Tag Archives: Feedstuffs
Agricultural Journalist & Commentator Andy Vance

Audible Andy

I wanted to update you on one of my favorite parts of my new role at Feedstuffs. In addition to covering the grains, feed ingredients and biofuels markets for The Weekly Newspaper of Agribusiness, I’m also behind a microphone again, hosting two audio programs at Feedstuffs.com. Feedstuffs First is what I think of as “the […]

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On Bacon Farmers and YouTube Videos

Last year mega-Burrito uber-chain Chipotle made quite a splash in the agricultural community when it released a video called  “Back to the Start.” The animated video, featuring Willie Nelson singing a haunting version of Coldplay’s The Scientist, depicted a farmer starting out with a single pig, and his operation growing to the status of “giant […]

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Andy Vance Expands Role with Feedstuffs

MINNETONKA, MN, and ST. CHARLES, IL – Feedstuffs is excited to announce that veteran communicator Andy Vance will be joining its editorial team in a full-time capacity effective March 1. Vance has been a weekly contributor of commentary to animal agriculture’s information leader since December 2010. His work has appeared in Feedstuffs and the company’s associated Feedstuffs FoodLink […]

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United Egg Producers

Point and Counterpoint on the UEP-HSUS Agreement

The last column I wrote in 2011 dealt with the historic agreement between United Egg Producers and Wayne Pacelle’s Humane Society of the United States. Like many in agriculture, I was less than thrilled with the idea that one of the leading farm industry organizations was playing ball with the leading animal rights lobbying group. […]

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Elanco President Jeff Simmons

What consumers want…

This week I wrote a column for Feedstuffs on one of the most exciting research findings I’ve covered in recent memory. Animal health specialist Elanco commissioned a study analyzing over two dozen consumer attitude and preference surveys, followed up by a verification survey done by research giant Nielson. Representing the attitudes, preferences and spending trends […]

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