Mark Your Calendars for New LPC Event

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

The Livestock Publications Council is hosting their first ever event designed to celebrate the livestock industry through education and honor those who have made an impact in it. Vision – An Industry Celebration, will take place November 11, 2014 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. There they will honor the Headliner and Hall of Fame winners at …

Ag Group, Livestock, LPC

Ag Media Summit Community Service Project

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

For several years now the Ag Media Summit has conducted a community service project that allows members of the AAEA and LPC to donate items to a good cause. This year that cause is the Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Members donated books, toy tractors and many other items which were delivered today by AAEA President Holly …

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, LPC

LPC and AAEA Student Awards

Chuck Zimmerman 1 Comment

During the Ag Media Summit several students were honored with some recognition and awards. The Livestock Publications Council presented the Forrest Bassford Award to Logan Britton, Kansas State University. Logan gave us a very touching emotional thank you in which he mentioned that he doesn’t have a farm background but is passionate about a careen in ag communications. I told …

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, Education, LPC, University

2013 LPC Royal Gala

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It’s Royal Gala time once again for the Livestock Publications Council. Please join us for the 10th annual LPC Royal Gala which has been appropriately named “A Diamond Event”. This year’s is extra special as a new event will debut in 2015 replacing the Gala as we know it. The new event will have many of the features of the …

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AAEA and LPC Awards at AMS

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

There were a whole lot of awards presented by both the Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA) and the Livestock Publications Council (LPC) at the Ag Media Summit this week. Just before the final awards banquet Tuesday night, AAEA presented awards in writing, design, marketing and communications, digital and social media and photography. All of the first place winners in the many …

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, American Angus, LPC, Media

AMS Student Awards

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

All of the students attending Ag Media Summit are outstanding, but several of them received special recognition at the awards luncheon on Monday. The Livestock Publications Council recognized four students as Forest Bassford award finalists, with Ann Kopecky on the left representing sponsor Alltech. Next to Ann from the left are finalists Kari Weis (University of Missouri), Reba Underwood (West …

AAEA, Ag Media Summit, Alltech, Audio, LPC, Media

Nuts & Bolts of Ag Communications

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There’s an upcoming workshop put on by the American Agricultural Editors’ Association and Livestock Publications Council titled, “The Nuts and Bolts of Ag Communications.” It’s part of a continuing series. The workshop will take place May 16-17 at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee. Sessions will include video, photography, ag issues and writing. Registration is $80 for members and $100 for non-members. …

AAEA, LPC, Media

Looking Ahead to 2013 Ag Media Summit

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Here’s a Merry Christmas from the Livestock Publications Council Board of Directors. They’re looking forward to a wonderful 2013. Speaking of 2013 and LPC: Forrest Bassford Student Award We are happy to announce that Alltech will again be the major sponsor of the Forrest Bassford Student Award. Scholarship applications for the award are available on LPC’s website. This scholarship will …

Ag Media Summit, LPC, Media