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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will kick off a new regional series of Stockmanship and Stewardship sessions for cattlemen and women with two-day events in California and Nebraska in June. Registration is now open for the 2017 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meetingin Denver, Colorado July 12-15, 2017. The Missouri Angus Association announces Julie Conover of Cameron, Mo., as the organization’s …

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Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announced the promotion of Scott Druker, to General Manager, Animal Nutrition; James Rainey, to Director, Americas Sales; and Ben Towns, to Director, Global Business. Terry Wehrkamp, director of live production, Cooper Farms, is now chairperson of the Animal Agriculture Alliance Board of Directors. Cooper Farms has been a member of the Alliance for more than …

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The Animal Agriculture Alliance promoted Allyson Jones-Brimmer to director of membership and Casey Whitaker to communications manager. In her new role, Jones-Brimmer will focus on raising awareness and recognition of the Alliance brand with external stakeholders as well as growing Alliance membership and sponsorship. As communications manager, Whitaker will take a more active role in issues management and media relations …

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The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) was recognized by Trade Show News Network (TSNN) as one of the top 25 fastest-growing shows in net square footage. IPPE is sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute, will be honored at the ninth annual TSNN Awards to be held …

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Land O’Lakes, Inc. announced that Bill Pieper has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting directly to Chris Policinski, president and CEO. Pieper, a 12-year veteran of Land O’Lakes, will assume responsibility on May 1, 2017, for corporate finance, accounting, audit and treasury for the enterprise. The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announced that Drs. Jessica …

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Alltech has announced the expansion of the South Dakota regional team with the addition of on-farm dairy specialist Jeff Johnson. His duties will include working with dairy operations to help manage and prevent health challenges in addition to conducting audits and educating producers on milk quality and procedures. The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announced that Dr. Malinda Colwell, Dr. …

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Alltech announces the addition of Dr. Dulmelis DG Sandu as a poultry technical support services veterinarian. Based in Georgia, Sandu will work closely with the Alltech sales team, feed partners and customers across the United States. Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 12 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association and Tillamook County Creamery Association, …

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Vermont Creamery and Land O’Lakes, Inc. have joined forces. Vermont Creamery will become an independently operated subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land O’Lakes. It will continue to produce its award-winning fresh and aged goat cheeses, cultured butter and fresh dairy at the creamery in Websterville, Vermont. Farmers and other industry professionals have a new resource when searching for up-to-date information about manure …

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Wyffels Hybrids, Inc. named Trista Thompson the company’s Media and Digital Communications Manager. Thompson brings 15 years of media planning, digital and social marketing experience to the company. She was most recently Director of Integrated Media for Osborn Barr. The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) welcomes Tom Strahm to the staff as commercial marketing director. Strahm’s responsibilities will include those principle …

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The American Hereford Association and National Junior Hereford Association are offering five “mini” internships for college students interested in gaining experience in national show coordination at the 2017 Junior National Hereford Expo, July 15-21 in and Louisville, Ky. Tim Norsten, St. Paul, Minn., joined the Certified Hereford Beef staff March 6 as the Midwest regional brand manager and will work …

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