Internship Opportunities With AQHA

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, AQHA, Communications, Equestrian, Equine, Intern

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is proud to offer three paid internships for college students starting in the fall of 2016. AQHA offers a Communications and Digital Marketing internship, Marketing and Publicity internship and an AQHA Media internship, all based in Amarillo, TX. The internships reach into all aspects of the equine industry, regardless of discipline, and have an … Read More

Te Pari Featured In Upcoming Innovations TV Episode

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Communications, Company Announcement

An upcoming episode of the Discovery Channel show Innovations w/ Ed Begley Jr. will feature Te Pari Products Ltd (Te Pari), and aims to educate viewers about Te Pari’s mission to improve the safety and welfare of farming people and animals with its award winning Revolution Dosing Gun and scale system. The episode will air some time during the fourth … Read More

Bob Hough Presented BIF Ambassador Award

Jamie JohansenAg Group, award, Beef, Cattle, Communications

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Bob Hough the BIF Ambassador Award June 15 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Manhattan, Kansas. The award is given annually by BIF to a member of the media for his or her efforts in spreading the news of BIF and its principles to a larger audience. Hough and his wife, Nancy, … Read More

Research Will Help Farmers Discuss Sustainability

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Communication, Communications, consumer, Education, sustainability, USFRA, World Pork Expo

The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) recently completed an extensive research project that dug into consumer perceptions about sustainability, and the findings may help producers continue to break through communication barriers and effectively get their story out to the increasingly disconnected consuming public. Paul Spooner, Manager of Affiliate and Ag Communications for USFRA, sat down with AgWired’s Jamie Johansen … Read More

DeLaval Releases Video On Innovation

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Communication, Communications, Company Announcement, Dairy Group, Dairy Month, Video

As a part of National Dairy month, DeLaval has released a video, titled “Your Future is Our Why,” that highlights the company’s long term commitments to sustainability and innovation in the dairy industry, and showcases how those two concepts are incredibly interconnected. “We’re the innovation engine of this industry and we’re not going anywhere,” the video states. “We’re gonna be … Read More

Farm Journal Media Partners With Dairy Girl Network

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Communications, Company Announcement, Dairy, Dairy Group, Media

Dairy Girl Network (DGN) and Farm Journal Media have just announced an exclusive media partnership through Farm Journal’s flagship dairy brand Dairy Herd Management. The goal of the partnership is extending the outreach and improving the relationships between dairy women across the country. “The partnership with Farm Journal and its dairy publication, Dairy Herd Management, allows our fast- growing organization … Read More

Acres & Avenues Launches Second Season

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Communications, consumer, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, dairy farming, Dairy Management Inc., Education

Dairy Management Incorporated (DMI) has announced that the checkoff-funded Acres and Avenues online video series, designed to advance the conversation and help people reconnect with dairy farmers who produce our nation’s milk supply, launched its second season on June 1, 2016. Acres and Avenues chronicles a unique cultural exchange and job shadow experience between dairy farmers and millennials, where both … Read More

AFIA Announces Three Promotions

Lizzy SchultzAFIA, Ag Group, Communications, Company Announcement, Feed, Promotion

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is pleased to announce internal staffing changes. Miranda McDaniel, Paul Keppy and Allison Crompton all received recent promotions. The new roles will allow the three employees to best serve the association’s membership and the media while continuing to focus on AFIA’s mission–legislative and regulatory affairs. McDaniel has been on staff since August of 2013 … Read More

#AAA16 Panelists Talk Bridging Communication Gap

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Communications, consumer, Education, Events

The recent Animal Agriculture Alliance 2016 Stakeholders Summit, held last week in Arlington, VA, worked to explore new ways to bridge the communication gap about animal agriculture. One of the event’s speakers was Yvette D’Entremont, blogger and science advocate also known as the “Sci Babe.” D’Entremont encouraged attendees to bridge the gap by reminding consumers that farmers are also consumers, … Read More

2016 IFAJ Alltech Young Leaders Announced

Jamie JohansenAlltech, award, Communications, International, Marketing

Ten participants have been selected for this year’s International Federation of Agricultural Journalist (IFAJ)-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award, which supports winners’ participation in an IFAJ congress and an intensive boot camp-style workshop July 11-12, prior to the IFAJ congress in Bonn, Germany. Winners include: 1. Dorien Colman, journalist, Belgium 2. Richmond Fringpong, journalist, Ghana 3. Danielle Grindlay, journalist, … Read More