Animal Ag News 9/12

Carrie Muehling

Wayne-Sanderson Farms has unveiled a new brand identity and logo following the recent merger of the two industry leaders. The company’s new identifying mark was designed to resonate the shared values and business objectives of what is now the third-largest poultry producer in the nation. The Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) New Product Competition is accepting applications for innovative products that …

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Animal Ag News 9/6

Carrie Muehling

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) is accepting applications for the annual W.D. Farr Scholarship program. Two $15,000 grants are awarded to graduate students who demonstrate superior achievement in academics and leadership and are committed to the advancement of the beef industry. Graduate students must apply online by Sept. 30, 2022. USPOULTRY’s 2022 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar, developed by a …

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Animal Ag News 8/29

Carrie Muehling

Dr. Ashley Johnson has joined the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) as director of food policy. In her role, she will focus on developing and implementing post-harvest food safety and human nutrition programs and addressing animal care issues in market channels. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is looking for new talent to perform during the 2023 Cattle Industry Convention …

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Animal Ag News 8/22

Carrie Muehling

Alltech has released data from a new meta-analysis, published in Poultry Science, that demonstrates the impacts of mycotoxins on broiler productivity and the positive effect of yeast cell wall extract supplementation during a mycotoxin challenge on the performance, livability and environmental sustainability of broiler production. The first study of its kind in boiler production, the meta-analysis consists of 25 studies …

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Animal Ag News 8/15

Carrie Muehling

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) condemned the flawed “Food Compass” study funded, in part, by fake meat promoter Bill Gates. U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award. The award recognizes exemplary environmental stewardship by family farmers engaged in poultry and egg production. Those eligible for the award include …

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Animal Ag News 8/8

Carrie Muehling

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative is hosting an exclusive webinar on Thursday, August 11 at 12 noon for cooperative members to learn more and discuss the issues being discussed to modernize Federal Milk Marketing Orders. The webinar is being hosted in conjunction with the National Milk Producers Federation, and registration is free. Prompted by a call from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to …

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Animal Ag News 8/1

Carrie Muehling

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced that JY Ferry & Son, Inc. in Corinne, Utah, is the 2021 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) national winner. The award, which annually recognizes the outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of cattle producers, was presented to the Ferry family during the cattle industry’s Summer Business Meeting in Reno. The National Cattlemen’s Beef …

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Animal Ag News 7/25

Carrie Muehling

There were 98.8 million head of cattle and calves on U.S. farms as of July 1, 2022, according to the Cattle report published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently updated its export numbers and the value to corn and soybean farmers. The study shows in 2021, beef and …

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Animal Ag News 7/18

Carrie Muehling

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture, is hosting a two-day webinar symposium to address concerns regarding the Asian Longhorned Tick and the pest’s possible impact on the U.S. cattle industry. The free virtual event will be held Aug. 23-24 from noon to 3:45pm (Eastern) each day. Chairman David Scott announced that he …

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Animal Ag News 7/11

Carrie Muehling

The 2021 national winner of the Environmental Stewardship Award Program will be announced at a reception during the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting in Reno, Nevada, July 25-27. Established in 1991 by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the award identifies outstanding land stewards in the cattle industry. At the recent Board of Directors meeting of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), …

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