Vet Training, Education & Leadership

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A look into veterinary training, education and leadership development was another topic discussed at the recent Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar held in Orlando, FL. Dr. Jim Lowe, Lowe Consulting, headlined that conversation as he shared insights into making the animal health profession stronger for the future. “I really need to credit my co-authors on this, Dr. Aldridge and Dr. …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Education, Swine, Veterinary

20 Best College Farms in America

Jamie Johansen

Best College Reviews has published a ranking of the 20 Best College Farms in America. Best College Reviews is an editorially independent college review website focusing on college rankings, reviews of college features, and thought leadership on helping students find their place in the higher education landscape. I am excited to see a Missouri school on the list that is …

Ag Group, Education, Farming

Alltech Young Scientist Kicks Off 10th year

Jamie Johansen

The search is on for the next young scientist. Alltech has officially opened 2015-2016 registration for the largest global university-level competition that rewards scientific innovation and experimental research in agri-science. This year marks a decade for the Alltech Young Scientist program, which saw more than 8,800 students register for the 2014-2015 term. “In the last 10 years, we have seen …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Education, Youth

NDB Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Jamie Johansen

Applications are being accepted for college scholarships that are awarded by America’s dairy farmers and dairy importers through the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB). NDB funds, in part, Dairy Management Inc.™, which manages the national dairy checkoff program. Nineteen scholarships worth up to $1,500 each will be awarded. Students in their sophomore through senior year majoring in the …

Ag Group, Dairy, Dairy Board, Education

Last Chance to Apply for Beef Industry Scholarship

Jamie Johansen

Today marks the application deadline for the 2015-16 Beef Industry Scholarship, sponsored by the CME Group. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders. Fields of study may include education, communications, …

Ag Group, Beef, Education

USPOULTRY Plans 2015 Education-Packed Year

Jamie Johansen

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is sponsoring 14-plus poultry-related seminars and workshops during the 2015 year. The programs, which cover all phases of the industry, will kick off in March with the Feed Mill Management Seminar in Nashville, Tenn. “USPOULTRY’s cost-effective education programs provide members and industry representatives with knowledge and technical expertise on subjects they may not be …

Ag Group, Education, Poultry

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Winners

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) announced winners of the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest, held November 16, 2014, at Tyson Foods, Inc. in Dakota City, NE. In total, 108 contestants representing 16 teams participated in the contest. Top Individuals, Senior Division: 1. Emery Kunze, Texas A&M University 2. Jessie Heidlage, Oklahoma State University 3. Audrey Zoeller, Oklahoma State University …

Ag Group, award, Education, Meat

ANIMART to Host Practical Cow Management CE Course

Jamie Johansen

ANIMART, Inc. is hosting their third continuing education (CE) course for certified veterinary technicians. The course will highlight practical cow management at 9 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Rosendale Dairy in Pickett, WI. ANIMART has been certification to hold CE classes that are reviewed by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) and approve all Registry of Continuing …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Education, Veterinary

AgChat Offers College Aggies Free Trip to Meeting

John Davis

Some lucky, make that, hard-working, students are going to get their ways to AgChat Foundation’s (ACF) 2015 Collegiate Congress paid. This news release on the Animal Agriculture Alliance website says ACF will send the winners of the College Aggies Online (CAO) program all expenses paid to the event on January 17 & 18, 2015, in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year the …

Ag Group, AgChat, Education