Showcasing U.S. Red Meat at SIAL Paris

Lizzy Schultz

On this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), Dan Halstrom, USMEF senior vice president for marketing, discusses his recent experience showcasing U.S. beef and pork with USMEF and several of its member companies at SIAL Paris. The global food show is held every two years, and this year’s event attracted approximately 7,000 exhibitors and over 100,000 …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Events, Export, Export, International, Pork, USMEF

Mark Calendar for the Annual Meat Conference

Jamie Johansen

The Annual Meat Conference offered will offer a complete education and networking experience with nearly five hours of exhibits showcasing the latest in new meat and poultry products and the products and services retailers need to increase their bottom line. Join meat leaders February 19-21 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas to satisfy your appetite for learning and professional …

Ag Group, Events, Meat, Meat Science

New Animal Rights Conference Details Released

Lizzy Schultz

The Animal Agriculture Alliance has released a report that further details the group’s observations from the Animal Rights National Conference, hosted July 7-10 in Los Angeles, Ca. by the Farm Animal Rights Movement. “We are alarmed by the statements animal rights movement leaders made at this conference encouraging activists to be increasingly aggressive in seeking liberation for farm animals,” said …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Ag Alliance, Animal Welfare, Events

Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival Back for Ninth Year

Lizzy Schultz

The Great Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada, is back for its ninth installment. This year’s event is set for Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, BC, and will feature activities the whole family can enjoy, including cheese rolling races, tastings, and a market featuring some of …

Ag Group, Cheese, Company Announcement, contest, Dairy, Events

Cornell Hosts 65th Wildlife Disease Conference

Lizzy Schultz

Nearly 400 participants from 25 countries, 38 states and nine provinces attended the 65th Annual Wildlife Disease Association Conference, hosted by the Wildlife Health Group and held July 31-Aug. 5 at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). This year’s conference theme was “Sustainable Wildlife: Health Matters,” with a main focus on addressing the spread of diseases that pass …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Company Announcement, Disease, Events, University, Veterinary

Angus University Headlines 2016 Convention

Jamie Johansen

Continuing education and collaboration are two missions behind the American Angus Association’s annual Angus Convention. Thousands of cattle producers will gather in Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 5-7 for the event. Among the convention’s most popular sessions is Angus University, sponsored by Merck Animal Health. “Angus University has been a centerpiece of the American Angus Association’s annual convention for three years, and …

Ag Group, Angus, Beef, Events

IMPA Conference Celebrates 90 Years

Lizzy Schultz

The Idaho Milk Processors Association (IMPA) Annual Conference, set to be held August 11-12 in Sun Valley, will celebrate its 90th anniversary this year. The annual gathering will feature keynote speakers Tom Suber, president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, and Greg “Dr. Dairy” Miller, the National Dairy Council’s chief science officer. A panel discussion will also be held among …

Ag Group, Company Announcement, Competition, Dairy, Events, Milk

Register for the 2017 IPPE Today!

Lizzy Schultz

Attendees and exhibitors may now begin to register for the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). The annual global feed, meat and poultry industry trade show is scheduled Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., USA. More than 1,060 exhibitors have been secured, and more than 507,000 net …

Ag Group, Company Announcement, Events, IPPE, Poultry

Producers Reflect on USMEF Latin American Showcase

Lizzy Schultz

In this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), four U.S. livestock and crop producers offer their observations after attending the sixth annual USMEF Latin American Product Showcase in Panama City, Panama. About 120 buyers from 14 countries participated in the showcase, a premier event for U.S. companies that export beef, pork and lamb to Central and …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Events, Export, Export, International, Trade, USMEF

USEF Extends Saddleseat Young Rider Deadline

Lizzy Schultz

The U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) has extended the application deadline for the 2017 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Team to September 1, 2016.. The 2017 team will compete at the U.S. Test Event to be held April 3-6, 2017 in Perry, Georgia. The extension comes after confirmation that there will not be a 2017 Test Event in South Africa. The …

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