Food Defense Orientation Program for Poultry & Egg Processors

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has developed a Food Defense Orientation program for poultry and egg processors, focusing on raising awareness of potential risks faced by the industry and encouraging employees to be active participants in protecting products in the workplace. The program offers a short orientation video for plant employees that will help them during training activities in …

Ag Group, Chicken, Education, Eggs, Poultry, US Poultry Jamie JohansenFood Defense Orientation Program for Poultry & Egg Processors

Center for Food Integrity at Premier Dairy Event

Jamie Johansen 3 Comments

The Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and the Center for Dairy Excellence are gearing up to host the premier dairy educational event in Pennsylvania known as the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit. The 2015 event is being held February 4-5 at the Lancaster Marriot in the historical part of Lancaster City in Penn Square. On Wednesday, February 4, the general session will …

Ag Group, Dairy, Education, Events Jamie JohansenCenter for Food Integrity at Premier Dairy Event

Farm to School & Cooperative Efforts

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

In celebration of the United Nations’ 2014 International Year of Family Farming, this month National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the importance of family farmers and local communities, as well as some of the tools available to help family farmers increase their economic footprint and clout. A great deal of emphasis is placed this month on cooperatives and farm to …

Ag Group, cooperatives, Education, Farming Jamie JohansenFarm to School & Cooperative Efforts

Alltech Equine Webinar on Winter Feeding

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Join Alltech Equine Heroes on October 22 2014 at 3pm GMT (11am EDT) as Dr. Helen Warren from the Alltech technical team, shares her key insights on winter feeding of horses with a specific focus on forage options, feeding values and nutritional issues to watch out for. Alltech’s Global Equine and Pet Marketing Manager – Clare Fahey – will also …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education, Equine, Feed, Forage, Nutrition Jamie JohansenAlltech Equine Webinar on Winter Feeding

IPPE Launches ’30 Under 30′ Program

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the third annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” program, which targets young professionals who normally would not have the financial resources or opportunity to attend IPPE. The goal of the program is to invest in, and engage, young professionals between the ages of 21 and 29, who work for companies actively …

Ag Group, Education, IPPE, Meat, Poultry Jamie JohansenIPPE Launches ’30 Under 30′ Program

2015 National FFA Convention Again In Louisville

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

The 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo is right around the corner and the AgWired team will be there to cover it all. Here is a little preview of what you can expect to see at this year’s event to take place for the second year of its three-year run in Louisville, KY. on Oct.28 through Nov. 1. The convention …

Ag Group, Education, FFA, Youth Jamie Johansen2015 National FFA Convention Again In Louisville

Beef Forage Day in North Florida

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

North Florida ranchers are being prodded to attend this year’s annual Beef and Forage Day at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna on Friday, Oct. 3. All things bull and cow, along with what to feed them, will be discussed. In addition, REC leaders will be showing off a new $275,000 cattle fence and …

Ag Group, Beef, Education, Forage Jamie JohansenBeef Forage Day in North Florida

Alliance to Increase College Aggies Online Scholarships

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Thanks to the generous support of Fair Oaks Pig Adventure and Belstra Milling—the Animal Agriculture Alliance announced that it would be increasing the scholarship awards for its 6th annual College Aggies Online Competition, which began last Monday. CAO helps college students, with an interest in agriculture, become confident, positive and proactive communicators for the entire industry. The Alliance will be …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Education, Social Media Jamie JohansenAlliance to Increase College Aggies Online Scholarships

Dairy Meetings Explain New Farm Bill Safety Net

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Dairy producers must decide how much safety net they need and then sign up for the 2014 farm bill program before Nov. 28. Producers can learn the options in a series of meetings and a webinar, says Joe Horner, University of Missouri Extension dairy economist. “There has been lots of information in dairy magazines and online,” Horner says. “Some will …

"farm bill", Ag Group, Dairy, Education Jamie JohansenDairy Meetings Explain New Farm Bill Safety Net

Merck Animal Health Sponsors Food Systems Fellowship Program

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

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 …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Education Jamie JohansenMerck Animal Health Sponsors Food Systems Fellowship Program