animal welfare

DairyCast 0182 for August 8 2008

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  • The conclusion of our conversation on animal welfare from the Cattle Industry Summer Conference features a question and answer session.

DairyCast 0181 for August 5 2008

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  • Continuing our discussion of the dairy and beef industries response to animal handling concerns, this is part two of the recent Cattle Industry Summer Conference.

DairyCast 0180 for August 1 2008

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  • 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.

DairyCast 0174 for July 11 2008

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  • How valuable is your workforce? Kelly Donham, University of Iowa, outlines how you can further protect your most valuable resource, your family and employees.
  • Chris Galen, National Milk, highlights a new animal handling resource that is being shipped to you and thousands of dairy producers across the country.

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 0156 for May 6 2008

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  • How will we feed a growing world population with mounting challenges? Trent Loos, Loos Tales, offers his unique perspective of our future and what we need to do to make it brighter.  Checkout Trent's work at FacesofAg.com

DairyCast 0154 for April 29 2008

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  •  Insights into the current animal rights political motives and processes. Steve Kopperud, Policy Directions, Inc., presents The US Political Arena: On the table and on the horizon
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