Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen


  • Jessica Johnston joined the International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) staff as the Communications Coordinator at the office headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Johnston comes to IBBA from Texas A&M University where she recently received her master’s degree in agricultural leadership, education and communications.
  • MetaFarms’ Board of Directors announced that Dr. Tom Stein has resigned as Executive Chairman and Chief Innovations Officer and as a member of the Board effective Friday, May 15, 2015. Dr. Stein co-founded MetaFarms in 2000 with Tony Christianson, Managing Partner, Cherry Tree in Minneapolis.
  • World Dairy Expo has announced the addition of Kayla Sonnenburg, Sales Coordinator, to its staff. She will assist with all aspects of sponsorship and trade show management for Expo and the Dane County Fair, oversee signage construction and placement, manage the sponsorship recognition program and assist with event layout and design for managed events.
  • Kevin Johansen joined the staff of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association (MCA) as the manager of membership. He started on May 18. MCA Executive Vice President Mike Deering said Johansen understands the beef cattle business and the farmers and ranchers who make up the industry in the state. “We are excited to have Kevin on board. He is unwavering in his commitment to the cattle farmers and ranchers in Missouri.”
  • The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) has announced that Danielle Lindquist of Cary, N.C., is their 2015 scholarship recipient. A strong passion for the dairy calf and heifer industry is one of the many reasons Danielle was chosen for the annual $1,000 scholarship.
Animal Bites