Animal Ag Bites 7/12

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The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and 17 other food and agriculture organizations, representing the vast majority of production agriculture, sent a letter to the Trump administration urging it to refrain from placing restrictions on imports of steel and aluminum. The organizations are very concerned that such restrictions will boomerang against U.S. food and agriculture exports. Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is …

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Animal Ag Bites 7/6

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Alltech launches The Great Green Getaway. In partnership with KEENAN, maker of the “Green Machine” mixer wagon, the contest invites American dairy farmers to enter for the opportunity to win one of three travel-expense-paid trips for two to Ireland in March 2018, coinciding with St. Patrick’s Day. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® has announced its 6th annual U.S. Dairy …

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Animal Ag Bites 6/29

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Alltech will host a webinar Friday, June 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. ET featuring Dr. Corale Dorn, a vet from South Dakota, on calf care and development, calf diseases and how to identify different types, & a new look at preventative care and how dairy producers can incorporate it in their operation. Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is offering Future Service Scholarships …

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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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Jamie Johansen

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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