USDA Launches ReConnect Program

cindy zimmerman

USDA is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America. Telecommunications companies, rural electric cooperatives and utilities, internet service providers and municipalities may apply for funding through USDA’s new ReConnect Program to connect rural areas that currently have insufficient broadband service. “High-speed internet e-Connectivity is a necessity, not an amenity, vital …

AFBF, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Internet, usda

Ralco Launches Redesigned Website

Lizzy Schultz

Ralco has launched a new, redesigned version of its website that now offers users extensive information about Ralco’s people, purpose, science, and technologies. The new site provides a clear vision of how the company works today, as well as showcasing Ralco’s vision for carrying out its mission to provide a safe and abundant global food supply into the future. The …

Ag Group, Company Announcement, Internet, Technology

Former Buzzfeed VP Talks Ag Marketing

Lizzy Schultz

The 2016 Dairy Strong conference featured a variety of exceptional keynote presentations, with many presenters coming from outside of the agriculture sector, but few would argue that any of them made as strong of an impact as Jonathan Perelman’s. Perelman is the Head the Digital Ventures at ICM Partners, the former Vice President of Motion Pictures at Buzzfeed, the former …

Ag Group, Audio, Communications, Dairy Business, Dairy Strong, Internet, Marketing, Social Media

New Online Quiz Tests Antibiotic Knowledge

Lizzy Schultz

As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, The Center for Accountability in Science has developed a new quiz to help educate consumers about antibiotic use in people and animals. The quiz was created following a survey by the World Health Organization (WHO); the results of the survey show that most individuals know very little about antibiotics and how they should …

Ag Group, Antibiotics, Biosecurity, Disease, International, Internet, Pharmaceutical

All-American Dairy Foundation Launches Website

Talia Goes

The All-American Dairy Foundation announced the launch of, a website dedicated to educating and promoting the efforts of the non-profit foundation that supports the All-American Dairy Show. The website features information about the All-American Dairy Foundation board of directors and committees, as well as news releases about foundation activities. Results from the 2012 All-American Dairy Show and photos from …

Agribusiness, Internet

World Dairy Expo Tweet Up

Chuck Zimmerman

Here’s a definition of a Tweet Up: “A real world meeting between two or more people who know each other through the online Twitter service.” Pretty simple. The official World Dairy Expo Tweet Up took place yesterday afternoon. Here are some of our participants. We actually had more show up. So why a tweet up? Because it’s a good opportunity …

Internet, World Dairy Expo