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062811_select_dieterEast Central/Select Sires Inc.’s Select Reproductive Solutions (SRS) specialist, Phil Dieter, was named Select Sires’ 2011 SRS Specialist of the Year. Dieter received this honor at Select Sires’ SRS Conference, held in Green Bay, Wisconsin, May 16-20.

This national award is presented to an SRS specialist that exemplifies the qualities that best accomplish the mission of SRS – to do whatever it takes to increase the production of pregnancies in dairy and beef operations. Highly trained SRS specialists are the foundation of accomplishing that mission.

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The enzyme solutions available to nutritionists, producers and others looking to optimize nutrition in poultry, pork, beef, dairy, aquaculture and companion animals will be expanding as the result of a strategic collaboration announced between Novus International, Inc. and Verenium Corporation.

The partnership is the result of the focus Novus has on generating enzyme solutions to optimize nutrition – and the resulting feed costs – in a number of production livestock species, as well as companion animals with the highest performing quality solutions.

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The Department of Animal Science and University of Minnesota Extension are proud to present the 72nd Minnesota Nutrition Conference, the Upper Midwest's premier program for livestock nutritionists and feed industry professionals to update their knowledge of beef, dairy, poultry, swine and horse nutrition.

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Alan Gunderson was recently named chairman-elect of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). The organization is the world’s largest trade group devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. Gunderson, who serves on the executive committee, will assume the top role starting in May 2012.

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MMI International
announced a corporate donation to the Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska. This donation benefits The Eppley Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Each year the proceeds from the Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska go to The Eppley Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and other Nebraska healthcare organizations.

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