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Agrimarketing : July August 2008
SPECIALTY FERTILIZER PRODUCTS Belton, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #511. Serving the plant nutrient industry, Specialty Fertilzier Products (SFP) has emerged as a leading innovator, solving some of agriculture’s long-standing challenges. AVAIL for phosphate fertilizers and NutriSphere-N, a nitrogen manage are both environ- mentally friendly and safe technologies that leave no environmental footprint. Contact: Jake Sanders, VP; Melanie Acklin, Mktg Dir — 816/322-7200 or email@example.com STOLLER USA Houston, TX InfoExpo Focus: Booth #113. Visitors to the Stoller USA booth will see the dramatic effect of Stoller technology on crops; improving yields; reversing the effects of drought; improving nitrogen performance; maximizing the inher- ent genetic power in the plants and the ROI for growers. Contact: Jeff Morgan, Mktg Dir — 713/461-1493, ext. 320 or firstname.lastname@example.org SYNGENTA Greensboro, NC InfoExpo Focus: Booth #604. In the laboratory, on the farm, across America, around the world, Syngenta helps plants reach their full potential. Our seed and trait prod- ucts, combined with our vast portfolio of crop protection products, help farmers control the weeds, insects and diseases that threaten yield. Contact: Eden Bloss, Corporate Comms Mgr, Syngenta Crop Protection — 336/632-5737 or eden.bloss@ syngenta.com; Lori Thomas, Advtg and Comms Mgr, Syngenta Seeds TRIMBLE NAVIGATION Westminister, CO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #210. Representatives from Trim- ble will be on-hand to discuss our complete line of preci- sion Ag products, including our newest releases: the EZ- Guide 250 lightbar guidance system, Ag Manager soft- ware and EZ-Office software. Contacts: Courtney Gaudet, Mktg Mgr — 720/587-4684 or email@example.com; Wayne Wenzel, PR Mgr U.S. WHEAT INDUSTRY Washington, D.C. InfoExpo Focus: Booth #202. This has been an extrodi- nary year for wheat producers including: a late-to-the party Farm Bill; record prices tempered by record input costs; fierce competiton for acres; trade agreements signed and unsigned. Contact: Melissa Kessler, Comms Dir, National Associa- tion of Wheat Growers — 202/547-7800 or mkessler@ wheatworld.org; Steve Mercer, Comms Dir, U.S. Wheat Associates — 703/650-0251 or firstname.lastname@example.org UNITED COUNTRY REAL ESTATE Kansas City, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #513. • Insight into the non-urban real estate market past, present and future: United Country reveals which markets have experienced the most growth in 2007 and 2008 and why these markets have prospered while others have wilted. • The rural lifestyle market: With unique access to “idyllic lifestyle seekers,” United Country offers expertise about who they are, what drives their desires,how they make decisions and what happens once they make the move to the country. • Real estate trends in rural and small town America: The company shares insight into real estate topics that impact non-urban real estate including the use of 1031 exchange, conservation and easements, and informa- tion on specific property types. • The growing popularity of real estate auctions: Property owners have more options for selling through the addition of United Country Auction Services, the nation’s largest integrated network of real estate and auction profession- als. Contacts: Dan Duffy, Chief Exec Officer; Mike Duffy, Exec VP – Strategic Mkt Planning UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD St. Louis, MO InfoExpo Focus: Booth #407. USB farmer-leaders will be available to talk about their major markets — Edible Oil, New Uses, International Marketing and Animal Agricul- ture, as well as issues facing sobyean farmers like food, feed and fuel. Contacts: Ike Boudreaux, USB Chmn USDA ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE Washington, D.C. InfoExpo Focus: Booth #310. The Economic Research Service (ERS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture pro- vides timely research and analysis on topics related to food, agriculture, the environment, and rural America. ERS provides more than just the economic facts; the agency brings the perspective of economic analysis to many critical issues facing famers, agribusiness, con- sumers and policymakers. Contact: Nancy McNiff, Public Affairs Specialist — 202/694-5106 or email@example.com USDA NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICES (NASS) Washington, D.C. InfoExpo Focus: Booth #312. NASS thanks its partners in the agricultural media for helping us spread the word about the importance of the 2007 Census of Agriculture. Results will be released in February 2009. Through the Census and a variety of ongoing surveys, NASS collects and provides a vast array of data on every facet of U.S. agriculture. Contacts: Ellen Dougherty, Mktg Section Head — 202/720-7017 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Krissy Young, Public Affairs Specialist USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE (NRCS) Washington, D.C. InfoExpo Focus: Booth #314. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will showcase conserva- tion excellence by landowners nationwide as featured in its recently unveiled campaign called “Conservation … Our Purpose. Our Passion.” Information about the recently enacted 2008 Farm Bill’s conservation provi- sions also will be available in hard copy and on the Web. Contact: Douglas McKalip, Dir, Legislative Affairs Divi- sion, NRCS — 202/720-2771 or doug.mckalip@wdc. usda.gov USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT Washington, D.C. InfoExpo Focus: Booth #316. USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Learn about the many financial programs that support essential public facilities and ser- vices such as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric, tele- phone and broadband Internet service. Contact: Allan Johnson, Sr Advisor to the Under Sec’y for Rural Development VALENT U.S.A. CORPORATION Walnut Creek, CA InfoExpo Focus: Booth #313. Valent U.S.A. Corporation markets and sells herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, bioinsecticides, insect growth regulators, nematicides, baits and plant growth regulators for the agricultural, horticultural, turf and ornamental markets. Contact: Lauren Carr, archer>malmo for Valent U.S. A. Corporation — 901/523-2000 or lcarr@archermalmo. com VALLEY IRRIGATION St. Valley, NE InfoExpo Focus: Booth #400. Connect up with Valley and talk about the latest in mechanized irrigation manage- ment technology — Smartphones, GPS, Precision Irriga- tion. Contact: Sara Sims, Mktg Comms Mgr — 402/359-6477 or email@example.com WESTCHESTER GROUP, INC. Champaign, IL InfoExpo Focus: Booth #213. The Westchester Group will discuss land values, cash rent trends, asset manage- ment, farm management, real estate sales and auction services. Contacts: Murray R. Wise, CEO/Chmn; Kent V. Prince, Exec VP/COO; Patrick Trainor WISCONSIN LIVESTOCK IDENTIFICATION CONSORTIUM Verona, WI InfoExpo Focus: Booth #503. The Livestock Vantage pro- gram is a new initiative created by the Wisconsin Live- stock Identification Consortium (WLIC) to help all indi- viduals embace the need for and value of integrated uni- fied animal identification and treaceability. The Livestock Vantage initiative focuses on education, awareness and multi-species integration of animal ID to help minimize disease risk, improve livestock system efficiencies and safeguard the U.S. livestock industry as a whole. Contacts: Robert Fourdraine, COO, Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium — 888/808-1910 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Kristina Duwe, Filament Marketing WYFFELS HYBRIDS, INC. Geneseo, IL InfoExpo Focus: Booth #205. As one of the nation’s largest independent seed corn companies, Wyffels is dedicated to providing growers in Illinois, Iowa, southern Wisconsin and the Ohio River Valley with the latest agro- nomic information and unmatched product support. Contact: Mark Risley, Mktg Dir — 309/945-0708 or email@example.com YAMAHA MOTOR CORP., U.S.A. Cypress, CA InfoExpo Focus: Booths #101, #103. Yamaha, maker of the toughest, most off-road capable and versatile ATVs and Side-by-Side (SxS) vechicles, will be exhibiting out of booths 101 and 103. We will have information on our entire line of 2009 ATV and SxS vehicles and we will dis- play the all-new Grizzly 550 FI with Electric Power Steer- ing (EPS) and the Rhino 700 FI SxS vehicle. Contact: Van Holmes, PR Mgr — 714/761-7370 or firstname.lastname@example.org AM July/August 2008 ¦ AgriMarketing 39
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