, Founder, Conservis; Justin Stock, Stock Farms
Data Drives Solutions Session

New president of AAEA The AgComm Network Gil Gullickson, Successful Farming Crops Technology Editor
Interview with AAEA president Gil Gullickson, Successful Farming

New president of Livestock Publications Council, Jennifer Carrico
Interview with LPC president Jennifer Carrico

FMC Interviews

Interviews with Brandon Schrage (pronounced schroggy), FMC Technical Service Manager for Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming and Kansas:

Management of prevent plant acres
Interview with Brandon Schrage, FMC, on prevent plant acres

Fall Residual Herbicide Programs – manage seedbank and start clean for spring
Interview with Brandon Schrage, FMC, on fall residual herbicide programs

Soybean gall midge management in 2020
Interview with Brandon Schrage, FMC, on soybean gall midge management

Interviews with Scott Swanson, FMC Field Development Representative, Illinois

How global and local researchers collaborate at FMC
Interview with Scott Swanson, FMC, on research collaboration

FMC research and development pipeline
Interview with Scott Swanson, FMC, on R&D pipeline

New herbicide modes of action from FMC
Interview with Scott Swanson, FMC, on new herbicide MOAs

Exhibitor interviews

Interview with Chris Grogan, GROWMARK

Interview with Luke Zerby, New Holland

Interview with Jill Loehr, Wyffels Hybrids

Interview with Andrew Howard, Can-Am

Interview with Utz Klages, Bayer

Interview with Laurel Caes, John Deere

Interview with Marcos Castro, Syngenta