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Agrimarketing : March 2009
media room provides access to com- pany video and audio programs, as well as an opportunity to register for automatic news updates. AMVAC Chemical Corp. names James Lehman Reg’l Mgr for the Midwest Region. He has been with BASF, American Cyanamid and Dow Chemical Co. Lehman He is the current Pres and Exec Committee Chair of theMid America CropLife Association (MACA). Michael Oleykowski joins United Phosphorus, Inc. (UPI), as Northern Acc’tMgr responsible for UPI’s Turf-Ornamental-PCO markets in theMidwest, Northeast, andMid- Atlantic regions. AgCall, Calgary,AB, names Arron Madson as Pres. Apartner with the firmfor the last three years, he has spent his career working in the agriculture and food industry across Canada and the U.S.with experience in strategicmarketing, communications, sales, accountman- agement and client relations. Madson Pfizer AnimalHealth announces a newprogramthat provides veterinari- ans and animal health suppliers an opportunity to support the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) and FFA. For eligible pur- chases of PfizerAnimal Health prod- ucts, donations will bemade to the Pfizer-AABPFoundation Veterinarian Scholarship Fund and/or the FFA chapter(s) of a customer’s choice. The number of farms in the U.S. has grown 4% and the operators of those farms have become more diverse in the past five years, according to Your life. Your future. Your decision. MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness M You can maintain person o ? Two degr known for its excelllence in agricultural education, and a Master of ration from Indiana University’s Kels Kelley School of 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. ? Distance deliver 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 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 d g to ther your car 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 firstname.lastname@example.org r the August 2009 class. anced degr g vered—Study at anytime and at any place mitment tudy at anytime and at any place ace k full time and earn advanced degrees p n adv ood or agricultural e a Master of Science from P due U e simultaneous graduate degrees from two w the benefits of distance education. ou can maintain personal and pr de wo degrees—Receive aMaster of Science from Purd ood and AgribusinessManagement nal and professional commitments, while earning egrees from two well-known universwn univ sities through education. while earning ersities thr d aM lley School of due University y,, results of the “2007 Census of Agriculture” released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The Census counted 2,204,792 U.S. farms, themajority of which are smaller operations.More than 36%are classified as residential/lifestyle farms,with sales of less than $250,000 and operators with a primary occupa- tion other than farming. Another 21% are retirement farms, which have sales of less than $250,000 and operators who report- ed they are retired. 57% percent of all farmers have Internet access, up from 50% in 2002. 58% of them reporting have high-speed connections. Census results are available online at www.agcensus.usda.gov. AM March 2009 s Agri Marketing 7