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12/7/2011

National Farmers Organization to co-locate with AG CONNECT Expo 2013

Show will be in Kansas City, January 29-31, 2013

The National Farmers Organization has announced it will co-locate its 2013 annual conference with AG CONNECT Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, January 29-31, 2013 at the Kansas City Convention Center.  The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) owns and produces AG CONNECT Expo.

National Farmers is known for its commodity marketing and agriculture risk management programs and services. Through agriculture risk management programs, National Farmers helps members with forward contracting, hedging, and an array of futures, and options. Organic dairy, grain and livestock producers enjoy the benefits of the organization’s marketing programs as well.

"We made the decision to co-locate our annual meeting with AG CONNECT Expo 2013 for the first time, and we look forward to building business relationships with national and international commodity buyers with expertise in milk, wheat, corn, soybeans, hog and cattle sales," said National Farmers President Paul Olson. "AG CONNECT Expo 2013 will provide our members with one-on-one access to product developers and new technologies that will help them improve quality and yield."

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is show owner and producer; it operates all its trade shows for the benefit of participants and has a reputation of delivering measureable value. AEM designed AG CONNECT Expo to be the global trade show in North America for innovative producers and other agribusiness decision makers seeking cutting-edge technology and information.

"AG CONNECT Expo is truly a valuable show for members of National Farmers," stated Show Director Sara Truesdale Mooney. "Attendees will have the opportunity to see innovative global and regional manufacturers as well as participate in education sessions, networking, and tours while at the 2013 event."

About National Farmers – www.nfo.org
National Farmers Organization, a non-profit organization, began in 1955 and has grown into a sophisticated source for Ag risk management products and a smarter way to market commodities.  The headquarters is currently located in Ames, Iowa, just a few minutes from Iowa State University, a leading agricultural research institution.

About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers – www.aem.org
AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing the off-road equipment manufacturing industry. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the capitals of Washington, D.C., Ottawa, Beijing and a European presence in Brussels. It represents more than 800 companies in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors.

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