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Apr 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

From ag sector knowledge to career path development, the Women in Agribusiness Summit offers all-encompassing educational experience

 The 3rd annual Women in Agribusiness Summit will offer attendees a comprehensive view into the business topics making headlines in the ag...

Apr 03, 2014, 19:37 ET

New Animal Protein Seminar added to offerings at Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit; leading experts from Informa Economics, others to address outlook for animal protein markets

 A new full-day Animal Protein Seminar will be offered for the first time this year at the 9th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit...

Mar 20, 2014, 17:59 ET
Global AgInvesting logo.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

6th Annual Global AgInvesting conference returns to New York as the world's largest gathering of agriculture investment professionals

Agriculture continues to be a sector of focus for savvy investors focused on strong macro fundamentals, including the growing global population and...

Mar 05, 2014, 11:00 ET

9th Annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit to include participation from Informa Economics

 HighQuest Partners, host of the annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit ("Summit"), today announced that its October 2014 conference will...

Feb 13, 2014, 13:38 ET
Leslie O'Donoghue, executive vice president, corporate development and strategy and chief risk officer at Agrium, will be a keynote speaker at the 2014 Women in Agribusiness Summit in New Orleans.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

Benefits of women's leadership groups highlight keynote address by Agrium exec Leslie O'Donoghue at 2014 Women in Agribusiness Summit

 Hosts of the 3rd annual Women in Agribusiness Summit are pleased to announce that Leslie O'Donoghue, executive vice president, corporate...

Feb 10, 2014, 16:09 ET

Co-located ag summits -- Women in Agribusiness and Oilseed & Grain Trade -- bring comprehensive sector knowledge to single venue

 The 3rd annual Women in Agribusiness Summit and 9th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit will bring key agriculture sector knowledge and...

Jan 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

New February 2015 dates announced for European debut of co-located Oilseed Congress Europe/MENA and Women in Agribusiness Summit

The co-located Oilseed Congress Europe/MENA and Women in Agribusiness Summit Europe will now be held in February 2015, deferred from the previous...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:30 ET
Women in Agribusiness Summit Europe logo.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

Women in Agribusiness Summit goes global; co-located events in Barcelona in February 2014

 Coming off successful U.S. events, agribusiness consultancy firm HighQuest Partners has announced the global expansion of its Women in...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:30 ET
Oilseed Congress Europe/MENA logo.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

Inaugural Oilseed Congress Europe/MENA 2014(SM) brings industry insights to Barcelona in February

 The Oilseed Congress Europe/MENA 2014(SM) will make its debut in Barcelona, Spain at the Hotel Arts on 5-6 February 2014. This event is...

Nov 04, 2013, 18:16 ET
Keynote speaker at the 2013 Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, Carl Casale, CEO of CHS, addresses attendees during his presentation entitled, "Staying Relevant in a Rapidly Changing World."  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

Thomas Mielke of OIL WORLD predicts bearish outlook for oilseeds and oilmeals in 2014 at Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit

Attendees at last week's 8th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit in Minneapolis, Minn., benefitted from key market insights provided by...

Oct 11, 2013, 15:21 ET

Pranav Garg, strategy and M&A expert, joins agribusiness advisory firm HighQuest Partners

 HighQuest Partners ("HighQuest") today announced that it has appointed Pranav Garg as managing director and co-head of the firm's consulting...

Sep 30, 2013, 11:04 ET

Excellence Award acknowledges achievements of women in ag; four recipients to be recognized at Women in Agribusiness Summit in October

 At this year's second annual Women in Agribusiness Summit, the Demeter Award of Excellence, which acknowledges the outstanding achievements of...

Sep 19, 2013, 14:13 ET

Women in ag related positions much lower than expected as evidenced by just-released data from new study of women in agribusiness

 The initial phase of results from the first-of-its-kind, comprehensive study of women in agribusiness, entitled "The Changing Demographics and...

Aug 23, 2013, 10:21 ET

CEO of Ingredion, Ilene Gordon, to present keynote address at Women in Agribusiness Summit

Ilene Gordon, CEO of Fortune 500 company Ingredion, will provide the opening keynote address at the second annual Women in Agribusiness...

Jul 15, 2013, 15:58 ET
The Soy & Grain Trade Summit has been renamed the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit.  The eighth annual Summit will take place in Minneapolis, Minn., October 21-23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency.  Visit www.oilseedandgraintrade.com for more details.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

New track session with focus on key origin & destination markets and regulatory trends added to the 8th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit

 A fourth track session has just been added to the agenda for the 8th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, which will be held October...

Jun 04, 2013, 16:43 ET
The Soy & Grain Trade Summit has been renamed the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit.  The eighth annual Summit will take place in Minneapolis, Minn., October 21-23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency.  Visit www.oilseedandgraintrade.com for more details.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

Top Ag executives from ADM, CME and Tyson help steer Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit content to address industry interests and concerns

 The 8th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit* promises content that is spot-on in the industry due to key input from an executive...

May 28, 2013, 12:22 ET

Participation sought from Ag companies to provide insight for first comprehensive study of women in agribusiness

 Agricultural companies are invited to participate in key surveys to help round out the research data for the first-ever comprehensive...

Mar 26, 2013, 10:13 ET
The Soy & Grain Trade Summit has been renamed the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit.  The eighth annual Summit will take place in Minneapolis, Minn., October 21-23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency.  Visit www.oilseedandgraintrade.com for more details.  (PRNewsFoto/HighQuest Partners)

Soy & Grain Trade Summit renamed Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit to better reflect broader content and reach

To reflect the expanding content and networking opportunities that attendees to the Soy & Grain Trade Summit have come to expect, the event...

Mar 14, 2013, 12:54 ET

Land O'Lakes executive vice president to present keynote address at Women in Agribusiness Summit

 Beth Ford, executive vice president and chief supply chain and operations officer at Land O'Lakes, will deliver a keynote address at the...

Nov 14, 2012, 12:01 ET

Women in agribusiness identify a need; mentorship program answers the call

In response to feedback from participants at the inaugural Women in Agribusiness Summit in September 2012, HighQuest Partners has introduced a...