animal welfare

Panel Discussion - Animal ID Industry Compatibility – How do we make this happen?


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.

Impacted by Regulation?

Regulation Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals
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Regulation Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals Modern animal ag has become a math problem: reduced land use, more people, more food consumption, less water, and transit costs changing. Add in the need to be global and the need to understand animal welfare and the idea of raising livestock become more complex. Dr. Anthony A. Frank, President, Colorado State University, suggests farmers and ranchers need to avoid the trap question "Do you want safe food or affordable food?" and that the real answer is to provide both and turn back to the dialog within the middle ground [audio].

Jim Fraley - We’re Talking But What Are They Hearing?


Advancing Animal Agriculture - We’re Talking But What Are They Hearing? Opening the Barn Door: An Experiment - Jim Fraley, Illinois Farm Bureau, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

DairyCast 0433 - NIAA's Asking If Food Animals Shall Continue To Have Access To Antibiotics?

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DairyCast 0431 - What Are Top Consumer Concerns?

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DairyCast 0424 - How Do You Ensure Animal Handling Policy Compliance?

DairyCast 0424 Show Notes:
  • Colorado State's Dr. Temple Grandin believes handling procedures have improved dramatically over the past decade but harbors concern for the 10% of handlers that shouldn't be near animals.

Who Will Be At The Animal Ag Stakeholders Summit?

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The Animal Agriculture Alliance will host its tenth annual Stakeholders Summit May 5-6, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. The Summit will bring together food and farm industry leaders to reflect on the challenges of the past decade and new opportunities to strengthen agriculture advocacy efforts in the future. Jason Shoultz, Senator Tom Carlson, Frank Luntz, Andy Dietrick, Debbie Lyons-Blythe, and Teresa Platt are some of the key speakers at the Summit.

DairyCast 0371 - Nebraska veterinarian suggests ways to improve our cattle handling practices

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  • Dr. Tom Noffsinger, Nebraska veterinarian and cattle handling expert, suggests some actions that we can take to improve our cattle handling practices.

DairyCast 0370 - Temple Grandin helps us create a cattle welfare audit scorecard

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  • Temple Grandin, world renowned cattle handling expert, offers her thoughts on how to effectively create a cattle welfare scorecard for your operation.
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