Animal Ag Bites 9/11

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  • Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 10 requests for export assistance from member cooperatives that have contracts to sell 793,664 pounds cheese to Asia. Assisting CWT members through the Export Assistance program helps member cooperatives gain and maintain market share and expands the demand for U.S. dairy.
  • The National Pork Board is pleased to announce this year’s four finalists for 2017 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year.  You can vote once a day per email at AmericasPigFarmer.com.
  • The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is in their sixth year hosting the Young Leaders “30 under 30” program.   The goal is to engage the next generation of professionals who work in the production and processing of poultry and meat or in production of animal or poultry feed.
  • Member of the National Pork Producers Council are headed to Washington D.C. this week. More than 125 pork producers will lobby congressional lawmakers on issues affecting the industry, as well as asking the Trump administration to purse bilateral trade agreements.
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