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Source: Demeter Communications press release

A new alliance between Demeter Communications and LBL Strategies, Ltd., offers a distinctive portfolio of expertise to food, agriculture and rural development organizations seeking comprehensive strategic management, governance and leadership development, marketing communications and evaluation assistance.

The alliance provides seamlessly integrated services that increase companies' efficiency and effectiveness by optimizing planning, management, marketing and measurement efforts. Organizations can learn more by contacting Linda Snell at (847) 274-3061.

With extensive client work in the agriculture industry at state and national levels, LBL Strategies, Ltd., delivers consulting in strategic planning, nonprofit governance, performance management and online strategy information management through its landmark MAPPware 3.0 software. The company has earned a leading position in the areas of instructional design and delivery of certificate programs in strategic management and nonprofit governance through university, professional association and foundation partnerships. LBL Strategies is a Registered Education Provider for the Association for Strategic Planning. Learn more at www.lblstrategies.com.

Demeter Communications creates distinctive and practical solutions for food and agricultural firms. Uniquely engaged throughout the food and fiber production chain, Demeter delivers superior communication results for audiences ranging from producers to consumers. With particular expertise in branding, communications strategy, spokesperson training, reputation management, issues preparedness, scientific communications and grassroots advocacy, the firm offers proven skillsets required for success in today's marketplace. The company is based in Champaign, Ill. Learn more at www.demetercommunications.com.