Enter Alltech’s “My Farm. My Future.” Video Contest

Jamie Johansen

Alltech is calling all farmers, producers and ranchers to share their stories about how they are ensuring the future of their farm. By creating a one- to two-minute “My Farm. My Future.” video describing what they are doing for their farm’s future and sharing their farm’s story, farmers have the opportunity to win a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas …

Agribusiness, Alltech, contest

Meet the Dairy Expo Fitting Contest Champion

Lizzy Schultz

A total of twenty-two young attendees participated in the Youth Fitting Contest held at this year’s World Dairy Expo, and Levi Banowetz, of Charlotte, Iowa, was this year’s champion in the male division. The contest, which was open to youth ages 13 – 21, allowed contestants 60 minutes to get their animal to show ready, and judged on the following …

Ag Group, Audio, award, contest, Dairy, World Dairy Expo, Youth

NCBA 2017 National Anthem Contest

Jamie Johansen

Are you a singing star who wants to be a part of the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee? National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) fourth annual National Anthem Singing Contest is now open. Contestants must be 18 or younger and related to an NCBA, ANCW or CBB member. The contest winner will sing the Star …

Ag Group, Beef, Cattle, contest, Dairy, NCBA

Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival Back for Ninth Year

Lizzy Schultz

The Great Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada, is back for its ninth installment. This year’s event is set for Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, BC, and will feature activities the whole family can enjoy, including cheese rolling races, tastings, and a market featuring some of …

Ag Group, Cheese, Company Announcement, contest, Dairy, Events

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

Happy National Hot Dog Month! 🌭

Lizzy Schultz

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) has estimated that Americans will eat 150 million hot dogs this Independence Day, which also acts as the kick off for National Hot Dog Month, a celebration of our nation’s iconic food. To mark the occasion, the NHDSC has gathered several hot dog icons in a new series of videos to discuss …

Ag Group, Company Announcement, Competition, contest, Food

Texas A&M Wins 69th USPOULTRY Poultry Judging Contest

Jamie Johansen

Texas A&M University wins the High Team Overall category at the 69th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest, held at Louisiana State University. LSU placed a close second. Additionally, Trent Dugas, senior at LSU, was announced high individual overall winner, and Bailey Miller, senior at Texas A&M University, finished second overall. Eleven universities participated in this year’s competition …

Ag Group, contest, Education, Poultry, US Poultry

Last Call for Farm Mom of the Year Nominees

Lizzy Schultz

There is one week left to submit your favorite farm mom into Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Mom of the Year Contest. Submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, Mar. 29, and Monsanto encourages everyone to nominate moms who go above and beyond to care for and protect their farms, families, communities and the agriculture industry they love. “Our 2015 Southeast Region Farm …

Ag Group, award, contest, Farming, Monsanto

Saddle & Bridle Launches "Bring a Friend" Campaign

Lizzy Schultz

Saddle & Bridle Magazine (S&B) has launched a promotional campaign with the intent of introducing newcomers to the world of American Saddlebreds. The S&B Bring A Friend program will reward current Saddlebred owners, trainers, and exhibitors for bringing non-Saddlebred exhibitors to Saddlebred horse shows. The program is based on three principles: Saddlebred horses can do their own promotion if people …

Ag Group, contest, Equestrian, Equine, Youth

Voting Open for NCBA National Anthem Contest

Jamie Johansen

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is proud to announce the finalists for the annual National Anthem Contest, sponsored by Norbrook. The four finalists are: Eliza Smith, age 14, Stantonville, Tenn. Ashtin Lopeman, age 15, Red Bluff, Calif. Sheyenne Weaver, age 16, Alliance, Neb. Sage Patchin, age 15, Shelley, Idaho Help support these budding young stars as they sing their way …

Ag Group, Beef, contest, NCBA