Animal Ag Bites 9/10

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  • Six dairy companies were recently selected to participate in the 2018 Land O’Lakes, Inc. Dairy Accelerator – a program supporting the dairy industry by providing tailored coursework and mentorship to dairy entrepreneurs. To qualify for consideration, each company was required to utilize dairy as a primary ingredient in their products.
  • The International Production & Processing Expo is launching the seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” program targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE. Interested applicants must apply to the program by Sept. 30 and meet select requirements, including being a member of at least one of the following IPPE organizations: the American Feed Industry Association, North American Meat Institute or U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. The application and details about the program can be found at www.ippexpo.org.
  • The U.S. pork industry is focusing on the importation of feed ingredients to keep the current outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China from being transmitted to this country. The National Pork Board is urging producers urged to ask questions of feed suppliers. Optimism remains high that a renewed and collaborative effort will help protect America’s pig farmers and the entire industry from the current threat posed by ASF and all foreign animal diseases.
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