Ryan Curtis's Blog – December 2009 Archive (5)

Looking back on Issue 2

I saw this article referenced on Twitter and wanted to check it out. It is a good representation of what can happen when producers and Agriculture join together and let their voice be heard. I also think we can't assume it's over. We need to keep going. Speak up, Speak often and show your pride. Be Proud to Dairy.

"Last December, hundreds of Ohio farmers representing all 88 counties met to vote on Ohio Farm Bureau’s policies for 2009.… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on December 31, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Liz Doornink is up for Ag Woman of the Year

Ag Connect has nominated Liz Doornink for Ag Woman of the year. She is the only dairy woman up for the award. Here is her bio.

Liz Doornink is the co-leader of AFACT, American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology. Her family owns Jon-De Farm, Inc., a dairy farm in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Liz is passionate about the dairy business and has an… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on December 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

PDMP is proud to connect dairy producers and policy makers

If you had a senator visit your farm one afternoon, what would you talk about? What would you ask and what to help him/her to understand? You probably haven't really thought about it because you don't really think it will happen. It happens a lot in Pennsylvania, with the help of PDMP.

Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania (PDMP) wants to educate producers, help them network within the industry and advocate… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on December 10, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

CityBoy's 12 Days of Christmas

Watch CityBoy and company sing his version of the 12 Days of Christmas on the dairy. Just a little background. CityBoy is a humorous look at a city-dweller "gone country" and his foul-ups at his dairy. Check out his… Continue

Added by Ryan Curtis on December 8, 2009 at 2:57pm — No Comments

You need to vote to help these students

There is a video contest going on right now! Alpharma is hosting a video contest for ag students and our fellow dairy friends have entered, but they need your help. Go to this link, and register so you can vote for your favorite video.

Added by Ryan Curtis on December 4, 2009 at 9:44am — No Comments



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