05-03-19 CAB: Colvin Scholarship Winners Named…$33,500 for Beef Community’s Future

Colvin Scholarship Winners Named…$33,500 for Beef Community’s Future

by Micah Mensing

Six college students in beef and related studies have earned $33,500 in scholarships from the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand.

Established in 1999, CAB’s Colvin Scholarship Fund has supported education of more than 70 future leaders in agriculture and animal science. It honors the brand’s founding executive director of 21 years, Louis M. “Mick” Colvin, carrying on his legacy of making dreams a reality and inspiring others to do their best.

2019 Colvin Scholarship Awards:

$7,500 – Kylie Phillips, Inverness, Fla. — University of Florida
$6,500 – Claudia Hissong, Greencastle, Penn. — Kansas State University
$5,000 – Kaylynn Kiker, Allison, Texas – Texas Tech University
$4,000 – Gabrielle DiRusso, Ames, Iowa – Iowa State University
$3,000 – Tanner Wansing, Dixon, Mo. – Lincoln University

Graduate Awards:

$7,500 – Chandler Steele, Bryan, Texas – Texas A&M University

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04-26-17 CAB: $33,500 in Colvin Scholarships to 6 Ag Students

cab-colvin-scholarship-logoCAB: $33,500 in Colvin Scholarships to 6 Ag Students

By Diane Meyer

Six aspiring college students were awarded $33,500 through the Certified Angus Beef  ® (CAB®) Colvin Scholarship Fund. Since 1999, the annual awards have supported future leaders in honor of the brand’s co-founding executive director of 21 years, Louis M. “Mick” Colvin. The program continues his legacy of inspiration and creative leadership.

2018 Undergraduate Recipients

$7,500: Elisabeth Loseke | Senior, Animal Science & Pre-Veterinary Medicine | University of Nebraska-Lincoln

$6,500: Kylie Philipps | Senior, Animal Science | University of Florida

$5,000: Macy Perry | Senior, Animal Science | Oklahoma State University

$4,000: Madison Butler | Senior, Animal Science | Oklahoma State University

$3,000: April Molitor | Junior, Animal Science | Texas Tech University

2018 Graduate Recipient

$7,500: Michael Cropp | First Year, Meat Science | Iowa State University

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02-01-18 USDA TO SURVEY FARMERS’ PLANTING INTENTIONS FOR 2018

USDA TO SURVEY FARMERS’ PLANTING INTENTIONS FOR 2018

Denver, CO – February, 2018 — As the 2018 crop production season begins, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season.

“Each year, the agriculture industry eagerly awaits USDA’s Prospective Plantings report, which provides the first survey-based estimates of U.S. farmers’ planting intentions for the year,” said Bill Meyer, Director of the NASS Mountain Regional Office. “The March Agricultural Survey provides the factual data that underpins these projections, making it one of the most important surveys we conduct each year.” Continue reading