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EIEIO: Feed Industry Favorites

By Dr. Angela Mays, PhD Interested in the animal feed industry? This month’s EIEIO highlights a few of Emmert’s favorite feed industry websites. From pet food to livestock feed there is a broad range of information and articles available on the web. Below are just a few! Take time to browse and read about what is going on in the industry by clicking on the Feedstuffs link. Or learn about the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the important role they play in the industry. Lastly, are you interested in research and education in the feed industry? Check out IFEEDER …

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EIEIO: Species-Specific Societies and Organizations

By Dr. Angela Mays, PhD This EIEIO is a follow-up from November’s post titled “Societies and Organizations.” This month’s links are a bit more species-specific but similar to other societies in that their membership usually consists of college students and professors, veterinarians, industry personnel, research scientists, and anyone else interested in the research and science focusing on poultry, equine and swine. These societies publish articles accessible through membership journals or open access online. Each society also offers other membership and non-membership benefits as well. Take a minute and check out the links below and keep looking for more society and …

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EIEIO: Christmas Break Learning

By Dr. Angela Mays, PhD Looking to keep your kids busy over the Christmas break? This month’s EIEIO features kid-friendly agriculture and animal-related links that can help! Animal Smart is brought to you by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) that was featured in last month’s EIEIO post. This program was put together by people passionate about agriculture, hoping to educate and enlighten future generations. The ASAS also developed an animal education magazine and program that focuses on children; the Junior Animal Scientist. The program is great for children ages 5-12 who are interested in learning about a variety …

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EIEIO: Societies and Organizations

By Dr. Angela Mays, PhD Randomly our EIEIO posts will focus on academic, industry, and scientific societies and organizations. The memberships of these organizations usually consist of college students and professors, veterinarians, industry personnel, research scientists and anyone else interested in research and science focusing on agriculture. Whether you are interested in all species of animals or only horses or fish, there is a society or organization that will fit your interests. Most societies publish research articles in their own journals that are accessible through membership or open access online. Other benefits organizations might offer could include email newsletters, updates …

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EIEIO: Consumer Education

By Dr. Angela Mays, PhD Interested in other blogs? This month’s EIEIO features two links to some of our favorite blogs: The Adventures of Dairy Carrie and Mom at the Meat Counter. The Adventures of Dairy Carrie is written by a dairy farmer in Southern Wisconsin. She brings humor and real-life perspective to her posts, and explores all ranges of agriculture topics. Mom at the Meat Counter is written by a mother who is also a meat scientist interested in educating consumers. Mom at the Meat Counter addresses a wide range of topics and is also open to questions and …

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Introduction to EIEIO

By Dr. Angela Mays Welcome to Show & Tell with ShowBloom! Each month we’ll highlight what we call an EIEIO, short for Emmert Introduces Educational Information Opportunities. EIEIOs consist of a series of links with a variety of focuses. Some links may be resourceful for children, while others will highlight organizations and societies that apply to industry interests. We’ll share everything from other blogs people might be interested in reading to interesting fact sheets found online. We are open to suggestions and sharing of some of your favorite links, too. We hope you enjoy this month’s EIEIO! The opinions of Dr. …

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EIEIO For Kids

By Dr. Angela Mays As school kicks off, what better time to start learning! These links are especially for children interested in learning. Animals, plants, space, and robots; these links are full of educational fun. With quizzes, lessons, and games, there are a variety of ways to interact and learn on these websites. The purpose of these links is to provide children with a safe place to read, learn, and play online. Age categories and categories of interest help users identify sections that may interest them. These links are great for parents, teachers or children. Science Kids: Fun Science & …

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