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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack opens the General Session of 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, TX, Feb. 28. Advertisements

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NAWG elects new officers

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Borlaug: Technology will open up possibilities in ag

The Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum annually brings together industry leaders and professionals to open up a dialogue on the future possibilities for the agricultural industry. One of whom learned from a young age the lesson that technological breakthroughs in agriculture play a key role in the success of farm families around the world. Julie […]

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Bayer CropScience brings ag issues to media

To say that David Hollinrake, vice president agricultural commercial operations marketing for Bayer CropScience, is optimistic about the future of agriculture is an understatement. The man is practically humming with excitement for the innovations on the horizon and what they mean for humanity. Hollinrake opened up the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues Forum Feb. 25 in […]

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NAWG installs new officers

The National Association of Wheat Growers elected and installed officers at its Board of Directors meeting during the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Fla. Montana wheat and barley farmer Bing Von Bergen was elected and installed as the new president of NAWG. His first duty will be to serve as the acting chief executive officer […]

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Wheat Industry engages Classic attendees

Commodity Classic is an opportunity for growers to connect with innovation, enhance their knowledge on their crops, as well as offer their voice on policy decisions that will affect their bottom lines. The Wheat Industry Booth at the 2013 Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Fla., offered attendees promotional information about wheat’s role in our daily lives […]

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Wheat growers hope for farm bill

Wheat growers at Commodity Classic had one overwhelming message. They need a farm bill—and soon. “It’s still our number one priority to get a farm bill this year,” said newly elected National Association of Wheat Growers President Bing Von Bergen. Von Bergen took office during the NAWG Board of Directors meeting during the 2013 Commodity […]

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Opening doors for exports in Vietnam

It’s a repeating mantra at crop meetings. Globally the middle class is growing—and therefore demand for high quality animal proteins will grow. And this is good news for the U.S. grain and meat export business. A morning Learning Center Session March 1 address this booming export market, and specifically the opportunities to be found in […]

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Food waste is a growing problem

More than 67 billion pounds of food are wasted per year in the United States. That’s equivalent to four meals per day that could be fed to the 47 million Americans currently living in a state of food insecurity. Kai Robertson, with Business for Social Responsibility, shared that alarming statistic Feb. 28 at the 2012 […]

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