Animal Ag News 2/24

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Mark Frasier of Fort Morgan, Colo., was elected 2020 president of CattleFax at the organization’s annual meeting, held in conjunction with the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas. Public Lands Council Executive Director and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Executive Director of Natural Resources, Kaitlynn Glover released a statement applauding the court ruling in a case …

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Animal Ag News 2/17

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The National Pork Board has opened the application period for a new series of swine research fellowships to provide a pipeline of highly skilled employees for the pork industry. The application deadline is February 25. U.S. pork exports finished 2019 on a high note, setting new records for both value and volume, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department …

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Animal Ag Bites 2/10

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Registration is now open with early bird savings available for the 2020 Chicken Marketing Summit. This annual executive conference, hosted by WATT Global Media, is scheduled for July 19-21, 2020 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Fernandina Beach, Florida. Noble Research Institute, LLC and GrowSafe Systems Ltd. have entered into a new research agreement that aims to improve …

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Animal Ag Bites 2/3

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An initial agenda is now available for the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2020 Stakeholders Summit, themed Primed & Prepared. The turnout for the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo approached 32,000 poultry, meat and feed industry attendees from all over the world. This year saw an 8 percent increase in the number of buyers. In addition, the show has more than …

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Animal Ag Bites 1/27

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Heidi Fischer of Fischer-Clark Dairy Farm was elected by members of Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative to its board of directors at the co-op’s annual business meeting during the Dairy Strong conference. Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, announced that it has partnered with four dairy farms in central Florida to build and operate three anaerobic digesters …

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Animal Ag Bites 1/20

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Alltech is lending its support to Australia’s agriculture industry in the wake of devastating wildfires, launching a global fundraising effort for farmers and pledging to match donations dollar-for-dollar. The Australia Farming Relief Fund will provide goods and services directly to producers and will be coordinated on the ground by Alltech family companies Alltech Lienert Australia and KEENAN Australia. The Missouri …

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Animal Ag Bites 1/13

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, has selected Brandi Buzzard Frobose, blogger, Kansas rancher and influencer, as the 2019 Advocate of the Year. The International Dairy Foods Association is pleased to launch the Women in Dairy Network to support a stronger, more diverse future for U.S. dairy. See more in IDFA’s video explainer. The Animal …

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Animal Ag Bites 1/6

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National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston issued a celebratory statement regarding the new trade deals with Japan and the European Union (EU), which went into effect on New Year’s Day. American Dairy Association North East, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, revealed the recreation of three of the state’s most popular pro-sports mascots — Philadelphia Flyers’ Gritty, …

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Animal Ag Bites 12/23

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council’s Government Affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting internship applications for the Fall 2020 semester. Positions for next fall include public policy interns and a law clerk. The deadline to apply for either position is March 6, 2020. For decades USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have provided critical support to …

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Animal Ag Bites 12/16

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World Dairy Expo® is accepting nominations for the 2020 Expo Recognition Awards now through February 1, 2020. New this year, WDE will be combining the former Dairyman and Dairy Woman of the Year Awards into one category, Dairy Producer(s) of the Year. Organizations, academic staff, producers and others involved in the dairy industry are encouraged to nominate individuals to recognize …

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