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2013-06-20 08:28:05

Agribusiness Development in Africa Key to Meeting Global Food Needs, Ensuring Agriculture's Future ATLANTA, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) today announced at its 23(rd) Annual World Forum and Symposium that Cape Town, South Africa, will host the 2014 event. The more than 60 food and agriculture industry leaders speaking at this year's World Forum and Symposium focused considerable attention on Africa -...

2013-06-12 12:30:25

Robert S. Bucklin to Retire After 20 Years NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank today announced that David F. Bassett will join the bank on July 1, 2013, as Head of Wholesale Clients in North America. David replaces in that role Robert S. Bucklin, Vice Chairman of Rabobank International, North America Wholesale, who will retire this summer after 20 years with the bank. In his new role, Mr. Bassett will be responsible for Rabobank's wholesale food, beverage and...

2013-05-28 12:28:21

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors for the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) is proud to announce Dr. William H. Danforth as the recipient of its inaugural Distinguished Service Award. The award will be presented to Danforth during the IFAMA Presidential Awards Banquet on Wed., June 19, at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Ga. The IFAMA Distinguished Service Award honors an individual whose pioneering contributions have made...

2013-05-28 12:28:20

BOSTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agricultural companies are invited to participate in key surveys to help round out the research data for the first-ever comprehensive study of women in agribusiness, which is being conducted by HighQuest Partners, a global agricultural events and conference firm. The study, "The Changing Demographics and Experience of Women in Agribusiness," seeks to examine the current representation of women in North American agribusiness, their...

2013-05-22 16:22:58

ATLANTA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from industry, academia, NGOs and government representing more than 40 countries will gather June 18-20 in Atlanta, Ga., for the 23(rd) Annual International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Forum and Symposium. The overarching theme of the event "The Road to 2050: The Talent Factor" will focus on how to develop and sustain talent across the diverse value chain of global food production - from smallholder farmers in...

2013-04-11 12:26:57

RnRMarketResearch.com offers the latest market research reports on greenhouse horticulture and Q2 2013 agribusiness reports for multiple countries. DALLAS, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Greenhouse Horticulture market to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% to 2016 and Q2 2013 updates on Agribusiness in Philippines, Canada, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil and other countries in new research reports. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/CG93072) One of the key factors...

2013-03-22 12:23:23

Capacity Expansions Drive Shift to Buyer's Market NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new research report on the global urea industry, forecasting structural change in the global urea market due to capacity expansion by key importers and low-cost players in the Middle East and Africa regions. "Bursting the Urea Bubble," the report authored by Rabobank's global Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory, predicts that global urea market is set to...

2013-03-14 12:30:33

BOSTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Ford, executive vice president and chief supply chain and operations officer at Land O'Lakes, will deliver a keynote address at the second annual Women in Agribusiness Summit, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minn., October 22-24, 2013. Ford's presentation, "Agribusiness: A Great Growth Industry," will explore why food production will be a growth industry for the coming decades, as well as an excellent destination for career...

2013-02-28 16:30:23

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes strategic growth and strong financial position positions it to excel in the agribusiness and food production industries, which are among the best growth opportunities of our time, Land O'Lakes President and CEO Chris Policinski told the delegates to the company's 92(nd) Annual Meeting. More than 800 people attended the daylong Annual Meeting held Wednesday in Minneapolis. This year's theme of Building Momentum highlights the...

2013-02-20 16:26:35

BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Casale, president and chief executive officer of CHS Inc., a leading energy, grains and foods company, will deliver the keynote address at the 8(th) annual Soy & Grain Trade Summit, to be held in Minneapolis, Minn., on October 21-23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency. Casale will deliver his presentation, "Staying Relevant in a Rapidly Changing World" during the opening plenary session on October 22. He will discuss how a large organization such as CHS...