BIVI’s Commitment to BQA Education

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The folks at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) have been strong supporters of the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program and that confidence in the program has led them to sponsor another free-certification period — from now through April 15. The announcement was made during the recent Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show and I caught up with BIVI’s Director …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Audio, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Education, Livestock, NCBA

Elanco Vet Med Applications Certification From CEV

Jamie Johansen

CEV Multimedia has launched the Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications certification, further expanding student learning opportunities and experiences in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Featuring demonstrations and materials from practicing veterinarians working with both small and large animals, the certification addresses major topics related to veterinary science and medical applications. More than 20 lessons are available via the online curriculum, …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Education, FFA, Veterinary

USPOULTRY Plans an Education-Packed 2016

Jamie Johansen

U.S.Poultry & Egg Association is sponsoring over 14 poultry-related seminars and workshops in 2016. The programs, which cover all phases of the industry, will begin in March with the Feed Mill Management Seminar in Nashville, Tenn. “USPOULTRY’s cost-effective seminars and workshops provide members and industry representatives with tools, knowledge and technical expertise to help keep their operations running efficiently and …

Ag Group, Education, Poultry, US Poultry

NCF Presents CME Beef Industry Scholarships

Lizzy Schultz

The CME Group, along with the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF), have selected ten top-notch college students with interest in beef industry careers for the 2016 – 2017 $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships. The scholarship was first introduced in 1989, in partnership with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and has remained a strong tradition ever since, working to recognize and encourage talented …

Ag Group, Beef, Education, NCBA, University

New Video Series Brings Consumers to the Farm

Lizzy Schultz

The entire “Day on a Farm” online video series, presented by U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®), is officially live on YouTube and social media. Consumers and agriculture industry professionals alike are invited and encouraged to view, share, and discuss the series with others. The series of four videos, created in collaboration with the popular online kitchen and home destination …

Ag Group, consumer, Education, Food, GMO, Social Media, sustainability, USFRA

Angelo State to Host AMSA Annual Convention

Lizzy Schultz

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) 69th annual Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC), which serves as the annual meeting for AMSA, will be held in San Angelo, Texas, from June 19-22, 2016, and will be hosted by Angelo State University. RMC features a dynamic, interactive technical program that offers attendees an inspiring, educational experience, and a wonderful networking opportunity. Leading industry …

Ag Group, American Meat Science, Education, Meat, University

Beef STEM Event to Engage Science Coordinators

Jamie Johansen

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has announced an “On the Farm STEM Experience” for science curriculum coordinators, funded by the Beef Checkoff. Selected participants will receive a $2,000 stipend to attend the event held March 28-30, 2016, immediately prior to the National Science Teachers Association annual convention in Nashville. Science curriculum coordinators are leaders at the district level …

Ag Group, Beef, Beef Checkoff, Education, Farm Bureau, Science

Alltech Wisconsin’s Dairy School – One Team, One Dream

Jamie Johansen

More than 200 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals recently gathered for Alltech Wisconsin’s Dairy School “One Team, One Dream”. There they discussed the latest strategies for successful dairy farming and goals for industry. Joseph Kerns, co-owner of Kern and Associates, opened the conference with the topic of risk management. Kerns highlighted this year’s abundant harvest, with dry grains and relatively …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Dairy, Education

AMSA Pork 101 at Mizzou

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) will host a PORK 101 course January 13-15, 2016 at the University of Missouri Columbia. Also sponsoring the event is the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health. Attendees will experience firsthand the selection, evaluation and fabrication of their pork carcasses. As well as, the importance of hog handling, grading, food …

Ag Group, AMSA, Education, Meat, Pork, Swine

Over $12,500 Awarded to College Aggies Online Winners

Jamie Johansen

The Animal Agriculture Alliance has announced the results of its 7th annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship competition. The program is a nationwide initiative aimed at helping college students and collegiate agriculture clubs utilize social media and community engagement to share agriculture’s story. In the Individual division, the winners are: First place: Jessica Miller, Oklahoma State University, $2,500 Second place: …

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