2022 Export Exchange

2022 Export Exchange

Export Exchange is a biennial event held in October which has been co-sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) since 2010 to offer an opportunity for education of and introductions to members of the U.S. grains production and export industries. More than 200 international customers from 50 countries and nearly 300 domestic suppliers of grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried …

2022 Southern Peanut Growers Conference

2022 Southern Peanut Growers Conference

The 23rd Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference is held July 21-23, 2022 at the Edgewater Beach Resort, Panama City 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. Southern Peanut …

2022 Ag Media Summit

The 2022 Agriculture Media Summit (AMS) is being held July 16-20 in Raleigh, North Carolina with the theme On Point. The summit began in 1999 and is the largest gathering of the agriculture industry’s top writers, editors, photographers, publishers and strategic communicators in the U.S. Providing opportunities for professional development and industry networking, Ag Media Summit is brought to you …

Hearing Explores Agricultural Trade Issues

Senators heard from representatives of U.S. peanut growers, dairy producers and wheat farmers Thursday during a hearing on “Agricultural Trade: Priorities and Issues Facing America’s Farmers.” Representing the U.S. Peanut Federation before the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade, was Karla Baker Thompson with JET Farms Georgia and Integrity Farms of Camilla, Georgia. Thompson highlighted the decline …

Rail Disruptions Impacting Ag and Biofuels

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) heard about how agricultural and biofuels producers are being impacted by rail service challenges during a two-day hearing this week. USDA Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh told the board how rail disruptions are impacting farmers, ranchers and consumers. (7:37) National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) President and CEO Mike Seyfert testified before the board, listing …

2022 National Ag Day

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and over three dozen partner organizations hosted the inaugural Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall for National Ag Day, which is organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA). National Ag Day preview with ACA chair Amy Bradford, GROWMARK (14:05) More than 16,000 visitors attended the two-day festival and engaged with hands-on …

2022 National Ethanol Conference

National Ethanol Conference 2022

The National Ethanol Conference (NEC) is the most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry. Since 1996, the Renewable Fuels Association’s NEC has been recognized as the ethanol conference for the latest, timely information on marketing, legislative and regulatory issues facing the industry. Click here for the official convention virtual newsroom for photos, news, interviews and audio from the …

2022 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

The 2022 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is in-person in Houston, TX, February 1-3, 2022. #CattleCon22 is THE event for anyone in the cattle business! The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is agriculture’s premier event where the industry comes together to get down to business for the cattle industry. Cattlemen and women from across the country …

New NCGA President Meets the Media

Chris Edgington of St. Ansgar, Iowa, became president of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association as of October 1. Edgington raises corn and soybeans along with his dad, brother and son. Chris and his wife, Vanessa, have two children, Alex and Elizabeth. In addition to his row crop operation, he gains insight into livestock through a small …

2021 CUTC Special Session

CUTC

CUTC Special Session: Finding Funding at All Commercial and Pre-commercial Stages for New Uses of Corn. The National Corn Growers Association hosted a special session of the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference focusing on funding at all stages, from laboratory to commercial facility expansion.  This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for digital …

New ZimmCast – Feeding the Economy & Fueling Your WiFi

ZimmCast

In the program you’ll hear a conversation about a new impact study of the food industry to the U.S. economy. It’s titled, “2021 Food and Agriculture Industries Economic Impact Study.” To learn more about it in an interview with Connor McKoy, Communications Director for the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. The study is impressive and there is a whole website dedicated to …

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Speaks at 2021 Commodity Classic

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

The 2021 Commodity Classic Special Edition ended today with a closing general session featuring U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Moderating was Gale Cunningham, WYXY and current president of NAFB. Following the Secretary’s remarks Gale poses several questions. There is a significant amount of on-demand content in the Special Edition platform. Registrants, including the media, will be able to access …

Ag Secretary Vilsack Addresses NFU

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack started his first full week of work Monday addressing the National Farmers Union’s virtual convention, the first of many appearances he will likely be making to agricultural organizations. As secretary under the Obama Administration for eight years, Vilsack made an effort to attend as many agriculture and biofuel related events as possible each year. NFU …

2021 Virtual CIRB Annual Meeting

2021 CIRB Annual Meeting

The virtual 57th annual Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau Annual meeting, hosted on Zoom, is being held February 4, 2021. Meeting agenda This virtual ag newsroom includes links to digital media content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast. Images 2021 CIRB Annual Meeting Photo Album Audio Presentations and Interviews Wrap up interview with Michael Torrey, …

Agricultural Leaders Release Roadmap for Trade

Farmers for Free Trade held a virtual press conference Tuesday to release a new report on the challenges and solutions for American agriculture on trade, supply chains and global competitiveness. The report is the culmination of a series of discussions across rural America with farmers, ag leaders and related industries including manufacturing and food producers and distributors. The report, organized …