Merck Animal Health Sponsors Food Systems Fellowship Program

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As a partner in the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce three $5,000 scholarships have been awarded to students who are participating in the program. During the past nine years, Merck Animal Health has provided various scholarship opportunities for more than 100 students focused on working …

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American Royal Announces 2014 Royal Scholars

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The American Royal Association was pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 American Royal Scholars at the 12th Annual American Royal Business and Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 in Kemper Arena. The Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for outstanding college students to advocate the food and fiber industry and the American Royal. Selected applicants …

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Dairy Farm Families Donate $20,000 to Children’s Museum

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Dairy farmers across western Iowa announced their support of the Children’s Museum of Siouxland with a $20,000 donation for the development of an interactive dairy exhibit in the new museum. The donation was announced as part of the Iowa Dairy Day activities at the Clay County Fair in Spencer. The Children’s Museum of Siouxland is on track to become northwest …

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New “Dairy Strong” Event Coming

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The Dairy Business Association has merged their December Annual Business Conference and their February Conference and Trade Show into one Blockbuster Dairy Industry Event that you won’t want to miss. Mark you calendars for January 13-15, 2015 in Madison, WI. The brand new dairy conference will feature, Mike Rowe, host of “Dirty Jobs” and the upcoming CNN series “Somebody’s Gotta …

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NCBA Seeks Intern for Cattle Industry Convention

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is accepting applications for internships during the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 4-7, 2015. The deadline to submit an application is Oct. 6, 2014. This year will mark the 117th Cattle Industry Convention, which is the oldest and largest convention for the cattle industry. The convention and trade show create a …

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College Aggies Online Kicks Off 6th Year with Record Participation

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With students from more than 45 colleges and universities representing more than 31 states and Canada competing, the Animal Agriculture Alliance today begins its sixth annual College Aggies Online Scholarship competition (CAO). CAO helps college students with an interest in agriculture become confident, positive and proactive communicators for the entire industry. “With over 150 students and more than 25 clubs …

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Hereford Breeders Unite for Genetic Summit

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I am headed to Springfield, MO today for the Hereford Genetic Summit being held at the Christopher S. Bond Learning Center located at the Darr Agricultural Center on the Missouri State University campus. As a Hereford breeder, this event is near and dear in my heart. Tune in for audio and photos as I capture all the happenings here on …

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Free BQA Certification for Beef and Dairy Producers

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For the third time, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) is supporting the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program by sponsoring all online certifications this fall for producers who enroll from September 1-October 31. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. will pick up the $25-$50 certification fee for beef or dairy producers who are interested in becoming certified or recertified during this period. …

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UF/IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm returns Oct. 25, 2014

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University of Florida supporters have something new to look forward to this fall – the return of Family Day at the Dairy Farm, a popular open house held at the UF dairy farm in Hague and presented by UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences with support from Florida Dairy Farmers and UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In past years, …

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$9 Million Gift to Support University of Arizona’s Vet Programs

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A foundational gift of $9 million from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation will support the state’s first public veterinary medical and surgical program to train Doctors of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Arizona. The program is targeting a 2015 fall semester launch. The UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been actively developing the program to address …

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