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  • The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) is welcoming Taylor Evans of Denver, Colorado, to their staff as member and youth programs coordinator. Evans began his role on August 14, 2017, and will work directly from the AGA headquarters office in Broomfield, Colorado.
  • Jennifer Kopanke has been selected for the 2017 Sheep Heritage Foundation Scholarship of $3,000.  Kopanke is a veterinary student at Colorado State University and earned the honor for her research into bluetongue virus.
  • Agricultural waste company, Regenis, has installed the first phosphorous recovery system west of the Cascades at Edaleen Dairy.  The system can remove 80-90 percent of phosphorous and 30 percent of nitrogen in wastewater.
  • The Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association feel the final report from the Department of the Interior regarding National Monuments contained good news.  It clearly states that Presidents have abused their authority under the Antiquities Act, locking up over 250 million acres of land and water.
  • Register now for a webinar by Alltech’s Dr. Rebecca Delles on meat science and quality.  The webinar takes place Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2:00 Eastern.
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