Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 10 requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America, Northwest Dairy Association and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have contracts to sell 4.209 million pounds of Cheddar cheese and 1.986 million pounds of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Central America, North Africa, Oceania and South America. The product has been contracted …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Ben Towns has returned to the Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition team as global business manager. In his new role, Towns will be responsible for coordinating Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition’s global business. American Hereford Association President Sam Shaw and family was named the 2016 Seedstock Producer of the Year on June 16th at the 2016 Beef Improvement Federation Conference …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) manufacturing plant at Rockford, Illinois, was named 2015 “Feed Mill of the Year” by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Feedstuffs. The company recognized its 11 employees for their overall excellence in feed manufacturing operations, quality and safety with an open house for dealers and KNG employees. Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 5 requests …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

The Harvest II fundraiser event for the Hereford Youth Foundation of America (HYFA) is set to take place Aug. 26-27 at the Kunde Family Winery in Kenwood, Calif., and will be hosted by Jim and Marcia Mickelson and family. Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted two requests for export assistance from Foremost Farms and Tillamook County Creamery Association who have …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

ORIGO, a leading manufacturer of fat supplements for the dairy, swine and poultry markets, announced the appointment of John Osborne as its new national sales manager. Company CEO said Osborne is well-known and highly respected within the livestock feed industry, and his knowledge and experience will help us expand ORIGO’s sales of KINETIC™ and our other fat supplements moving forward. …

Animal Bites

Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Ohio State University recently received a $4,600 student recruiting grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation. The funds will be used to provide animal and meat science students with exposure to the poultry industry, on a state and national level, to help better understand the scope of the poultry industry. The students will have an opportunity to experience poultry judging contests, attend …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Alltech is expanding the Missouri region with the addition of poultry technical support, Dr. Danny Bradley. He will be working with poultry operations to help manage and prevent health challenges covering Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois and Indiana. Bayer has appointed Joyce Lee as President of Bayer’s North American Animal Health business, headquartered in Shawnee, Kansas. Lee has held a number of …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation are accepting nominations for the Charles Beard Research Excellence Award through July 1. The award recognizes outstanding completed research projects, which have made a significant positive impact on the poultry industry. To submit a nomination, please send a letter to Dr. John Glisson (jglisson@uspoultry.org), vice president of research, which includes the nominee’s name, a brief …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Michael Taylor announced that he is leaving the agency. As part of a succession plan that ensures both continuity in the program and strong new leadership for the future, Dr. Stephen Ostroff will become the second Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine upon Mr. Taylor’s departure. …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

Ron Santoro, Collegeville, Pa., has been named the Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC Regional Brand Manager for the Northeast Region. Santoro joins the CHB LLC team with more than 20 years in the restaurant and meat industry. As Northeast Region Brand Manager, Santoro will maintain and grow existing retail and food service business as well as create consumer awareness of …

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