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Special Report on

Agricultural Marketing and Business Development

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In partnership with the USDA’s Food for Progress program, the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture sold 15,000 metric tons of soybean meal in Guatemala to implement a three-year agricultural extension program to benefit the indigenous Mayan communities in Guatemala.  "Agriculture in Guatemala: Technology, Education, and Commercialization" (AGTEC) will increase access to new markets, technology, and knowledge for high-value agricultural products in Guatemala, including bioenergy crops and non-traditional fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Improve Agricultural Systems and Management Techniques The AGTEC ...
07-15-10 USDA Awards Grants to Advance and Improve Agricultural ...
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced over $1.3 million in 22 matching grants to 18 states supporting agricultural market research and demonstration projects. These grants, provided under the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP), will explore new and innovative approaches to marketing U.S. food and agricultural products and to improve the efficiency and performance of the marketing system. “These projects reflect the new realities of today’s increasingly competitive global marketplace,” said Vilsack. “They are focused on developing innovative, more ... market research, surveys and trends
Firestone Brand Tire Helps ZAP Alias Electric Car Reach Finals of ...
Al Unser Jr. helped the ZAP Alias get a sponsorship from Firestone Tires for the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Two-time Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr. is behind the wheel BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 19, 2010) — Electric vehicle pioneer ZAP (OTC BB: ZAAP) rolled through the knockout stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE with its Alias automobile piloted by Al Unser Jr. and will move onto the finals July 19-29, thanks in part to the latest generation of Firestone Firehawk ultra high performance tires. The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE is a global competition that will award $10 million in prizes ... market research, surveys and trends


Agricultural Development Division - Montana Department of Agriculture
Goals and Objectives are updated annually at either the end of the calendar year or the state fiscal year (June 30), depending on the program. Goals: The goal of the Agricultural Development Division is to enhance, expand and diversify Montana's agricultural economy, thereby improving the general economy of the state of Montana. This goal is achieved by providing development services designated by the Montana Legislature, which include market and agri-business development, Growth Through Agriculture investments, wheat and barley research and marketing, junior ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Agricultural Marketing Resource Center - Food Consumption Trends
USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) estimates total food expenditures for all food consumed in the United States was $1.18 trillion in 2009. Food purchased for home consumption accounted for $607 billion or 51.4 percent of the total. According to the ERS, spending on food away from home in 2009 was 48.6 percent or $574.5 billion. Restaurants, both full-service and fast food, account for about 78 percent of all food-away-from-home sales. According to the National Restaurant Association, U.S. adults purchase a restaurant snack or meal 5.8 times per week. The United States has 945,000 restaurants and foodservice outlets. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
CNR Announces Agreement Related to New Project in Dezhou City, Shandong Province
today announced that it has entered into a framework agreement with the People's Government of Dezhou City, Shandong Province for a new project. The new project (or "Dezhou Project") will include the relocation of existing trade centers, the construction, sale and leasing of new trade center units and other auxiliary infrastructures with focus in agricultural and small industrial products. The total site area of the Dezhou Project is about 7 million square meters and will be developed in several phases. The Company's other project, Northeast Logistics City in Tieling City, Liaoning Province, has a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Job Hunting in CSR, Part 3: When All Is Said And Done, Where Are The Jobs?
This is the final excerpt from a series of interviews I conducted with four MBA candidates (see bottom for biographical information) who graduated--or expect to soon--with a focus on corporate social responsibility (CSR). In this portion, the graduates discuss their internship experiences and the dilemmas of conducting a job search in corporate responsibility. For Ashley Jablow, the traditional MBA summer internship search was only the beginning of a long road ahead. "I had a lot of trouble looking for an internship because I wanted to get a CSR internship but didn't have any relevant experience. I didn't get any ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Food Value Chain Coordinator Job Description
To assist farmers on agricultural marketing and business development issues related to participating in local food value chains. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Maine Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Business Development
The Division staff are available to assist individual agricultural businesses with help based on the knowledge and experience of various staff members. Currently we handle issues regarding irrigation, cranberry production, new crop development, labor, business planning, and market development and promotion. If our staff cannot help you, we will certainly help you find the resource person you may need. We can help you find information on agricultural subjects through our various contacts and directories. The Division maintains a list of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Agricultural Marketing Program - Maryland Cooperative Extension
Statewide Extension programs in agricultural marketing are being created and implemented at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center (WMREC) by Ginger S. Myers, Regional Extension Marketing Specialist. Ginger holds a B.S. from Penn State University, additional certifications in agricultural economic development, and serves on a wide variety of committees and organizations including: the Maryland State Agriculture Commission, Maryland’s Agricultural Marketing Professionals, and is an officer with Future Harvest - a Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. While relatively new to University of ...
Can anyone help me out to understand, how Contract Farming and ...
one of the finest resources on agriculture in india is the m s swaminathan research foundation. contact them through their website . link appears below. sayeed posted 3 months ago Sr. Business Analyst at Zintro, Inc. see all my answers Best Answers in: Pricing (1) Nitin, My name is David and I am an employee of Zintro. Zintro connects professionals making high value decisions with experts in the field. We have some consultants who may be able to help answer your question on Contract and Corporate Farming. Would you be interested in asking them your question? Your identity will not be revealed and it is free to inquire. ...
WikiAnswers - What can you do with an agriculture business degree
There are many options and related fields within the business area. Some of these would include, but not limited to: Management Consulting Project Management Finance Business Administration... What is the difference between a degree in business management and a degree in business studies? I think busnees studies is more to do with managing side of businees eg managing your own business, whereas business studies is to do genarly with buiness. What is Agricultural business marketing? Agricultural Business Marketing is essentially doing the business part behind the farming. You would plan the shipping, payment, taxes etc. What ...