Pneumonia Prevention Tips from UPenn

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Cattle, Disease, University, Veterinary

Dairy health experts at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center (NBC) have seen an increase in pneumonia cases this year, particularly in growing heifers and calves, resulting from the wide temperature swings and wet-warm weather in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. NBC experts have provided several important tips for area producers to aid in the … Read More

Benefits of Immunity+ Exceed Expectations

Lizzy SchultzAudio, Breeding, Dairy, Dairy Strong, Genetics, Research, Semex, University

One of the featured breakout sessions at the 2016 Dairy Strong Conference gave attendees a look into High Immune Response Technology and Breeding Selection, an exciting, innovative technology that has begun to gain significant momentum in the dairy industry. The presentation was given by Dr. Bonnie Mallard, PhD, a researcher and professor of Pathobiology at the University of Guelph College … Read More

Virginia Governor Proposes New Equine Facilities at Virginia Tech

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, economics, Equine, Government, Livestock, University

A recent announcement by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe included plans surrounding the funding for new and renovated livestock, poultry, and equine facilities at Virginia Tech University as one part of a proposed $2.43 billion bond package. The proposed facilities are part of several proposed capital improvement projects around the state, all of which are aimed at strengthening the commonwealth’s research … Read More

NCF Presents CME Beef Industry Scholarships

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Beef, Education, NCBA, University

The CME Group, along with the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF), have selected ten top-notch college students with interest in beef industry careers for the 2016 – 2017 $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships. The scholarship was first introduced in 1989, in partnership with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and has remained a strong tradition ever since, working to recognize and encourage talented … Read More

Angelo State to Host AMSA Annual Convention

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, American Meat Science, Education, Meat, University

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) 69th annual Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC), which serves as the annual meeting for AMSA, will be held in San Angelo, Texas, from June 19-22, 2016, and will be hosted by Angelo State University. RMC features a dynamic, interactive technical program that offers attendees an inspiring, educational experience, and a wonderful networking opportunity. Leading industry … Read More

Merck & AAEP Present Equine Vet Scholarships

Lizzy SchultzAAEP, Animal Health, Equine, Merck, University, Veterinary

During this year’s American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, five veterinary students were the inaugural recipients of $5,000 scholarships through the Merck Animal Health/AAEP Foundation scholarship program. The following five students received the awards during the Dec. 7 Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture during the AAEP Convention: Sarah Colmer, University of Pennsylvania Leanne Fowler, … Read More

Rutgers Offering Equine Behavior Seminar

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Education, Equine, University, Veterinary

The Rutgers Equine Science Center and Rutgers Cooperative Extension will be hosting a seminar on horse management and training techniques this winter, keeping topics centered on the program’s theme: “Why Do They Do That? Behavior and Training of Horses” The seminar is scheduled to run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Feb. 14, 2016, and will feature presentations by … Read More

Zoetis Continues Support for FFA and Vet Students

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, FFA, University, Veterinary, Youth, Zoetis

Selected FFA chapters and veterinary students across the country will receive $1.5 million in scholarships and donations this season as part of the eight annual Zoetis Industry Support Program, part of the company’s commitment towards investing in the future of the industry. “The Zoetis Industry Support Program allows us a unique opportunity to work with our customers to help advance … Read More

Purdue to Host Educational Horseman's Forum

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Education, Equine, University, Veterinary

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will open its doors to horse owners and equine industry professionals this February for the annual Purdue Veterinary Medicine Horseman’s Forum. The educational program will take place February 6, 2016, at Lynn Hall on the school’s West Lafayette, Indiana campus. The forum will be presented as a one-day educational seminar, serving as a … Read More

Mizzou to Host PORK 101 Course

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, American Meat Science, AMSA, Company Announcement, Meat, Pork, Pork Checkoff, University

The University of Missouri will be hosting its annual PORK 101 course January 13-15, 2016, in Columbia, Missouri. The course will be hosted by the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) in cooperation with the National Pork Board, and is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health. Attendees will receive firsthand experience into the selection and evaluation of live hogs, and the fabrication … Read More