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2010-06-03 13:31:00

ST. LOUIS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Newcomer has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Business Development at Rabo AgriFinance (RAF). In the role, Newcomer will help guide RAF's strategic vision, lead the national sales force, and coordinate activities in the organization's geographic regions. Newcomer's new role as Executive Vice President of Business Development was recently created as part of a restructuring. RAF updated its organizational model to improve support to the...

2010-06-03 13:22:00

ST. LOUIS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Dewey has been promoted to Managing Director for Rabo AgriFinance (RAF), and will lead the new Central Region out of the Wichita, KS, office. RAF recently restructured its organizational model to improve support to field offices and focus on client needs. As Managing Director for the Central Region, Van Dewey will be responsible for developing a strategic business plan, supporting RAF's growth, and building client relationships in the new region. "Van...

2010-06-03 12:14:00

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, more than 70 percent of U.S. agricultural producers now report that they have taken a range of measures on sustainable ag practices - the highest level since the survey began in 2008. According to the survey, after a small decline in steps taken toward sustainable ag in the Rabobank Fall 2009 U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, 72 percent of all U.S. ag producers now report that they have taken steps...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Rabobank U.S. Farm and Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers has improved significantly over findings from the previous two surveys. In the Southern Region, an additional 23 percent of respondents feel more positive about their income. "What's happening on Southern farms and ranches mirrors the global economy - we're beginning to see improvement," said John Johnson, Managing Director and Senior Vice President of the...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers has improved significantly over findings in the previous two surveys. In the Western Region, an additional 13 percent of respondents feel more positive about their income. "What's happening on Western farms and ranches mirrors the global economy - we're beginning to see improvement," said Charles McElligott, Managing Director and Senior Vice President of the...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers and ranchers has improved significantly over findings in the previous two surveys. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100601/NY12664 ) "What's happening on U.S. farms and ranches mirrors the global economy - we're beginning to see improvement," said John Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer for Rabo AgriFinance. "That improvement...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Rabobank U.S. Farm & Ranch Survey, year-over-year income for U.S. farmers has improved significantly over findings from the previous two surveys. In the North Central Region, an additional 24 percent of respondents feel more positive about their income - the highest regional improvement. "What's happening on Midwest farms and ranches mirrors the global economy - we're beginning to see improvement," said Shawn Smeins, Managing Director...

2010-05-24 23:56:00

Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND" Issued and Outstanding: 49,543,781 VANCOUVER, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Wind Energy is pleased to announce that Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "Rabobank Nederland," New York Branch ("Rabobank") has been mandated to arrange $55 million in project financing ("US Treasury Grant Bridge Financing") to provide the balance of the funds required to construct the 120 MW Windstar Wind Energy Project located...

2010-05-14 12:00:00

ROSEVILLE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank, N.A. received a 2010 Celent Model Bank award yesterday for implementation of its new online banking system. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100514/NY04032 ) Each year, Celent, an independent research organization, looks for "key best practices in the use of technology that a 'model bank' would use." This year, Rabobank was honored for its implementation process of a new online banking system. The system went live at the...

2010-02-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As financial markets recover, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in U.S. food and agriculture are likely to build in 2010, according to a new Rabobank report. However, antitrust issues are likely to drive companies to look for opportunities in adjacent sectors. In August, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the USDA announced they would hold a series of public workshops to explore competition issues in the U.S. agricultural industry. These workshops, which...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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