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Agrimarketing : November December 2008
Intervet/Schering-Plough Corpo- ration names Raul E. Kohan as Sr VP/President of itsAnimalHealth unit. Kohan joined Schering-Plough in 1984 and most recently served as Deputy Head of Animal Health and Sr VP,Corporate Excellence and Administrative Services. He will be based in Boxmeer, the Netherlands, where the unit is headquartered. JimHeckman joins Latham Hi-TechHybrids, Sheffield, IA, as Nat’l SalesMgr. He waswith NuTech Seeds and has been withWyffels Hybrids. its expanded production and use. Full text of the commentary is avail- able at www.cast-science.org. Vermeer Corporation promotes Ed Lapthorn to Nat’l SalelsMgr, Forage Products Group. He was Global Acc’ts Mgr, and joined the company in 2000 as area manager for its Environmental Products Div. He succeeds JoeMichaels, who is promoted to Forage Solutions Dir. Heckman Mustang Seeds,Madison, SD, acquires Coyote Brand Seeds, Bridgewater, SD. The full-line agricultural seed company has served the Dakotas, MN, IAand NE since 1963. The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) releases a new CAST Commentary, “Convergence of Agriculture and Energy: III. Considerations in Biodiesel Production.” The paper reviews the technolo- gy of biodiesel production in the U.S. and outlines major issues and policy implications associated with Lapthorn Old National Bank and Trust’s farm management division, Danville, IL, merges its professional farm man- agement, real estate sales, and appraisal businesses with Farmers National Co. (FNC), Omaha, NE. Joining FNC as full-time employ- ees are former Old National staff members Russell Hiatt, AFM/ARA and Brian Neville, AFM. Old National manages approximately 100 farms totaling 27,000 acres in eastern Illinois and western Indiana. AgCall, Calgary,AB, purchases Growth Stage and will incorporate its new GeoInfluencing technology and methodology into its range of customer influencing services that it offers to the North American agri- culture, food and bioenergy sector. AgCall builds customized sales, marketing, education, and servicing solutions, which accelerate the deci- sion-making process and personal- ize the brand experiences for the end user. Adrian Crisp is promoted to District Dir for theMidwest U.S. Division of AGCO. He was Gen’l ProductMktg Mgr for Challenger High HP Tractors and since the integra- tion of AGCO’s sales and mar- keting organiza- tion in 2006, he has had market- ing responsibility for all AGCO High HP tractors in North America Prior, he worked forMassey Ferguson. Crisp Wilbur-Ellis Company purchases the assets of Ripon Farm Service, LLC, a full-service agricultural fertil- izer and crop protection distributor in Ripon, CA. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2008 and will result in Ripon’s oper- ations relocating and integrating withWilbur-Ellis’sManteca and Hughson, CA, branches. It also purchases the assets of Schall Chemical Supply,LLC, a full-service agricultural fertilizer and your sales now impact Together, DTN and The Progressive Farmer deliver the right content to the right audience across multiple media platforms — it all adds up to you moving the needle with producers now.
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