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Agrimarketing : September 2009
14 Agri Marketing September 2009 enhancements, horticultural and specialty products, and he will con- tinue to head all Canadian operations. Other new assignments, all who now report to Holliday, include: • Cozette Hadley, U.S. Horticulture and Specialty Products Sls Mgr. • Bill Romp, U.S. Strategic Accounts Lead. He also retains sales respon- sibility for all Seedbiotics products. • Newly merged inoculants and seed enhancements sales teams now operate under the direction of Steve Bergschneider (northern Reg'l Sls Mgr) and Glen Wiggins (eastern and southern Reg'l Sls Mgr). • Charlie Hale now leads a newly formed marketing team including product managers and customer service personnel as well as com- munication and package design. • Chris Feiden, Head of Operations for the company's St. Joseph, MO, production facility now also heads operations at the company's Seedbiotics facility in Caldwell, ID. The 2009 Abraham Lincoln National Agriculture Awards were presented during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL. The award was estab- lished to promote agriculture and its impact on the citizens of the world and to celebrate those who have made significant contributions. The awards are sponsored by the City of Decatur, Richland Community College, Farm Progress, the Decatur Convention and Visi- tors Bureau and Progress City, USA. Recipients include: Bart Ruth, a Nebraska farmer who is a former President of the American Soybean Assoc. and has promoted U.S. soybeans to buyers in 15 foreign nations. Harold Steele, Past President of the Illinois Farm Bureau and a leader on agricultural financial policy issues. President Ronald Reagan appointed Steele to chair the National Commission of Agricul- tural Finance and by President George Bush to be Chairman of the Board of the Farm Credit Administration. Dr. Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois Extension Dairy, where he is currently a Professor of Animal Science. Eldon Gould, long time farmer and former Administrator of the Risk Management Agency within USDA and Chairman of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. David Miller, Pres/CEO of iBIO, the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization, which has made Illinois the center of one of the world's foremost life sciences regions. Asoyia names Larry Avesian Acc't Dir for the its oil division. He is respon- sible for the promotion and sales of Asoyia's ULTRA Low Linolenic and Mid-Oleic ULTRA Low Linolenic soybean oils in the Eastern portion of the U.S. The company was formed in 2004 by 25 Iowa farmers and was awarded the "Fastest Growing Company in Eastern Iowa" in 2008 by the Corridor Business Journal. Cindy Ramsey joins the marketing staff of GreenLeaf Genetics, Omaha, NE. She was with Golden Harvest. Wyffels Hybrids adds four new District Sales Managers in Iowa: Ryan Collins of Harpers Ferry was a Wyffels trainee; Jason Fagan of Earlham was with Farmers Cooperative Co. and Scott Hitzemann of Wellman and Dan Studer of Milford, were both DSMs at other seed companies. SFP expands its sales team with the addition of Charlie Carter and Jeff Pewitt. Carter 's background is in the agricultural retail fertilizer and chemical industry and most recently in a wholesale fertilizer capacity. Pewitt worked for Rhône- Poulenc/Aventis, and most recently with FMC Corp. eMerge Genetics names Wayne Hoener as VP Sales. Prior to joining Schillinger Genetics, he worked for Channel Bio and Asgrow Seed. AM IN MEMORIAM Dr. Louis M. Thompson, 95, died of natural causes on Friday, July 24, 2009, at Green Hills Retirement Center in Ames, IA. He graduated from Texas A&M in 1935 and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Agronomy from Iowa State in 1950 where he served as the Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture until his retirement in 1983. He earned international acclaim for his work on meterology and climatology and their impact on crop produc- tion.Among his many honors were the Henry A. Wallace Award for Distinguished Service to Agricul- ture and a member of the Cam- panile Guild of the Order of the Knoll. A WWII veteran, he retired as a Colonel in the Army Reserves. AM MARKETING NEWS/continued from page 12 Avesian Hoener Ramsey Carter Pewitt
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