In this not-to-be-missed interview, fundraising legend and co-editor of The Agitator discusses donor retention, the importance of social media in fundraising, and how things have changed in our profession over the years. This discussion will fill your brain with ideas. Show More Summary
The World Market at the Alltech International Symposium played host to several companies. Walking through the market an attendee had the opportunity to taste test meat, bread or cheese, but one of the most popular attractions was the Chaney Dairy … Continue reading ?
A pair of Dr. Lyons bid us goodbye from the 2013 Alltech International Symposium. Here are son/father, Dr. Mark Lyons and Dr. Pearse Lyons. Dr. Mark Lyons, vice president of corporate affairs at Alltech, talked to us about the importance … Continue reading ?
The immigration reform bill passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday retained the farm labor provisions that the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) supports. “We believe this bill will help ensure an adequate supply of farm labor but also … Continue reading ?
After increasing significantly in 2012, Idaho wheat exports to Mexico dropped considerably during the first quarter of 2013. The drop was caused by very high corn prices last year that resulted in a lot of Idaho wheat being sent through feed channels.
Farm Bill A large number of amendments have been filed to the 2013 Farm Bill (S.954). Yesterday, senators discussed the broad based legislation for a second day on the Senate floor, while considering four of the amendments to the measure. Two of the amendments passed easily. An update yesterday afternoon at the Senate Democrats Online discussed the [...]
From paidContent LIVE 2013, a re-broadcast of our panel featuring MLB Advanced Media, News Corp., Atlantic Media and ProPublica discussing digital monetization strategies.
The emerging change in the culture of nutrition was one of the topics of discussion in the afternoon session of the Alltech International Symposium. The session featured areas of research that are revolutionizing the world of nutrition. Among the interesting … Continue reading ?
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One of the Tuesday morning sessions at the Alltech International Symposium included a Food Branding Panel. The panel was made up of individuals with experience in the restaurant business, retail, local foods, social media, and science. According to Dr. Mark … Continue reading ?
A new Idaho law that takes effect July 1 will prevent people from using drones to spy on farmers and ranchers. A bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Butch Otter restricts people from using drones to spy on anyone but it was crafted specifically with agriculture in mind.
Last night at Kentucky night, I had the opportunity to catch up with a few of this year’s symposium attendees and ask them why they chose to come. The first person I caught up with was Clark Springfield division manager … Continue reading ?
Farm Bill Yesterday afternoon, the Senate proceeded to consider the Farm Bill (S.954). “Democrats and Republicans disagree on many things. So it’s really remarkable and encouraging to see how well Senators Stabenow and Senator Cochran — the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee — worked together to bring the agriculture jobs bill [...]
Alltech held a press conference this morning at the 2013 Alltech International Symposium. Behind the microphones are (l-r), Dr. Mark Lyons, VP, Corporate Affairs, Alltech, CHIN; Dr. Pearse Lyons, Founder/President; Dr. Eugenia Wang, Gheens Foundation Inc. Chair in Aging Research, … Continue reading ?
Dr. Mark Lyons explained the meaning of GLIMPSE, this year’s Alltech Symposium theme. The idea came from an article written by Aidan J. Connolly, Vice President of Corporate Accounts for Alltech, and Kate Phillips-Conolly that was published in the International … Continue reading ?
Dr. Eugenia Wang was the 2013 recipient of the Alltech Medal of Excellence. The photo shows Dr. Pearse Lyons presenting Dr. Wang with the award. Dr. Wang is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the … Continue reading ?
The opening plenary session of the 2013 Alltech International Symposium concluded with a very rousing version of “If I Ruled The World.” It was performed by Ronan Tynan and Dr. Everett McCorvey. The song follows the closing remarks from Dr. … Continue reading ?
Today we heard several glimpses of the future. The big one here at the Alltech International Symposium was given by Dr. Pearse Lyons, Founder, Alltech. As he always does he challenged us. At the beginning of his speech Dr. Lyons … Continue reading ?
A new Idaho Potato Commission recipe promotion seeks to capitalize on a sharp increase in Americans who report suffering from gluten intolerance.
The full Senate is expected to begin work on a new farm bill today, but the question is will the House ever do the same? In a telephone press conference on Friday, House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Congressman Collin Peterson … Continue reading ?