Alltech To Tackle Horse Industry Issues at ONE17

Lizzy Schultz

Alltech has been instrumental in efforts geared at the promotion and advancement of the equine industry, which is known to run decades behind its livestock industry counterparts in terms of innovation and advancement, and the company has announced an aim to further these efforts even more by including the horse industry at their upcoming annual meeting. This year at ONE: …

Alltech, Equine, Events

Animal Alliance Summit to Feature Broiler Welfare Panel

Lizzy Schultz

Registration is still open for the 2017 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit to be held May 3-4, 2017, in Kansas City, Missouri. This year’s event comes as the Alliance celebrates 30 years of bridging the communication gap between farm and fork. The Summit will feature a panel spotlight on broiler welfare, a topic of interest to several animal activist groups …

Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Animal Welfare, Events, Poultry

USFRA Celebrates Ag Day

Lizzy Schultz

Tomorrow is National Agriculture Day and hundreds of groups, companies and people will be participating in activities that celebrate American ag. US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) will be honoring the day by co-sponsoring a panel on Smart Farming: Producing Sustainable, Nutritious Food for Life with National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) and American Agricultural Editors’ …

Ag Group, Events, USFRA

The Alltech Idea Man Highlights #ONE17

Jamie Johansen

I never turn down an opportunity to talk with Alltech founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons. The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show provided my most recent conversation with the idea man and naturally, we talked ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) which is set for May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will “inspire farmers, ranchers, producers, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Education, Events, NCBA, Video

Off to IPPE Thanks to Novus Inc.

Jamie Johansen

This week is going to be a busy one for the ZimmComm Team. Chuck is off to Atlanta for the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo sponsored by Novus International again this year. The Expo features more than 1,200 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors from Jan. 31- Feb. 2, 2017. Hailed as the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat …

Agribusiness, Events, IPPE, Meat, Meat Science, Novus International, Poultry

Pork Forum – Power of Pork: Moving Mountains

Jamie Johansen

The 15 producers who serve as members of the National Pork Board from across the U.S. and Pork Checkoff staff leadership will gather in Atlanta, March 1-3, for the annual National Pork Industry Forum. Each year the delegates confer, vote on resolutions and advisements and provide valuable direction on the important issues facing pork producers and the industry. The theme …

Ag Group, Events, Policy, Pork, Pork Checkoff, Swine

Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School Brings Producers Together

Lizzy Schultz

The Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School was held last week at Lambeau Field, home field of the Green Bay Packers, where the event brought more than 250 farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals together to discuss dairy metrics and determine “What’s Your Score.” First, three dairy producers from around the United States shared their personal experiences during the pre-conference breakfast. Breakfast speakers …

Alltech, Dairy, Dairy Business, Events

News from World Dairy Expo

Jamie Johansen

World Dairy Expo celebrated its many volunteers with the annual Friends of Expo Party. Highlighting the evening was the announcement of the 2016 Friend of Expo Honorees, Jim Dickrell, Chuck Miller, Marjorie Stieve, Mary Latchford and Rita Paulson. Currently working on his 20th Official Program for World Dairy Expo, Jim Dickrell’s words have been read by Expo attendees for nearly …

Ag Group, Dairy, Events, World Dairy Expo

George H Morris Training Session Dates Announced

Lizzy Schultz

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced that the 11th annual George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session will held at The Stadium at Equestrian Village in Wellington, Fla., January 3-7, 2017. The session is designed to identify and develop the next generation of top U.S. Equestrian Team talent through instruction in a variety of aspects of horsemanship. Past participants …

Ag Group, Competition, Equestrian, Equine, Events, USEF, Youth

Dairy Strong 2017 Registration is Open

Jamie Johansen

Dairy Strong’s 2017 conference, “The Journey Forward” is set for January 18-19 in Madison, WI and registration is now open. Connect with more than 250 farmers representing 135,000 cows along with 400 fellow industry professionals and experts. Dairy Strong understands farmers are leaders, decision makers, owners and managers. They want to help them take the next steps in progressive business …

Ag Group, Dairy, Dairy Strong, Events