Animal Ag News 5/16

Carrie Muehling

  • As the 55th World Dairy Expo approaches, Expo is searching for college students who are passionate about the dairy industry to be part of the 2022 media team. Four students have the opportunity to spend WDE as media interns giving them an intimate look at the storied event. Students should visit World Dairy Expo’s website,, and select “Careers” under the “About Us” tab for the complete job description and all pertinent application details.
  • The Alltech ONE Conference unites changemakers and thought leaders in a collaborative exploration of solutions within agri-business and beyond. With virtual registration, you have access to live-streamed keynote presentations and select on-demand track sessions. Join the excitement of the Alltech ONE Conference, launching virtually beginning Monday, May 23, 2022.
  • This summer’s World Pork Expo is only a month away! Join media professionals and thousands of pork producers at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 8-10 for the world’s largest pork-specific event.
  • The Russian invasion of Ukraine has upended global food supply chains, raised prices for inputs, energy, and finished food products, and exacerbated nutrition insecurity in countries around the world. Following a meeting in the Washington, D.C. offices of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), leaders of the European Dairy Association (EDA) and IDFA issued this joint statement.
  • USPOULTRY approved approximately $119,000 in funding for a new research grant for a risk assessment comparing alternative approaches to regulating Salmonella in poultry through the Board Research Initiative program. The topic and request for proposal were selected by the USPOULTRY board of directors. The research was made possible in part by donations to the USPOULTRY Foundation. The grant is titled “Risk Assessment Comparing Alternative Approaches to Regulating Salmonella in Poultry by Public Health Impact Factors” and being conducted at the University of Illinois, made possible in part by an endowing Foundation gift from Cooper Farms.
  • March pork exports were the largest so far this year but were well below the record totals posted in March 2021, according to data released by USDA.
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