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FASS responds to research farm animal care concerns

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Friday, 27 February 2015 11:51

In response to recent concerns raised about the care of farm animals in research at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (US MARC), the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on Feb. 19.

 

Land O'Lakes Inc. to acquire FLM+

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Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:50

Land O'Lakes Inc. is acquiring the assets of FLM+, a marketing communications and strategic consulting company with expertise in the agribusiness and rural community sector. The acquisition aligns the growth strategies of both companies in serving the agricultural industry.

 

Checkoff Watch: Consumers care about animal care

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Monday, 23 February 2015 13:13

It’s a simple, indisputable truth: The moment your customers stop trusting you is the moment they stop buying from you. This is true if your business is cars or clothing, meat or milk. Look at what the distrust in baby formula did to the Chinese dairy industry just a few years ago … and what happens when improperly processed cheese sickens children.

 

Risk is a four-letter word

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Written by Curtis Bosma   
Friday, 20 February 2015 16:53

Never in my wildest dreams did I picture myself living and working in Chicago as a licensed commodity futures and options broker. The son of a third-generation dairy farmer, I grew up on a farm in Tulare County, California.

My background on the farm gives me a very unique perspective on the work I do now. I have seen first-hand the challenges and frustrations producers have when the markets do not move in their favor.

 

Driving forward with only a rear-view mirror

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Written by Mike North   
Friday, 20 February 2015 16:45

My oldest daughter is only 10. However, much like her father, she has a very inquisitive spirit. She likes to know how things work. She asks a lot of questions. This includes questions about her future and what she will be doing and what life might be like when she is older.

 

Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program offers two scholarships

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Monday, 16 February 2015 16:27

Applications are now being accepted for two college scholarships provided by the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program. The scholarships are offered to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the dairy science program at Delaware Valley College or the food-marketing program at Saint Joseph’s University.

 

Holstein Foundation’s YDLI class nine set to begin

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Monday, 16 February 2015 15:48

The Holstein Foundation staff is preparing for the kick-off of Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI) class nine, which meets for phase one Feb. 25-28 in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Alltech purchases The E-CO2 Project Limited

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015 16:28

Peter Darlington and Steve Bourne

Alltech has acquired The E-CO2 Project Limited (E-CO2) – a provider of on-farm environmental assessments and programs – to strengthen its service offering to livestock producers.

 

Genex Jersey program achieved growth in 2014

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015 15:33

Genex Cooperative Inc. has announced a 35 percent increase in Jersey semen units sold during 2014 compared to 2013.

 

Pennsylvania dairy princess challenges online community to 'fill a glass with hope'

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Editor Emily Caldwell   
Friday, 06 February 2015 16:07

Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Ashley Mohn

On Jan. 9 while attending the Pennsylvania Farm Show, current Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Ashley Mohn started a movement on Facebook that soon caught on with her state's dairy industry.

 


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