Internship Opportunities With AQHA

Lizzy Schultz

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is proud to offer three paid internships for college students starting in the fall of 2016. AQHA offers a Communications and Digital Marketing internship, Marketing and Publicity internship and an AQHA Media internship, all based in Amarillo, TX. The internships reach into all aspects of the equine industry, regardless of discipline, and have an …

Ag Group, AQHA, Communications, Equestrian, Equine, Intern

Te Pari Featured In Upcoming Innovations TV Episode

Lizzy Schultz

An upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel show Innovations w/ Ed Begley Jr. will feature Te Pari Products Ltd (Te Pari), and aims to educate viewers about Te Pari’s mission to improve the safety and welfare of farming people and animals with its award winning Revolution Dosing Gun and scale system. The episode will air some time during the fourth …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Communications, Company Announcement

Research Will Help Farmers Discuss Sustainability

Lizzy Schultz

The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) recently completed an extensive research project that dug into consumer perceptions about sustainability, and the findings may help producers continue to break through communication barriers and effectively get their story out to the increasingly disconnected consuming public. Paul Spooner, Manager of Affiliate and Ag Communications for USFRA, sat down with AgWired’s Jamie Johansen …

Ag Group, Audio, Communication, Communications, consumer, Education, sustainability, USFRA, World Pork Expo

DeLaval Releases Video On Innovation

Lizzy Schultz

As a part of National Dairy month, DeLaval has released a video, titled “Your Future is Our Why,” that highlights the company’s long term commitments to sustainability and innovation in the dairy industry, and showcases how those two concepts are incredibly interconnected. “We’re the innovation engine of this industry and we’re not going anywhere,” the video states. “We’re gonna be …

Ag Group, Communication, Communications, Company Announcement, Dairy Group, Dairy Month, Video

Farm Journal Media Partners With Dairy Girl Network

Lizzy Schultz

Dairy Girl Network (DGN) and Farm Journal Media have just announced an exclusive media partnership through Farm Journal’s flagship dairy brand Dairy Herd Management. The goal of the partnership is extending the outreach and improving the relationships between dairy women across the country. “The partnership with Farm Journal and its dairy publication, Dairy Herd Management, allows our fast- growing organization …

Ag Group, Communications, Company Announcement, Dairy, Dairy Group, Media

Acres & Avenues Launches Second Season

Lizzy Schultz

Dairy Management Incorporated (DMI) has announced that the checkoff-funded Acres and Avenues online video series, designed to advance the conversation and help people reconnect with dairy farmers who produce our nation’s milk supply, launched its second season on June 1, 2016. Acres and Avenues chronicles a unique cultural exchange and job shadow experience between dairy farmers and millennials, where both …

Ag Group, Communications, consumer, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, dairy farming, Dairy Management Inc., Education

AFIA Announces Three Promotions

Lizzy Schultz

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is pleased to announce internal staffing changes. Miranda McDaniel, Paul Keppy and Allison Crompton all received recent promotions. The new roles will allow the three employees to best serve the association’s membership and the media while continuing to focus on AFIA’s mission–legislative and regulatory affairs. McDaniel has been on staff since August of 2013 …

AFIA, Ag Group, Communications, Company Announcement, Feed, Promotion

#AAA16 Panelists Talk Bridging Communication Gap

Lizzy Schultz

The recent Animal Agriculture Alliance 2016 Stakeholders Summit, held last week in Arlington, VA, worked to explore new ways to bridge the communication gap about animal agriculture. One of the event’s speakers was Yvette D’Entremont, blogger and science advocate also known as the “Sci Babe.” D’Entremont encouraged attendees to bridge the gap by reminding consumers that farmers are also consumers, …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Communications, consumer, Education, Events

2016 IFAJ Alltech Young Leaders Announced

Jamie Johansen

Ten participants have been selected for this year’s International Federation of Agricultural Journalist (IFAJ)-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award, which supports winners’ participation in an IFAJ congress and an intensive boot camp-style workshop July 11-12, prior to the IFAJ congress in Bonn, Germany. Winners include: 1. Dorien Colman, journalist, Belgium 2. Richmond Fringpong, journalist, Ghana 3. Danielle Grindlay, journalist, …

Alltech, award, Communications, International, Marketing