PRRS Loses Steam with BIVI Solutions

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica (BIVI) celebrated 20 years of PRRS (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome) solutions during this year’s World Pork Expo. Reid Philips, DVM, technical manager for PRRS vaccines and BIVI outlined how far the swine industry has come in the last two decades in controlling the virus. Interestingly, Reid explained that in the 1980s when PRRS was first showing …

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Traditional Christmas Dinners

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Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “What is your traditional Christmas dinner?” Our poll results: · Other – 30% · Ham – 28% · Turkey – 22% · Roast Beef – 11% · Lobster – 5% · Wild Game – 5% Our new ZimmPoll is now live and asks the question, “How is your health insurance for 2014?” The Zimmermans …

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Six Awarded Center Scholarships

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Congratulations to the six recipients of the Student Leader Scholarships, awarded by the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation of Pennsylvania Board of Directors. The scholarships provide recognition, encouragement and financial assistance to outstanding students enrolled in academic programs that support the dairy industry. Funds for the scholarships are made possible through contributions to the Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation’s scholarship …

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ZimmComm Expands AgNewsWire.com Content

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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 …

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Senate’s Farm Bill Passes With Dairy Amendments

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The U.S. Senate passed its version of the Farm Bill today by a bipartisan margin of 64-35. Passage gained praise from the Dairy Farmers of America: “The U.S. Senate sent an important message to the nation’s agriculture industry today by passing S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 (Farm Bill). The Farm Bill contains dairy provisions …

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New York Tops 4-H Judging Contest

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Congratulations to the New York judging team, the 2011 National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest champions at World Dairy Expo! Placing second by a mere one point was the team from Pennsylvania and three points behind them was Wisconsin. Andrew Kern of Minnesota was the high individual overall and Katelyn Horning of Michigan placed first in oral reasons. Top 10 …

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Cornell Tops Judging Contest

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Congratulations to Cornell University for winning the National Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging Contest, at the 2011 World Dairy Expo. Cornell edged out Virginia Tech in an unprecedented tie for first. The tie was broken by reasons scores. Carissa Levash of UW-Madison claimed the individual overall title. Michigan State won the team reasons competition and Caitlin Durow from University of Minnesota …

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Holstein Youth Win at Bowl & Jeopardy

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Congratulations to all of the youth that participated in the National Dairy Bowl and Dairy Jeopardy contests during the National Junior Holstein Convention. Dairy Jeopardy Dairy Jeopardy had over 75 contestants in three age divisions; Junior, ages 9-13, Intermediate, ages 14-17, and Senior, ages 18-21. The lively and engaging competition is based on the popular television game show, but focuses …

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9 Girls Chosen as the Power of 9

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Congratulations to the nine teenage girls who have been chosen by America to don a Milk Mustache and appear together in a national “got milk?®” ad. It will be the first time in Milk Mustache history that “real” teens will star in the iconic campaign. Check out their winning video entries here! In February, actress, singer and dancer Julianne Hough …

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Give Thanks for Food

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The AgChat Foundation has come up with a unique idea for you to use during this upcoming week of Thanksgiving. It’s called #foodthanks. It’s a way to show your thanks for the food we enjoy every day and the people who produce it. So what you’re encouraged to do is go to the webpage where you’ll find images for your …

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