Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made very few in-person appearances since becoming the head of USDA for a second president last year, but he did make it a point to attend the 2022 Commodity Classic in New Orleans Friday and address thousands of corn, sorghum, soybean, and wheat farmers. “…

After a six-month national search, Talmadge “Tal” Coley has been tapped as the next chief executive officer to lead the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. The Farm Credit Administration has created a new webpage regarding its efforts to identify and address the unique challenges…

New Orleans is the place to be this week for the 2022 Commodity Classic – live and in person. Like the National Ethanol Conference two weeks ago, the Commodity Classic is seeing only a very modest decline in attendance compared to the last live event in 2020. National Corn Growers Association CEO …

Syngenta announced its latest Seedcare innovation, CruiserMaxx® APX seed treatment, is now registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The peak of soybean seed and seedling protection, CruiserMaxx APX delivers powerful protection against early-season insects and diseases, including Pyth…

Golden Harvest Seeds just held a webinar to share agronomic research insights from the soon-to-be-released Agronomy in Action 2022 Research Review to help corn and soybean farmers prepare for the upcoming season. The book will provide nearly 100 pages of data and recommendations to help farmers make…

The annual Ag & Food Policy Summit, powered by Agri-Pulse, is coming up soon. It is live and virtual this year. I talked with Agri-Pulse President, Sara Wyant, to learn what is on the program this year. You can register here. Interview with Sara Wyant, President, Agri-Pulse: (5:17) In these unce…

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), the Port of Los Angeles, and CMA CGM — a world leader in shipping and logistics — say the groups are working together to prioritize exports of U.S. dairy products and report significant progress moving cargo to Southeast Asia, South America, and …

Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc. announced that Garrett Downs has joined the digital media company as an associate editor. 2022 Commodity Classic announced that attendees at the March 10-12 event in New Orleans will not be required to wear masks indoors at the convention center or in convention hotel…

Syngenta, a Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform member, announces the release of the Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture standard enabled through its Cropwise™ Sustainability app, a one-of-its-kind tool that places farm sustainability insights into the hands of growers. The platform, avail…