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Jamie Johansen

The American Hereford Association has announced that ROF Time Is Money 311A ET was named supreme champion bull for the second year at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) in Harrisburg, Pa. The champion Hereford female, LCC TG Be My Merry Time 7B, earned the reserve supreme honor. Cody McKinley has been hired by the National Pork Producers Council as …

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Jamie Johansen

Will Hoenike has joined United Dairymen of Idaho as a consumer confidence manager. In addition to promoting the state’s dairy industry through events and publicity, Hoenike will manage the organization’s website and social media presence. In other Idaho dairy news: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed Kim Korn to serve a three-year term on the National Dairy Promotion and Research …

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Jamie Johansen

Enter to win the National Anthem Singing Contest, hosted by the NCBA. Those 18 years of age or younger and related to an NCBA, ANCW or CBB member are eligible to enter a chance to sing during the Opening General Session, as well as the Thursday night event on the USS Midway, at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention. The American …

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Jamie Johansen

The Animal Ag Alliance has welcomed the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers’ Association (TSGRA) as a new member. TSGRA promotes and advocates production agriculture throughout Texas and the United States. A new book commemorating Select Sires Inc.’s golden anniversary is now available. The Elevation of An Industry: 50 Years of Select Sires Helping the Cattle Industry Reach New Heights follows …

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Jamie Johansen

The National Pork Board announced that Dave Pyburn, DVM, has been named the new senior vice president of science and technology. Pyburn joined the Pork Checkoff staff in 2013 and was serving as assistant vice president in the Science and Technology department. BIOMIN has expanded its global production network with the opening of a production plant in Panama. The new …

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Animal Ag Bites

Jamie Johansen

ANIMART, LLC has announced the addition of Karla Meinholz, DVM to their Professional Services Team. She will work together with other ANIMART team members to provide comprehensive animal health solutions to dairy producers. Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), which manages the national dairy checkoff, has hired Rex Martin as Senior Vice President of Owner Relations. Martin will be generating awareness of …

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Jamie Johansen

Diageo, the company behind the world’s top selling liqueur brand, Baileys, announces Ireland’s finest Holstein Friesian dairy cows with Laurelmore Duplex Impala EX 96 crowned the Diageo Baileys® Irish Champion, owned by John Barrett from Togher Co. Cork. Mark your calendars for the National Brahman Show & International Field Day. The event will take place Oct. 15-16, 2015 in College …

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Jamie Johansen

James Herring will be honored with the Feeding Quality Forum (FQF) 2015 Industry Achievement Award. The Forum is co-sponsored by Zoetis, Roto-Mix, Purina Mills, Micronutrients, Feedlot magazine and Certified Angus Beef. Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, has promoted four employees to senior level positions within the company. They include Sylivia Nicholson, Evertt Brown, Scott …

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Jamie Johansen

Emmi Roth USA won big last week at the 2015 American Cheese Society Competition in Providence, RI, when its Roth’s Private Reserve was named Runner-Up to the Best of Show, capping off a total of five awards for Roth® cheeses at the contest. World Dairy Expo has welcomed Kristin Olson, Windsor, Wis., as Media Relations Manager. She will manage media …

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Jamie Johansen

The American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) welcomed Angela Vesco to its staff as commercial marketing specialist. She will serve on the marketing team and spend her time traveling the country with special emphasis on visiting and assisting commercial bull customers. The judge of the 2015 Diageo Baileys Irish Champion Dairy Cow competition is Edward Griffiths from South Yorkshire. This is the …

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