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5METACOM 630 West Carmel Dr, Suite 180, Carmel, IN 46032; 317/580-7540, FAX: 317/580-7550 Web site: www.5metacom.com Year established: 1977 Number of employees: 28 Pres: Chris Wirthwein Ag Media Dir: Patty Travis (ptravis@5metacom.com) PR Dir: Mike King (mking@5metacom.com) Acct Exec: Jason Williams Jason Williams can refer to any of the following people:
  • Jason Williams (basketball) (also known as "White Chocolate") is currently a point guard for the Miami Heat.
 (jwilliams@5metacom.com) Acct Exec: Marty Schmidt (mschmidt@5metacom.com)

AD ALLEY 3257 Gresham Lane East, Aurora, IL 60504; 630/851-8702, FAX: 630/851-6703 Year established: 1991 Pres/Owner: John Costello John Costello can refer to:
  • John Costello (MLB pitcher), MLB pitcher
  • John A. Costello, former Taoiseach of Ireland
  • John M. Costello (1903–1976), U.S. Representative from California
  • John Costello (Artist), Maui based Painter & Wood Carver
 (adalley@comcast.net)

AD-RITR CREATIVE SERVICES Creative Services are a subsector of the creative industries, a part of the economy that creates wealth by offering creativity for hire to other businesses. Examples include:
  • Design and Production agencies
 404 Primrose Dr, Hudson, IA 50643; 319/988-9838, FAX: 815/550-2036 Web site: www.ad-ritr.com Year established: 1996 Owner, Freelance Ag Ad Copywriter & Creative Specialist: Brenda Kruse (brenda@ad-ritr.com) Ad ag accts: CNH Global CNH Global N.V. (short for Case-New Holland; NYSE: CNH-ADR's) is the second largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment and the third largest maker of construction equipment in the world.  (Case IH Ag Equipment) (projects), 1999; Deere & Company (John Deere Ag Equipment) (projects), 1996; John Deere Collectibles, 2001

PR ag accts: John Deere Collectibles, 2001

ADCULTURE GROUP INC inc - /ink/ increment, i.e. increase by one. Especially used by assembly programmers, as many assembly languages have an "inc" mnemonic.

Antonym: dec.
. 15600 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 301, Wayzata, MN 55391; 952/449-5757, FAX: 952/249-7777 Web site: www.adculture.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 55 Pres: Pierre Doyen (pdoyen@adculture.com) Exec VP: Perry Graham (pgraham@adculture.com) VP Client Svcs: Jim Gresham (jgresham@adculture.com) Ag Creative Dir: Libby Lucas (llucas@adculture.com) Client Dir: Jim White

For other people named James White, see James White (disambiguation).


Jim White (born March 10, 1957[1]) is an American southern singer/songwriter.
 (jwhite@adculture.com) Ag Media Dir: Merry Johnson (mjohnsen@adculture.com)

ADFARM (See advertisement in this section) 100 East Seventh Street, Suite 301, Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850). , MO 64106 Offices: 101 N. 10th St, Suite 310, Fargo, ND 58107 250 333 24 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2S T2S Target 2 Securities
T2S Text to Speech (IVR and speech synthesis technology)
T2S Technology Transfer Society
T2S The Sims 2 (game) 
 3E6; 403/410-7600, FAX: 403/410-7601; 130 Research Ln, Suite 7, Guelph, ON N1G 5G3; Web site: www.adfarmonline.com Year established: 1984 Number of employees: 75 Pres: Roger Reierson (roger.reierson@adfarmonline.com) CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. : Kim McConnell (kim.mcconnell@adfarmonline.com) Creative Dir: Glenn Dawes (glenn.dawes@adfarmonline.com) PR Dir: Steve Mercer (steve.mercer@adfarmonline.com)

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AGRIBUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS GROUP 123 Weatherhill Pointe, Carrboro, NC 27510; 919/933-2327, FAX: 919/933-3595 521 Peach St, Lakeside, OH 43440 Web site: www.abc-group.net Year established: 1994 Number of employees: 1 Pres: James F. Haskins (abcgroup@bellsouth.net) Accts: Export Leaf Tobacco Co. (projects), 1997; Fair Products (projects), 1996; Farm Pak Products (projects), 2004; Gas Fired Products Inc. (projects), 2000; Gold Leaf Seed Co., 1995; NC Agribusiness Council (projects), 2002; Southern Farm Tilapia tilapia (təlä`pēə) or St. Peter's fish, a spiny-finned freshwater fish of the family Cichlidae, native chiefly to Africa and the Middle East.  (projects), 2004; SQM SQM Square Meters
SQM Software Quality Management
SQM Sky Quality Meter
SQM Service Quality Management
SQM Signal Quality Monitoring
SQM Stable Queue Manager
SQM Surface Quality Monitor
SQM Supplier Quality Manual
SQM Signal Quality Monitor
 and YARA YARA Yet Another Recursive Acronym :-)  North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere.  (projects), 1999; Terral Seed, 2004; Insect Biotechnology Inc. (projects), 2001; NC Farm Transition Network (projects); Neuse Crop Management, 1998; Santa Fe Santa Fe, city, Argentina
Santa Fe, city (1991 pop. 341,000), capital of Santa Fe prov., NE Argentina, a river port near the Paraná, with which it is connected by canal.
 Natural Tobacco Co. (projects), 1997; Smithfield Foods This article or section is written like an .
Please help [ rewrite this article] from a neutral point of view.
Mark blatant advertising for , using .
 (projects), 2000; Turfgrass Council of NC (projects), 2002; Wayne E. Bailey Produce (projects), (all Jim Haskins a/e)

PR farmer-funded accts: Baldwin Charolais Beef (projects), 2005; Cotton Incorporated (projects), 2000; East Carolina Farm Credit (projects), 2002; Grain Growers Cooperative (projects), 2003; NC Christmas Tree Christmas tree

Evergreen tree, usually decorated with lights and ornaments, to celebrate the Christmas season. The use of evergreen trees, wreaths, and garlands as symbols of eternal life was common among the ancient Egyptians, Chinese, and Hebrews.
 Assn. (projects), 1997; NC Cotton Producers Assn. (projects), 1998; NC Pecan pecan: see hickory.
pecan

Nut and tree (Carya illinoinensis) of the walnut family, native to temperate North America. Occasionally reaching a height of about 160 ft (50 m), the tree has deeply furrowed bark and feather-shaped leaves.
 Growers Assn. (projects), 2004; NC SweetPotato Commission (projects), 1996; NC Watermelon watermelon, plant (Citrullus vulgaris) of the family Curcurbitaceae (gourd family) native to Africa and introduced to America by Africans transported as slaves. Watermelons are now extensively cultivated in the United States and are popular also in S Russia.  Assn. (projects), 2002; Tobacco Growers Assn. of NC (projects), 1994 (all Jim Haskins a/e)

ARCHER>MALMO 65 Union Ave, Suite 500, Memphis, TN 38103; 901/523-2000, 800/535-8943, FAX: 901/523-7654 Web site: www.archermalmo.com Year established: 1952 Number of employees: 130 Pres: Russ Williams Russ Williams trained at London's National Broadcasting School in Programming and Journalism, which led to a presenting job at Radio Mercury in Surrey, presenting a chart show every Sunday from 3-5pm.  (rwilliams@archermalmo.com) SrVP, Acct Svcs: Pam Wilkins (pamwilkins@archermalmo.com) Mgmt Supervisor: Mike Butler For the football player of the same name see Mike Butler (football player).

Michael (Mike) Edward Butler (born October 22 1946, in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American former professional basketball player.
 (mbutler@archermalmo.com) Creative Dir: Eric Hughes Eric Hughes (born in England) was a rugby league player for the Widnes Vikings, Canterbury Bulldogs and for the Great Britain national side. He unwittingly added confusion to the Canterbury side as he played at the same time as the three Hughes brothers Garry, Graeme and Mark.  Media Dir: Debbie Jordan (djordan@archermalmo.com) Ag Media Buyer: Wes Meador (wmeador@archermalmo.com) Ad ag accts: PlC USA (projects), 2004; Valent Biosciences, 2002 (both Mike Butler); AGCO AGCO Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
AGCO Anderson, Greenwood, & Company
AGCO After Google Check-Out
 (projects), 2004 (Mike Butler; Mike Kane); Valent U.S.A. Corp., 2001 (Pete Montgomery, Molly Okeon, Amanda Dame); Cargill Cotton, 1982 (Stephanie Riggs)

PR ag accts: Valent Biosciences, 2002 (Mike Butler; Molly Okeon; Gentry Brann); Valent U.S.A. Corp., 2001 (Molly Okeon, Gentry Brann, Brandy Craig, Amanda Dame)

AYRES KAHLER 6800 Normal Blvd, Lincoln, NE 68506; 402/441-4700, FAX: 402/441-4740 7735 South 134th St, Suite 101, Omaha, NE 68138 Web site: www.ayreskahler.com Year established: 1946 Number of employees: 35 Connie Bayless (cbayless@ayreskahler.com) Pres: Mick Sibbel (msibbel@ayreskahler.com) Ag Creative Dir: Bob Mormann (bmormann@ayreskahler.com) Ag Media Dir: Karen Brokaw (kbrokaw@ayreskahler.com) PR Dir: Cullen West (cwest@ayreskahler.com) Ad ag accts: Firestone Ag Tires (projects), 1996; Stauffer Seeds, 2001 (both Lynn Franzluebbers); Baldwin Filters (projects), 2003; Hoegemeyer Hybrids, 2000; TierOne Bank, 1945; Triton Genetics, 2002; Valmont Irrigation irrigation, in agriculture, artificial watering of the land. Although used chiefly in regions with annual rainfall of less than 20 in. (51 cm), it is also used in wetter areas to grow certain crops, e.g., rice. , 1961 (all Mick Sibbel) Ad farmer-funded accts: Nebraska Farmers Choice, 2000 (Karen Brokaw)

PR ag accts: Stauffer Seeds, 2001 (Lynn Franzluebbers); Baldwin Filters (projects), 2003; Hoegemeyer Hybrids, 2000; TierOne Bank, 1945; Triton Genetics, 2002; Valmont Irrigation, 1961 (all Mick Sibbel); Claas of America (projects), 2004 (Bob Mormann); Farmers National (projects), 2003 (Lynn Franzluebbers)

PR farmer-funded accts: Nebraska Soybean soybean, soya bean, or soy pea, leguminous plant (Glycine max, G. soja, or Soja max) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Asia, where it has been  Board (projects), 1997 (Karen Brokaw)

BADER RUTTER & ASSOCIATES, INC. (See advertisement in this section) 13845 Bishop's Dr, Brookfield, WI 53005; 262/784-7200, FAX: 262/938-5595 Branch office: 825 M St, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508; 402/434-5307, FAX: 402/477-2354 Web site: www.baderrutter.com Year established: 1974 Number of employees: 139 Carol Gessert (cgessert@bader-rutter.com) Pres: Greg Nickerson (gnickerson@bader-rutter.com) Ag Creative Dir: Mike McCabe Ag Media Dir: Irene Hindman (ihindman@bader-rutter.com) Ag Media Buyer: Jacci Buehl (jbuehl@bader-rutter.com) Ad ag accts: Dairy Business Assn, 2001; Dow AgroSciences Dow AgroSciences LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company specializing in not only agricultural chemicals such as pesticides, but also seeds and biotechnology solutions. The company is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the United States. , 1981; Merial, 2000; Mosaic, 1993; Mycogen Seeds Mycogen Seeds provides quality seeds with proven high-performing genetics and the latest trait technology. Mycogen is the largest sunflower seed producer, the leader in Silage-Specific™ corn and a top grain corn seed producer. , 1998

PR ag accts: Dairy Business Assn, 2001; Dow AgroSciences, 1981; Merial, 2000; Mosaic, 1993; Mycogen Seeds, 1998

BALCOM-VETILLO DESIGN, INC. 529 E. Locust locust, in botany
locust, in botany, any species of the genus Robinia, deciduous trees or shrubs of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) native to the United States and Mexico.
, DeKalb, IL 60115-3328; 815/756-3216, FAX: 815/756-3317 Web site: www.balcom-vetillo.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 5 Pres: Mike Balcom-Vetillo Ag Creative Dir: Chris Swedberg Ad ag accts: AGCO Parts (projects), 1995; BFI BFI - brute force and ignorance  Innovations (Apex) (projects); Cady Inc., 2000; Hawkeye Steel (Pride of the Farm, Brewer Watering Tanks) (projects), 2003; PetAg (Fermacto) (projects), 2003; Ajinomoto LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.

LLC - Logical Link Control
, 1999; Engineered Storage Products (Harvestore, Slurrystore) (projects), 1989

Ad farmer-funded accts: Cotton, Inc. (projects), 2004

PR ag accts: Ajinomoto LLC, 1999; Engineered Storage Products (Harvestore, Slurrystore) (projects), 1989

BIGGS/GILMORE COMMUNICATIONS 261 E. Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007; 269/349-7711,877/317-9264, FAX: 269/349-9657 Web site: www.biggs-gilmore.com Year established: 1973 Number of employees: 72 Principal: Gerard Miron (gmiron@biggs-gilmore.com) Ag Media Buyer: Melissa Locke Ad ag accts: Pfizer Animal Health (projects), 2003 (Gerard Miron)

BLASDEL CLEAVER SCHWALBE 1525 Locust St., Kansas City, MO 64108; 816/474-3166, FAX: 816/474-3328 Web site: www.bcsthinktank.com Year established: 2003 Number of employees: 7 Partner: Illinois Blasdel (illinois@bcsthinktank.com) Partner: Leigh Ann Cleaver (leighann@bcsthinktank.com) Partner: Kelly Schwaibe (kelly@bcsthinktank.com) Ad ag accts: AgriStar Global Network (projects), 2004; National Corn Growers Association The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is a U.S. national organization founded in 1957, representing more than 33,000 dues-paying corn growers from 48 states and the interests of more than 300,000 farmers who contribute to corn checkoff programs in 20 states.  (projects), 2003; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (Swine Division), 2004; Livestock Marketing Association (projects), 2004; MachineryLink, Inc., 2003; Meredith Corporation Meredith Corporation NYSE: MDP is based in Des Moines, Iowa. The company has two divisions, publishing and broadcasting.

Edwin Thomas Meredith founded the company in 1902 when he began publishing Successful Farming magazine.
 (projects), 2005; Morse Enterprises Limited, Inc. (KeyPlex), 2004; QuickFarm, 2005

PR ag accts: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Division), 2004; Livestock Marketing Association (projects), 2004; MachineryLink, inc., 2003; Meredith Corporation (projects), 2005; Morse Enterprises Limited, Inc. (KeyPlex), 2004; QuickFarm, 2005; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (Corporate) (projects), 2004; Companion Animal Parasite Council, 2005; Tessenderlo Kerley (projects), 2003

BRIGHTON AGENCY, INC. 349 Marshall Ave, Suite 100, Saint Louis Saint Louis (l`ĭs), city (1990 pop. 396,685), independent and in no county, E Mo., on the Mississippi River below the mouth of the Missouri; inc. as a city 1822. St. , MO 63119; 314/961-9393, 800/259-8617, FAX: 314/961-9343 Web site: www.brightonusa.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 60 Pres/Ag Client Svcs Dir: Roger Yount (roger.yount@brightonusa.com) COO/HR Mgr: Tina Vonderhaar (tina.vonderhaar) Ag Creative Dir: Tim Farthing (steve.puckett@brightonusa.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Leon Halbert (leon.halbert@brightonusa.com) Ad ag accts: Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, 2001; Royal Canin Royal Canin is a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of high quality, specialized dog and cat foods. It was founded in 1967 in the village of Gard, France, by the French veterinary surgeon, Jean Cathary. [1] Its headquarters are now located in Aimargues, France. , N.A., 1989; Sundowner sun·down·er  
n.
1. Australian A vagrant; a tramp.

2. Chiefly British A drink taken at sundown.

Noun 1.
 Trailers (projects), 1998; Tri-Pro Specialties (projects), 1999; BASF BASF Bar Association of San Francisco (since 1872; San Francisco, California)
BASF Badische Anilin und Soda Fabrik (German chemical products company)
BASF Builders Association of South Florida
 (digital marketing), 1997; Delta & Pine Land Company, 2004; IRON Solutions, 2004

PR ag accts: BASF (digital marketing), 1997; Delta & Pine Land Company, 2004; IRON Solutions, 2004; Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, 2001

PR farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Association (projects), 1999

BROADHEAD + CO (See advertisement in this section) 123 North Third St, Suite 605, Minneapolis, MN 55401; 612/617-7936, FAX: 612/623-4810 Sacramento, CADes Moines, IA Web site: www.broadheadco.com Year established: 2001 Number of employees: 11 Ad ag accts: ABG ABG
abbr.
arterial blood gas


ABG 1. Arterial blood gas 2. Axiobuccogingival–dentistry
, An Adayana Company, 2002; Agco (projects), 2005; Ecolab (projects), 2002; Emerald BioAgriculture, 2002; Novecta (projects), 2002; United Phosphorus, Inc, 2004 Ad farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Association (projects), 2001

PR ag accts: ABG, An Adayana Company, 2002; Agco (projects), 2005; Ecolab (projects), 2002; Emerald BioAgriculture, 2002; Novecta (projects), 2002; United Phosphorus, Inc, 2004; National FFA FFA free fatty acids.  (projects), 2005

PR farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Association (projects), 2001; Almond Board of California, 2005

BRUSH ART CORPORATION 343 W. Hwy 24, Downs, KS 67437; 785/454-3383, FAX: 785/454-3415 Web site: www.brushart.com Year established: 1962 Number of employees: 24 Pres: Tim Brush (timbrush@brushart.com) VP, Sales: Tom Brush (tombrushart.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Jenny Grady (jgrady@brushart.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Savana Brush Ag Media Dir: Judy Long (jlong@brushart.com)

BRYANT, LAHEY & BARNES, INC. 5300 Foxridge Dr, Mission, KS 66202; 913/262-7075, FAX: 913/262-2049 Year established: 1976 Number of employees: 5 Pres: Forrest D. Bryant (advertising@blbadv.com) Ag Creative Dir: Richard Bennett Richard Bennett may refer to:
  • Dick Bennett, basketball coach
  • R. B. Bennett, former prime minister of Canada
  • Richard Rodney Bennett, British composer
  • Richard Bennett (guitarist), a Nashville based musician and record producer
 (artdir@blbadv.com) Ad ag accts: Schering-Plough Animal Health, 1983 (Lorraine Barnes); Lextron Inc., 1983; MultiMin USA, Inc., 2002; Stone Manufacturing, 1986 (all Forrest Bryant)

PR ag accts: Lextron Inc., 1983; MultiMin USA, Inc., 2002; Stone Manufacturing, 1986 (all Forrest Bryant)

BY JONES, INC. 29 Rabbit Hill Rabbit Hill is a novel by Robert Lawson that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1945. Plot introduction
The story takes place in an area called Rabbit Hill.
 Rd, Princeton Junction Princeton Junction could refer to:
  • Princeton Junction, New Jersey, a census-designated place located in West Windsor in Mercer County, New Jersey.
  • Princeton Junction Station
, NJ 08550; 609/897-0800, FAX: 609/897-0874 Web site: www.byjones.com Year established: 2002 Pres: Sybil Jones (sjones@byjones.com)

CS&A MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS Marketing communications (or marcom) are messages and related media used to communicate with a market. Those who practice advertising, branding, direct marketing, graphic design, marketing, packaging, promotion, publicity, sponsorship, public relations, sales, sales  808 Eldorado Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704; 309/664-0707, FAX: 309/663-9589 Web site: www.thinkcsa.com Year established: 1979 Number of employees: 25 Pres: Wilson Burge VP/Ag Client Svcs Dir: Jess Houghton (jhoughton@thinkcsa.com) Ag Creative Dir: Kim Urban Ag Med Dir: Susann Sullivan-Aden Ad ag accts: Kent Feeds (projects), 1997; ForTheFarm.com, 1999; Lechler Ag Products, 2002; Precision Planting, 2002; Yetter Manufacturing, 2001 (all B. Helling)

PR ag accts: ForTheFarm.com, 1999; Lechler Ag Products, 2002; Precision Planting, 2002; Yetter Manufacturing, 2001 (all B. Helling)

CANYON COMMUNICATIONS 1630 S. Stapley Dr, Suite 117, Mesa, AZ 85204; 480/775-8880, FAX: 480/775-8882 Web site: www.canyoncomm.com Year established: 1999 Number of employees: 9 Pres: Nancy Landl (nl@canyoncomm.com) Creative Dir: Gary Greuel (gg@canyoncomm.com) Ad and PR ag accts: FarmLinks at Pursell Farms, 2000; Fertizona, 2003; Gowan gow·an  
n. Scots
A yellow or white wildflower, especially the Old World daisy.



[Probably alteration of Middle English gollan, a plant with yellow flowers; akin to Old Norse
 Company, 2000; Gowan Milling, 2002; Pursell Technologies Inc., 1999

CCI CCI Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie (France)
CCI CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Citation Index
CCI Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Western Australia) 
 MARKETING 435 Root St, PO Box 68, Park Ridge Park Ridge, city (1990 pop. 36,175), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb adjacent to Chicago, on the Des Plaines River; inc. 1873. It is chiefly residential. Several national and international corporations have their headquarters in Park Ridge. Nearby is O'Hare International Airport. , IL 60068-0068; 847/836-5100, FAX: 847/792-7565 Web site: www.ccimarketing.com Year established: 1986 Number of employees: 2 Owner/Pres: Warren E. Clark (warren.clark@ccimarketing.com) Ag Media Buyer/Client Svcs Dir/Controller: Fiona M. Shubrook Ad ag accts: Advertising & Public Relations public relations, activities and policies used to create public interest in a person, idea, product, institution, or business establishment. By its nature, public relations is devoted to serving particular interests by presenting them to the public in the most  Agencies: AgriStar Global Networks, Ltd., 2000; Farms Technology, LLC, 2001; Farms.com (projects), 1995

Ad farmer-funded accts: AgriStar Global Networks, Ltd. 2000; Farms.com (projects) 1995; Deere (projects) 1991; BEELINE bee·line  
n.
A direct, straight course.

intr.v. bee·lined, bee·lin·ing, bee·lines
To move swiftly in a direct, straight course.
 (projects) 2001; DeKalb (projects) 1990

PR ag accts: AgriStar Global Networks, Ltd., 2000; Farms Technology, LLC, 2001; Farms.com (projects), 1995; CDMS CDMS Cryogenic Dark Matter Search
CDMS Certified Disability Management Specialist
CDMS Certification of Disability Management Specialists
CDMS Clinical Data Management System
CDMS Climate Data Management System
 (projects), 2003; CropVerifeye, LLC (projects), 2003; DeKalb Seed Company (projects), 2002; Landec Ag (projects), 2002; Red Wing Software (projects), 2004; Superior Livestock. Inc. (projects), 2003

PR farmer-funded accts: ASA/USB (projects), 1986 (Warren E. Clark)

CHANDLER EHRLICH 6750 Lenox Center Ct, Suite 300, Memphis, TN 38115; 901/761-5748, FAX: 901/767-5170 Web site: www.cecnet.com Year established: 1977 Number of employees: 35 Pres: Jerry Ehrlich (jehrlich@cecnet.com) Chief Mktg Officer: Michael Littman (mlittman@cecnet.com) VP, Acct Supervisor: Ken Woodmansee (kwoodmansee@cecnet.com) Ag Creative Dir: Mike Leon (mleon@cecnet.com) Ad ag accts: Farm Credit Services of Illinois, 2002; Floratine, 2000 (both Ken Woodmansee) PR ag accts: Farm Credit Services of Illinois, 2002; Floratine, 2000 (both Ken Woodmansee)

CHARLESTON/ORWIG, INC. (See advertisement in this section) 515 W. North Shore Dr, Hartland, WI 53029; 262/563-5100, FAX: 262/563-5101 100 E. Kimberly Rd, Suite 403, Davenport, IA 52806 Web site: www.codemand.com Year established: 1992 Number of employees: 65 CEO: Lyle Orwig (leo@charlestonorwig.com) Ag Creative Dir: Mark Gale Mark Gale (born May 7, 1976) is an Australian rules footballer. He played for both the Fremantle Football Club and the St. Kilda Football Club mainly as a wingman.  (mgale@charlestonorwig.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Chris Czeskleba (cczeskleba@charlestonorwig.com) Ag Media Buyer: Laura Henke (lhenke@charlestonorwig.com) Ad ag accts: Smithfield Beef Group, 1994 (Jason Abramczyk); BASF Plant Science, 1998 (Kim Jones Kim Jones may refer to:
  • Lil' Kim, American rap artist.
  • Kim Jones (designer), British menswear designer.
  • Kim Jones (artist), American performance artist.
  • Kimberly Jones (reporter), American sports reporter.
); Cryoport Systems Inc., 2000 (Lyle Qrwig); National Cattlemen's Beef, 2004; Pfizer Animal Health, 2001 (both Marcy Tessmann); Brillion Farm Equipment, 1997; Dairyland Seed Company Inc., 1993; GrowSafe, 2005; Nutra-Park, 2003 (all Mark Moore Mark Moore (born March 10 1964, in London) is a British dance music record producer and DJ. He was founder of the pop band S'Express, and runs the London nightclub night " Electrogogo". ); Hoard's Dairymen, 2003; Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (projects), 2002 (both Mike Opperman); Arm & Hammer, 2001; Veterinary Medical Group, 2004; Wisconsin Equine Clinic, 2004 (all Wynnie Zuchowski)

Ad farmer-funded accts: Holstein Association, 2003; Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, 2001 (both Mike Opperman)

PR ag accts: Smithfield Beef Group, 1994 (Jason Abramczyk); BASF Plant Science, 1998 (Kim Jones); Cryoport Systems Inc., 2000 (Lyle Orwig); National Cattlemen's Beef, 2004; Pfizer Animal Health, 2001 (both Marcy Tessmann); Brillion Farm Equipment, 1997; Dairyland Seed Company Inc., 1993; GrowSafe, 2005; Nutra-Park, 2003 (all Mark Moore); Hoard's Dairymen, 2003; Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (projects), 2002 (both Mike Opperman); Arm & Hammer, 2001; Veterinary Medical Group, 2004; Wisconsin Equine Clinic, 2004 (all Wynnie Zuchowski); Animal Agriculture Alliance, 2005; Murphy-Brown LLC, 2003; Smithfield Foods, Inc., 2003 (all Beth Andersen); Woods Equipment Co., 1999 (Mike Aabram)

PR farmer-funded accts: Holstein Association, 2003; Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, 2001 (both Mike Opperman)

COLLE COLLE Conference of Law Library Educators +MCVOY 8500 Normandale Lake Blvd, Suite 2400, Minneapolis, MN 55437; 952/852-7500, FAX: 952/852-8100 Web site: www.collemcvoy.com Year established: 1935 Number of employees: 170 Pres/COO: Phil Johnson VP, Mgmt Supervisor: Myrna Krueger Ag Media Dir: Laurie Christen chris·ten  
tr.v. chris·tened, chris·ten·ing, chris·tens
1.
a. To baptize into a Christian church.

b. To give a name to at baptism.

2.
a.
 Ad ag accts: Case IH/New Holland, 2002; Agriliance, LLC, 1994; AgStar Financial Services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page.
, 2001; CHS (Cylinder Head Sector) An earlier method of addressing a hard disk by referencing all three physical elements of the drive. It was superseded by logical block addressing (see LBA).  (including foods, grain, and Cenex branded energy products), 1994; CROPLAN GENETICS, 2000; Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, 2002; Zeba, 2004

PR ag accts: Agriliance, LLC, 1994; AgStar Financial Services, 2001; CHS (including foods, grain, and Cenex branded energy products), 1994; CROPLAN GENETICS, 2000; Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, 2002; Zeba, 2004; North American North American

named after North America.


North American blastomycosis
see North American blastomycosis.

North American cattle tick
see boophilusannulatus.
 Olive Oil olive oil, pale yellow to greenish oil obtained from the pulp of olives by separating the liquids from solids. Olive oil was used in the ancient world for lighting, in the preparation of food, and as an anointing oil for both ritual and cosmetic purposes.  Association, 2002

CONCENTRE Verb 1. concentre - bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
concenter, focalise, focalize, focus

align, aline, adjust, line up - place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with
 COMMUNICATIONS INC. 7600 Terrace Ave, Suite 104, Middleton, WI 53562; 800/456-7579; 608/642-6701 Branch office: 401 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1200-38, Chicago, IL Web site: www.concentre-communications.com Year established: 1980 Pres: Jennifer Dinehart (jwdinehart@concentre-communications.com) VP, Client Svcs: Carie Beeman Creative Dir: Yien Barnett

COUNTRYSIDE MARKETING, INC. N78 W14573 Appleton Ave, #287, Menomonee Falls Menomonee Falls (mənŏm`ənē), village (1990 pop. 26,840), Waukesha co., SE Wis., on the Menominee River; inc. 1892. Wire, metal, paper, concrete, plumbing fixtures, furniture, fiberglass products, machine tools, steel, and aluminum , WI 53051; 262/253-6902, FAX: 262/253-6903 Web site: www.countryside-marketing.com Year established: 1994 Number of employees: 3 Pres: Carroll E. Merry (cmerry@countryside-marketing.com) VP, Creative: Jean Merry (jean.merry@countryside-marketing.com) Ad ag accts: Prudential Financial, 2003 (Jean Merry); Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 2003; Land Pro LLC, 2003 (both Carroll Merry); Alliance Ag Services, LLC, 2004; Capital Agricultural Property Services, 1999 (both Jean Merry)

PR ag accts: Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 2003; Land Pro LLC, 2003 (both Carroll Merry); Alliance Ag Services, LLC, 2004; Capital Agricultural Property Services, 1999 (both Jean Merry); American Bankers Association The American Bankers Association (ABA) is comprised of banks and other financial institutions. It seeks to promote the strength and profitability of the banking industry by Lobbying federal and state governments, building industry consensus on key issues, and providing products and  (projects), 1996; Daughhetee & Parks, PC (projects), 2004; EnviroDynamics (projects), 1998; Farm Financial Standards Council, 1994; John Greene John Greene may refer to:
  • John P. Greene (1793-1844), an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement.
  • John Greene, a American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient.
 Land Company (projects), 2004 (all Carroll Merry)

PR farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Association (projects), 2001 (Carroll Merry)

CRAWFORD/FENTON ASSOCIATES, INC. 6C Culnen Dr, Somerville, NJ 08876; 908/722-4229, FAX: 908/722-8569 Web site: www.crawfordfenton.com Year established: 1972 Number of employees: 14 Pres: David M. Crawford VP, Mktg/Ag Media Dir: Howard Kessler (hkessler@crawfordfenton.com) Ag Creative Dir: Emil Wojcik HR Mgr: Karen McAvoy (karen.mcavoy@crawfordfenton.com) Ad and PR ag accts: Cheminova, 1990; Intervet Inc., 1976; Intervet Inc., 2000 (all Howard Kessler)

CREATIVE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK The transmission channels interconnecting all client and server stations as well as all supporting hardware and software. , INC. 1823 Sagrada Rd, Edwards, MO 65326-2612; 573/345-1124, 877/410-3551, FAX: 573/345-0461 Web site: www.ccnmarketing.com Year established: 1991 Number of employees: 6 Steve Glover (sglever@mmvbc.com) Pres: Catherine Butler Exec VP: Ron Butler (rebutler@starband.net) Creative Dir: Steve Nelson
  • Steve Nelson (football player) is the New England Patriots American football player.
  • Steve Nelson (vibraphonist) is the musician.
  • Steve Nelson (Activist) refers to the Communist Party member; Spanish Civil War veteran; and U.S. Supreme Court litigant.
 Ag Creative Dir: Frank Addington (addington3@aol.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Susan Kincaid (allmediainc@everestkc.net) Ad ag accts: Agri-Inject, Inc. (projects), 2004; Eden Bioscience, 2004; KALO KALO Kanu O Ka 'äina Learning 'Ohana (Hawaiian school)  Inc. (projects), 2002; Loveland Products (UAP UAP Unstable Angina Pectoris
UAP United Agri Products
UAP User Account Protection (Microsoft Vista)
UAP University Affiliated Program
UAP Unlicensed Assistive Personnel
UAP Universidad Adventista Del Plata
) (projects), 1994 (all Ron Butler)

PR ag accts: Agri-Inject, Inc. (projects), 2004; Eden Bioscience, 2004; KALO Inc. (projects), 2002; Loveland Products (UAP) (projects), 1994; USDA USDA,
n.pr See United States Department of Agriculture.
 (eGovernment) (projects), 2003 (all Ron Butler)

CROSS COUNTRY MARKETING ASSOCIATES N47 W29095 Hwy JK, Hartland, WI 53029; 262/367-7186 Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 2 Owner: Bill Anderson (billa@cedar.net) Ad ag accts: Harvest Tec, Inc., 2003; Jung Seed Genetics Inc., 1995; Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc., 1995; OXBO International Corporation, Inc., 1999

PR ag accts: Harvest Tec, Inc., 2003; Jung Seed Genetics Inc., 1995; Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc., 1995; OXBO International Corporation, Inc., 1999

DAVID & ASSOCIATES 233 E. 14th St, Suite 150, Hastings, NE 68901; 402/462-6226, FAX: 402/461-3123 1811 W. 2nd St, Suite 400, Grand Island, NE 68801 Web site: www.teamdavid.com Year established: 1984 Number of employees: 14 Pres: David Buchholz (dave@teamdavid.com) Ag Creative Dir: Jeff Cates n. pl. 1. Provisions; food; viands; especially, luxurious food; delicacies; dainties.
Cates for which Apicius could not pay.
- Shurchill.

Choicest cates and the fiagon's best spilth.
- R. Browning.
 (jeff@teamdavid.com) Ag Media Dir: Shaun Schleif (shaun@teamdavid.com) Ad and PR ag accts: Nebraska Department of Agriculture (projects), 1989; Perennial Public Power (projects), 2000; The Mercantile (projects), 2002; AcuaBiotec (projects), 2000; Circle Seed Hybrids (projects), 2003; Clean Fuels Development Coalition (projects), 1993; E-10 Unleaded, 2000; Kugler Co., 1987; Nebraska Agriculture Industry Partnership (projects), 2003; Nebraska Ethanol Board, 1984 (all Dave Buchholz); Cargill Animal Nutrition, 1994 (Dave Buchholz, Jeff Oates); Response Products, 2004 (Dave Buchholz/Jeff Oates); Brownie Systems, 2000; MFS/York/Stormor, 1997; Sentinel Building The Sentinel Building, on Centralia, Illinois' East Broadway, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since the spring of 1978. The building is one of six properties in Marion County listed on the Register.  Systems, 2000 (all Jeff Oates)

Ad and PR farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Association (projects), 2002; Nebraska Beef Council (projects), 2003; Nebraska Corn Board, 1987; Nebraska Corn Growers Association, 1988; Nebraska Grain Sorghum sorghum, tall, coarse annual (Sorghum vulgare) of the family Gramineae (grass family), somewhat similar in appearance to corn (but having the grain in a panicle rather than an ear) and used for much the same purposes.  Board (projects), 1988; Nebraska Pork Producers Association (projects), 1991 (all Dave Buchholz)

DAVIS Davis, city (1990 pop. 46,209), Yolo co., central Calif.; settled in the 1850s, inc. 1917. It is an education center with light industry; machinery, processed foods, and computer equipment are produced. The extensive Univ.  HARRISON DION DION Delete It Or Not  333 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 2300, Chicago, IL 60601; 312/332-0808, FAX: 312/332-4260 Web site: www.dhdchicago.com Year established: 1979 Pres: Doug Davis For the Major League Baseball infielder, see .

Douglas N. "Doug" Davis (born September 21, 1975 in Sacramento, California) nicknamed "Double D", is an American baseball player who is a starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
 (dougd@dhdchicago.com) Exec VP: Sue Harrison (sueh@dhdchicago.com) Ag Creative Dir: Bob Dion (bobd@dhdchicago.com) Ad ag accts: Degussa Ag, 1997; Iowa Farmer Today, 1985; Pet-Ag, 1987

THE DUDNYK GROUP OF MARKETING COMPANIES 100 Tournament Dr, Horsham, PA 19044; 215/957-9871, FAX: 215/957-9872 Branch office: Raleigh, NC E-mail: blinton@dudnyk.com Web site: www.dudnyk.com Year established: 1981 Number of employees: 100+ Ag Client Svcs Dir: Paula Johnson (pjohnson@ndw.com) Ad ag accts: SPAH SPAH Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation  Aquaculture aquaculture, the raising and harvesting of fresh- and saltwater plants and animals. The most economically important form of aquaculture is fish farming, an industry that accounts for an ever increasing share of world fisheries production.  (projects), 2003 (Margaret Taylor); BASF Agricultural Products, 1985 (Paula Johnson)

PR ag accts: BASF Agricultural Products, 1985 (Paula Johnson)

THE DUFF COMPANY 11125 N.W. Ambassador Dr, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64153; 816/891-8845, 800/825-0312, FAX: 816/891-7576 Web site: www.TDClink.com Year established: 1986 Number of employees: 12

Pres/Ag Creative Dir: Jerry N. Duff (jduff@TDClink.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Mary Jane Duff (mjduff@TDClink.com) Ag Media Buyer: Judith Rittmann (jrittmann@tdclink.com) Copy/PR Dir: Jerry Schleicher (slycur@TDClink.com) Ad ag accts: Chemtura Corp., 1990; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, 2005; MIRoTEC Australia 2002; Progressive Nutrition, 2003 (all Jerry Duff); Agri Laboratories, 2002; America's Alfalfa alfalfa (ălfăl`fə) or lucern (lsûn`), perennial leguminous plant (Medicago sativa , 2000; Felton International, 2002; Hytest Seeds, 2000 (all Mary Jane Duff)

Ad farmer-funded accts: Dairy Farmers of America Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is an agricultural marketing cooperative owned by about 19,514 members (dairy farmers) representing 11,306 farms in the United States representing one-third of the US milk supply. In 2006 it had $7,898,824,000 in sales.  (projects), 1999 (Carla Roberts)

PR ag accts: Chemtura Corp., 1990; Luitpeld Pharmaceuticals, 2005; MIRoTEC Australia, 2002; Progressive Nutrition, 2003 (all Jerry Duff); Agri Laboratories, 2002; America's Alfalfa, 2000; Felton International, 2002; Hytest Seeds, 2000 (all Mary Jane Duff)

PR farmer-funded accts: Dairy Farmers of America (projects), 1999 (Carla Roberts)

FLEISHMAN-HILLARD INC. 200 N. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102; 314/982-1700 Web site: www.fleishman.com Kansas City, Austin, Brussels, Dallas, Houson, Minneapolis, Sacramento, Washington DC Web site: www.fleishman.com Year established: 1946 Number of employees: 2,000 Sr VP & Partner/KC Food & Agribusiness Practice Leader: RickThaemert (thaemerr@fleishman.com) Sr VP & Partner/Global Agribusiness Practice Leader: Jamie Greenheck (greenhej@fleishman.com) Ag Issues & Crisis Comms: Daren Williams (williamd@fleishman.com) Ag Biotechnology: Colleen Parr (parrc@fleishman.com) Agribusiness, Europe: Carrie Scott (scottcar@fleishman.com)

GIBBS & SOELL, INC. (See advertisement in this section) 600 Third Ave, 6th floor, New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
, NY 10016; 212/697-2600, FAX: 212/697-2646 Branch offices: Chicago: 2800 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 730, Hoffman Estates Hoffman Estates

A village of northeast Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Population: 49,700.
, IL 60195; 847/519-9150; FAX: 847/519-1877; Raleigh: 8521 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615; 919/870-5718, FAX: 919/870-8911; San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden : 111 Pine St, Suite 1530, San Francisco, CA 94111; 415/362-9930, FAX: 415/362-9935; Zurich: Augustinergasse 21, CH 8001, Zurich, Switzerland; 011 411 205 5565, FAX: 011 411 205 5568 E-mail: cmallozzi@gibbs-soell.com Web site: www.gibbs-soell.com Year established: 1971 Number of employees: 110 Pres/CEO: Cos Mallozzi (cmallozzi@gibbs-soell.com) Controller: Richard Greulich Principal PR Editor: Mark Monroe New York Contact: Luke Lambert Chicago Contact: Jeff Attheide Raleigh Contact: Bob Bowman Bob Bowman refers to
  • Bob Bowman (coach) - Head coach for University of Michigan swimming.
  • Bob Bowman (politician) - Retired Air Force pilot, and democratic candidate for Florida's 15th congressional district.
 San Francisco Contact: Roger Ryerson Zurich Contact: Kellie Nolan

PR ag accts: Cargill, 2002; GE Rail Services, 2004; Georgia-Pacific, 2004; Honeywell, 1999; NatureWorks LLC NatureWorks LLC is a stand-alone company, wholly owned by Cargill that produces a family of polymers derived entirely from annually renewable resources designed to compete with petroleum-based packaging materials and fibers. , 2000; Syngenta Agrisure Traits, 2004; Syngenta Crop Protection, 2000; Syngenta Professional Products, 2000; Syngenta Seeds, 2002

GILLHAM & ASSOCIATES MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 521 Pepperwood pepperwood, name for several trees, among them the California laurel.  Ct, Bonita Bonita (Spanish and Portuguese for "beautiful") is the name of:
  • Bonita Magazine, an international men's magazine
  • Bonita, California
  • Bonita, Louisiana
, CA 91902; 619/482-8820, FAX: 619/482-8825 Web site: www.gillhamassociates.com Year established: 1989 Managing Dir/Principal PR Editor: Felicia Gillham (fgillham@cox.net) Ag Creative Dir: Mona Howell (coviusa@san.rr.com) Ag Media Dir: Susan Kincaid (allmediainc@everestkc.net)

GROUP LEAF LLC PO Box 546, Hudson, WI 54016; 715/381-0123, FAX: 651/204-2262 Web site: www.groupleaf.com Year established: 2003 Number of employees: 4 Pres: Greg Leaf (greg@groupleaf.com) Principal/CFO: Cathy Larson Leaf (cathy_leaf@groupleaf.com) Ad ag accts: WI Association of Agricultural Educators, 2003 (Cathy Leaf); PIC USA (projects), 2004 (Greg & Cathy Leaf); Cargill Animal Nutrition (projects), 2005; Geringhoff U.S. (projects), 2003; MN Agri-Growth Council, 2004 (all Greg Leaf)

Ad farmer-funded accts: MN Pork Board (projects), 2005; MN Turkey Research & Promotion Council, 2004 (both Greg Leaf)

PR ag accts: WI Association of Agricultural Educators, 2003 (Cathy Leaf); PIC USA (projects), 2004 (Greg & Cathy Leaf); Cargill Animal Nutrition (projects), 2005; Geringhoff U.S. (projects), 2003; MN Agri-Growth Council, 2004; University of Minnesota (body, education) University of Minnesota - The home of Gopher.

http://umn.edu/.

Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
 (College of Agriculture) (projects), 2005 (all Greg Leaf)

PR farmer-funded accts: MN Turkey Research & Promotion Council, 2004 (Greg Leaf)

THE GUNTER AGENCY 351 Prairie Heights Drive, Verona, WI 53593; 608/848-0300, 877/564-2100 E-mail: marketing@gunteradvertising.com Web site: www.gunteradvertising.com Year established: 1997 Number of employees: 10 Pres/Ag Creative & Media Dir: Randy Gunter Pres: Cindy Gunter Ad ag accts: Wyffels Hybrids, 1997

PR ag accts: Wyffels Hybrids, 1997

HANSEN COMMUNICATIONS 3212 West 1000 South Rd, Kankakee, IL 60901-7651; 815/937-1778, FAX: 815/937-8855 Web site: www.hansencommunications.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 7 Pres/Principal PR Editor: Pat Hansen (phansen@hansencommunications.com) PR ag accts: Agri-King, 2000; Balchem Encapsulates (projects), 2003; Diamond V Mills, 1996; Kemin Americas (projects), 2002 (all Pat Hansen)

HICKMAN + ASSOCIATES, INC. 11350 N. Meridian St, Suite 100, Carmel, IN 46032; (1) 317/816-9760, FAX: (1) 317/816-9770 Web site: www.hickmanassociates.com Year established: 1993 Number of employees: 15 Pres: Melissa E. Hickman (mhickman@hickmanassociates.com) CEO: Vaughn Hickman (vhickman@hickmanassociates.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Tiffany Frash (tfrash@hickmanassociates.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Paul Queck (pqueck@hickmanassociates.com) Ad ag accts: Unity Seeds Direct (projects), 2003 (Melissa Hickman); OmniSTAR, 1998 (Tiffany Frash) PR ag accts: W.K. Kellogg Foundation Kellogg Foundation, philanthropic institution established (1930) at Battle Creek, Mich., by food manufacturer W. K. Kellogg (1860–1951). Kellogg eventually gave the institution a total of $47 million, and by 1990 its endowment had increased to more than $3. , 1998 (Paul Queck)

HOLLIS & ASSOCIATES 1730 Knox Rd, Collierville, TN 38017; 901/853-7014, FAX: 901/853-6062 Year established: 1985 Owner: Philip Hollis (philiphollis@earthlink.net) Ad ag accts: Arkansas Seed Dealers Association (projects), 2003; Becker Underwood, 2001; Dulaney Seed Inc. (projects), 2003; Helena Chemical Co., 1994; Horizon Ag, 2002; Judd Hill Foundation (projects), 2004; Micro Flo Company (projects); Terral Seed Co., 2001; The Catfish Institute (projects), 2000 (all Philip Hollis)

INSIGHT ADVERTISING, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS (13) 6200 Aurora Ave, Suite 607-E, Urbandale, IA 50322; 515/331-3206, 666/331-3206, FAX: 515/331-3208 Web site: www.lnsightCubed.com Year established: 2004 Number of employees: 5 Pres: Michael P. Libbie (michael@insightcubed.com) Ad ag acets: Consumer Supply, 2005 (Michael R Libbie); Calcium Products, Inc, 2004; National Tractor Parts Dealer Association, 2004 (both Michael Libbie)

PR ag accts: Calcium Products, Inc, 2004; National Tractor Parts Dealer Association, 2004 (both Michael Libbie)

THE INTEGER GROUP 2633 Fleur Dr, Des Moines Des Moines, city, United States
Des Moines (dĭ moin`), city (1990 pop. 193,187), state capital and seat of Polk co., S central Iowa, at the junction of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers; inc.
, IA 50321; 515/288-7910, 800/752-2633, FAX: 515/288-8439 Web site: www.integer.com Year established: 1977 Number of employees: 110 COO/Exec VP: Al Tramontina (atramontina@integermidwest.com) Ag Creative Dir: Kent Fieldsend Ag Med Dir/Buyer: Bill Frame (bframe@integermidwest.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Jane Hillstrom (jhillstrom@integermidwest.com) Ad ag accts: Firestone Agricultural Tire Company, 1991 (J.D. Norman a/d)

PR ag accts: Firestone Agricultural Tire Company, 1991 (Ann Appleseth a/d, Travis Whittington a/e); Garst Seed Company, 2002 (Linda Leydens a/e)

PR farmer-funded accts: Dairy Management Inc., 2002 (Jane Hillstrom a/d); National Cattlemen's Beef Association National Cattlemen's Beef Association or NCBA, an advocacy group for beef producers in the United States, reports that it works "to increase profit opportunities for cattle and beef producers by enhancing the business climate and building consumer demand. , 2004 (Jane Hillstrom a/d, Linda Leydens a/e)

INTROBANG! INC. 7540 Market Place Dr, Eden Prairie Eden Prairie

A city of eastern Minnesota, a residential suburb of Minneapolis. Population: 57,300.
, MN 55344; 952/943-8374, FAX: 952/943-8376 Web site: www.introbang.com Year established: 1985 Number of employees: 9 Pres/Ag Creative Dir: Robert Knutson (bob@introbang.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Linda VanGuilder (linda@introbang.com) VP: Debbie Strane (debbie@introbang.com) Ad ag accts: Nutrena; ACH Seeds (projects), 2001; Purina (Outside US) (projects), 2002 (both Debbie Strane); Nutrena Feeds (projects), (Linda Van Guilder); Cargill Animal Nutrition (projects), 1990 (Linda Van Guilder, Debbie Strane)

Ad farmer-funded accts: National Pork Board, 2002 (Linda Van Guilder)

THE JACKSON GROUP 5804 Churchman Bypass, Indianapolis, IN 46203-6109; 317/791-9000, 888/JACKSON, FAX: 317/791-9800 Web site: www.jacksongroup.com Year established: 1961 Number of employees: 250 CEO: Norm Cosand (ncosand@jacksongroup.com)

Ad ag accts: Cargill AgHorizons (projects), 2003; Caterpillar (projects), 1996; McKillip Seeds, 2004 Ad farmer-funded accts: Indiana Soybean Board, 1998

JOHNSON KRUMWIEDE ROADS 123 N. 3rd St, Suite 605, Minneapolis, MN 55401; 612/623-8000, FAX: 612/623-4810 Web site: www.JKRagency.com Year established: 2003 Number of employees: 7 Pres: Jeff Johnson (jeff.j@JKRagency.com) Ag Creative Dir: Dan Krumwiede (dan.k@JKRagency.com) Ag Creative: Craig Roads (craig.r@JKRagency.com) Ag Media Buyer/Dir: Jean Eckman (jean.e@JKRagency.com) Ad ag accts: Land O'Lakes
This article is about the growers cooperative; for the Florida town, see Land O' Lakes, Florida, for the Wisconsin town, see Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin.
Land O'Lakes
 (animal milk products and feed division)

PR ag accts: Land O'Lakes (animal milk products and feed division)

JONES AND THOMAS INC. 786 N. Sunnyside Rd, Decatur, IL 62522; 217/423-1889, FAX: 217/425-0680 Web site: www.jonesthomas.com Year established: 1980 Number of employees: 40 Ad ag accts: Archer Daniels Midland The Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), is a conglomeration based in Decatur, Illinois. ADMoperates more than 270 plants worldwide, where cereal grains and oilseeds are processed into numerous products used in food, beverage, nutraceutical, industrial and animal feed  Co., 1986; Yotta Pet Products, 2005; Alliance Nutrition, 2005; DICKEY-john, Inc., 2003; Matsutani America, 2000; Matsutani Chemical Japan (projects), 2002 Ad farmer-funded accts: Illinois Soybean Association, 1998

PR ag accts: Alliance Nutrition, 2005; DICKEY-john, Inc., 2003; Matsutani America, 2000; Matsutani Chemical Japan (projects), 2002

PR farmer-funded accts: Illinois Soybean Association, 1998

LATORRA, PAUL & MCCANN * 120 E. Washington St, Syracuse, NY 13202; 315/476-1646, FAX: 315/476-1611 Web site: www.lpm-adv.com Year established: 1993 Number of employees: 30 Pres: Louis J. Latorra (latorra@lpm-adv.com) VP, Client Services: Mike Ancillotti (mancillotti@lpm-adv.com) Creative Dir: John Hoeschl PR Dir: Mark Kenville (mkenville@lpm-adv.com) PR Dir: Steve Hoefer (shoefer@lpm-adv.com) Ag Media Dir: Mark Anderson Mark Anderson
  • Mark Anderson, American journalist and proponent of the Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare.
  • Mark Anderson, American Football player for the Chicago Bears.
  • Marc Anderson, American musician
 (manderson@Ipm-adv.com) Ad ag accts: Land O' Lakes Feed, 2005; New York State Fair, 1984; Dairy One, 2002; EquiAnalytical, 2004; Fort Dodge Fort Dodge, city (1990 pop. 25,894), seat of Webster co., central Iowa, on the Des Moines River; settled c.1846; inc. 1869. Fort Clarke was built on the site in 1850 and renamed Fort Dodge the following year.  Animal Health, 1987; Keenan & Co. Ltd., 2004; LEAD NY, 2002

Ad farmer-funded accts: American Dairy Assn (milk), 1980; New York Beef Industry Council (projects) (projects), 2003 (all)

PR ag accts: Dairy One, 2002; EquiAnalytical, 2004; Fort Dodge Animal Health, 1987; Keenan & Co. Ltd., 2004; LEAD NY, 2002 (all)

AL PAUL LEFTON COMPANY INC. 100 Independence Mall Independence Mall is a description of several places including:
  • Independence Mall is a part of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, PA.
 W., Philadelphia, PA 19106; 215/923-9600, FAX: 215/351-4298 E-mail: ckain@lefton.com Web site: www.leffon.com Year established: 1928 Number of employees: 45 Pres: Al Paul Lefton, Jr. (allefton@lefton.com) Ag Creative Dir: Lou Brandsdorfer (lbranclsdorfer@lefton.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Jill Ditton (jditton@lefton.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Steve Yarrow yarrow, a plant of the genus Achillea, perennial herbs of the family Asteraceae (aster family), native to north temperate regions. Several species are cultivated as ornamentals for their flat-topped clusters of flowers and scented foliage.  (syarrow@lefton.com) Ad ag accts: Cerexagri Inc., 2002 (Donna White)

PR ag accts: Cerexagri Inc., 2002 (Jim Talbot)

LEPOIDEVIN RICKINGER GROUP 245 S. Executive Dr, Suite 365, Brookfield, WI 53005; 262/754-9550, FAX: 262/754-9554 Web site: www.thelrgroup.com Year established: 1997 Number of employees: 11 Principal: Dean R LePoidevin (dean@thelrgroup.com) Ag Creative Dir: John F Rickinger (jr@thelrgroup.com) Acct Exec: Judson Luke (judson@thelrgroup.com) PR Acct Exec: Dan Burkee (dan@thelrgroup.com) Ad and PR ag accts: Drew Scientific, 2005; Exosect Limited, 2004; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, 2003; Schering-Plough Animal Health, 1998; STAR Horse Products, 2004 (all Dean LePoidevin)

LESSING-FLYNN 3106 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312; 518/274-9271,888/274-9271, FAX: 515/274-9283 Web site: wwwJessingflynn.com Year established: 1907 Number of employees: 15 Pres: Connor Flynn (tflynn@lessingflynn.com)

MANGAN HOLCOMB RAINWATER CULPEPPER 2300 Cottondale Ln, Suite 300, Little Rock, AR 72202; 501/376-0321, FAX: 801/376-6127 Web site: www.people-energy-ideas.com Year established: 1972 Number of employees: 30 Pres: Steve Holcomb (steve@people-energy-ideas.com) Sr VP/COO: David Rainwater Ag Creative Dir: Chip Culpepper Ag Media Dir: Melissa Wilcoxson (melissa@people-energy-ideas.com)

MARKETING PRIORITY 901 Twelve Oaks In Gone with the Wind, Twelve Oaks is the plantation of the Wilkes family in Clayton County, Georgia. John Wilkes is the elderly widowed patriarch of the family which includes his son, Ashley, and two unwed daughters, India and Honey.  Center Dr, Suite 911, Wayzata, MN 55391; 952/473-1501, FAX: 952/475-1756 Web site: www.marketingpriority.com Year established: 1962 Number of employees: 3 Pres/Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Michael Peterson (mike@marketingpriority.com) Ag Creative Dir: Kristi Johnson Ad and PR ag accts: Allied Equipment Sales, 1965; Garnet Manufacturing, 1999; Garlock Equipment, 1992; Hosokawa Bepex, 2004; Nu-Con Equipment, 1991; Waconia Manufacturing, 1982 (all Mike Petersen a/s, a/e)

MARTIN/WILLIAMS ADVERTISING 60 S. Sixth St, Suite 2800, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4444; 612/340-0800, FAX: 612/342-9700 Web site: www.martinwilliams.com Year established: 1942 Number of employees: 185 Jeff Tresidder (j.tresidder@martinwilliams.com) Pres: Steve Collins
For the motorcycle speedway rider,see Steve Collins.


Steve Collins, nicknamed The Celtic Warrior, is a former boxing champion. He was born Stephen Collins on 21 July, 1964, in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland.
 (s.collins@martinwilliams.com) VP, Mgmt Supervisor: Tim Burke
    Timothy (Tim) Burke (born February 19, 1959 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Montreal Expos (1985-1991), New York Mets (1991-1992) and New York Yankees (1992). He batted and threw right handed.
     (t.burke@martinwilliams.com) Mgmt Supervisor: Paul Durham (p.durham@martinwilliams.com) Ag Media Dir: Terry McInroy (t.mcinroy@martinwilliams.com) Assoc Ag Media Dir: Judy Nielsen (j.nielsen@martinwilliams.com) Ad ag accts: Syngenta Crop Protection (herbicides, fungicides This page aims to list well-known chemical compounds, to stimulate the creation of Wikipedia articles.

    This list is not necessarily complete or up to date – if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please update the page
    , insecticides, seed treatment), 1985 (Tim Burke)

    MCCORMICK COMPANY (See advertisement in this issue) 1000 S. Adams, PO Box 1931, Amarillo, TX 79189; 806/374-5333, FAX: 806/372-7040 Branch offices: 1201 N.W. Briarcliff Pkwy, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64116; 816/584-8444, FAX: 816/584-8310; 10550 New York Ave, Suite 100, Des Moines, IA 50322; 515/251-8805, FAX: 515/251-8909500 W. Seventh, Suite 803, Ft. Worth, TX 76102; 817/332-6991, FAX: 817/332-9132; 316342 31st Line, Embro, Ontario Embro, Ontario is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is located in Zorra Township northwest of Woodstock, Ontario.

    Embro is well known for their annual Embro Highland Games on the July 1st weekend every year. More details on the games are available at [1]
     N0J 1J0 Canada; 519/421-6438, FAX: 519/475-4792 Web site: www.mccormickcompany.com Year established: 1926 Number of employees: 95 Pres: Mark Perrin (perrin@mccormickcompany.com) Ag Media Buyer: Zach Tassell (ztassell@mccormickcompany.com) Ag Media Buyer: Kathy Kavanaugh HR Mgr: Rick Zimmer Ad ag accts: DuPont Crop Protection, 2001 (Evan Davies a/s, Melinda Oberly a/e, Dean Loftis a/e, Dan Danford a/e); Pioneer Hi-Bred Pioneer Hi-Bred is one of the largest U.S. companies which produces hybrid seeds for agriculture. History
    In 1926, farm journal editor and future U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace, along with a group of Des Moines, Iowa businessmen, started the "Hi-Bred Corn Company".
     International, Inc., 1968 (Evan Davies a/s, Steve Fink a/e, Rod Randel a/e, Karen Sample a/e); Cactus Feeders, 1995 (Kathy Cornett For the place in England, see .
    The cornett, cornetto or zink is an early wind instrument, dating from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. It was used in what are now called alta capellas or wind ensembles.
     a/s); AzTx Cattle Company, 1981 (Kathy Cornett, a/s); AgriLabs, 2001; Kemin Industries, 2000 (both Doug Swanson a/e); Unverferth, 2002 (Gary Vincent a/e, Zita Quade a/e); Stoller Enterprises, Inc., 2003 (Jim Holmes a/e); AIIflex USA, Inc., 1990 (Kathy Cornett a/s); Murphy-Brown LLC, 1997 (Russ Berndt a/e); Bayer CropScience Seed-applied Insecticide, 1999 (Russ Berndt a/e, Zita Quade a/e); MicroBeef Technologies, 1990 (Stephanie Sullivan a/e); Elanco Animal Health (cattle business unit), 1999 (Suzi Sutton-Vermeulen a/s); VetLife, 1996 (Suzi Sutton-Vermeulen a/s, Doug Swanson a/e) Ad farmer-funded accts: Iowa Cattlemen's Association, 2002 (Gary Vincent a/e); Texas Cattle Feeders Association, 1968; Texas Wheat Producers, 1988 (both Kathy Cornett a/s); Coalition to Support Iowa Farmers, 2004 (Gary Vincent a/s, Greta Lang a/e); Kansas Livestock Association, 2001; National Cattlemen's Beef Association, 2004 (both Kathy Cornett a/s); National Pork Producers Council, 2004 (Matt Sutton-Vermeulen a/s, Zita Quade a/e)

    PR ag accts: DuPont Canada Crop Protection, 2005 (Janell Aust a/s, Karen Sample a/e); Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., 1968 (Janell Aust a/s); DuPont Crop Protection, U.S., 2001 (Janell Aust a/s, Dan Danford a/e)

    MCDANIELS MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS PO Box 729, Pekin Pekin (pē`kĭn), city (1990 pop. 32,254), seat of Tazewell co., central Ill., a port on the Illinois River; inc. 1839. A processing, rail, and shipping point in a grain, livestock, and dairying area, Pekin has a large food industry. , IL 61555-0729; 309/346-4230, FAX: 309/346-8458 Web site: www.mcdanielsmarketing.com; www.ie-media.com Year established: 1966 Number of employees: 20 Pres: Randall McDaniels (rmcdaniels@mcdmarketing.com) Ag Creative Dir: Rodney Standley Ad ag accts: Advance Trading (projects), 1991; CNH Global (DMI (Desktop Management Interface) The first desktop management standard from the DMTF. Enabling PCs to be monitored from a central console, it was superseded by the DMTF's Common Information Model (see CIM). , Case IH, New Holland tillage), 1966; FBI Buildings, Inc. (projects), 2003 (all Randall McDaniels a/e); 1st Farm Credit Services, 2005 (Randall McDaniels a/e); Diener Seeds; Rawson Controls, (both Randall McDaniels a/e)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: Illinois Soybean Association (projects), 1992 (Randall McDaniels a/e) PR ag accts: 1st Farm Credit Services, 2005 (Randall McDaniels a/e); Diener Seeds; Rawson Controls, (both Randall McDaniels a/e)

    PR farmer-funded accts: Illinois Soybean Association (projects), 1992 (Randall McDaniels a/e)

    THE MCFARLAND GROUP 15255 Watertown Plank Rd, Elm Grove Elm Grove may refer to:
    • Elm Grove, Wisconsin
    • Elm Grove, Missouri
    • Elm Grove Stone Arch Bridge
    , WI 53122; 262/786-5891, FAX: 262/786-3913 Web site: www.mcfarlandgroup.com Year established: 1978 Number of employees: 10 Pres: Mike McFarland Michael Charles "Mike" McFarland (Born July 14, 1970) is an American actor, director, writer, voice actor, improv comedian, and musician. He is known for voice work in anime dubs, beginning with Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle in 1997.  (mikem@mcfarlandgroup.com) Ag Creative Dir: Kathy True Ad and PR ag accts: ATI (ATI Technologies Inc., Markham Ontario, http://ati.amd.com) A leading manufacturer of graphics chips and display adapters. Founded in 1985 by K. Y. Ho, Benny Lau and Lee Lau, ATI chips and boards are widely used by OEMs.  Global, 1998; Bradco, 1999; Briggs & Stratton, 2004; CE Attachments, 2001; Gehl Co, 1992; Patrick Cudahy Patrick Cudahy, Jr. (kŭd'hē; March 17, 1849 - July 25, 1919) was an American industrialist and patriarch of the Cudahy family.

    Cudahy was born on St. Patrick's Day in Callan, County Kilkenny Ireland.
     (projects), 1999; The Major, 1999

    MCKINLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 3676 S. Noland Rd, Suite 111, Independence, MO 64055; 816/833-8100, FAX: 816/833-8188 2728 East University Dr, #1812, Auburn, AL 36830 Web site: www.mckinleycommunications.com Year established: 1983 Number of employees: 19 Pres/CEO: Dr. Steve McKinley (stevem@mckinleycommunications.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: James R Roberson (royr@mckinleycommunications.com) Ag Creative Dir: Justin Parks Ag Media Dir: Cathy Pollard (cathyp@mckinleycommunications.com) Ad ag accts: Quail Tech, 2003 (Cathy Pollard); ADVISYS, 2001; Agrisel, 2003; Hubbard Feeds, 2001 (all Dr. Steve McKinley); Crop Quest, 2003; Merial Avian Global Enterprise, 2004 (both Roy Roberson)

    PR ag accts: Quail Tech, 2003 (Cathy Pollard); ADVISYS, 2001; Agrisel, 2003; Hubbard Feeds, 2001 (all Dr. Steve McKinley); Crop Quest, 2003; Merial Avian Global Enterprise, 2004 (both Roy Roberson); PIC Swine Genetics (projects), 2003 (Cathy Pollard); Monsanto Swine Genetics (projects), 2004 (Dr. Steve McKinley)

    MEERS MEERS Maximum Effective Echo Ranging Speed  MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 201 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816/474-2920, 800/259-7346, FAX: 816/474-2925 Web site: www.meers.com Year established: 1992 Number of employees: 12 Pres: Sam Meers (sam@meers.com) Ad ag accts: Kansas City Board of Trade Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT)

    The U.S.-based futures and options exchange for no. 2 red wheat futures and, options, Value Line Index futures and Mini Value Line futures and options.
    , 1999; Rosen's, 2003

    PR ag accts: Rosen's, 2003

    THE MEYOCKS GROUP 6800 Lake Dr, Suite 150, West Des Moines West Des Moines (də moin`), city (1990 pop. 31,702), Polk co., S central Iowa, a growing suburb W of Des Moines; inc. 1893 as Valley Junction, renamed 1938. Products manufactured there include cement, metal items, and pumps. , IA 50266; 515/225-1200, FAX: 515/225-6400 Web site: www.outofthebox.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 30 Pres: Donna Tweeten (donnatweeten@outofthebox.com) Sr VP: Doug Jeske Sr VP: Jill Greene Sr VP: Jim Head Sr VP: Rachel Allinson Ad ag accts: Virbac Animal Health, 2003; Farm Credit Services of America, 1999; Iowa Corn Promotion Board, 2003; Landec Ag, 2003; Latham Seeds, 2002

    PR ag accts: Farm Credit Services of America, 1999; Iowa Corn Promotion Board, 2003; Landec Ag, 2003; Latham Seeds, 2002; Iowa Corn Growers Association, 2003; Iowa State Univ. College of Agriculture, 2003

    MARIA MIRSKY, ADVERTISING & PUBLIC RELATIONS 301 Oxford Valley Rd, Suite 202B, Yardley, PA 19067; 215/321-7970, FAX: 215/321-8120 Year established: 1986 Number of employees: 4 Pres/Creative Dir: Maria Mirsky (mirsky@earthlink.net) Ag Media Buyer: Kristy Boldt (mirskykristy@earthlink.net) Ad and PR ag accts: Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC ACRC Advanced Cisco Router Configuration
    ACRC Asthma Clinical Research Center
    ACRC American Civil Rights Coalition
    ACRC Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 
    ), 1999; Murray Equipment, 1999 (both Kristy Boldt); Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc. (MANA), 2002; Wilbur-Ellis (projects), 2002 (both Maria Mirsky)

    MORGAN&MYERS (See advertisement in this section) N16 W23233 Stone Ridge Dr, Suite 200, Waukesha, WI 53188; 262/650-7260, FAX: 262/650-7261 Branch offices: Waterloo: 1005 Stratford Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701; 319/233-0502, FAX: 319/233-8077 e-mail: jwhipps@morganmyers.com Minneapolis: 2909 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55408; 612/825-0050; FAX: 612/825-9599 e-mail: Iloeb@morganmyers.com Web site: www.morganmyers.com Year established: 1982 Number of employees: 54 Pres: Tim Oliver (toliver@morganmyers.com) Principal, Dir., Corporate Affairs and Social Resposibility: Linda Wenck (Iwenck@morganmyers.com) Principal, Dir., Agriculture and Pasture-To-Plate Practice: Max Wenck (mwenck@morganmyers.com) Principal, Dir., Integrated Marketing Comm.: Janine Whipps (jwhipps@morganmyers.com) Dir, Food, Health and Nutrition: Lou Ann Loeb (lloeb@morganmyers) Ad ag accts: Altria Family of Companies, 1996; Cargill, 2000; Foremost Farms, 2005; Novartis Animal Health USA, Inc., 2003; Oil-Dri Corp., 2003; Rabobank, 2005

    Ad farmer-funded accts: American Farm Bureau Federation The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and representing the interests of U.S. farmers. More than five million members in 50 states and Puerto Rico belong to the AFBF, making it the largest U.S.  (projects), 2005; NCSRP/Plant Health Initative, 2004; The SoyFoods Council, 2004

    PR ag accts: Altria Family of Companies, 1996; Cargill, 2000; Foremost Farms, 2005; Novartis Animal Health USA, Inc., 2003; Oil-Dri Corp., 2003; Rabobank, 2005; Case IH, 1997; CNH CNH Carteira Nacional de Habilitação
    CNH Centro Nacional de Huracanes (Spanish)
    CNH California Nevada Hawaii (a district of Kiwanis International)
    CNH Club Náutico Hacoaj
    , 2005; Global Animal Management, 2005; McDonald's Corp., 2005; NCSRP/Plant Health Initative, 2005

    PR farmer-funded accts: American Farm Bureau Federation (projects), 2005; NCSRP/Plant Health Initative, 2004; The SoyFoods Council, 2004; Iowa Soybean Association & Promotion Board (projects), 1994

    NICHOLSON KOVAC, INC. 600 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816/842-8881, FAX: 816/842-6340 #1 Information Way, Suite 201, Little Rock, AR 72201; 5100 East Skelly Skel´ly

    v. i. 1. To squint.
    n. 1. A squint.
     Dr, #640, Tulsa, OK 74135; 7500 Flying Cloud The Flying Cloud of 1851 was the most famous of the extreme clippers built by Donald McKay in East Boston, Massachusetts, intended for Enoch Train of Boston, who paid $50,000 for her construction.  Dr, Suite 100, Eden Prairie, MN 55334 Web site: www.nicholsonkovac.com Year established: 1981 Number of employees: 136 Pres/CEO: F. Peter Kovac (pkovac@nicholsonkovac.com) Exec VP, Chief Creative Officer: Nick Nicholson Nick Nicholson, sometimes credited as Nick Nichols or Nick Nickelson, is an American expatriate character actor working in the Philippines. Since the early 1980s, Nicholson has appeared in both big-budget Hollywood productions shot in the archipelago and  Sr VP, Dir Media Svcs: Sheree A. Johnson (s johnsen@nicholsonkovac.com) Ag Creative Dir: Jim Radosevic Sr VP, Dir PR: Bob Rumpza Ag Media Buyer: Angela Hunter Angela Hunter is a character in the British sitcom Green Wing played by Sarah Alexander. History
    Angela was the senior registrar in paediatrics at East Hampton Hospital Trust. Considering how young she was, and indeed looked, this was quite an achievement.
     Ag Media Buyer: Staci Kassen Ad ag accts: Trimble Navigation, 2003 (Them Ludtke, Erik Drake); FMC See fixed mobile convergence.  Corp. (Agricultural Products Group), 2002 (Them Ludtke, Michelle Tollefson)

    PR ag accts: Trimble Navigation, 2003 (Them Ludtke, Erik Drake); FMC Corp. (Agricultural Products Group), 2002 (Them Ludtke, Michelle Tollefson)

    OSBORN & BARR BARR Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources (Washington, DC, USA)
    BARR Bureau of Aeronautics Resident Representative
     COMMUNICATIONS (See advertisement in this section) One N. Brentwood Blvd, 8th Floor, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314/726-5511,888/235-4332, FAX: 314/726-6350 Branch offices: Kansas City: 304 W. Eighth St, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816/471-2255, FAX: 816/471-747 Johnston: 6165 NW 86th St, Bldg A, Suite 226, Johnston, IA 50131,515/727-1714, FAX: 515/727-1713 Winnipeg: 3 Woodcott Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3P R3P Rearm, Refuel, and Resupply Point
    R3P Residency Review and Redesign in Pediatrics
    ; 204/488-8392, FAX: 204/488-8741 London: 305 Commissioners Road West, London, Ontario, Canada N6J1Y4, 519/641-2270, FAX: 519/641-2274 Web site: www.osbom-barr.com Year established: 1988 Number of employees: 135 Pres: Joe Osborn Joe Osborn (born 1937) is an American electric bass player, notable for his work as a session musician in Los Angeles and Nashville during the period from the 1960s through the 1980s. Though little known to the public, Osborn's work is widely admired by fellow musicians.  (osbornj@osborn-barr.com) CEO: Steve Barr Steven Charles (Steve) Barr (born September 8, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1974-1975) and Texas Rangers (1976). Barr batted and threw left handed. He is the uncle of pitcher Ryan Madson.  (barrs@osbern-barr.com) Ag Creative Dir: Cheryl Bergeron (bergeronc@osborn-barr.com) Ad ag accts: Michelin North America (Ag tires) (projects), 2003 (Jeff Whetstine, Ginger Price); John Deere Credit (projects), 1990 (Joy Johnson); Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (Channel communications, member communications), 2004 (Deanna Roelfs); American Soil Technologies, Inc (projects), 2003 (Ginger Price); Monsanto (Bollgard, Asgrow, DEKALB, Hartz, Roundup brands, YieldGard brands), 1988 (Jennifer Turley); Intervet (Majestic, Prestige, Matrix), 2002 (Luke McKelvie); Propane Education & Research Council (PERC PERC

    See: Preferred equity redemption stock
    ) (Ag communications) (projects), 2002 (Michelle Hummel hummel

    entire, naturally polled deer.
    ); Monsanto Canada Monsanto Canada is the Canadian division of Monsanto. It is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba and has offices across Canada. In addition to seed products, Monsanto sells of herbicides including the world’s best-selling herbicide Roundup.  (Roundup Ready, DEKALB, Advanta Seeds), 2003 (Peter Hohenadel); John Deere & Co. (Deere ag products), 1989 (Steve Barr)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: Cattlemen's Beef Board/NCBA (Beef Checkoff A system whereby an employer regularly deducts a portion of an employee's wages to pay union dues or initiation fees.

    The checkoff system is very attractive to a union since the collection of dues can be costly and time-consuming.
    ) (projects), 1996 (Tyler Kelley); National Pork Board (Pork Checkoff), 2003 (Deanna Roelfs); United Soybean Board (Soybean Checkoff), 1995; Wisconsin Soybean Council (projects), (both Kiersten McCarty); Ohio Soybean Council (projects), 1999; US Potato Board, 2004 (both Marisa Snyder)

    PR ag accts: Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (Channel communications, member communications), 2004 (Deanna Roelfs); American Soil Technologies, Inc. (projects), 2003 (Ginger Price); Monsanto (Bollgard, Asgrow, DEKALB, Hartz, Roundup brands, YieldGard brands), 1988 (Jennifer Turley); Intervet (Majestic, Prestige, Matrix), 2002 (Luke McKelvie); Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) (Ag communications) (projects), 2002 (Michelle Hummel); Monsanto Canada (Roundup Ready, DEKALB, Advanta Seeds), 2003 (Peter Hohenadel); John Deere & Co. (Deere ag products), 1989 (Steve Barr); USDA (United States Department of Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),
    n.pr established in 1862, USDA is responsible for the safety of meat, poultry, and egg products. It conducts ongoing research in areas from human nutrition to new crop technologies and also helps ensure open
    ) (Rural Development), 2004 (Jeff Whetstine)

    PR farmer-funded accts: National Pork Board (Pork Checkoff), 2003 (Deanna Roelfs); United Soybean Board (Soybean Checkoff), 1995; Wisconsin Soybean Council (projects), (both Kiersten McCarty); Ohio Soybean Council (projects), 1999; US Potato Board, 2004 (both Marisa Snyder)

    OPEN ROADS 320 E. Buffalo St, Suite 606, Milwaukee, WI 53202; 414/227-1000, FAX: 414/227-1001 Web site: www.openreads-bgdn.com Year established: 2002 Number of employees: 3 Ad and PR ag accts: Bioproducts, 2004; Engineered Storage Products Company (Harvestore/Slurrystore), 2005; Genesis Instruments, 2003; Hilltop Valley Dairy (projects), 2004; The Dr, Larson Company, 2005; Westby Cooperative Creamery creamery: see dairying.  (projects), 2005

    PR WORKS PMB PMB Private Message Board
    PMB Print Measurement Bureau
    PMB Performance Measurement Baseline
    PMB Private Mail Box (non-USPS)
    PMB Plant and Microbial Biology
    PMB Private Mailbox
    PMB Physics in Medicine and Biology
     239--PO Box 9000, Edgartown, MA 02539-9000; 508/627-6949, FAX: 928/569-2491 Web site: www.prworks.net Year established: 1986 Pres/Principal PR Editor: Joseph Feeks (jfeeks@prworks.net) Ad ag accts: Newsham Genetics, 2002; Schering-Plough Aquaculture (projects), 2004

    PR ag accts: Newsham Genetics, 2002; Schering-Plough Aquaculture (projects), 2004; Alpharma (projects), 2002; American Scientific Laboratories Inc., 1999; Novartis Animal Health, 2002; The Sulphur Institute, 1986

    PADILLA SPEER BEARDSLEY 1101 West River Pkwy, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55415; 612/455-1700, FAX: 612/455-1060 Web site: www.psbpr.com Year established: 1961 Number of employees: 85 Pres: Lynn Casey (Icasey@psbpr.com) VP/New Bus Contact: Greg Smith Greg Smith may refer to:
    • Gregory Smith (born 1983), actor
    • Gregory R. Smith (born 1989), child prodigy and rights advocate
    • Greg Lloyd Smith (born 1962), internet entrepreneur
     (gsmith@psbpr.com) PR ag accts: BASF Turf & Ornamental, 2003 (Chris Higgins); American Crystal Sugar (projects), 2004; BASF Professional Vegetation Management, 2002 (both Greg Smith); Minnesota Department of Ariculture (projects), 2004 (Megan Fairchild Megan Fairchild is a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, she began dancing at the age of four. Prior to becoming a principal dancer, she was in the Company corps de ballet and then a soloist.  Anderson)

    THE PAULLUS AGENCY Renaissance Ranch/Client Conference Center, PO Box 65, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146; 563/586-2959, FAX: 563/586-2954 Administrative Offices: The Paullus Agency, PO Box 10260, Cedar Rapids, IA 52410-0260, 319/362-1333, FAX: 319/362-9043 Year established: 1985 Pres/Creative Dir: Greg Paullus (gpaullus@acegroup.cc) Agency Mgr: JoAnn Bervid-Carstensen Ad ag accts: Diamond V, 2004; Fairfax State Savings Bank savings bank, financial institution that, until recently, performed only the following functions: receiving savings deposits of individuals, investing them, and providing a modest return to its depositors in the form of interest. , 1985; Hunter Companies, 2004; Schils America, 1997

    PAULSEN MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 3510 S. First Ave Cir, Sioux Falls, SD 57105; 605/336-1745, FAX: 605/336-9577 Web site: www.paulsenmarketing.com Year established: 1951 Number of employees: 25 Pres: Thane thane  
    n.
    1.
    a. A freeman granted land by the king in return for military service in Anglo-Saxon England.

    b. A man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a nobleman in Anglo-Saxon England.

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     Paulsen (thane@paulsenmarketing.com) VP: Greg Guse (gguse@paulsenmarketing.com) Ag Creative Dir: Mark Smither Ag Media Dir: Kristi Moss Ag Media Buyer: Mindy Gross Ad ag accts: Ecolab Inc. (projects), 1993 (Greg Guse); Kubota Tractor, 2000 (Greg Guse/Marcus Squier); Worthington Ag Parts, 1986 (Greg Guse/ Mindy Gross); Prince Agri Products, 1995 (Greg Guse); Grain States Soya, 1999; Hubbard Feeds, 1992; Krone Hay and Forage Technology, 2003; Nortec Seed, 2004; Ridley Block Operations, 1996 (all Shane Dailey)

    Ad and PR farmer-funded accts: South Dakota Beef Industry Council (projects), (Alicia DeGeest); South Dakota Soybean Council (projects), 1992 (Greg Guse); Ag United for Soutrh Dakota, 2004; South Dakota Corn Utilization Council (projects), 2003 (both Shane Dailey)

    PR ag accts: Prince Agri Products, 1995 (Greg Guse); Grain States Soya, 1999; Hubbard Feeds, 1992; Krone Hay and Forage Technology, 2003; Nortec Seed, 2004; Ridley Block Operations, 1996; Cooperative Credit, 1999 (all Shane Dailey)

    PETRIK-SMITH GROUP, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS 501 N. Lindbergh Blvd, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63141; 314/994-0844 Web site: www.petriksmith.com Year established: 1988

    DAN PIPKIN ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC. 429 N. Walnut St., Danville, IL 61832; 217/446-1021, FAX: 217/446-3062 Web site: www.danpipkinadvertising.com Year established: 1971 Number of employees: 8 Acct Supv: Brad Pipkin

    POVENMIRE AGRI-MARKETING 11423 E. 15tb St, Independence, MO 64052; 816/252-4353, FAX: 816/252-8828 E-mail: povenmire@aol.com Web site: www.povenmireag.com Year established: 2002 Number of employees: 3 Ad ag accts: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (projects); Colleen Callahan Communications; National Association of Farm Broadcasters, 2001

    PR ag accts: Colleen Callahan Communications; National Association of Farm Broadcasters, 2001; Professional Retailer Magazine (projects), 2004

    PROM KROG ALTSTIEL, INC. 11053 N. Towne Square Rd, Mequon, WI 53092; 262/241-9414, FAX: 262/241-9454 Web site: www.pkamar.com Year established: 1986 Number of employees: 16 Pres: Bruce Prom (bruce@pkamar.com) Partner/Ag Client Svcs Dir: Steve Krog (sskrog@pkamar.com) Ag Creative Dir: Tom Altstiel (tba@pkamar.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Carrie Woldt-Rolfs (carrie@pkaman.com) Ad ag accts: Renk Seeds, 1992 (Steve Krog); Encap LLC, 2005 (Bruce Prom); Intervet Inc., 1994; Wesffalia-Surge, 1995 (both Steve Krog)

    PR ag accts: Encap LLC, 2005 (Bruce Prom); Intervet Inc., 1994; Westfalia-Surge, 1995 (both Steve Krog)

    RPR (Resilient Packet Ring) A packet-based protocol that provides fault tolerance and statistical multiplexing for the metropolitan and national SONET and Ethernet networks of the carriers.  COMPANY 611 S. Palm Canyon, Suite 7168, Palm Springs, CA 92264; 760/321-5352, FAX: 760/321-5026 Year established: 2003 Number of employees: 2 Pres: Rick Purnell (rpurnell@dc.rt.com) Art Dir: Sally Nemeth (snemeth@kc.rr.com) Ad ag accts: Benyshek and Hough n. 1. Same as Hock, a joint.
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    p. pr. & vb. n. os> Houghing.]

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     Consulting Services, 2003 (Rick Purnell)

    PR ag accts: Benyshek and Hough Consulting Services, 2003; Anderson Biosystems, LLC (projects), 2004; Beck Ag Com, Inc. (projects), 2005; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (projects), 2004; Heartland Cattle Company (projects), 2003 (all Rick Purnell)

    RED LIZARD CREATIVE 9740 Scranton Rd, Suite 150, San Diego, CA 92121; 858/453-3761,800/453-3761, FAX: 858/453-3946 Web site: www.rediizardcreative.com Year established: 1985 Number of employees: 10 CEO: Bill Fruehling (billf@redlizardcreative.com) Pres: Lynne A. Fruehling (lynne@redlizardcreative.com) Financial Mgr: Resa Landau (rasa@redlizardcreative.com) Ag Creative Dir: Ben Marion (bmarion@redlizardcreative.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Joe Robertson (joe@redlizardcreative.com) Ad and PR ag accts: Britz Fertilizer (projects), 2004 (Lynne Fruehling); Montana Tractor, 2004; Phelps Dodge (projects), 1990 (both Bill Fruehling); AgriGator, 2001; AutoFarm, a Novariant Company, 2002; Chemtura Corporation, 1987 (all Joe Robertson)

    RESULTS MARKETING 2224 E. 12th St, Davenport, IA 52803-3709; 563/322-2065, FAX: 563/322-2093 Web site: www.resultsimc.com Year established: 1996 Number of employees: 6 Pres/Ag Media Dir: David Aeschliman (davea@resultsimc.com) Ad and PR ag accts: Cornelius Seed, 1998; Deere & Co. Credit Union, 2000; Diamond V Mills, 2004; Hertz Farm Management, 1998; Swiss Valley Farms, 1998; Great Western Supply, 1997 (Shanna Basala)

    RHEA rhea, in zoology
    rhea (rē`ə), common name for a South American bird of the family Rheidae, which is related to the ostrich. Weighing from 44 to 55 lb (20–25 kg) and standing up to 60 in.
     & KAISER MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS (See advertisement in this section) 400 E. Diehl Rd, Suite 500, Naperville, IL 60563; 630/505-1100, FAX: 630/505-1109 Branch office: 1822 E. NC Hwy 54, Suite 150, Durham, NC 27713; 919/544-1121, FAX: 919/405-2201 Web site: www.rkconnect.com Year established: 1978 Number of employees: 120 Pres: Stephen Rhea (steve_rhea@rkconnect.com) Ag Creative Dir: John Van Kaiser (van_kaiser@rkcennect.com) VP/Acct Mgr Supervisor: Diane Martin (diane_martin@rkconnect.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Patsy Comella (patsy_cornelia@rkconnect.com) Ad ag accts: Ag Data, 2001 (Brian Rund); GROWMARK, Inc., 1981; Pfizer Animal Health (Companion Animal Products), 2003 (both Diane Martin); Caterpillar Inc., 2001 (Jim Haist); Pfizer Animal Health, 2001 (Kim Cooke); Bayer CropScience, 1985 (Steve Rhea)

    PR ag accts: Ag Data, 2001 (Brian Rund); GROWMARK, Inc., 1981; Pfizer Animal Health (Companion Animal Products), 2003 (both Diane Martin); Caterpillar Inc. (heavy equip), 2001 (Jim Haist); Pfizer Animal Health, 2001 (Kim Cooke); Bayer CropScience, 1985 (Steve Rhea); Archer Daniels Midland Company, 2005

    PR farmer-funded accts: Cotton, Inc., 2003 (Brian Rund)

    RON SCHERER & COMPANY 1839 Ghent Rd, Suite 220, PO Box 168, Columbia, IL 62236; 618/281-6648, FAX: 618/281-6667 Web site: www.schererandcompany.com Year established: 1994 Number of employees: 4 Pres: Ron Scherer (ron@schererandcompany.com) Ad ag accts: IL Soil Testing Assn, 1998; The Maschhoffs, Inc., 2003; Trouw Nutrition USA, 1994 (all Ron Scherer a/e); Midwest Area River Coalition, 2000; Peoples Bank & Trust, 2003; Pro Brands LLC, 2003; Romer Labs, 2005; Vetgate USA, 2005 (all Scott Rodemich a/e)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Assn (projects), 1994 (Ron Scherer a/e)

    PR ag accts: IL Soil Testing Assn, 1998; The Maschhoffs, Inc., 2003; Trouw Nutrition USA, 1994 (all Ron Scherer a/e); Midwest Area River Coalition, 2000; Peoples Bank & Trust, 2003; Pro Brands LLC, 2003; Romer Labs, 2005; Vetgate USA, 2005 (all Scott Rodemich a/e); The Forage Leader (projects), 2004 (Debra Keefe a/e); Mississippi Valley Equipment Assn, 2002; Prairie Farms Dairy (projects), 2005; U.S. Livestock Genetics Export Inc, 2002 (all Ron Scherer a/e); American Soybean Association (projects), 2004; Wiechert Seed (projects), (both Scott Rodemich)

    PR farmer-funded accts: National Corn Growers Assn (projects), 1994 (Ron Scherer a/e); American Soybean Association (projects), 2004 (Scott Rodemich)

    SCHLASSE GMBH FOR COMMUNICATIONS Alte Freiheit 1, Wuppertal 42103; (0049) 202/24 54 8-12 ext 11, FAX: (0049) 202/244 24 56 Web site: www.schlasse.de Year established: 1959 Number of employees: 30 Anja Schumacher (schumacher@schlasse de) Managing Dir: Jochen Krieger (j.krieger@schlasse.de) Managing Dir: Karlheinz Lohmann (lehmann@schlasse.de) Acct Supervisor: Volker Koch (koch@schlasse.de) Ad ag accts: Bayer CropScience Deutschland GmbH (Farm Protect), 2001; DSM 1. DSM - Data Structure Manager.

    An object-oriented language by J.E. Rumbaugh and M.E. Loomis of GE, similar to C++. It is used in implementation of CAD/CAE software. DSM is written in DSM and C and produces C as output.
     Agro Deutschland GmbH (Nutramon) (projects), 1999; John Deere Advertising Agency (AutoTrac), 2004; Strube-Dieckmann (Sugar Beet Seeding), 2004 (all Volker Koch)

    SETALA & ASSOCIATES W12741 735th Ave, River Falls, WI 54022; 715/262-5338, FAX: 715/262-5338 E-mail: setala@redwing.net Year established: 1992 Number of employees: 1 Pres: Jon Setala (setala@redwing.net) Ad ag accts: Brown Seed, 1995;Truax, 1992 (both Jon Setala)

    SOLUTIONS INC. RESULTS THROUGH CREATIVE MARKETING 4725 Merle Hay Rd, Suite 107, Des Moines, IA 50322-1983; 515/247-0001, FAX: 515/247-0002 Web site: www.solutionsinc.com Year established: 1987 Number of employees: 15 Pres: Keri Storjohann (keri@solutionsinc.com) Ag Creative Dir: Greg Wilde (greg@solutionsinc.com) Ag Media Dir: Jolene Finley (jelenef@solutionsinc.com) Ad ag accts: Garst Seed Co., 1988 (Doug Reynolds); Miraco, 1990 (Greg Wilde); Gutwein Seeds, 1999; PSA (Professional Services Automation) An information system designed to organize, track and manage all opportunities, work, resources, costs, revenues and invoices to improve the productivity and efficiency of the workforce.  Genetics, 1998 (both Susie Clouser)

    STEPHAN & BRADY INC. 1850 Hoffman St, Madison, WI 53704-2594; 608/241-4141; FAX: 608/241-4246 Branch office: PO Box 68306, Schaumburg, IL 60168-0306; 847/891-8144; FAX: 847/891-8147 Web site: www.stephanbrady.com Year established: 1952 Number of employees: 46 Pres: George Whitely (gwhitely@stephanbrady.com) Ag Creative Dir: Ward Wixon Ag Media Dir: Lorrie Fenstra (Ifenstra@stephanbrady.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Lisa Hartman Ad ag accts: Wisconsin Public Service, 2004; Badgerland Farm Credit Services, 2004; Wisconsin Farm Credit System, 2004 (all Lisa Hartman)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: American Egg Board, 1998; Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, 1986 (both Lisa Hartman)

    PR ag accts: Badgerland Farm Credit Services, 2004; Wisconsin Farm Credit System, 2004 (both Lisa Hartman) PR farmer-funded accts: Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, 1986 (Lisa Hartman)

    STEPHENS & ASSOCIATES ADVERTISING, INC. 7300 W. 110th St, Suite 530, Overland Park, KS 66210-2332; 913/661-0910,800/466-0910, FAX: 913/661-0967 Web site: www.stephensad.com Year established: 1980 Number of employees: 30 Pres: Chuck Stephens (chuck@stephens-adv.com) VP: Tom Apple (tom@stephens-adv.com) Ag Creative Dir: Jennifer Broker (jbrocker@stephens-adv.com) Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Kathy Binkley (kbinkley@stephens-adv.com) Ad ag accts: Golden Harvest Seeds, Inc., 1999 (David Hill, Chuck Stephens); Brock Grain & Feed Systems (projects), 1999 (Ray Huss); Novartis Animal Health, 2004 (Tom Apple, Allyson Langekamp)

    PR ag accts: Golden Harvest Seeds, Inc., 1999 (David Hill, Chuck Stephens); Novartis Animal Health, 2004 (Tom Apple, Allyson Langekamp)

    SWANSON RUSSELL ASSOCIATES 1222 P St, Lincoln, NE 68508; 402/437-6400; FAX: 402/437-6401 Branch office: 14301 FNB FNB First National Bank
    FNB Food Not Bombs
    FNB Food and Nutrition Board (Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences)
    FNB Food and Beverage (industry)
    FNB Front Nouveau de Belgique
     Pkwy, Suite 312, Omaha, NE 68154, 402/393-4940, FAX: 402/393-6926 Web site: www.sramarketing.com Year established: 1962 Number of employees: 110 Pres: Steve Russell (stever@sramarketing.com) Exec VP/Ag Client Svcs Dir: Wes Neuhaus (wesn@sramarketing.com) Ag Creative Dir: Kathleen Durkin Ag Media Dir: Kay Wigle (kayw@sramarketing.com) Media Strategist: Jon Peterson Ad ag accts: Claas Omaha (LEXION combine) (projects), 2001 (Steve Johnson); Nebraska Department of Agriculture (projects), 2004 (Wes Neuhaus); Nebraska State Fair The Nebraska State Fair is a state fair held annually in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is an approximately ten-day event; since the early 1990s, the fair ends on Labor Day. History
    The first state fair was a territorial fair held September 21-23 in 1859 in Nebraska City.
    , 1994 (Dave Hansen a/s, Terry Holt a/e); Becker Underwood, 2000 (Dave Wegener); NC+ Hybrids, 1988 (Jim Matya); Krause Corporation, 2005; Snyder Industries, 1982 (both Steve Johnson); AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) A high-speed 32-bit port from Intel for attaching a display adapter to a PC. It provides a direct connection between the card and memory, and only one AGP slot is on the motherboard.  (projects), 1994 (Susan Rehm); National Livestock Producers Association, 2005 (Wes Neuhaus); Schering-Plough Animal Health, 1994 (Wes Neuhaus, Susan Rehm)

    PR ag accts: Nebraska State Fair, 1994 (Dave Hansen a/s, Terry Holt a/e); Becker Underwood, 2000 (Dave Wegener); NC+ Hybrids, 1988 (Jim Matya); Krause Corporation, 2005; Snyder Industries, 1982 (both Steve Johnson); AGP (projects), 1994 (Susan Rehm); National Livestock Producers Association, 2005 (Wes Neuhaus); Schering-Plough Animal Health, 1994 (Wes Neuhaus, Susan Rehm); NE Foundation for Ag Awareness, 2002 (Steve Johnson)

    TRI-STATE ADVERTISING CO., INC. 307 S. Buffalo St, Warsaw, IN 46580; 574/267-5178, FAX: 574/267-2965 Web site: www.tri-stateadv.com Year established: 1948 Number of employees: 11 Pres: Clayton R. Kreicker (clay@tri-stateadv.com) Ag Creative Dir: April Menzie Sr VP: TJ Hartman (tj@tri-stateadv.com) Ad ag accts: Mier Products, 1990 (Clayton Kreicker); Claas of America, 1991; Claas Omaha, 2002; Worksaver Inc., 1980 (all TJ Hartman)

    PR ag accts: Claas of America, 1991; Claas Omaha, 2002; Worksaver Inc., 1980 (all TJ Hartman)

    TRILIX MARKETING GROUP (FORMERLY PORTER & ASSOCIATES) 4000 114th St, Urbandale, IA 50322; 515/221-4900, FAX: 515/221-0000 Web site: www.porterandassociates.com Year established: 2004 Number of employees: 14 Ag Client Svcs Dir: Leah Schomburg (leah@trilixgroup.com) Ag Creative Dir: Abe Goldstien Ag Media Buyer: Brett Adams (brett@trilixgroup.com) Ad ag accts: NPPC/World Pork Expo, 2002 (Leah Schomburg)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: Iowa Pork Producers Association, 1997; NPPC/World Pork Expo, 2002 (both Leah Schomburg)

    PR ag accts: NPPC/World Pork Expo, 2002; Iowa Pork Producers Association, 1997 (both Leah Schomburg)

    PR farmer-funded accts: Iowa Pork Producers, 1997 (Donley Moran a/e)

    TWO RIVERS MARKETING 106 East 6th, Des Moines, IA 50309; 515/557-2063, FAX: 515/557-2001 Web site: www.tworiversmarketing.com Year established: 2000 Number of employees: 56 Pres: Tom Dunphy (tomd@2rmg.com) Acct Svc Assoc: Scott Clem (scottc@2rmg.com) PR Assoc: Greg Ehm (grege@2rmg.com) Ad ag accts: Funk Manufacturing, 2003; John Deere Credit (Construction & Forestry), 2002; John Deere Credit (Commercial & Consumer Equipment), 2003; John Deere Credit (Golf & Turf), 2002; John Deere Power Systems (Engines), 2000; McCormick USA, 2003 PR ag accts: Funk Manufacturing, 2003; John Deere Credit (Construction & Forestry), 2002; John Deere Credit (Commercial & Consumer Equipment), 2003; John Deere Credit (Golf & Turf), 2002; John Deere Power Systems (Engines), 2000; McCormick USA, 2003; Bobcat Company, 2001; Crop1 Insurance (projects), 2004; Red Wing Software (projects), 2005

    VISTACOMM 1401 North C Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104; 605/977-2100, 800/657-8070; FAX: 605/332-4200 Web site: www.vistacomm.com Year established: 1997 Number of employees: 24 Pres: Bill Byrne (bbyrne@vistacomm.com) VP/COO: Troy Long (troy@vistacomm.com) Client Svc Mgr: Tania
    • Haydée Tamara Bunke Bider, communist revolutionary
    • Tania (queen)
    • Tania was an alias of Patricia Hearst
    • Tania Borealis and Tania Australis, stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    • Tania Emery, actress
    • Tania Lacy, comedian
    • Tania Libertad, singer
     Kocmick (tan ia@vistacomm.com)

    WALDINGER CREATIVE 1010 Park Ave, Ste 103, Baltimore, MD 21201; 410/244-1122; FAX: 410/244-0791 Web site: www.creativeW.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 6 Pres: Tom Waldinger (tom.waldinger@creativew.com)

    WALZ TETRICK ADVERTISING 6299 Nail Ave, Suite 300, Mission, KS 66202; 913/789-8778; FAX: 913/789-8493 Web site: www.walztetrick.com Year established: 1967 Number of employees: 28 Pres: Charles Tetrick (ctetrick@wtads.com) VP, Acct Svcs: Ed Clement (eclement@wtads.com) Ag Creative Dir: Bev Bellinger Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Joanna Cowel (jcowel@wtads.com) Ad ag accts: DeLaval Inc., 2001 (Lesley Hause); Krause, 1998; OCCU-TEC, 2005; P.B.I. Gordon (projects), 1998; Rinke irrigation, 2005 (all Ed Clement); Betamix; LLoyd Laboratories, (both Shannon Jeffries)

    PR ag accts: Krause, 1998; OCCU-TEC, 2005; P.B.I. Gordon (projects), 1998; Rinke irrigation, 2005 (all Ed CLement); Betamix; LLoyd Laboratories, (both Shannon Jeffries)

    WESLEY DAY ADVERTISING 1441 29tb St, Suite 111, West Des Moines, IA 50266-6500; 515/224-9330; FAX: 515/224-6737 Web site: www.wesleyday.com Year established: 1949 Number of employees: 9 Pres/Ag Client Svcs Dir: David Sanderson (dave@wda.com) Ag Creative Dir: Wil Steinhart (wil@wda.com) Ag Media Dir: Lindsay Ackelson (lindsay@wda.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Dale Roberson (dale@wda.com) Ad ag accts: AGRI Industries, 2001; AGCO (projects), 1997; Landini, 2003 (all Dale Roberson)

    PR ag accts: AGCO (projects), 1997; Landini, 2003 (both Dale Roberson)

    WOODRUFF SWEITZER 515 Cherry St, Suite 300, Columbia, MO 65201; 573/875-7917; 888/300-7485; FAX: 573/874-7979 Canada: 1220 Kensington Rd N.W., #303 Calgary, AB T2N 3P5; 403/291-2922; FAX: 403/291-2365 Kansas City: 118 Southwest Blvd, Suite 300 Kansas City, MO 64108; 816/255-1917; FAX: 816/255-1979 Web site: www.woodruffsweitzer.com Year established: 1992 Number of employees: 30 Pres: Terry Woodruff (twmail@woodruffco.com) Ag Creative Dir: Steve Engle Ag Media Buyer: Susan Kincaid (allmediainc@everestkc.net) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Scott Kington Herd Improvement (projects), 1999; RBC RBC red blood cell.

    RBC or rbc
    abbr.
    red blood cell


    RBC,
    n See red blood cell count.


    RBC

    red blood cells; red blood (cell) count (see blood count).
     Royal Bank, 1989; SeCan, 2001; University of Guelph The University of Guelph is a medium-sized university located in Guelph, Ontario, established in 1964. While the U of G offers degrees in many different disciplines, the university is best known for its focus on life sciences, based in part on a long-standing history of  (projects), 2000; Vanderhave Seeds, 2004; Livestock Marketing Association (projects), 2004; Ontario Pork (projects), 2004

    FLEISHMAN-HILLARD 33 Bloor St. E, Suite 1500, Toronto, ON M4V M4V Mpeg4 Video  3H1; 416/214-0701,866/897-0701, FAX: 416/214-0720 Web site: www.fleishman.com Year established: 1993 Number of employees: 45 Agribusiness, Canada: Jane Shapiro (shapiroj@fleishman.com) PR ag accts: Canadian Egg Marketing Agency; Maple Leaf Foods Maple Leaf Foods TSX: MFI is a major Canadian food processing company.

    The company was originally known as Maple Leaf. It was founded in 1927 as a merger of several major Toronto meat packers, most prominently William Davies Co.
    ; Pfizer Animal Health

    GJA GJA Ghana Journalists Association
    GJA Garfield Jubilee Association
    GJA Georgia Jail Association
    GJA Georgia Jewelers Association
    GJA Ghana Judo Association
    GJA Good Job All
    GJA Grand Jurors Association
    GJA Global Jurist Advances
    GJA Gender Justice Awards
     COMMUNICATIONS 193 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3V4; 519/822-2888, FAX: 519/822-1092 Web site: www.gjacommunications.com Year established: 1978 Number of employees: 10 Pres.: Frances Marciniak (frances@gjacommunications.com) CEO: Ginty Jocius

    HEYDAY COMMUNICATIONS #200-173 2nd Ave S., Saskatoon Saskatoon (săskətn`), city (1991 pop. 186,058), S central Sask., Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. , SK S7K 1K6; 306/683-4250, FAX: 306/683-4252 Year established: 1995 Number of employees: 6 Pres: Rod T Delahey (rod@heyday.ca) Ad ag accts: Monsanto (DEKALB western Canada), 1999; Philom Dies, 1996; UAP Canada, 2002

    PR ag accts: Monsanto (DEKALB western Canada), 1999; Philom Dies, 1996; UAP Canada, 2002

    MARKETING COMMUNICATION GROUP INC. 350 Talbot St, London, ON N6A 2R6; 519/660-8460, FAX: 519/660-8476 235 Yorkland Bd, Suite 1100, Toronto, Ontario M2J 4Y8; 45 W. 60th St, Suite 31K, New York, NY 10023 Web site: www.themcgroup.com Year established: 1970 Number of employees: 62 Pres: John Besterd (john.besterd.@themcgroup.com) Ag Creative Dir: Scott Hill Ag Media Dir: Lynda Hillborg (lynda.hillborg@themcgreup.com) Ag Client Svcs: Larry Neil Ag Client Svcs: Scott Jenkins Ag Client Svcs: Tony Mazzotta Dir, Ag PR: Robert Boyer (robert.boyer@themcgroup.com) HR Mgr/Controller: Roy Tattersall Ad ag accts: Pfizer Animal Health (Swine Brands), 2001 (John Besterd a/e); Pfizer Animal Health (Dairy Brands), 2003; Pfizer Animal Health (Companion Animal Brands), 2001 (both Larry Neil a/e); Agricorp (projects), 2004; Thompsons, 2003 (both Robert Boyer a/e); Pfizer Animal Health (Cattle Brands), 2001 ; Vaughan Agricultural Research Services, 2001 (both Scott Jenkins a/e); Hancor, 1999 (Tony Mazzotta a/e)

    PR ag accts: Pfizer Animal Health (Swine Brands), 2001 (John Besterd a/e); Pfizer Animal Health (Dairy Brands), 2003; Pfizer Animal Health (Companion Animal Brands), 2001 (both Larry Neil a/e); Agricorp (projects), 2004; Thompsons (Hyland Seeds), 2003 (both Robert Boyer a/e); Pfizer Animal Health (Cattle Brands), 2001; Vaughan Agricultural Research Services, 2001 (both Scott Jenkins a/e); Hancor, 1999 (Tony Mazzotta a/e)

    MCCORMICK COMPANY (See advertisement in this issue) 1000 S. Adams, PO Box 1931, Amarillo, TX 79189; 806/374-5333, FAX: 806/372-7040 Branch offices: 1201 N.W. Briarcliff Pkwy, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64116; 816/584-8444, FAX: 816/584-8310; 10550 New York Ave, Suite 100, Des Moines, IA 50322; 515/251-8805, FAX: 515/251-8909500 W. Seventh, Suite 803, Ft. Worth, TX 76102; 817/332-6991, FAX: 817/332-9132; 316342 31st Line, Embro, Ontario N0J 1J0 Canada; 519/421-6438, FAX: 519/475-4792 Web site: www.mccormickcompany.com Year established: 1926 Number of employees: 95 Pres: Mark Perrin (perrin@mccormickcompany.com) Ag Media Buyer: Zach Tassell (ztassell@mccormickcompany.com) Ag Media Buyer: Kathy Kavanaugh

    See accounts on page 46

    OSBORN & BARR COMMUNICATIONS (See advertisement in this section) Winnipeg: 3 Woodcott Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3P; 204/488-8392, FAX: 204/488-8741 Branch offices: One N. Brentwood Blvd, 8tb Floor, St. Louis, MO 63105; 314/726-5511,888/235-4332, FAX: 314/726-6350 Kansas City: 304 W. Eighth St, Kansas City, MO 64105; 816/471-2255, FAX: 816/471-747 Johnston: 6165 NW 86th St, Bldg A, Suite 226, Johnston, IA 50131, 515/727-1714, FAX: 515/727-1713 London: 305 Commissioners Road West, London, Ontario, Canada NCJ NCJ National Criminal Justice
    NCJ National Contest Journal
    NCJ New Columbia Joist Co.
    1Y4, 519/641-2270, FAX: 519/641-2274 Web site: www.osbern-barr.com Year established: 1988 Number of employees: 135 Pres: Joe Osborn (osbornj@osborn-barr.com) CEO: Steve Barr (barrs@esborn-barr.com) Ag Creative Dir: Cheryl Bergeron (bergeronc@osborn-barr.com)

    See accounts on page 48

    OPEN ROADS 320 E. Buffalo St, Suite 606, Milwaukee, WI 53202; 414/227-1000, FAX: 414/227-1001 Web site: www.openroads-bgdn.com Year established: 2002 Number of employees: 3 Ad and PR ag accts: Bioproducts, 2004; Engineered Storage Products Company (Harvestore/Slurrystore), 2005; Genesis Instruments, 2003; Hilltop Valley Dairy (projects), 2004; The Dr, Larson Company, 2005; Westby Cooperative Creamery (projects), 2005

    QUARRY INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (See advertisement in this section) 180 King St S., 7th Floor, Waterloo, ON N2J 1P8; 519/570-2020, 888/570-2020, FAX: 519/743-3053 Web site: www.quarry.com Year established: 1973 Number of employees: 100 Pres: Alan Quarry (aquarry@quarry.com) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Robert Wilbur (rwilbur@quarry.com) Ag Media Buyer: Angle Skochdopole (askochdopole@quarry.com) Controller: Ken Whyte (kwhyte@quarry.com) Ag Creative Dir: Jay Fournier (jfournier@quarry.com) Ad ag accts: BASF Canada Ag Products; BASF U.S. Ag Products; Agribiotics, Inc.; Elanco Animal Health

    STRATH strath  
    n. Scots
    A wide, flat river valley.



    [Scottish Gaelic srath, from Old Irish; see ster-2 in Indo-European roots.
     & COMPANY INC. Re. Box 360, 1 Johnson Rd, Sioux Narrows, ON POX 1 NO; 807/226-9804; FAX: 807/226-9805 Winnipeg (204) 612-4200 Web site: www.strath.ca Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 2 Pres: Jennifer Strath (jennifer@strath.ca) Ad ag accts: Syngenta Crop Protection (projects), 1995; DEKALB (projects), 2004; Monsanto Canada Inc. (projects), 2002; Omex Agriculture (projects), 2004 (all Jennifer Strath)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: Alberta Pork (projects), 1999; Canada Pork (projects), 1999; Manitoba Pork Council, 1994; New Brunswick Pork (projects), 2001; PEI Pork (projects), 1998; Pork Nova Scotia (projects), 1998; Sask Pork (projects), 1999 (all Jennifer Strath)

    PR ag accts: DEKALB (projects), 2004; Monsanto Canada Inc. (projects), 2002; Omex Agriculture (projects), 2004 (all Jennifer Strath)

    THE STUDIOS OF WENDY J., INC. 9 Einarson Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0L2; 204/784-7888; 866/989-5255; FAX: 204/943-0640 14 Robert Court, Verona, NJ, USA 07044 E-mail: studio@swj.cc Web site: www.swj.cc Year established: 1999 Number of employees: 8 Ad ag aacts: Agricultural Institute of Canada, 2004; Pizzey's Milling, 1999

    Ad farmer-funded accts: Manitoba Egg Producers, 1999; Manitoba Pork Council, 1999

    PR ag accts: Agricultural Institute of Canada, 2004; Pizzey's Milling, 1999 PR farmer-funded accts: Manitoba Egg Producers, 1999; Manitoba Pork Council, 1999

    WOODRUFF SWEITZER 1220 Kensington Rd N.W., #303 Calgary, AB T2N 3P5; 403/291-2922; FAX: 403/291-2365 515 Cherry St, Suite 300, Columbia, MO 65201; 573/875-7917; 888/300-7485; FAX: 573/874-7979 Kansas City: 118 Southwest Blvd, Suite 300 Kansas City, MO 64108; 816/255-1917; FAX: 816/255-1979 Web site: www.woodruffsweitzer.com Year established: 1992 Number of employees: 30 Jeff Groeneveld (jgroeneveld@woodruffsweitzer.com) Pres: Terry Woodruff (twmail@woodruffco.com) Ag Creative Dir: Steve Engle Ag Media Buyer: Susan Kincaid (allmediainc@everestkc.net) Ag Client Svcs Dir: Scott Kington Ad ag accts: Kubota Tractor Corporation (projects), 1999 (Bill Costello); Y-Tex Corp. (projects), 1999 (Steve Engle); Arysta LifeScience Canada, 2003 (Jeff Groeneveld); Arysta LifeScience NA, 2000 (Scott Kington)

    Ad farmer-funded accts: Canadian Charolais Association, 2003 (Susan Groeneveld); Canadian Hereford Association, (Jeff Groeneveld); Alberta Beef Quality Starts Here, 2004; Rairdans Ranch, 2004 (both Susan Groeneveld)

    PR ag accts: Arysta LifeScience Canada, 2003 (Jeff Groeneveld); Arysta LifeScience NA, 2000 (Scott Kington); Harris Moran Seed Company (projects), 1999 (Steve Engle)

    PR farmer-funded accts: Canadian Hereford Association, (Jeff Groeneveld); Alberta Beef Quality Starts Here, 2004; Rairdans Ranch, 2004 (both Susan Groeneveld)

    * Updated info not received for '06 MSG MSG: see glutamic acid. .
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