Animal Ag Bites 10/16

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  • On January 17 and 18, 2018 dairy farmers will attend the Dairy Strong conference and trade show in Madison, Wisconsin.  Those who register before November 1, 2017 can attend for free.
  • The National Pork Board is celebrating a new song titled Porkchop by recording artist Cowboy Troy, American country rapper, Hick Hop innovator and songwriter currently traveling with Big & Rich.  Download the song here.
  • Gostwyck Partners‘ sheep farm in Gostwyck, NSW Australia has been certified by SCS Global Services under the Responsible Wool Standard.
  • The 201 World Dairy Expo has come to an end with a record 884 participating companies.  A Show Summary is now available with complete details about the event.
  • RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness group has released a new report, “Steady Growth Ahead for the U.S. Pork Industry- Outlook Hinges on Increased Exports.”  Contact Sarah.Kolell@RaboAg.com for more information.
  • Novus International, Inc. has raised of $20,000 to help those affected by the recent hurricane in Texas.  As a global animal nutrition and health solutions provider with more than 700 employees in 35 countries worldwide, part of this workforce includes manufacturing and business offices in Texas.
  • The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has given their 2017 Distinguished Service Award to Anne Dawson, senior trade advisor for the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.  The award honors those whose leadership contributes towards achievement of USMEF’s export goals.
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