Protect Your Farm & Demonstrate Transparency

Jamie Johansen

Over the last ten years, the Animal Ag Alliance have sent representatives to animal rights conferences to listen and to learn about trends, campaigns planned and tactics intended to be deployed. The Alliances’s President and CEO, Kay Johnson Smith, was on-hand at NAFB’s Trade Talk to talk about current and historical trends in animal rights activism and how the agricultural …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Audio, Livestock

Cooper Farms to Match Donations to Animal Ag Alliance

Jamie Johansen

Cooper Farms will match all donations made by individuals to the Animal Agriculture Alliance on Giving Tuesday, November 29th. Click “Donate Now” to make your contribution and after celebrating Thanksgiving with your family, you can celebrate Giving Tuesday with the Animal Agriculture Alliance. “As producers of turkey, pork and eggs, we value the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s role in bridging the …

Advocate, Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Animal Welfare, Livestock

Animal Ag Alliance Calls for Increase of Farm Security

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance is alarmed by the recent actions of Direct Action Everywhere, a radical animal rights group and the below release from them provides more information on their current activities. Last week, Direct Action Everywhere released video footage that it claims was obtained during “stealth visits” to a California egg farm. Activists entered barns several times in late …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Animal Welfare, Poultry

Top College Aggies Online Ambassador Named

Jamie Johansen

Samantha Dailey, a senior studying animal science at the University of Florida, has taken the top prize in the 2016 College Aggies Online (CAO) Ambassador Competition. CAO Ambassadors are responsible for promoting the program on their campus and encouraging competitors to sign up in both the individual and student organization divisions. Thanks in part to the Ambassadors’ efforts, a record …

Advocate, Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Livestock, Social Media

DMI Continues to Sponsor College Aggies Online

Lizzy Schultz

Following the launch of the eighth annual edition of the College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program, the Animal Agriculture Alliance has announced a platinum sponsorship from Dairy Management Inc. (DMI). “The animal agriculture industry needs strong social media users to communicate information about agriculture to consumers,” said Don Schindler, senior vice president of digital initiatives for DMI, which manages the …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Animal Ag Alliance, Competition, Dairy Management Inc., Education, University

College Aggies Online Competition Launches Sept. 19th

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program will kick off on Monday, September 19th. CAO is designed to help college students with an interest in agriculture become confident, positive and proactive communicators while competing for scholarship funds. Competitors can register for the individual or student organization divisions. “The CAO program continues to grow and thrive, and …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Education, Livestock, scholarship, Social Media

New Animal Rights Conference Details Released

Lizzy Schultz

The Animal Agriculture Alliance has released a report that further details the group’s observations from the Animal Rights National Conference, hosted July 7-10 in Los Angeles, Ca. by the Farm Animal Rights Movement. “We are alarmed by the statements animal rights movement leaders made at this conference encouraging activists to be increasingly aggressive in seeking liberation for farm animals,” said …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Animal Welfare, Events

College Aggies Online Returns this Fall

Jamie Johansen

College students from across the country will have the opportunity to take action for animal agriculture this fall when the College Aggies Online Scholarship Program (CAO) returns for the eighth consecutive year. Registration is open now and sponsorship opportunities are available for this year’s competition, which kicks off on September 19. CAO, an initiative of the Animal Agriculture Alliance, is …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Education, Social Media

Animal Ag Report from 2016 Taking Action for Animals

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance released a report containing details and observations from The Humane Society of the United States’ Taking Action for Animals conference, held June 17 – 20 in Arlington, Va. “Part of the Alliance’s mission is to protect the industry from organizations like the HSUS that are focused on spreading misinformation about animal agriculture,” said Kay Johnson Smith, …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Animal Welfare

Animal Ag Alliance 2016 Advances in Animal Ag Report

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance released its 2016 Advances in Animal Agriculture Report. The report highlights animal agriculture’s advances in animal care, antibiotic use, food safety and sustainability for each sector of the industry. “The animal agriculture industry collaborates, funds research and evolves to meet the highest animal care and food safety standards while feeding a growing population,” said Kay Johnson …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Goat, Livestock, Poultry, Sheep