Animal Ag Bites 10/15

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Leading dairy organizations have united to host the inaugural California Dairy Sustainability Summit on November 27-28, 2018 at the Sacramento Convention Center. For more information, visit CADairySummit.com or dairycares.com. Garrett Slavik was recently named a Vita Plus dairy specialist and will serve dairy producers in central Michigan. Merck Animal Health has selected Sullivan Higdon & Sink as agency of record …

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Animal Ag Bites 10/8

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ESTROTECT™ announced the release of the new ESTROTECT™ Breeding Indicator. It’s the first product of its kind to serve a variety of uses, including heat detection, confirming pregnancies, identifying potential embryonic loss and pinpointing timing for various modern AI and breeding protocols. The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced that its 2019 Stakeholders Summit, themed “A Seat At The Table,” is set …

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Animal Ag Bites 10/1

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The Animal Agriculture Alliance is extending the deadline for students to sign up for its College Aggies Online scholarship competition due to popular demand. Undergraduate students, graduate students and collegiate clubs can sign up through October 10 at https://collegeaggies.animalagalliance.org. Fuel Up to Play 60 and Chelan Fresh are increasing student access to more nutritious food choices, including dairy, in schools. …

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Animal Ag Bites 9/24

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Louie DeBoer recently joined the Vita Plus Columbus team as a dairy specialist. Based in Columbus, Wisconsin, DeBoer will provide nutrition and management expertise to help dairy producers reach their production goals. USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which researchers created a new rapid …

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Animal Ag Bites 9/17

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CODE FOR ANIMAL AG BITES The National Dairy Council New Product Competition seeks the next innovative dairy product from college students across the United States and Canada. Deadline for submissions is Jan. 14. For more information, visit USDairy.com/NewProductCompetition or contact Rohit Kapoor at NDC (rohit.kapoor@dairy.org). A team of 18 interns will gain first-hand experience and be able to interact with …

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Animal Ag Bites 9/10

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Six dairy companies were recently selected to participate in the 2018 Land O’Lakes, Inc. Dairy Accelerator – a program supporting the dairy industry by providing tailored coursework and mentorship to dairy entrepreneurs. To qualify for consideration, each company was required to utilize dairy as a primary ingredient in their products. The International Production & Processing Expo is launching the seventh …

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Animal Ag Bites 9/4

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Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. invites you to visit their member farms and ranches on National Alpaca Farm Days on September 29th and 30th. This is a unique opportunity for the public to explore the many aspects of the alpaca livestock industry in North America. For a complete list of participating farms and ranches, visit www.AlpacaFarmDays.com. Huvepharma® announces the acquisition of …

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Animal Ag Bites 8/27

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Allflex, part of the Antelliq Group, has announced that it has acquired Agrident, the German-based agricultural technology company specializing in RFID data capture systems used in process control and animal management systems worldwide. The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance have selected Ryan Bennett to lead both organizations as their new executive director …

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Animal Ag Bites 8/20

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The IDEAg Group LLC announces a new partnership with Sioux Nation Ag Center at Dakotafest 2018. Dakotafest takes place Aug. 21-23 at Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell, South Dakota. Over 500 exhibitors will offer trade show booths, educational sessions and family-friendly offerings. Download the Dakotafest mobile app at www.dakotafest.com for show information. The challenges and questions generated by market and regulatory …

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Animal Ag Bites 8/13

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow commercial imports of U.S. poultry meat and products into Morocco for the first time. The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for the W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. Two annual $15,000 grants will be …

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