Nominate 2014 World Dairy Expo Person of the Year

Jamie JohansenAg Group, award, Events, World Dairy Expo

Expo exhibitors, dairy producers, academic staff and dairy organizations are encouraged to nominate people who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and excellence with their farming operation or the industry for the 2014 World Dairy Expo Person of the Year award. You have until February 15 to make your nominations. Individuals will be honored at the Dinner with the Stars during World … Read More

2014 World Dairy Expo Judges & Associates Selected

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Events, World Dairy Expo

The World Dairy Expo is ready to announce the official slate of 16 dairy cattle judges for the 2014 event. These experts will evaluate over 2,500 head of North America’s dairy cattle during the five-day show. Exhibitors work year-round to prepare their livestock for the opportunity to compete at this level. Awards are given out to the best in eight … Read More

2014 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Events

Giant Foods and Sciopio Springs Dairy will be showcased during the opening session of the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit. The event kicks off February 12th at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, PA. These Northeast-based businesses are two of four business showcases that will be part of this year’s event, hosted by the Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania and … Read More

Alfalfa Conference Focused on Forage Technology

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Alfalfa, Events, Forage

The Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference has announced it’s program for the 2014 event will be focused on forage technology. The event is sponsored by the Nebraska Alfalfa Marketing Association (N.A.M.A.) and will be lead at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney, NE February 4-5, 2014. The educational event is designed for alfalfa producers , livestock/dairy producers and others who … Read More

DBA Plans Green Bay Packer Tailgate Party

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Dairy Business, Events

Packer fans will soon brush off their green and gold for the Dairy Business Association’s 13th Annual Green Bay Packer Tailgate Party. The Packers will take on the Seattle Seahawks in an exciting pre-season game on Friday, August 23rd at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. This favorite event is expected to draw hundreds of Packer fans for a pre-game cookout … Read More

Precision Dairy Show

Cindy ZimmermanEvents

This week, the first ever U.S. Precision Dairy Conference and Expo was held in Rochester, Minnesota featuring experts in the field of precision dairy management, as well as producer panels on the topics of robotic milking, automated calf feeders and sensor technology; and various latest precision dairy research abstracts from the US and around the world. Among the show’s sponsors … Read More

ZimmComm Expands Content

Melissa SandfortAgribusiness, Audio, Events, Media, ZimmComm

ZimmComm New Media, LLC has expanded its 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 … Read More

The Hidden Killer Mycotoxin

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Alltech Global 500, Audio, Events, Research

What do we do when two-thirds of all grains are contaminated with mycotoxins? This question was answered at Alltech’s recent Global 500. Dairy and beef producers from across the world came together to hear from experts and share advice with each other. Andrew Linscott, ruminant specialist for Alltech United Kingdom, talked with dairy producers about the hidden killer hitting dairies … Read More

Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference

Melissa SandfortAgribusiness, Alfalfa, Events

The Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference has announced its program for the 2013 event, which features a special presentation of the Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar, an industry trade show and tremendous fundraising auction. Sponsored by the Nebraska Alfalfa Marketing Association (N.A.M.A.), the Mid-America Alfalfa Expo & Conference will be held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney, Neb., Feb. 5-6, … Read More

AFBF Goes to ‘Music City, USA’

Melissa SandfortAFBF, Agribusiness, Events

The American Farm Bureau Federation has announced the country music artists who will be performing at its 94th Annual Meeting, Jan. 13-16 in Nashville, Tenn., also known as “Music City, USA.” The three-part country music group Edens Edge will perform at the opening general session on Sunday Jan. 13, which begins at 9 a.m. The Arkansas trio is composed of … Read More