Animal Ag Summit Materials Online

Lizzy Schultz

The Animal Agriculture Alliance has released several materials from the 2016 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. The materials from the 2016 Summit are now available online. The event attracted 250 attendees, making it the largest Summit to date. Recorded presentations from the Summit’s 28 expert speakers are available here, along with presentations from the 2014 and 2015 Summits. Highlights and …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance

#AAA16 Panelists Talk Bridging Communication Gap

Lizzy Schultz

The recent Animal Agriculture Alliance 2016 Stakeholders Summit, held last week in Arlington, VA, worked to explore new ways to bridge the communication gap about animal agriculture. One of the event’s speakers was Yvette D’Entremont, blogger and science advocate also known as the “Sci Babe.” D’Entremont encouraged attendees to bridge the gap by reminding consumers that farmers are also consumers, …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Communications, consumer, Education, Events

Animal Ag Alliance Names New Chair-Elect

Lizzy Schultz

The Animal Agriculture Alliance Board of Directors recently announced that the group has elected Terry Wehrkamp, of Cooper Farms, as its chair-elect. The announcement was made last week at the Alliance’s spring board meeting, held in conjunction with the 2016 Stakeholders Summit. Wehrkamp, who has served on the Alliance board since 2014, will serve a two-year term beginning in May2017. …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Company Announcement, Livestock, Nutrition, Poultry

Animal Ag Panelists to Discuss Issues Mngt, Engaging Allies

Jamie Johansen

Attendees at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2016 Stakeholders Summit, set for May 5-6, 2016 in Arlington, Va. will have the opportunity to hear stories and insights from their peers on two “Action, Please!” panels. The discussions are intended to provide the audience with fresh perspectives and actionable ideas that can be immediately implemented by any farm or business. This year’s …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance

Alliance Summit to Feature Restaurant and Retail Leaders

Lizzy Schultz

Attendees at The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2016 Stakeholders Summit, held May 5-6, 2016 in Arlington, Va, will receive advice, insights and recommendations from industry leaders during a panel discussion titled “Cultivating Conversations: Approaches to Consumer Engagement.” The panel will focus on different approaches to help connect with consumers and opening a dialog about food and agriculture. Each panelist brings a …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, consumer, Events, Food

Tyson Foods, Animal Ag Donate Truckload of Protein

Jamie Johansen

Tyson Foods, Inc., in conjunction with the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship competition and the Montana State University Collegiate CattleWomen, donated a truckload of chicken to the Gallatin Valley Food Bank. The donation was the result of a challenge posed to this fall’s participants in the Alliance’s CAO program. CAO is a nationwide initiative aimed at helping …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Food

How Will the Election Impact Animal Ag?

Kelly Marshall

The Russell Group, a firm specializing in food and agriculture public relations, will present to the 2016 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit about the effects on animal ag under the administrations of the remaining presidential candidates.  The Summit will be themed “Securing Animal Agriculture’s Future: Action, Please!” is being held May 5-6 at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia. …

Animal Ag Alliance, Events, Government

Animal Ag Alliance Re-Releases Blog

Lizzy Schultz

The Animal Agriculture Alliance recently announced the re-release of their “Real Farmers, Real Food” blog, featuring a new name and refreshed design. The blog has been re-named “Animal Ag Engage,” and features content about hot topics in animal agriculture. “The new name and look more accurately capture the content we share and our mission of bridging the communication gap between …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Communications

#Farm365 To Talk Social Media Engagement at #AAA16

Jamie Johansen

Attendees at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2016 Stakeholders Summit will hear from one Canadian dairy farmer who took to social media to tell his story and caught the attention of the public and the media – along with animal rights activists. The Summit, themed “Securing Animal Agriculture’s Future: Action, Please!”, will be held May 5-6 at the Westin Arlington Gateway …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Dairy, Social Media

“SciBabe” to Speak at 2016 Stakeholders Summit

Jamie Johansen

I have been an avid follower of this smart, outspoken lady for quite some time and can’t wait to see her take the stage at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2016 Stakeholders Summit. The author, blogger and science communicator Yvette d’Entremont, better known online as “SciBabe,” will speak at the event, themed “Securing Animal Agriculture’s Future: Action, Please!”, May 5-6 in …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Events, Food, Science