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Farm Talk  KQLX-AM Ag News 890 talks to Women in Ag director about award recipients (10.11.2013)

BOSTON (10/9/13) -- HighQuest Partners' Joy O'Shaughnessy, director of the company's Women in Agribusiness Summit, was interviewed this week about the recipients of The Demeter Award of Excellence.  This award acknowledges the outstanding achievements of women in the ag sector.  The four recipients will be recognized at the upcoming Women in Agribusiness Summit in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Hyatt Regency, October 22-24.

In the just over seven minute interview, O'Shaughnessy speaks about the recipients:

• Female Executive of the Year: Carol Kitchen, senior vice president/general manager of Global Ingredients for Land O’Lakes, Inc.

• Innovator of the Year*:  Meshea Brodie, manager at Bayer CropScience

• Leader of the Year*: Amber Northcut, analyst with Agrium Inc.’s Women’s Leadership Group

• Company/Organization: Dow AgroSciences

Look here for more information about the awards and recipients.

Click here to hear the live interview with Mick Kjar of Farm Talk of Ag News 890.

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*These nominees may not hold executive positions within their respective companies.



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