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AgDay Collegiate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.

Ag Day Collegiate Leadership SummitMarch 13-16, 2011Washington D.C.Alpha Zeta is looking for two student members to attend The Consortium's AgDay Collegiate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.  You will be joined by students from The Consortium's other member organizations (i.e. AFA, Ag Rho, Ag Sig, Farmhouse, Block and Bridle, Collegiate FFA & 4-H, and others)Participant Selection:Participants’ should be emerging leaders within Alpha Zeta Agricultural major Possess at least a 3.0 grade ...
Wednesday, January 5, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (766)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Glen Eikmeier

  December 28th, 2010 From: moodycountyenterprise.com http://www.moodycountyenterprise.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&story_id=2388&page=74 FLANDREAU, SD- Alpha Zeta alumni Glen Eikmeier, 74, passed away on December 24th, 2010 in his childhood home on the family farm. He attended South Dakota State College in Brookings and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Husbandry in 1958. Glen and Karen Thielsen were married August 9, 1957 at the United Methodist Church in ...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (742)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Alpha Zeta Alumna, Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky.Honored for her 19 years of service to the event, Comerford has served as a judge, co-superintendent of the Team Presentation Contest, and most recently as co-superintendent of the Individual Presentation Contest. As a member of the Eastern National ...
Monday, December 13, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (906)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Arthur Joseph Fairbank

Arthur Joseph Fairbank passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe, as he was known, was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on Feb. 1, 1925, to Arthur Joseph Fairbank Sr. and Priscilla Armstrong. He grew up in Ashville, N.Y. and on the nearby family farm. He attended schools in Ashville and Lakewood, graduating from Lakewood High School in 1943. He attended Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. for a year before he joined the Army Air Corps, returning to complete ...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (732)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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S.E. (Shelly) Shuman

PEMBROKE - Mr. S.E. (Shelly) Shuman, 79, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home after a brief illness under the care of Hospice Savannah and was surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann S. Shuman, his mother Myrtie S. Wilbanks, his father Henry Speir Sr., his sister Velva L. Celeste, and two brothers Henry Speir Jr. and Melvin Speir. He was born in Clyde and moved to Pembroke at the age of 6. He graduated from Bryan County High ...
Thursday, November 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (718)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Robert Baker Invented Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ

Cornell Corporation Board Member, Robert Baker, Remembered for Inventing Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ Cornell Barbeque Sauce wasn’t the first formulation made by the late Dr. Robert C. Baker. Baker is most famously accredited with the development of the chicken nugget. He is also behind the development of other poultry products, such as chicken and turkey hot dogs, and turkey ham. Prior to 1980, chicken was packed on ice and shipped to grossers ...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (932)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Texas Alpha Alumna Honored

Lise A. Sieber celebrates three years with the Defense Health Information Management SystemALEXANDRIA, VA, Lise A. Sieber, SharePoint Administrator for the Defense Health Information Management System, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in information management and technology. Just a year after her commencement from the University of Arizona in 1981, Lise A. Sieber enlisted in the United States Navy. She currently ...
Monday, October 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (952)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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College Aggies Online - Ag Advocate Competition

Animal Agriculture Alliance, a national non-profit organization working to educate the public about the important role that animal agriculture plays in feeding a hungry world, and the American National CattleWomen, Inc. are excited to invite you to participate in the second annual College Aggies Online (CA0) competition. As you know, it is important that stakeholders involved in production agriculture take proactive steps to tell the industry’s true story. Today’s farmers and ...
Thursday, August 12, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (798)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Steve McShane Runs for City Council

AZ Alumni Steve McShane from the California Zeta Chapter at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, CA is running for Salinas City Council in District 3. Mr. McShane graduated from Cal Poly with a degree in soil science and earned a MBA from Santa Clara University. He is the founder of the Leadership Salinas Valley Alumni Association and the Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers. Mr. McShane has held numerous positions in his community over the years. He was a ...
Monday, August 9, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (839)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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G. Harris Wilcox

From: Westside News Inc.http://www.westsidenewsonline.com/ThisWeek/deaths.html Harris Wilcox, 91, of Churchville, NY, a lifelong devotee to American Agriculture, died on July 17, 2010, with his loving wife, Fern, by his side. Mr. Wilcox was a prominent area businessman, internationally renowned auctioneer and Realtor, Chairman of the Board of Harris Wilcox, Inc., generous benefactor of charitable, civic and youth organizations. Mr. Wilcox studied agricultural sciences at ...
Thursday, August 5, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (800)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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