Animal Ag News 5/9

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  • Pork industry professionals will get the latest in production and management education through topical seminars at the 2022 World Pork Expo, presented by the National Pork Producers Council. World Pork Expo takes place June 8-10 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • USDA Scientist Douglas Gladue, a research microbiologist for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), has received the 2021 Arthur S. Flemming award for his exceptional achievements in basic science.
  • The American Feed Industry Association announced the addition of Rebecca Kane, CMP, as its director of events and the promotion of Victoria Broehm to senior director of communications.
  • FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative awarded $27,000 in scholarships to 19 deserving individuals this year. This year marks the tenth year the cooperative has been generously giving scholarships, for a grand total of 224 recipients totaling nearly $208,000.
  • The National Institute for Animal Agriculture welcomed members and guests to Kansas City for the 2022 Annual Conference: Producing Protein for a Food Insecure & Uncertain World – Leading Food Security, Sustainable Production, and Innovation, April 20 –22.
  • “NMPF looks forward to the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in more than 50 years, to advance the goals of ending hunger, increasing healthy eating and physical activity, and decreasing the prevalence of diet-related diseases across our nation,” said National Milk Producers Federation President and CEO Jim Mulhern.
  • The National Bison Association selected Jim Matheson as their new executive director. Matheson replaces Dave Carter, who recently resigned as executive director after serving in that position for 20 years.
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