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Western United Dairymen announces participation in tricolored blackbird project

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 17:06

Western United Dairymen (WUD) along with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Audubon California announced an innovative new conservation project to boost habitat and outreach work for the threatened tricolored blackbird of California.

 

Emma Miller crowned 56th Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador

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Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:18

Oregon dairy princess crowned

Emma Miller, representing Linn and Benton Counties, was crowned the 2015 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador during ceremonies on Jan. 17. The 56th annual coronation event was hosted by the Oregon Dairy Women at the Red Lion Hotel in Salem. Miller was among six county contestants vying for the 2015 title. Megan Sprute, representing Washington County, was named first alternate.

 

Professional Dairy Producers Foundation awards grants for 2015 education projects

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Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:32

The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation (PDPF) board of directors has made its funding decisions for education projects for dairy producers and their communities. The following projects will receive funding:

 

Holstein Association USA: Holsteins’ growth continues

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Tuesday, 13 January 2015 15:55

The continuous growth of U.S. registered Holsteins is demonstrated by the 373,056 animals registered in 2014. This exceeds the 2013 total by 12,876, or 4 percent. In the last 10 years, Holstein registrations have increased by 79,529 head, or 27 percent.

 

Reuters investigates antibiotic use; Zoetis responds

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Tuesday, 13 January 2015 15:37

Reuters, an international news agency headquartered in London, recently investigated the use of the antibiotic ceftiofur in the U.S. dairy industry, stating that “the frequency at which it’s used improperly in cattle poses a threat to public health.” The article is part of a series investigating superbugs and their connection to antibiotic use in the animal food industry.

 

Export Watch: Weak prices expected through first half 2015

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Tuesday, 13 January 2015 13:11

world dairy pricesTwo global trade analyses published in December foretell continued downward pressure on international commodity pricing through at least the first half of 2015. Supply and demand relief will come – but slowly.

On the supply side, processors in New Zealand and Europe have cut farmgate milk prices, but in dairy it always takes time for the signals to translate into lower production at the farm.

 

A little less comfortable: Advocating for agriculture

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Written by Hannah Thompson   
Monday, 12 January 2015 16:55

As much as I hate to admit it, public confrontation makes me extremely uncomfortable. A slow waitress, an aggressive driver, a misleading store advertisement … all things that I am likely to passive-aggressively tolerate with a smile in public, while inwardly rolling my eyes and shaking my head.

 

Merck Animal Health BRD Report blog focuses on preventing BRD in calves

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Monday, 12 January 2015 15:04

The Merck Animal Health BRD Report blog provides timely, relevant posts related to bovine respiratory disease. If you haven’t visited the blog recently, the company encourages you to check it out.

 

World Ag Expo introduces guided school tours for 2015

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Friday, 09 January 2015 17:02

This year, for the first time ever, World Ag Expo will offer guided school tours to students in 9th through 12th grades during the 2015 World Ag Expo.

 

Elanco’s acquisition of Novartis Animal Health finalized

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Friday, 02 January 2015 16:23

Elanco today announced it has finalized the acquisition of Novartis Animal Health. The acquisition, announced in April, follows Elanco’s purchase of Lohmann Animal Health earlier in 2014.

 


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