animal handling

DairyCast 0172 for July 1 2008

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  • What do today's consumers think about animal welfare and what are they willing to pay for? Jason Lusk, Agricultural Economist at Oklahoma State University, offers his perspective.
  • The American Veterinary Medicine Association has developed new resources for you. Click here to take a look.

DairyCast 0169 for June 20 2008

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  • Which Presidential nominee would be a better choice for the future of agriculture? Let's start the dialogue on this topic with Jim Wiesmeyer, Vice President of Farm and Trade Policy with Informa Economics, Inc.
  • Mhiari Sutherland, Texas Tech University, explains animal welfare perspectives from a sustainable standpoint.

DairyCast 0168 for June 17 2008

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  • What should the US policy be for ethanol and energy production? Matt Roberts, the Ohio State University, shares an economist perspective
  • Don Lay, USDA, highlight the latest research on cattle welfare that the USDA is working on for you.
  • The cwt program is offering a herd retirement opportunity unlike any before and the program will likely

DairyCast 0157 for May 9 2008

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  • HSUS has released another video on animal welfare neglect in the cattle industry. The target remains on downer cattle, but shifts to auction markets.
  • Dr. Bob Smith, VRCS LLC., talks about the cattle industry's response to animal welfare.
  • Resources are available at BQA.org

DairyCast 0151 for April 18 2008

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  • Dr. Jamie Jonker, National Milk Producers Federation, presents the National Dairy Animal Well-Being Initiative

DairyCast 0144 for March 25 2008

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  • A special presentation from Temple Grandin, world-renowned expert on animal handling from Colorado State University, as she recently presented to an audience in Kansas.
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