Intercollegiate Meat Judging Winners

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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

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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

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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

USPOULTRY Foundation Awards $7,000

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Blue Ridge Community College received a $7,000 student recruiting grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation, made possible by support from The Robert Burtner Strickler and Gladys Hopkins Strickler Student Recruiting Fund, established by a gift from Robert (Twig) H. Strickler. The check was presented by Twig and Lorraine Strickler and John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY, to Dr. John Downey, president of …

Ag Group, Education, Poultry, US Poultry

Food Defense Orientation Program for Poultry & Egg Processors

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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

Center for Food Integrity at Premier Dairy Event

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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

Farm to School & Cooperative Efforts

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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

Alltech Equine Webinar on Winter Feeding

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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

IPPE Launches ’30 Under 30′ Program

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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