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Danville, KYAdvocate Messenger

Photo: BCHS graduate Graves is Kentucky Department of Agriculture intern

Taylor Graves, right, with Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, is serving as an intern this summer at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture in Frankfort, working primarily in the Shows & Fairs Division. The Boyle County High School graduate, the daughter of Ray and Billie Jo Graves of Danville, earned her bachelor’s degree in animal science in May from the University of Kentucky. – Photo submitted by Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Office of Communications.
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Tehama County, CARed Bluff Daily News

Tehama County CattleWomen award scholarships

The Tehama County CattleWomen have selected nine individuals to receive scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. Students selected will be attending college in the fall either in an agriculturally related field, or are from an agricultural family and are majoring in a non-agriculturally related program. Criteria for selection included academic merit, leadership, and community involvement.
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Fulton County, ILCanton Daily Ledger

Fulton County 4-H General Show held

CUBA—University of Illinois Extension’s Fulton County 4-H General Show was held Saturday, July 10, at Cuba High School. Three hundred thirty-six projects were exhibited by Fulton County 4-H members ages 8-19. Approximately 70 area people served as judges, superintendents, and assistants. 4-H members' projects are judged conference-style. If the 4-H...

Dr. Brandon Smith receives American Society of Animal Science award

Dr. Brandon Smith, a Tarleton State University assistant professor, received the first professional level American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) award for Tarleton. He won the Young Outstanding Scientist award in the Education category from the southern section of the ASAS. “[This award] means a lot, the way I have...
Copiague, NYAmityville Record

Caroline Murray, longtime Copiague resident, animal lover, at 64

When she was growing up, Caroline Murray held a strong interest in wildlife, developing a keen interest and affection for animals. That would lead her to a life immersed in Laboratory Animal Science, wildlife rehabilitation, veterinary care and teaching. Mrs. Murray, a longtime resident of Copiague, died May 23, 2021....

Patrick M. Torre joins Stites & Harbison as counsel

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of four attorneys to the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology (IPT) Service Group. Patrick M. Torre’s background includes a Ph.D. in Animal Science and an M.S. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville as well as a B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He later earned his J.D. from UK.
Elk Point, SDleadercourier-times.com

Ambassador team announced

The National Junior Hereford Association has announced the 2021 VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) Ambassador Team who served as interns and helped with preparation and execution for the show, July 3-9 in Kansas City. The five college students chosen to assist all have livestock show, event planning or junior board experience and were the feet on the ground helping to host junior Hereford exhibitors and their families who travelled from 41 states to participate in the JNHE. The team includes Alexa Montagne of Elk Point.
Hays, KSfhsu.edu

Internship builds relationships and develops agricultural business skills

It was a “Jungle Out There” at the Ellis County Fair. Fort Hays State University student Mattie Rossi worked alongside extension agents, fair board members, and 4-H families to deliver a successful and educational 2021 4-H fair experience. Mattie, a native of Yampa, Colo., is completing an internship with the...
Oklahoma Stateokstate.edu

Oklahoma State’s Leon Spicer awarded national animal science honor

Media Contact: Donald Stotts | Agricultural Communications Services | 405-744-4079 | donald.stotts@okstate.edu. Oklahoma State University’s Leon Spicer has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Society of Animal Science’s Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award. A professor in the OSU Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Spicer is only the...
Wisconsin StateRiver Falls Journal

UW-River Falls "Foaling Around with Wisconsin 4-H"

During the spring semester, the Equine Breeding Program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls collaborated with Wisconsin 4-H educators and developed an outreach program, “Foaling Around with Wisconsin 4-H.”. Casie Bass, associate professor of Animal Science, and 15 college students enrolled in her Equine Reproductive Techniques course worked with Evan...
Iowa Statecarrollspaper.com

Kamryn Lesle crowned queen

COON RAPIDS: Kamryn Lesle, a 2020 IKM-Manning High School graduate currently majoring in animal science at Iowa State University, was named Carroll County Fair queen Thursday night. She participated in the fair’s street parade Saturday morning, presented awards to livestock show winners and assisted with other activities at the fair....

Tyson takes animal welfare to next level with its ‘Five Domains’ platform

SPRINGDALE, ARK. – After making the decision to take the next step in its animal welfare approach from the industrywide adoption of the “Five Freedoms” framework, Tyson Foods Inc.’s David Mellor led a team in developing the “Five Domains” of animal welfare over the past year, which allow it to implement a platform that focuses on assessing the mental state of animals to determine their needs and improve animal welfare practices.

The giant leap: Moonwalking into 21st Century non-animal science and medicine

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, describing it as “a giant leap for mankind”. Since then, July 20 has been marked as Science Exploration Day in the world of science and space, and astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) continue to make great strides in science.
Pullman, WAwsu.edu

WSU Eggert Family Organic Farm Sale Friday

The Friday Farm stand will be open 3-6 p.m. Come shop for fresh vegetables and organic pie cherries. This weeks list includes lettuce mix, kale, chard, Napa cabbage, tomatoes, Walla Walla Onions, Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Beets, Carrots, Microgreens, and Basil. You can also pre-order online and pick up at the...
Johnson County, INdailyjournal.net

New fair queen achieves lifelong dream

Kyra Baker dreamed of becoming the county’s fair queen ever since she started 4-H more than a decade ago. That dream became a reality Sunday evening when the senior 4-Her and local basketball star was crowned this year’s Johnson County Fair Queen. Under bright lights and in a packed indoor...