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Jamie Johansen

Amanda Gibson has joined the United Dairymen of Idaho as the new manager of business development and processor relations. She will serve as a vital link between Idaho’s dairy farm families and the larger dairy industry supply chain, helping build demand and growing sales. Purina Animal Nutrition hired Dari Brown Ph.D., as the senior director of technical sales and marketing …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Micreos, a major supplier of bacteriophages in the U.S. market, has appointed Bert de Vegt as Managing Director of Micreos Food Safety and a member of Micreos management team. Following the evolution of the Allflex Group highlighted by the recent acquisitions of SCR (Israel) and SureFlap (USA), Brian Bolton has been named chief operating officer of the Allflex Group of …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph, was named the recipient of the 14th annual Equine Industry Vision Award. Zoetis, in partnership with American Horse Publications (AHP), presented the award to Ecker at the AHP Seminar in San Antonio, Texas. The Mexican Angus Association is hosting the World Angus Secretariat in mid-October that promises to feature the beautiful Mexican countryside alongside …

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Jamie Johansen

Ceva Animal Health announced that Andrew J. Holtcamp, DVM, has joined Ceva’s swine business unit as technical service manager. Holtcamp will play an integral role in the launch of Ceva’s products into the swine industry. ANIMART, Inc. announced the recent addition of Jenny Frami to the Inside Sales department of the dairy and livestock division which provides animal health products, …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced that Dennis Seman, Craig Bacon and Mark Miller an AMSA Fellow and recipient of the 2015 AMSA Signal Service Award. The award was established in 1956 and is given to members in recognition of devoted service and lasting contributions to the meat industry and to the association. The Signal Service Awards are …

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Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announced that Jason Strong is the recipient of the 2015 AMSA Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award. Jason will be honored at a special reception and awards presentation at the AMSA 68th Reciprocal Meat Conference on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Lincoln, NE. He is the managing director and CEO of Australian Agricultural Company …

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Jamie Johansen

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) named Dr. Scott King as the new director of the U.S. Cattle Marketing team, and Amanda McAvoy as senior associate director of the U.S. Equine Marketing team. Both new hires will deepen BIVI’s expertise as a leader in equine and cattle health Alltech is proud to announce Brent Van Middendorp as the newest addition to …

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Jamie Johansen

Jessica Johnston joined the International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) staff as the Communications Coordinator at the office headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Johnston comes to IBBA from Texas A&M University where she recently received her master’s degree in agricultural leadership, education and communications. MetaFarms’ Board of Directors announced that Dr. Tom Stein has resigned as Executive Chairman and Chief Innovations …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Animal Agriculture Alliance announced the addition of two new staff members: Allyson Jones-Brimmer, membership and marketing manager, and Casey Whitaker, communications coordinator. Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Herrman and Mark Martinez to its channel manager team for the central region. The judges have been selected for The 63rd All American Jersey Shows, …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Hampel Animal Care is pleased to announce the addition of Abe Light as northeast territory manager for Calf-Tel. Abe will be responsible for sales and dealer relations for the Northeastern U.S., as well as the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association offer up to seven $3,000 scholarships to college …

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