Looking North on State Street from Randolph. Photo credit: Becky Schultz On Wednesday morning, the Chicago Loop Alliance and the Office of 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly held a community meeting to provide Loop stakeholders, business owners, and residents with...
Big ag has been dubbed a bad word among those in the agricultural community and many wonder if size matters. During the recent Animal Agriculture Alliance’s Stakeholders Summit they tackled that topic with a panel on “Does Big = Bad? … Continue reading ?
Sustainability is defiantly a buzzword around the agricultural industry. During Animal Agriculture Alliance’s Stakeholders Summit on Cracking the Millennial Code a panel was formed to discuss this hot topic. Two panelist’s, Aidan Connolly, Vice President of Corporate Accounts for Alltech … Continue reading ?
The Microgrid Alliance (MGA), a group initiated to provide a collective voice for companies and other stakeholders involved in microgrids, announced its formation today, along with its initial membership. MGA will host two inaugural events in the coming weeks: a Microgrid Workshop at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response & Smart Grid in Washington, Continue reading ?
It’s a familiar sight at a lot of conferences. The silent auction. This one is for the Animal Agriculture Alliance and took place at the Stakeholders Summit About $4,000 were raised this year. There were some great agnerd items like … Continue reading ?
The first panel discussion of the 2014 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit focused on millennial staffers on the hill. Moderating the discussion was Chandler Keys, The Keys Group. The panelists each spoke first with ideas for approaching elected officials effectively, … Continue reading ?
At the 2014 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit we’ve heard a lot about food and what millennials like and what triggers their choices. However, I liked a comment by Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund, who said we’ve got 7 billion … Continue reading ?
The photo albums we create at events become a pretty good graphical representation and documentation of what we see and hear. However, there are other ways to do it. Jim Nuttle is here at the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit … Continue reading ?
Moderating the 2014 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit is Andy Vance, Feedstuffs. Andy has a millennial ribbon on his name tag but I’m not sure he’s really a Gen Y-er. Why is this important? The theme of this year’s conference … Continue reading ?
The Miami Seaport Alliance, a group of concerned citizens, community leaders, and port stakeholders who have banded together to oppose a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami,
This week the agriblogging highway is taking me to the Animal Agriculture Alliance 13th Annual Stakeholder Summit. We’ll be Cracking the Millennial Code with a variety of speakers and panels addressing marketing to millennials, sustainability and more. The Twitter hashtag … Continue reading ?
Growing weary of the buzzword bonanza and juxtaposition of jargon, the Animal Agriculture Alliance announced today an interactive panel at Summit that will tackle the myths surrounding “big agriculture.” At the Alliance’s 13th annual Stakeholders Summit, themed “Cracking the Millennial … Continue reading ?
The Climate Corporation and several agricultural stakeholders have officially launched the Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA), an open standards software project to ensure farmers have full data access, security and privacy. “OADA will work to ensure farmers can move their … Continue reading ?
The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced that famed author Jeff Fromm will be the keynote speaker at the Stakeholders Summit, to be held May 8-9, 2014 in Crystal City, VA. Early registration is now available for the Alliance’s 13th annual capstone … Continue reading ?
Jointly organized by the GridWise Alliance and US Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, this workshop will feature Executive Director James Gallagher, along with other key stakeholders, and will host a conversation on the many challenges facing the electric industry. Show More Summary
Unfortunately, when dealing with the threat of activist groups it is hard to avoid the courtroom. During the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit we heard from those who have seen first hand the legal ramifications of activist tactics. John Simpson, … Continue reading ?
Partnerships are what the Animal Agriculture Alliance is based on. These partnerships unite the agriculture community, creating one voice. Instead of ‘preaching to the choir,’ attendees at the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, heard from outside voices and some challenges … Continue reading ?
The past can’t be changed, but we can learn from it. That’s what economist, public speaker, farm girl, wife and mom, Janet Hufnagel Thompson, stressed with her message to attendees at the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. The event focused … Continue reading ?
Speaker after speaker during the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit reminded us that transparency is no longer an option for the livestock industry. To prove that the agriculture community has nothing to hide, groups have opened their doors to share … Continue reading ?
Protecting animals, farms, food and consumer confidence was the theme during the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit. More and more states are taking legislative matters when it comes to protecting farmers. And that was a hot topic addressed during the … Continue reading ?