Old and New LPC Presidents

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Christy Lee, Cee Lee Photography, is now the past President of the Livestock Publications Council and Don Norton, Boelte-Hall, in the new Prez. After the LPC business meeting I visited with them to learn how the organization is doing and what the priorities are for the new year. Christy says it has been a great year for LPC with a …

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Ag Media Summit Concludes

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The 2014 Ag Media Summit has come and gone. But not here on AgWired. Sara and I will have lots more to post including our interviews from the InfoExpo trade show. The Chair for the AMS this year is Jennifer Carrico, Associate Editor, Midwest Ag Journal. We sat down during AMS to talk about this year’s program and what is …

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Ag Media Summit Community Service Project

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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 …

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LPC and AAEA Student Awards

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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 …

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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

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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 …

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AMS Student Awards

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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LPC Professional Development Stipend App Deadline

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If you’re a member of the Livestock Publications Council and could use some help with expenses for professional development then now is the time to apply (deadline is Dec. 15) for the LPC Professional Development Stipend Program (pdf). Here are the details: LPC will offer up to 3 stipends of up to $1,000 each to LPC members to help cover …

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