Need Dairy Photos? Get Mooving….

Andy Vance of Madison, WI has launched its redesigned website. The site now features online ordering, hundreds of high-resolution downloadable images, and advanced search capabilitiles. Expanded photo selections are also key, with new photos being added daily. In the near future, the site will also feature images from guest consignors. For folks interested in dairy, the catalog hosts nearly 550 dairy cow shots, 179 “dairy specific” photos, and dozens of farm scene shots.

Agribusiness, Media

Dream A Little Dream Of Holsteins

Chuck Zimmerman

Holstein FoundationHave you dreamed about Holsteins? If not you can obtain a free video called “Dairy Dreams.” It’s not exactly the same thing but it’s still about dreams. It’s a new educational video about the Holstein Foundation that is sponsored by Dairymaster USA, Inc. The 12-minute video features short informational introductions to each of the Foundation’s programs.

Agribusiness, Dairy Group, Education, Holstein Association

Merial to Expand IGENITY DNA Testing Partnership

Andy Vance

Merial is growing the partnership formed last year with Select Sires to co-market the IGENITY brand DNA test. Adding field consultant Ron Long to the Merial company as a liason between Merial and Select Sires field representatives, the company will offer training sessions, on-farm consultations, and customer meetings across Select Sires’ 10 regional cooperatives.

Agribusiness, Biotech, Dairy Business, Genetics, Production

AFBF Pushing for Ag Exclusion in Air Standards

Andy Vance

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to exclude agriculture from new air quality standards governing coarse dust particles. The Agency is revising national air quality standards for both coarse and fine dust particles, and the American Farm Bureau Federation is strongly encouraging adoption of the ag exclusion. Submitting comments on the proposed rule, AFBF cited the lack of scientific justification …

Agribusiness, Government, Membership, Production