LPC Panel on Animal Welfare

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The inaugural Livestock Publications Council “Vision, and industry celebration” event featured a panel discussion. The topic was “Animal welfare in today’s world of agriculture.” As you might guess, animal activist, rights and welfare continue to be a hot topic of discussion in the industry. The panel was moderated by Mike Adams, AgriTalk, and panelists were Dr. Hans Coetzee, Professor of …

Animal Welfare, LPC, Media

LPC Honors Award Winners

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The Livestock Publications Council held a first ever “Vision, An Industry Celebration” event in Kansas City this week. The event brings together members and others from the agricultural industry to honor their Headliner and Hall of Fame Award winners. This year’s Hall of Fame Inductee is Wayne Bollum (posthumously). His plaque was unveiled and after watching a short video of …

LPC, Media

Florida Dairy Farmers Release New iPad App

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Kids, adults and educators alike can now learn about dairy farming in an exciting way through the Florida Dairy Farmers new iPad app, SunnyBell’s Florida Dairy Farm Adventure. The free app that can be downloaded from iTunes, is a fun, interactive romp through a Florida dairy farm. SunnyBell – a little calf who longs to be an important part of …

Ag Group, Apps, Media, Youth

Vote for REAL Seal Name

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Online voting is now open in the “Name the REAL® Seal Character” contest, sponsored by National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF). Vote now through November 5, 2013. Only one vote per computer will be allowed. Throughout the summer, NMPF used the REAL Seal website and Facebook page to gather submissions for the naming contest. More than 110 individual suggestions were entered. …

Media, National Milk

Agri-Blogger Intern From Dairy Industry

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

We are so pleased with the response to our new agri-blogging internship program. It was tough to choose just one for the summer semester, but we finally decided on Maggie Seiler – a sophomore at Kansas State University dual majoring in agricultural communications and journalism and animal sciences and industry. Maggie grew up on a dairy operation outside of Wichita …

Media, ZimmComm

ZimmComm Expands AgNewsWire.com Content

Melissa Sandfort Leave a Comment

ZimmComm New Media, LLC has expanded its AgNewsWire.com website to serve as a new agricultural media content service for reporters, companies, organizations and individuals seeking high quality photos and audio from industry events and concerning current issues. “We generate so much content on our agricultural and renewable energy websites that we decided to create one place for all of it …

Agribusiness, Audio, Events, Media, ZimmComm

Most Believe Ag Journalists Are Ethical

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “Do ag journalists (broadcast/print/web) adhere to good ethical practices in reporting?” This is just in time for the ag journalists gathering in Sweden for the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Congress. I’ll be sharing the results with them. Our poll results: Sixteen percent said they all do; sixty-eight percent said most do; and sixteen …

Media, ZimmPoll

“American Dairy” Returns to RFD-TV

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“American Dairy,” returns to RFD-TV on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. (EST) and repeats on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. (EST). The American Dairy is the first program dedicated solely to telling the story of America’s dairy farmers, the dairy industry and the journey of milk, from farm to fridge. The producers of the program work with dairy producers …

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