Susan Bora, Senior VP for communications at the Food Marketing Institute, discussed efforts underway at the Food Marketing Institute
to better communications from retailer to consumers. She shares her
thoughts on transparency and foreknowledge of issues which might impact
perception at the recent Food Systems Summit.
While the dairy industry has had its hands full moving forward in light of high feed prices, Matt Joyce, producer communications specialist with the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, says the effort to reinforce the nutritional value of dairy products and reintroduce the producer to the consumer remains a key element of their marketing effort.
Should animal agriculture continue to have access to antibiotics? This question and others was discussed by a wide range of stakeholders in the use of antibiotics in food
animals under the leadership of the National Institute for
Animal Agriculture. A panel including
representatives from poultry, beef, dairy and swine logged in to share
thoughts and answer questions in this Q&A audio.
The U.S. Farmer & Rancher Alliance worked to reach across the aisle with the recent 'Food Dialogues Town Hall Meeting'. The nation wide conversation featured four locations and top agrimarketers, retailers and consumer advocates. Today we share a few comments from the opening session in Washington, D.C.
This conversation with Mycogen Seeds customer agronomist Jon Erickson overviews comments from World Dairy Expo, outcomes from the forage contest and takes in production issues across the growing region.
USDA Agricultural Research Service microbiologist Terry Whitehead is using tannins to cut back manure sourced emissions in his research. His thought process stems from his ruminant background and the impact eating leaves has on digestion.