To learn more about sponsoring this event, please contact Joy O’Shaughnessy at +220.127.116.1144, x103.
Soybean Premiums reveals the hidden dollars in soybeans by connecting soybean farmers with companies offering premiums for specialty soybeans. When farmers go to the website, they can view details about premium programs offered in their area. Companies who purchase non-GMO seed, high oleic beans, etc. can post their information for free. www.soybeanpremiums.org
AGROMERIS is an advisory firm that focuses on the unique needs of the food and agricultural industry. With over 30 years of experience, our team advises leading companies and government agencies on how to build and maintain specialty supply chains and develop and market novel food ingredients to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world marketplace. www.agromeris.com
For over a 150 years, The Jacobsen has provided transparent and unbiased assessments for agricultural commodity markets. Our focus and philosophy is to provide accurate pricing data and understand the drivers in commodity markets. As such, our whole organization is designed to achieve this goal. We do not broker, trade, sell or buy in the markets we cover, assuring a third party neutral assessment of the market. http://thejacobsen.com
Trimble’s Agriculture Division
Trimble’s Agriculture Division provides solutions that solve complex technology challenges across the entire agricultural supply chain. The solutions enable farmers and advisors to allocate scarce resources to produce a safe, reliable food supply in a profitable and environmentally sustainable manner. Covering all seasons, crops, terrains and farm sizes, Trimble solutions can be used on most equipment on the farm, regardless of manufacturer. To enable better decision making, Trimble offers technology integration that allows farmers to collect, share, and manage information across their farm, while providing improved operating efficiencies in the agricultural value chain. Trimble solutions include guidance and steering, agronomy coaching, desktop and cloud-based data management, flow and application control, water management, harvest solutions and correction services. For more information on Trimble Agriculture, visit: www.trimble.com/agriculture.
Where Food Comes From
Where Food Comes From, Inc., is an independent, third-party food verification company recognized and utilized by numerous standard setting bodies as an accredited verification and certification service provider to enable food producers, brands and consumers to differentiate production attributes on food products in the marketplace. www.wherefoodcomesfrom.com
The Global ID Group
The Global ID Group provides integrated food safety and food quality solutions that address the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly evolving food industry. We serve clients in over 100 countries helping to navigate an increasingly regulated global food economy demanding higher levels of transparency, accountability, safety and quality. The Global ID Group offers our clients a market-leading portfolio of testing, inspection, certification and consulting services. http://www.global-id-group.com/
Founded in 1944, NSF International is committed to protecting and improving human health and the environment on a global scale. NSF International is an independent organization that provides standards development, product certification, testing, auditing, education and risk management for public health and the environment. Manufacturers, regulators and consumers alike look to NSF International for the development of public health standards and certification that help protect the world’s food, water, health and consumer products. http://www.nsf.org/
The Soyfoods Association of North America
The Soyfoods Association of North America is a non-profit trade association promoting consumption of soy-based foods and beverage since 1978. The Soyfoods Association is committed to encouraging sustainability, integrity and growth in the soyfoods industry by promoting the benefits and consumption of soy-based foods and ingredients in diets. More information is available at www.soyfoods.org.
HighQuest Group is a strategic advisory, conference, and media firm serving corporations, financial investors, and governments across the global food and agribusiness value chains. HighQuest has successfully completed over 300 strategic advisory engagements; hosts the Global AgInvesting series, AgTech Week, Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, and the Women in Agribusiness Summit series; and publishes up-to-the minute ag news through its HighQuest Media outlet, including the annual Soya & Oilseed Bluebook. www.highquestgroup.com
Women in Agribusiness
The Women in Agribusiness Summit provides an interactive platform for women to discuss unique experiences within the industry with focus on the activities paramount to developing leaders, increasing industry knowledge and inspiring action. Covered topics include trading/risk management, transportation/logistics, sustainability and agribusiness in emerging markets, trends in marketing and communications and the best practices for recruiting, retaining and promoting women within agribusiness. www.womeninag.com
EnviroLogix enables smart decision-making with dynamic testing solutions. Test with confidence using our simple, rapid kits to detect the presence of GMOs and mycotoxins in agricultural commodities. Within minutes, our technology delivers accurate, reliable and traceable results. Do you have questions about GMO testing? Ask EnviroLogix. envirologix.com
CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers)
CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 that advances organic agriculture for a healthy world through organic certification, education, advocacy, and promotion. CCOF is based in Santa Cruz, California, and represents more than 2,900 certified organic members in 42 states and three countries. www.ccof.org
Field Farms Marketing Ltd. (FFM)
Field Farms Marketing Ltd. (FFM) is a full service, Canadian company with over 30 years of grain trading experience. FFM supplies the organic, non-GMO, and specialty crop industries with prime food and feed grade products. FFM leverages a supply base spanning six continents to create the perfect match for your project. http://www.fieldfarms.ca/
Oregon Tilth is a leading nonprofit certifier, educator and advocate for organic agriculture and products since 1974. Our mission to make our food system and agriculture biologically sound and socially equitable requires us to find practical ways to tackle big challenges. We advance this mission through focus on core areas of certification, conservation, public health, policy and the marketplace. www.tilth.org
Soy 20/20 brings together government, academic and industry partners to support the development of new opportunities for Canadian soybeans.
The organization is supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs under Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.
Soy 20/20’s activities are focused on advancing industrial and food use opportunities for Canadian soybeans. This includes helping connect value-added market opportunities with the resources needed to make those opportunities a reality.
Connects companies with funding to develop or expand their manufacturing and marketing capabilities
Facilitates constructive interactions between companies and the soy research community
Builds bridges among companies to stimulate business development and growth of new market opportunities for Canadian soybeans and soy products
Helps companies with market analysis and business plan development as a basis for developing or expanding opportunities
The Dupps Company
For years the Dupps Pressor has been synonymous with quality and durability. With hundreds currently in operation, higher throughput and lower residuals are well documented. Inquire today, and let Dupps help you squeeze more profit out of every bean or seed. www.dupps.com
SunOpta Inc. is a leading global company specializing in the sourcing, processing and packaging of natural, organic and specialty food products. Integrated from seed through packaged products and with a focus on strategically significant vertically integrated business models, we can deliver the best quality and value. www.sunopta.com