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Hot Topics in Ag

Sell Grain at Harvest; Store Only if Necessary: Economic trends and concerns over the condition of grain because of the drought suggest there’s little incentive for farmers to store grain this fall… Read More

Watch a Ride and Drive of a Brand-New TerraGator: Ranging from 330 hp to 425 hp, the four TerraGator models for 2013 include the three-wheel chassis TerraGator TG7300, TG8300 and TG9300 and four-wheel chassis TerraGator TG8400… Read More

Highlights From NAMA’s Boot Camp: Marketers. Mechanics. Crop Scouts. These are just some of the hats farmers wear today. Attendees at the 2012 NAMA Boot Camp heard about the many roles farmers play firsthand in a fast-paced kickoff video produced by SFP Productions… Read More

 Soybean Prices Continue To Set Record Highs: On 8/31, September Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures closed at a new high all-time thanks to continued strong export demand and concerns about U.S. crop size… Read More
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What’s Hot in Ag

Nation’s Largest 100 Ag Co-ops Post Near-Record Sales, Margins:

The nation’s 100 largest agriculture cooperatives reported near-record revenue of $118 billion in 2010, USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Dallas Tonsager announced today. This was an increase of 4 percent over 2009 figures.. Read More

Maximize Your Farmland Revenue:

In a meeting with one of my clients in northern Illinois yesterday, we discussed his options for increasing his current land holdings without adding more land. He is in an area where farmland is costing $12,000 or more and none is available… Read More

New Studies Show Larger Dairies By Far the Most Profitable:

The largest category of dairy farms in an annual survey – those that milk 300 or more cows – are “by far the most profitable of the four size groups” in the detailed financial analysis of more than 500 farms in the northeastern United States by three Farm Credit System lending associations… Read More

Recap of NAMA Convention:

The packed house at the Best of NAMA Celebration prior to the first full day of conference activities was a clue. The 2012 Agri-Marketing Conference was going to be big … and it was… Read More

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Fastline’s Matt Coniglio Speaks About Upcoming NAMA Conference

Check out Agwired’s interview with Matt Coniglio Matt is Vice Chair of the conference this year. In the ZimmCast he’ll share some highlights and says it’s looking like this will be the highest attendance for a conference since 2000! Get a preview of the 2011 Agri-Marketing Conference in this week’s program!


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Matt Coniglio Named Vice Chair for the National NAMA Conference in 2011

Matt Coniglio, Fastline’s National Accounts Manager, has recently been named Vice Chair for the National NAMA (National Agri Marketing Association) Conference  in 2011.

This position will allow Matt to assist the current Chair and participate in the vision of the conference. He, along with the other committee members will determine keynote speakers and break out session topics.

Matt has been involved with NAMA for several years, serving as a committee member, vice Chair, then Chair of Boot Camp in 2008. Boot Camp is geared towards newer entrants to the agrimarketing world with educational sessions and a producer panel made up of farmers from various states.

Being appointed to this position not only allows Matt to be play a key role in the 2011 conference, but positions him to be Chair of the 2012 National NAMA Conference. In this role he will have the opportunity to guide the committee and drive the theme for the conference.

Congratulations, Matt. Looking forward to the National NAMA  Conference  in 2011


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NAMA Webinar Worth Attending

NAMA, the National Agri-Marketing Association, is holding a webinar today at 1:00 p.m. addressing the topic of  mobile and emerging technologies.

Anyone associated with agriculture should check this webinar out, as you will most likely be using these technologies in your business, or will be a recipient of a message sent using these technologies. It is imperative now, more than ever, to learn new, better, more engaging and exciting ways to spread the message of agriculture to ag and non-ag folks alike.

You can register for the webinar here, or by calling  913-491-6500. We will be there… you should be too!

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