Animal Agricultural Alliance

More than $25,000 up for grabs in College Aggies Online

· August 28, 2018

College students are lining up for the chance to win more than $25,000 in scholarships while advocating for agriculture in the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 10th annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship competition which kicks off September 10. The nine-week competition empowers undergraduate and graduate students to advocate for agriculture as industry mentors offer expertise and […]

Alliance: HSUS focused on tougher bills for raising livestock

· August 1, 2018

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is focused on passing bills that make livestock farming more difficult, according to a latest report from the Animal Agriculture Alliance. On Tuesday, the Alliance released observations from the recent Taking Action for Animals Conference, an event organized by the HSUS. “Farmers, ranchers, and food companies are […]

Alliance: Animal rights activists focused on ‘animal liberation’

· July 10, 2018

From taking extreme action to liberate livestock to discussing the reproductive rights of female animals, animal rights activists covered it at all at their latest conference. And the Animal Agriculture Alliance has all the details, releasing a report today with their observations from the Animal Rights National Conference, held June 28 through July 1 in […]

College Aggies Online to now feature undergrad, grad divisions

· June 14, 2018

The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program is back, kicking off September 10. The nine-week program, now in its 10th year, brings together students from across the country to develop life-long advocates for agriculture. Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available. This year the competition will feature an undergraduate and […]

Animal Ag Alliance: Be alert for copycat animal rights protests

· June 4, 2018

The Animal Agriculture Alliance, a nationwide nonprofit organization working to bridge the communication gap between farm and fork, is appalled by the recent actions of Direct Action Everywhere, an extreme animal rights group. As part of its “Animal Liberation Conference,” Direct Action Everywhere spearheaded a protest during which hundreds of activists descended upon a California […]

Stakeholder panels to discuss animal rights violence against ag

· April 19, 2018

Two expert panels will explore how the animal rights movement is impacting farmers, ranchers, and the agriculture industry at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2018 Stakeholders Summit set for May 3-4 at the Renaissance Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Va. On the first panel, Jason Roesler, director of public affairs at Fur Commission USA, and Nicole […]

Summit looks at consumer demand for cage-free, slow-growth

· April 3, 2018

Purdue University’s Jayson Lusk will address the “Future of Consumer Choice” at this year’s Animal Agriculture Alliance 2018 Stakeholders Summit. Lusk will share his research findings on consumer beliefs, knowledge, and willingness-to-pay for specific attributes, such as cage-free eggs and slow-growth broilers at the Summit. The Animal Agricultural Alliance has announced early-registration rates for the […]

College Aggies Online searches for next class of agvocates

· September 8, 2017

Spreading misinformation and wedging themselves between consumers and the animal agriculture community is common for animal rights groups to reach their goals, and college students are often a key target. That’s why the Animal Agriculture Alliance launched the College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship program eight years ago as one way to help bridge the communication […]

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