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Agrimarketing : February 2009
Charles F. Conner is named Pres/ CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC), a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing the interests Conner of U.S. agricultural cooperatives.He wasmost recently USDA Deputy Sec’y. TheU.S.Grains CouncilWebsite, www.grains.org, adds newfeatures to its biotechnology section, including themost current news events on biotechnology around theworld; food safety and nutrition information; For- eign Agricultural ServiceAttaché Reports, and regulatory issues. Marri Carrowis named the Council’s CommsMgr. She has also worked for theMinnesota Corn Growers Association. TheNational Cattlemen’sBeef Association names Forrest L. Roberts as CEO. Hemost recently waswith Elanco AnimalHealth where he served as theMktg Mgr/Beef Busi- ness Unit.He started his career with Upjohn. Roberts TheNational 4-HCouncil’s Paper Clover programraises $250,000 during a two-week period last fall. Through the fundraising partner- shipwith Southern States Coopera- tive, thousands of people purchased Paper Clovers,wrote in the name of their favorite 4-her.The cloverswere then displayed in the participating Southern States stores. Your life. Your future. Your decision. MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness M You can maintain person o e the benefits of distance education. ? Two degr ? Distance deliver simultaneous graduate degrees from two well-known universities thr ducation. ou can maintain personal and pr de ood and Agribusiness M wn univers wo degrees—Receive aMaster of Science from Purd known for its excelllence in agricultural education, and usiness, a top 20 U.S. business pr istance deliv lexible time commitment—WorWork full time and earn If yf you have a bachelor’s degree, three years experience in a fo ? Flexible time comm t ou have a bachelors degree, three years experience in a food or agricultural business firm and want to further your career, apply no, apply now for mitment d g anced degr g ther your car wn for its excellence in agricultural education, and a Master of Business Administrusiness Administration from Indiana U Business, a top 20 U.S. business program. tudy at anytime and at any place ace e a Master of Science from P due U nal and professional commitments, while earning egrees from two w Management while earning sities through ration from Indiana University’s Kels Kelley School of vered—Study at anytime and at any pla d aM lley School of due University aster of y,, Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences intro- duces the newGlobal Resource Systemsmajor, an interdisciplinary major that allows students to pick an international region, language and an area of expertise to pursue throughout their college career. Iowa State is the first university in the nation to offer an undergradu- ate programthat allows students to combine these elements into a coher- ent resource oriented program. k full time and earn advanced degrees p n adv ood or agricultural w for the August 2009 class. www.agecon.purdue.edu/agr ibus ines s Luanna D www.agecon.purdue.edu/agribusiness Contact: uanna DeMay Program M ogramManager email@example.com FarmFoundation releases a new report “The 30-Year Challenge: Agriculture’s Strategic Role in 18 AgriMarketing s January/February 2009 r the August 2009 class. TheNational FFA Organization announces its annual convention will rotate between Louisville, KY, and Indianapolis, IN, for the foresee- able future beginning in 2013. The Agribusiness Association of Iowa (AAI) appointsMark Reisinger as its newCEO.He suc- ceedsMona Bondwho remainswith the association as its lobbyist and regulatory analyst. Reisinger has been on Sen. CharlesGrassley’s staff and USDA.
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