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Agrimarketing : July August 2008
38 AgriMarketing ¦ July/August 2008 MERIAL/ IGENITY Duluth, GA InfoExpo Focus: Booth #402. Come by the Merial booth to hear how beef and dairy producers can use their ani- mal health program this fall to help protect their bottom lines. And, be sure to ask about the recent exciting addi- tion to the IGENITY profile for the beef industry. Contact: Wendy Mayo — 402/434-5307 or email@example.com MILLER ELECTRIC MFG Appleton, WI InfoExpo Focus: Booth #110. Miller will feature its new Renegade 180 Welder Generator, the industry’s first all- in-one dual power wire welder generator, at the 2008 Ag Media Summit. Miller will also feature its new Linc De Pro Hobby Series Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets, which offer farmers and ranchers an affordable entry into the conveniences and benefits of auto-darkening technology. Contacts: Terry Barry, PR Mgr; Chris Mier, Account Exec — 262/478-9297 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Michelle Baneck, Mkt Analyst MODERN LITHO-PRINT COMPANY Jefferson City, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #303. Contact: Darrell Moore, Pres; Tim Steinbeck, Customer Consultant — 800/456-5867 or email@example.com MONSANTO COMPANY St. Louis, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #411. Representatives of Mon- santo will be on-hand to discuss the various topics of interest to editors. The major row crops — corn, soy- beans and cotton — will be included from both the seed and trait perspectives, as will the chemistry portfolio. Recent announcements from the company include an ini- tiative around growing yields sustainably. Technologies, like Roundup Ready 2 Yield, and breeding advances in the pipeline will provide increased yield potential. Contacts: Janice Person, PR Dir — 901/375-5656 or firstname.lastname@example.org; David Nothmann, Soybean Agro- nomics Traits Lead; Brad Wagner, Chemistry Strategy Lead and others THE MOSAIC COMPANY Plymouth, MN InfoExpo Focus: Booth #300. A balanced soil fertility pro- gram is vitally important for good crop health and opti- mum yield. And, even with today’s higher input costs, fer- tilizer offers a sound return on investment. Secondary and micronutrients, often ignored, are essential compo- nents of any effective soil fertility program. Contact: Dr. Dan Froehlich, Dir of Agronomic Mktg NATIONAL CENTER FOR APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY Butte, MI InfoExpo Focus: Booth #317. ATTRA — the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service provides publications, workshops, and other technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States. Contact: Jeff Birkby, ATTRA Outreach Dir — 406/494-8663 or email@example.com NATIONAL CROP INSURANCE SVCS Overland Park, KS InfoExpo Focus: Booth #116. NCIS is a trade association representing the companies that supply a critical risk management product for U.S. farmers and ranchers. Contact: Laurie Langstraat, PR Dir — 913/685-3080 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Laurence Crane, VP, Education and Communications NATIONAL FARM MEDICINE CENTER Marshfield, WI InfoExpo Focus: Booth #301. Featuring news about the new Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America, a joint effort of producers, agribusiness, insurance, gov- ernment and safety professionals in reducing disease, injuries and fatalities in agriculture. Contact: Scott Heiberger, Comms Specialist — 715/389-7541 or email@example.com NATIONAL PORK BOARD Des Moines, IA InfoExpo Focus: Booth #207. The Pork Checkoff launched The Other White Meat Tour to celebrate pork’s positive benefits with target consumers through cooking demonstrations, product sampling and one-on-one inter- actions. The tour is maximizing the integration of adver- tising, public relations and retail efforts. During the first two quarters of 2008, the Checkoff implemented 66 retail promotions across the country. As a result, there was a total of 250 million pounds of pork tonnage sold. Contacts: Cindy Cunningham, Assistant VP, Comms — 515/223-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Teresa Roof, PR Mgr NATIVE POLLINATOR IN AGRICULTURE GROUP Lutherville, MD InfoExpo Focus: Booth #96. Contact: Samantha Scalise, Natural Resource Solutions — 410/252-7079 or email@example.com PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH New York, NY InfoExpo Focus: Booth #215. With soaring input costs, dairy and beef producers are looking for ways to protect their bottom line — and sound animal health manage- ment is one way to help ensure their success. The Pfizer Animal Health booth features expert information on the importance of the Pfizer Dairy Wellness Plan ; preventing persistently infected calves to improve operational suc- cess; complete scours management; and precondition- ing beef cattle. Contacts: Rebecca Teets Lambert, Beef – Group Mgr, Mktg Comms — 212/733-0258 or rebecca. firstname.lastname@example.org; Ben Church, Dairy – Mktg Comms Mgr — 212/733-6628 or email@example.com PIONEER HI-BRED Johnston, IA InfoExpo Focus: Booth #406. Pioneer Hi-Bred will be dis- cussing its Optimum AcreMax program, designed to reduce the acreage needed for corn rootworm IRM refuge in 2009. In addition, representatives will provide informa- tion on an exciting new generation of soybean products the company will be introducing for the 2009 season. Other topics of interest will be the new Optimum GAT trait for expanded herbicide resistance choices in both corn and soybeans, the FIT mapping and recordkeeping system and the expanded Market Choices program, linking growers with end-users in the specialty grain marketplace. Contacts: Jerry Harrington, Sls and Mktg PR Mgr — 800/247-6980, ext. 6908 or jerry.harrington@ pioneer.com; Janell Aust, McCormick Company PROPANE EDUCATION & RESEARCH COUNCIL Washington, D.C. InfoExpo Focus: Booth #413. Stop by the Propane Edu- cation & Research Council exhibit, at booth #413, to learn more about innovations for the home and farm powered by energy efficient and clean burning propane. Contact: Mark Leitman, Dir of Agriculture Programs QUALISOY St. Louis, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #405. Acreage for low-linolenic soybeans tripled between 2006 and 2007 and is expected to grow even more. Consumers and the food industry demand soybean oils that will make the food we eat healthier, and U.S. farmers are working to deliver these oils. Qualisoy is a collaborative, third-party effort among the soybean industry to help accelerate the adoption of trait-enhanced soybeans. Contact: Greg Anderson, Qualisoy Chmn and soybean farmer from Newman Grove, NE QUEBECOR WORLD Fulton, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #404. Quebecor World is one of the largest commercial printers in the world and our Targeted Publications Group is the industry leader in the printing of specialty, business-to-business, and association publica- tions as well as short to medium run catalogs. Contact: Dan Grubb, Sls Exec — 573/642-1323 or firstname.lastname@example.org RABOBANK New York, NY InfoExpo Focus: Booth #410. Rabobank is one of the world’s 25 largest banks. Today, we are one of the largest financial services providers, with more than $800 billion in assets, 9 million customers, and operations in 37 countries around the world. We are also the only private bank in the world with a triple A credit rating from both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investors Service. One of the differentiating factors of Rabobank is its Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory team, which covers all major food and agribusiness sectors worldwide. Contacts: Michael Whitehead, VP; Marieke de Rijke, Ass’t VP; Erin FitzPatrick, Analyst, Rabobank Food & Agribusi- ness Research and Advisory; Eric Bonnett, Relatioship Mgr, Rabo AgriFinance SMITHFIELD FOODS, INC. Smithfield, VA InfoExpo Focus: Booth #204. Smithfield Foods goes above and beyond to provide good food in a responsible manner. We remain committed to environmental leader- ship, community involvement, animal welfare, and food and employee safety. Contact: Dennis Treacy, VP Environmental & Corporate Affairs — 757/365-3010 or dennistreacy@ smithfieldfoods.com SOY TRANSPORTATION COALITION Urbandale, IA InfoExpo Focus: Booth #403. The goal of the Soy Trans- portation Coalition is to position the soybean industry to benefit from a transportation system that delivers cost effective, reliable, and competitive service. The Soy Transportation Coalition is an organization established by seven state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. Contact: Mike Steenhoek, Exec Dir — 515/727-0665 or email@example.com INFOEXPO GUIDE/ continued from page 37
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