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HICAHS requests feedback for safety management training programs

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Written by David Douphrate and Steve Reynolds   
Friday, 19 December 2014 09:31

A new initiative involving multiple entities seeks to address safety management and leadership on U.S. dairy farms. Researchers at the High Plains and Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS), located at Colorado State University, have partnered with dairy extensions in several states to begin the process of developing safety management and leadership training programs for dairy owners, managers and supervisors.

 

Advanced Animal Diagnostics closes $15M in Series C funding

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Tuesday, 16 December 2014 14:57

Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD) announced on Dec. 8 the close of a $15 million Series C round of equity financing. The financing was co-led by Cultivian Sandbox and Kansas Bioscience Authority and included Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), Middleland Capital and existing investors Intersouth Partners, Novartis Venture Funds and private individuals.

 

Ag communicator Emily Meredith honored as 30 and under ‘Rising PR Star’

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Thursday, 11 December 2014 16:40

Emily Metz Meredith, vice president for animal care at the National Milk Producers Federation, was honored Tuesday as a Rising PR Star by a leading newsletter for communications professionals.

 

Dairy Farmers of America recognizes UNH Fairchild Dairy with Gold Quality Award

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Thursday, 11 December 2014 15:30

The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), has been awarded a 2014 Gold Quality Award by the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).

 

Church & Dwight acquires Varied Industries Corporation

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Wednesday, 10 December 2014 17:31

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Varied Industries Corporation (Vi-COR), a manufacturer and seller of feed ingredients for dairy cows, beef cattle, poultry and other livestock, located in Mason City, Iowa.

 

Let it grow: Moustaches and beards raise awareness of men’s health

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Written by Progressive Dairyman Staff Writer Melissa Miller   
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 15:43

November has gone again and with it a new flood of facial hair gracing dairymen’s faces across the country. Movember, an international men’s health initiative, encourages men to grow a moustache during the month of November to draw attention to and raise research money for men’s health issues, including testicular and prostate cancer as well as mental health issues.

 

Do You Know?

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Thursday, 04 December 2014 13:59

It’s hard to imagine a holiday without friends, family and food. There’s something special about a holiday family dinner, complete with a Christmas cookie.

 

World-renowned Toystory bull has died

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Thursday, 04 December 2014 12:36

Toystory bull

Toystory, the well-known Genex Cooperative Inc. bull, has passed away at the age of 13 after producing over 2.4 million units of semen and positively impacting dairy herds around the world.

 

Tools of the Trade

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Thursday, 04 December 2014 12:14

butter churnCan you name this tool of dairy days gone-by?

 

Checkoff Watch: Proactive sustainability efforts benefit farmers, companies

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Thursday, 04 December 2014 11:15

How milk and dairy products are made is an important topic for consumers today. More and more, they are taking their questions directly to the stores and restaurants. They want to know: Are your ingredients locally produced? Do you recycle? How are the animals treated? Do the farmers use sustainable practices to grow their crops?

 


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