Animal ID Industry Compatibility – How do we make this happen? - Dr. James Moest, Lena Veterinary Clinic, Lena, IL, Practicing Veterinarian; Dr. Jim Logan, Wyoming Livestock Board, State Animal Health Official; Dr. Keith Roehr, State Veterinarian, Colorado Department of Agriculture; and John Picanso, USDA/APHIS/VS, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.
Spring Planning on Farm Spring is almost here and that means getting ready for a season change on the farm. Planting, juggling staff, readying new equipment are some of the activities that need to get done. And the weather? This AgChat convo shares what farmers and ranchers are doing to get ready for spring.
From the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit in Alexandria, VA. Nebraska State Senator and Ag Committee Chair Tom Carlson shares the importance of agriculture to his state and the high regard with which producers are held. He recommends high standards, high profile and a focus on state sovereignty in dealing with animal activist issues.
As Election Day draws near, debate on Proposition 2 heats up in California and across the nation. Prop 2 continues to generate attention, including recent appearances by proponents on the Oprah Winfrey show and the Ellen Degeneres show.
With mainstream media grabbing a hold of various animal mistreatment
videos, the beef and dairy industries are working together to get the
positive messages heard. The Cattle Industry Summer Conference recently
hosted the Joint Beef and Dairy Industry Symposium.