Cattlemen’s Webinar Series on Beef Cattle Selection Tools

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Beef, Breeding, Education, NCBA, Reproduction, Webinar

Time to register for the next Cattlemen’s Webinar Series on ‘Understanding Advancements in Beef Cattle Selection Tools.’ The webinar will take place Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. Central and is brought to you by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Get the latest update cattle selection tools and how to use them including: New EPD calculation software, updated across … Read More

The Farm Whisperer ~ Be Intentional With Your Future

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal AgCast, Audio, Beef, Education, Farming

The legacy of the family farm or ranch is sacred. However, the preservation of that legacy is something few families like to talk about. During the Young Beef Leaders (YBL) session at the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show, Caterpillar, Inc. sponsored a speaker to get the converstation started. Dave Specht, author of The Farm Whisperer, has a … Read More

The Alltech Idea Man Highlights #ONE17

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Education, Events, NCBA, Video

I never turn down an opportunity to talk with Alltech founder and president, Dr. Pearse Lyons. The 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show provided my most recent conversation with the idea man and naturally, we talked ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17) which is set for May 21-24 in Lexington, Kentucky. The event will “inspire farmers, ranchers, producers, … Read More

Alltech to Host Ag Relations Council Internship

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Alltech, Communications, Education, Marketing, Public Relations

The Agricultural Relations Council (ARC) has announced Alltech will host the ARC intern in the spring and summer of this new year. ARC member Susanna Elliott of Alltech plans, among other traditional duties, to utilize the intern to assist with communications efforts surrounding its ONE: Alltech Ideas Conference, an event that attracts more than 3,000 leaders in agriculture from nearly … Read More

2016 College Aggies Online Scholarship Winners

Jamie JohansenAdvocate, Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Education, scholarship, Social Media

The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced the winners of its annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program. In the individual competition, the winners were: – First place, $2500 scholarship: Topanga McBride, junior in agricultural communications and agricultural economics, Kansas State University – Second place, $1000 scholarship: Brianna Gwirtz, junior in agricultural communications, The Ohio State University – Third place, $500 scholarship: … Read More

2016 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Cattle, Dairy, Education

The 2016 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School, “What’s your score?” will bring dairy producers and Packers fans together to focus on metrics. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss financial success, technology, fertility and techniques for ensuring cows have a good start. The event is set for December 15, 2016 from 8:10am to 4pm at Lambeau Field Atrium, Green Bay, Wisconsin. … Read More

Engaging Millennials in Leadership Training

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Beef, Beef Checkoff, Education, University

The national beef checkoff hosted an interactive leadership training with millennial students in Pennsylvania last week as part of the Millennial 2 Millennial (M2M) Advocate Program, which connects young adults in the northeastern U.S. with a passion for advocating for the beef community. The day-long training session offered four students from Pennsylvania State University and two students from Delaware Valley … Read More

Meet the 69th Alice in Dairyland

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Education, World Dairy Expo

For Alice in Dairyland, Wisconsin’s main agricultural ambassador, her goal is to educate audiences across Wisconsin about the $88 billion economic impact and importance of the state’s diverse agriculture industry in the daily lives of Wisconsin citizens. World Dairy Expo is a major event for Alice, and AgWired was able to sit down with Ann O’Leary, the 69th Alice in … Read More

Pork Board Debuts Online Education Materials

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Communications, consumer, Education, Pork, Pork Checkoff

As part of their ongoing commitment to transparency and increased communication efforts, the National Pork Board has announced the debut of two new online resources, Pork Quick Facts and the Pork Checkoff Photo Library, to help build transparency and trust in the industry. The Checkoff’s Quick Facts provides a snapshot of the pork industry through statistics and infographics, while the … Read More