IMPA Conference Celebrates 90 Years

Lizzy Schultz

The Idaho Milk Processors Association (IMPA) Annual Conference, set to be held August 11-12 in Sun Valley, will celebrate its 90th anniversary this year. The annual gathering will feature keynote speakers Tom Suber, president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, and Greg “Dr. Dairy” Miller, the National Dairy Council’s chief science officer. A panel discussion will also be held among …

Ag Group, Company Announcement, Competition, Dairy, Events, Milk

USEF Extends Saddleseat Young Rider Deadline

Lizzy Schultz

The U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) has extended the application deadline for the 2017 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Team to September 1, 2016.. The 2017 team will compete at the U.S. Test Event to be held April 3-6, 2017 in Perry, Georgia. The extension comes after confirmation that there will not be a 2017 Test Event in South Africa. The …

Ag Group, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, Events, USEF, Youth

Team USA Takes Gold in Saddle Seat World Cup

Lizzy Schultz

Team USA has again brought home the gold from the 2016 International Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup. The twelve U.S. equestrian athletes traveled to South Africa to compete in the 2016 competition, held at the Mistico Equestrian Centre, July 7-9, and delivered excellent performances against teams from Canada, Namibia, and South Africa. Coaches David Cater, Pam Roush, and Kent Swalla …

Ag Group, award, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, International, USEF

Enter the 2016 ASI Photo Contest

Lizzy Schultz

Do you have photos from lambing season, or some great shots from this summer on your sheep operation? They could pay off in the form of a cash award in the 2016 American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) Photo Contest. Photographers are invited to submit photographs in the contest’s five different categories. Entries will be judged on clarity, content, composition and …

Ag Group, ASI, Competition, contest, Sheep

Beef Sizzled at National Capital Barbecue Battle

Lizzy Schultz

The National Beef Checkoff made a flavor-packed impact at the 24th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle last week in Washington, D.C., using the two-day event to bring D.C. residents into the conversation about steak, hamburgers, and other beef-based barbecue favorites. Attendees were invited to the beef checkoff booth on Pennsylvania Avenue to learn new recipes, participate in games and …

Ag Group, Angus, Beef, Beef Board, Beef Checkoff, Competition, consumer, Events, Food

Entries Open for 50th World Dairy Expo

Lizzy Schultz

Dairy Cattle Show entries are now open for exhibitors at the 50th World Dairy Expo. Entry forms are available online through the Dairy Cattle Entry system, and the Expo website has them available for print. Entries are due Aug. 31, 2016. Late online entries will be accepted until Sept. 11. Paper entries will be accepted until the day of the …

Ag Group, Cattle, Company Announcement, Competition, Dairy, Events, Exhibitor, World Dairy Expo

USEF Announces 2016 Olympic Dressage Team

Lizzy Schultz

Four athlete-and-horse combinations, as well as one traveling reserve athlete-and-horse combination, were named this week by The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) to the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. One direct reserve horse has also been named. A direct reserve horse would be an automatic replacement should the original horse on which the athlete was …

Ag Group, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, International, USEF

Gowan Announces Dairy Guarantee Program

Lizzy Schultz

Gowan USA, LLC recently announced that its new Affiance Fungicide Guarantee Program is available for dairy producers throughout the United States. “We’re so confident in the ability of Affiance Fungicide to increase the feed value of corn silage that we’re offering this ironclad guarantee,” stated Chad Dyer, Affiance Product Manager for Gowan. “Dairy producers just need to purchase one case …

Ag Group, Competition, Dairy, dairy farming, Harvest, Silage

AQHA Expands Time To Ride Challenge

Lizzy Schultz

Since its introduction in 2014 by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), the Time to Ride Challenge has introduced more than 60,000 people to horses through first-time horse experiences with the support and involvement of hundreds of stables, clubs and equine businesses nationwide. The Challenge awards $100,000 cash and prizes to hosts that offering the most unique experiences that attract …

Ag Group, American Horse Council, AQHA, Competition, Equestrian, Equine