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AGRICULTURAL PUBLICATIONS SUMMIT INFOEXPO GUIDE.

Agricultural writers and editors attending the Agricultural Publications Summit will be able to find out what's new with leading agriculture companies and organizations. Marketing and communications spokespersons will be on hand to provide information and leads on the hottest products and services of the summer. The following is a listing of those participating current as of June 12, 2001.

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

InfoExpo Focus: The many uses of America's farm and ranch products from medicine and energy to consumer items.

Spokesperson/title: Mace Thornton, director news services; Dave Lane, director media relations

Phone: 847/685-8600; Park Ridge, III.

AMERICAN SHEEP INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

InfoExpo Focus: Latest news on wool promotion programs; lamb checkoff; Lamb Meat Adjustment Assistance Program; farm bill

Spokesperson/title: Lisa Jagar, director communications

Phone: 303/771-3500; Englewood, Colo.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF FARM MANAGERS AND RURAL APPRAISERS, INC.

InfoExpo Focus: ASFMRA members manage more than 25 million acres of farm and ranch land for absentee owners, banks and trusts. The organization provides management, consultation services and valuation of agricultural and rural assets.

Spokesperson/title: Deborah Wiig, communications manager

Phone: 303/758-3513; Denver

BASF

InfoExpo Focus: BASF Agriculture Products, including corn, soybeans, high value crops, SPD, Southern crop groups; active ingredients

Spokesperson/title: Communication managers, product managers and technical service specialists

Phone: 800/669-1770; Research Triangle Park, N.C.

BAYER/GUSTAFSON

InfoExpo Focus: New Gaucho and Prescribe corn insecticide products; new soybean and cotton products; joint sponsor of Beer and Bull session

Spokesperson/title: Paul Holiday, corn and soybean products manager; Mike McFatrich, cotton, sorghum & rice product manager; Charlie Hale, communications manager

Phone: 972/985-5650; Plano, Texas

BOELTE HALL LITHO

InfoExpo Focus: On-line fundraising partnership opportunities for breed associations; breed-specific Christmas cards and notes; sample magazine and marketing materials for breed associations

Spokesperson/title: Don Norton; Paul Shanks

Phone: 913/432-0900; Roeland Park, Kan.

CARGILL AG HORIZONS

InfoExpo Focus: New farmer-focused risk management products for summer and fall release

Spokesperson/title: product managers; Sarah Van Slyke, communications manager

Phone: 952/742-6010; Wayzata, Minn.

CASE IH

InfoExpo Focus: Latest news on Case IH ag equipment and services; chance to win a Case IH 1/16 model STX Steiger tractor

Spokesperson/title: Claudia Garber, communications & brand product manager

Phone: 262/636-6011; Racine, Wis.

CATERPILLAR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

InfoExpo Focus: Latest info on the opening of the new Lexion combine manufacturing facility in Omaha, Neb.; latest agricultural products

Spokesperson/title: Lisa Jorgenson, Lexion combine marketing communications; Ann Schreifels, Lexion combine marketing communications; Margaret Patterson, Challenger tractor marketing communications; Lori Porter, Challenger tractor marketing communications

Phone: 815/754-8452; Dekalb, Ill.

CATTLEMAN'S BEEF BOARD/NCBA

COUNCIL FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION

InfoExpo Focus: Information on the national communication campaign to provide objective, science-based information on biotechnology

Spokesperson/title: Seemin Pasha, constituency relations director

Phone: 202/857-2233; Washington, D.C.

DAIRYLAND SEED

InfoExpo Focus: HybrilForce-400, first hybrid alfalfa; Hi D.F. (highly digestible) forages for improved herd energy and milk production

Spokesperson/title: Dr. Paul Sun, VP research; Hunt Wiley, research director

Phone: 800/236-0163; West Bend, Wis.

DAVID R. FRAZIER PHOTOLIBRARY

InfoExpo Focus: Agricultural photographer offers a selection of images depicting crops, chemical application, farm scenes and more for editorial and advertising use

Spokesperson/title: David R. Frasier, president

Phone: 208/342-9250; Boise, Idaho

DEERE & CO

InfoExpo Focus: Information on John Deere's largest product introduction in history, and new products and services

Spokesperson/title: Barry E. Nelson, manager of public relations

Phone: 913/310-8324; Lenexa, Kan.

DELTA AND PINE LAND COMPANY

InfoExpo Focus: New cotton planting seed products; 2001 crop outlook

Spokesperson/title: Steve M. Hawkins, president and COO; Dr. Tom Kerby, VP technical services; Kr. Kater Hake, VP technology development; Peter Peerbolte, marketing director; Janice Person, corporate public affairs

Phone: 662/742-4000; Scott, Miss.

FARMERS NATIONAL COMPANY

InfoExpo Focus: Professional farm and ranch management; real estate services for non-resident landowners and active farmer/ranchers

Spokesperson/title: Monty Meusch, VP real estate; Jim Farrell, VP marketing

Phone: 800/346-2650; Omaha, Neb.

FORCE 21

GARST

InfoExpo Focus: Garst's CornCam.com; AgriPro's SoybeanCam.com; Left & Center Field of Dreams Corn Maze; AgriCenter International Corn Maze; Garst/AgriPro's ethanol-fueled Ford Mustang

Spokesperson/title: Jeff Lacina, public relations manager Phone: 800/831-6630 ext.5202; Slater, Iowa

GRANT HEILMAN PHOTOGRAPHY, INC.

InfoExpo Focus: View the newest imagery on display in the image library; meet company members; business card drawing

Spokesperson/title: Sonia Wasco, president

Phone: 717/626-0296; Lititz, Pa.

IMC GLOBAL

InfoExpo Focus: Back-to-Basics program to educate growers and dealers on importance of maintaining soil fertility levels by providing marketing tools, educational literature and the www.back-to-basics.net Web site.

Spokesperson/title: Dr. Ray Hoyum, VP market development and communications

Phone: 847/739-1200; Lake Forest, III.

INTERVET

InfoExpo Focus: Information on Vision vaccines; Frontier Plus vaccines; 4 Once Plus vaccines; Neopsora caninum (anti-abortion vaccine); Safe-Guard dewormer; Revalor/Finaplix implants

Spokesperson/title: Paul Koffman, market manager, performance enhancers; Jeff Baxter, market manager, Beef Biologicals

Phone: 800/992-8051

MERIAL

InfoExpo Focus: Latest news in animal health and meet presenter of "Online News ... Reaching Readers Through Design Technology and Process" session

Spokesperson/title: Jane Calloway, senior manager, corporate communications

Phone: 678/638-3681; Duluth, Ga.

MONSANTO

InfoExpo Focus: Information on the new Monsanto Pledge; company commitments and marketing programs

Spokesperson/title: Marketing managers; directors; company leaders

Phone: 314/694-1000; St. Louis

MYCOGEN SEEDS/DOW AGROSCIENCES

InfoExpo Focus: Learn more about Mycogen's corn, sunflower, soybean, alfalfa and sorghum seed; information on Dow's pest management, agricultural and biotechnology products; Plant Genetics and Biotechnology business

Spokesperson/title: Chris Wooley, product resource manager

Phone: Indianapolis

NAMA

InfoExpo Focus: "America's Largest Classroom on Agriculture" and National Agriculture Day make a great story. Find out about this year-round effort to inform consumers about agriculture's role in providing almost everything we eat, wear and use on a daily basis

Spokesperson: Kathleen Montgomery, executive director; Dawn Foster, director of development

Phone: 913/421-1895; Overland Park, Kan.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ANIMAL AGRICULTURE

InfoExpo Focus: Advancing solutions for animal agriculture to provide continuing education and communication linkages to animal agriculture professionals; opportunities for professional development and continuing education

Spokesperson/title: Glenn N. Slack, president and CEO; Michelle Thomas, director of member relations

Phone: 270/782-9798; Bowling Green, Ken.

NATIONAL PORK BOARD

InfoExpo Focus: Learn more about checkoff-funded programs and benefits to pork producers; info on the transition/separation of the National Pork Board and the National Pork Producers Council

Spokesperson/title: John Keller, president; Cindy Cunningham, assistant VP communications

Phone: 515/223-2600; Des Moines, Iowa

OVID BELL PRESS

InfoExpo Focus: Full-service publication printer of multi-color publications; heat-set Web press capability

Spokesperson/title: Chris Gilman, sales manager; David O'Donley, account executive

Phone: 800/835-8919; Fulton, Mo.

PHARMACIA ANIMAL HEALTH

InfoExpo Focus: Innovative management programs and product technology for beef, dairy and pork industries; DART-beef respiratory disease management; BBQ-Better Beef Quality initiative; STOMP-pork diagnostic program; 100-DAY Contract-dairy cow management program

Phone: 616/833-2693; Kalamazoo, Mich.

PHILLIP MORRIS

InfoExpo Focus: Showcase the products and ways in which Phillip Morris Family of Companies is working with agriculture

Spokesperson/title: Katherine Trent, manager of agriculture relations; Russel Laud, director of agriculture relations

Phone: 804/274-3329; Richmond, Va.

PURINA MILLS

QUEBECOR WORLD

ROOSTER.COM

SYNGENTA

InfoExpo Focus: Learn more about Syngenta Seeds, Inc. and Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., fill out a questionnaire and receive a useful memento

Spokesperson/title: Marc Hennen, corn marketing manager; Mark Schmidt, soybean product manager; Tony Minnichsoffer, communications manager

Phone: 763/593-7333; Golden Valley, Minn.

UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD

InfoExpo Focus: Soybean checkoff-funded programs; new uses for U.S. soybeans; Better Bean Initiative

Spokesperson/title: Janice Grauberger, executive director

Phone: 800/989-USB1; St. Louis

UNVERFERTH MFG. CO., INC.

InfoExpo Focus: New fall products from manufacturer of duals, triples and changeover agricultural wheels, tillage, grain and hay handling equipment

Spokesperson/title: Jerry Ecklund, advertising manager Phone: 419/532-3121; Kalida, Ohio

USDA/NATIONAL AG STATISTICS SERVICE

Spokesperson/title: Pat Joyce

Phone: 202/720-5891; Washington, D.C.

U.S. PREMIUM BEEF

InfoExpo Focus: New value-added, pre-cooked branded products; information on premiums and dividends paid to USPB members for high-quality cattle

Spokesperson/title: Bill Miller, director of communication

Phone: 620/767-7041; Council Grove, Kan.

U.S. WHEAT ASSN./WHEAT FOODS COUNCIL/NATIONAL ASSN. WHEAT GROWERS

InfoExpo Focus: Info on coordinating strategies for developing export markets, consumer info on healthful foods and fighting for fair federal programs

Spokesperson/title: Dawn Forsythe, USW director of public affairs; Lori Sachau, WFC director of communications; Amy Bowland, NAWG director of communication

Phone: 202/463-0999; Washington, D.C.; 303/840-8787; Parker, Colo.; 202/547-7800; Washington, D.C.

VALENT

InfoExpo Focus: Latest info on new product line added to Valent's portfolio; new Valor[TM] herbicide for peanuts and soybeans; Regiment[TM] herbicide coming soon for rice

Spokesperson/title: Gary Kirfman, FMD specialist; John McClendon, market manager

APS SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSOR: BASF

BRONZE SPONSOR: Bayer/Gustafson, Cattlemen's Beef Board/NCBA, Monsanto, Pioneer

CONTRIBUTOR: Aventis CropSciences, Case IH, John Deere, Merial, National Pork Producers Council, New Holland, Pharmacia, Quebecor World, Valent

PATRON: Philip Morris, W.K. Kellogg

SUPPORTER: Farmland Industries, High Plains Publishers, Inc., Select Sires, Texas Cattle Feeders Association
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