Cargill Wins Top Ten Award: The device for real time evaluation of forage, called “Reveal” by Cargill Nutrition, was one of the top ten new products recognized at World Ag Expo. Cargill staff, from left, are Floyd Hoisington, Dr. Mike Messman, Rebecca Shaw, Marc Sholder and Laura Pires.
Enviro-Tech Wins Top Ten Award: Enviro-Tech of Saleh, Wash., was recognized for its unique dairy footbath to fight hairy heel warts. From left are Tom Finn, chairman of the 2018 World Ag Expo, Chris Nelson, Sheldon Prescher and Alex Eakin of Enviro-Tech, Brian Watte, board chairman of the International Agri-Center, Massey Bombara, ag executive with Bank of America, award sponsor, and John Eakin, Enviro-Tech founder.
E. M. Tharp, Inc., and World Ag Expo present $2500 annual scholarships to two outstanding high school students going to college ag programs. April Tolson of E. M. Tharp, left, presents to Aalexis Woolf of Bakersfield and Abbigail Prins of Tulare with Kerissa Chapman of WAE at right.
Opening Ceremonies attract an enthusiastic audience with presentation of colors by the Tulare County Sheriff’s color guard.
Jerry Sinift, general manager of the International Agri-Center and World Ag Expo
At a town hall style meeting, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, decked out in his honorary volunteer orange jacket, is shown with California Farm Bureau president Jamie Johansson who moderated the session.
Lely milking equipment company announced it “The Way to Dairy” contest for producers. From left are Steve Fried, Preston Vincent and Chad Huyser, Lely executives. Open to all dairy producers in North America, the winner will receive a robotic milking or feeding unit. More at www.waytodairyaward.com.
DeLaval hosted a tour of two dairies. Here, Paul Tracey, right, of DeLaval introduces dairyman Ryan Junio of Four J Farms & Jerseys, Pixley.
The DeLaval tour group is shown with hosts Robert, Brian and Arlene Vander Eyk, center, at their dairy near Tipton.
World Ag Expo showgrounds with over 1600 exhibitors attracting 100,000 visitors.
Results are in for World Ag Expo’s® Top-10 New Products Competition, sponsored by Bank of America. The winners will be showcased February 12-14, 2019, during the World Ag Expo® in Tulare, California. A large and [Read More …]