Some European farmers are having good success with soybeans, even with a few hiccups By Mike Wilson One of the most popular and versatile crops in the northern and southern hemisphere – the soybean – is rarely seen in European farm fields. But that may be changing. Europe has plenty of soymeal to feed its … Read More
By Kurt Lawton, AAEA International Committee Chair To AAEA members age 35 and younger: Deadline: February 8, 2019 The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has opened the application process for the 2019 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award. Each of IFAJ’s 50 member guilds may submit one nominee for the prestigious award, which recognizes outstanding young journalists who … Read More
By Katie Knapp “Go See. Go Listen. Go Understand. Go Learn. Go Communicate.” Alltech’s VP, Mathew Smith, used these words to start the IFAJ Young Leaders and Master Class Boot Camp this summer prior to the IFAJ Congress in The Netherlands. His five commands synthesized the reason these events exist and why I hope to … Read More
By Harlen Persinger, IFAJ Stipend Recipient After participating in the IFAJ Congress in South Africa, Harlen Persinger spent some extra days touring other parts of the country. Here are some snapshots from his travels.
By Jennifer Carrico When someone from the United States thinks about what the beef feeding industry looks like, we think of large feedyards in the Midwest and High Plains area of our country, but when you take a look at the beef industry in the Netherlands, it’s a totally different picture. Since the dairy industry … Read More
By Carey Brown Nestled in the beautiful countryside of the Netherlands, sit many different farming operations. They vary across the country and it is notable to see how such a small country can provide so many different products in so many different ways. During the 4-day Congress in the Netherlands I was able to attend … Read More