New Holland Pavilion Update

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World Dairy Expo wants to be sure to keep everyone updated on the building progress of the New Holland Pavilions at Alliant Energy Center. The project is on schedule. Visit the New Holland Pavilion Progress newsletter to see the latest photos and project updates. At the beginning of July Pavilion 1 stood out with it’s green exterior drywall and the …

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Zoetis Brings On-Farm Diagnostic Tests to Dairies in China

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Zoetis Inc. announced the introduction of on-farm cattle health screening tests for the dairy industry in China. These tests will enable China’s dairy farmers and veterinarians to rapidly screen cattle on the farm for sub-clinical mastitis and ketosis, two of the leading causes of lost production and poor milk quality in China. Test results will be available within five minutes, …

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Advanced Animal Diagnostics New Hire

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Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD) has hired Allen Moczygemba as vice president of marketing. Moczygemba will guide the company’s marketing strategies and collaborate on its growth plans. “Allen is joining us at an opportune time as we expand our QScout® line of on-farm diagnostic tests to livestock producers,” says AAD President and CEO Joy Parr Drach. “Allen will build relationships within …

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James Herring to Receive National Golden Spur Award

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James E. Herring, of Amarillo, Texas, has been selected to receive the prestigious National Golden Spur Award for 2014. Herring will receive the award on September 20, 2014 at the National Ranching Heritage Center on the Texas Tech University campus. Bestowed to an individual who has provided outstanding contributions to the nation’s ranching and livestock industry, the National Golden Spur …

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Florida Grad Student Receives NMPF Dairy Research Award

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Eduardo de Souza Ribeiro, a doctoral student in animal sciences at the University of Florida, received the National Milk Producers Federation Richard M. Hoyt Award for dairy-related research. Ribeiro was recognized during the awards ceremony at the annual meeting of the American Dairy Science Association in Kansas City. NMPF Vice President for Dairy Foods and Nutrition Beth Briczinski made the …

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CWT Assists with 4.3 Million lbs of Dairy Products in Export Sales

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Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 17 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Michigan Milk Producers Association, Northwest Dairy Association (Darigold) and Tillamook County Creamery Association to sell 3.646 million pounds (1,654 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese, and 661,387 pounds (300 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Europe, North Africa, Central and South …

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New CR Combines from New Holland

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Yesterday New Holland held a press conference in Berlin, Germany via Twitter primarily using the #NHharvest2014 hashtag. It was mostly about the new CR Series combines topped by the CR 10.90. Presenting was Carlo Lambro Brand, President. Here are a few of the tweets I picked out: Award-winning Cursor 16 engine developed by #FPTIndustrial that powers the new CR 10.90 …

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PDMP’s Second Annual Summer Summit

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The Professional Dairy Managers of PA (PDMP) is hosting it’s second ‘Summer Summit’ on August 7, 2014; this time at Yippee Farms in Mt Joy in Lancaster County. Yippee Farms, operated by Arlin Benner and his family, is an ideal dairy to demonstrate how innovation and creativity can make up for facility constraints. “It never ceases to amaze me what …

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Learn What’s New with New Holland on Twitter Today

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It looks like New Holland will be live tweeting a press conference today in Berlin, Germany. The graphic says it will be Unconventional / Unprecedented / Unmissable. Here’s their latest tweet with hashtags. If I calculate right it will start at 11:30am central time. Live Tweet of our Press Conference #EnteraNewHarvestingdimension starting at 6.30 pm (GMT+2) today! Don’t miss it! …

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IPOs on the Rise in Animal Health Companies

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According to the folks at Husch Blackwell we’re seeing a growing phenomenon of animal health companies pursuing IPOs. I visited with Jim Ash and Stan Baker last week about this largely unnoticed trend. Husch Blackwell is a national legal firm with a Food & Agribusiness team. They even have a D.V.M. on the staff – Stan Baker! According to these …

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