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Oregon State alumnus named CEO of Agricultural Retailers Association

Stephanie Casey10/5/09 1:22 PM

WASHINGTON D.C. – Oct. 5, 2009 – The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA), the voice of the agricultural retail and distribution industry, has named Oregon State alumnus Daren Coppock as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Coppock is an experienced association leader with deep ties to the agricultural community having been raised on a far ... ...

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Florida alumnus to run for Florida Ag Commissioner

Stephanie Casey10/1/09 10:38 AM

BARTOW, Fla. – Oct. 1, 2009 – Congressman Adam H. Putnam has represented the people of Florida's 12th District in the U.S. House of Representatives since January 2001, when at the age of 26 he became one of the youngest members of Congress in history. Today, no longer the youngest, he has served in his party's leadership and is a member of the Committee on Financial Services, which ove ... ...

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Tenn-Knoxville alumnus wins prestigious business award

Stephanie Casey9/30/09 3:17 PM

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Sept. 30, 2009 – A 35-year Dale Carnegie Training franchise owner who began his career by organizing classes for college students at the University of Tennessee has been awarded the Dorothy Carnegie Award for outstanding contributions to the company.

Tennessee-Knoxville alumnus Glyn Ed Newton, a part-time resident of Lebanon and only the fourth person in the ... ...

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New Hampshire alumnus turns to milking his own profits

Stephanie Casey9/21/09 4:31 PM

MILFORD, N.H. – Sept. 21, 2009 – One of the few dairy farms left in the Nashua area has taken to selling its most recognizable product directly to consumers. New Hampshire alumnus Walker Fitch's farm in Milford is now selling "raw milk" – that is, milk that hasn't been heated to kill bacteria, in the process known as pasteurization – at its farm stan ... ...

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Colorado State alum joins online auction company

Stephanie Casey9/18/09 9:55 PM

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Sept. 18, 2009 – Purple Wave Auction, an online auction firm, announced Colorado State alumnus Wayne Graffis joined the company’s business development department and will focus on Purple Wave’s expansion in the agriculture equipment market.

“Due to our continued success with our no reserve, online auction model, we are ple ... ...

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