Students and collegiate clubs invited to sign up for College Aggies Online scholarship competition

Undergraduates, graduate students and collegiate clubs invited to sign up for College Aggies Online scholarship competition Annual scholarship competition kicks off September 14 June 3, 2020 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced today that its annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship competition will return this fall, kicking off September 14. The nine-week program brings together…

Egg Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Most eggs aren’t gathered in baskets anymore! To ensure freshness, an automated belt gathers eggs and moves them to a refrigerated holding room until they are washed and inspected. https://bit.ly/2umc8oa   A 2010 study showed hens…

Environmental Stewardship Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Today many are celebrating Earth Day, but for farmers and ranchers every day is Earth Day! Caring for the land, water and air is a responsibility farmers take seriously. They understand the importance of protecting…

Pig Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Like being a pig farmer, being a swine veterinarian isn’t easy. It requires a love of agriculture and a strong commitment to caring for animals. Veterinarians are some of the best and most vocal advocates of…

Nutrition Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Chicken is lower in fat and calories than most meats and provides important nutrients, including generous amounts of high-quality protein. https://bit.ly/2W3pPke     Seven cuts of pork meet the USDA guidelines for “lean” by containing less than…

Turkey Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   All turkeys are raised without added hormones and steroids. Turkeys are bigger today due to genetic improvements, better feed formulation, and modern management practices! https://bit.ly/29U5mvM   A turkey farmer raises about 45,000 birds every year!   Fresh…

Dairy Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Ever wonder how much milk a dairy cow produces a day? http://bit.ly/2Ji6KIs   On some dairy farms, cow manure gets flushed or trucked over to digesters, a processing tank equipped to capture biogas. Bacteria break down the…

Sheep/Goat Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   American producers are working hard to meet increased demand for goat’s milk products! Goat’s milk, cheese and soaps have all gained popularity in the last decade. https://bit.ly/39zg57y   By grazing in areas inaccessible to mowers clearing…

Aquaculture Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   We primarily grow salmon, oysters, clams, mussels, and aquatic plants in the United States! https://bit.ly/2ypaCAv   Marine aquaculture in the United States contributes to seafood supply, supports commercial fisheries, restores habitat and at-risk species, and maintains economic…