florida dairy

Florida Dairy Production Conference is September 18

Dan Dairy, Education, Florida

Producers are invited to attend the 2019 Florida Dairy Production Conference, Wednesday September 18, 2019 at the Straughn IFAS Extension Center (UF Campus), Gainesville, Florida. The program starts at 9 AM and some of the topics discussed include dairy calf and heifer management, selecting replacement heifers critical aspects for improving reproductive success, nutritional manipulations to improve health and fertility, along …

pork industry

Applications Due for 2019 Pork Industry Scholarships

Dan Education, Pork

The deadline to apply for the National Pork Board’s 2019 Pork Industry Scholarships is March 15. Students who have plans to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, and students who are looking to attend a veterinary or graduate school with an emphasis on swine are encouraged to apply. The National Pork Board will award up …

ffa chapters

FFA Chapters Use Innovative Microsoft Solution to Delve Deeper Into Agriculture

Dan Education, Industry News Release, Technology

Fifty FFA chapters have received Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits as part of a collaboration between the National FFA Organization and Microsoft Corp. For the FFA Blue 365 Challenge, chapters were asked to apply for the FarmBeats Kits by sharing how they would utilize the kits. “The FFA Blue 365 Challenge and the use of the Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits are …

agriculture

Students Set to Celebrate Agriculture and Leadership During FFA Week

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Agriculture is part of our daily lives—from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. On Saturday, nearly 670,000 FFA members across the country will begin to share the story of agriculture as part of National FFA Week. Whether it is through service projects or community gatherings, National FFA Week is a time for FFA members to raise awareness …

poultry

New Poultry Research Center at Auburn

Dan Alabama, Education, Poultry

While Auburn University already has an internationally recognized Department of Poultry Science, efforts continue on a new comprehensive “farm”, known as the Charles C. Miller, Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center. Dean of the College of Agriculture and Director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Paul Patterson, knows the new facility will significantly advance the university’s standing as a global …

ncf

NCF Accepting Applications for CME Beef Industry Scholarships

Dan Beef, Cattle, Education, Industry News Release

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) is now accepting applications for 2019-2020 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. “The CME Beef Industry Scholarship is an investment in the next generation of cattle producers. CME Group is pleased to support the brightest talent of …

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Auburn University College of Agriculture Holding Career Fair

Dan Alabama, Education, Industry News Release

The Auburn University College of Agriculture will be holding a Career Fair Wednesday, October 3rd from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Auburn University Alumni Center (317 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36849) on the campus of Auburn University. The career fair will be a great opportunity for companies to meet with students of diverse backgrounds, like Agricultural Economics …