Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen


  • The National Pork Producers Council has hired Cally Fix as director of Industry Resource Development, a position that works primarily with NPPC’s Pork Alliance membership in recruitment, retention and sales.
  • The Beef Leaders Institute (BLI) is a premier leadership experience for American Angus Association® members that provides a look into the entire beef supply chain, while enhancing participant knowledge of the Association and strengthening their leadership skills. Angus producers between 25-45 years old are encouraged to apply for the ninth annual BLI scheduled for June 20-24, 2016. Applications are due back to the Association by March 1.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced 53 illnesses in the outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26 linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants.
  • Todd Hall, a member of Cargill’s executive team and the leader of the company’s protein and salt businesses, has been elected to the Cargill Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Animal Bites