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First annual AgCatalyst Awards now accepting nominations

July 29, 2015 - This year AgCatalyst, an annual conference for agribusiness and food production marketing communicators, is launching its inaugural AgCatalyst Awards to recognize individuals and organizations that are visionary in representing, advocating and advancing agriculture. From now until August 15, 2015, AgCatalyst Awards nominations for individuals, organizations and young "aggies" (ages 14-25) are being accepted at www.agcatalyst.com/awards.

"As agriculture is entering an unprecedented era, offering both challenges and opportunities, AgCatalyst recognizes the vital role of industry visionaries acting as catalysts for positive change," says Roger Reierson, president and CEO of AdFarm, a marketing communications agency that sponsors the annual event. "The AgCatalyst Awards is a way to showcase those individuals and companies inspiring the way we communicate, connect and produce food for the growing global population."

The AgCatalyst 2015 Awards will be presented at this year's AgCatalyst conference October 19-20, 2015. For award consideration, nominees must:
· Live and work in the United States or Canada
· Have demonstrated a commitment to both:
  o Promoting the positive aspects of agriculture, producers and the industry
  o To making a difference in the world through agricultural activity
· Not be presently employed by RR46

For more information about AgCatalyst or to submit an AgCatalyst Award nomination, please visit www.agcatalyst.com.