FFAR Awards Grant to Food Marketing Institute Foundation and Animal Agriculture Alliance to Study Consumer Understanding and Willingness-to-Pay

FFAR Awards Grant to Food Marketing Institute Foundation and Animal Agriculture Alliance to Study Consumer Understanding and Willingness-to-Pay   WASHINGTON (Dec. 4, 2017) – The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit established in the 2014 Farm Bill with bipartisan congressional support, has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Food Marketing Institute (FMI)…

Animal Agriculture Alliance names 2017 College Aggies Online winners

Animal Agriculture Alliance names 2017 College Aggies Online winners Students from Purdue University and Western Illinois University take first place November 28, 2017 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced the winners of the 2017 College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship competition, which prepares students to become lifelong advocates for agriculture. Since CAO launched in 2009, nearly…

Animal Agriculture Alliance issues statement on World Health Organization antibiotic report

Animal Agriculture Alliance issues statement on World Health Organization antibiotic report WHO report ignores industry strides on responsible antibiotic use November 7, 2017 – Animal agriculture – farmers, ranchers, veterinarians, feed mills and animal health companies – is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy food supply for everyone. That dedication starts on the farm with…

Hundreds of college students come together for animal agriculture

Hundreds of college students come together for animal agriculture Animal Agriculture Alliance’s College Aggies Online program enters its seventh week October 25, 2017 – College students from across the nation are competing to win more than $16,000 in scholarships as they participate in the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s eighth annual College Aggies Online program. This year’s students…

Animal Agriculture Alliance highlights industry’s commitment to continuous improvement

Animal Agriculture Alliance highlights industry’s commitment to continuous improvement Advances in Animal Ag report released today October 5, 2017 – Today, the Animal Agriculture Alliance released its 2017 Advances in Animal Ag report highlighting the industry’s commitment to continuous improvement in animal care, responsible antibiotic use, environmental sustainability and food safety. The report explains efforts every sector of…

College Aggies Online scholarship competition kicks off September 10

College Aggies Online scholarship competition kicks off September 10 Animal Agriculture Alliance initiative prepares students to stand up for farmers and ranchers September 6, 2017 – Eliminating animal agriculture farms of all types and sizes was a key message shared at the 2017 National Animal Rights Conference last month. Spreading misinformation and wedging themselves between consumers and the…