DairyCast 0417 - Looking At Heat Stress And Your Herd

DairyCast 0417 Show Notes:
  • Iowa State Associate Professor of Animal Science, Dr. Lance Baumgard, looks at heat stress issues in changing weather conditions and offers some solutions for your operation.

DairyCast Update for June 2, 2011, Country Of Origin Labeling?

The U.S. Country Of Origin Labeling Law is back in the news following a World Trade Organization finding that the regulations aren't accomplishing the original intent and are an impediment to international trade.  A special presentation features the U.S. perspective and Canada's view of the legislation and recent finding.

DairyCast 0416 - How Will WTO Country Of Origin Labeling Findings Impact Border Beef Trade?

DairyCast 0416 Show Notes:
  • Today we present two perspectives of the Country Of Origin Labeling issue, as we hear from Kansas State Extension Livestock Economist Glynn Tonsor and Canadian economist Kevin Grier. The World Trade Organization recently found the U.S. Country Of Origin Labeling law to not be fulfilling the stated objectives and impeding access to U.S. markets by our trading partners. 

Are the right people at the Table?

Food Plate Tectonics: Thriving on the fault line Matt Sutton-Vermeulen, Unison Resource Company, states that everyone needs to be around the table when discussing "economically viable, environmental sustainable, and social responsible food"
So who's sitting around the table?
From the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

DairyCast 0415 - Evaluate Air Quality With This Free Online Tool For Your Dairy

DairyCast 0415 Show Notes:
  • How about a free online tool intended to help you evaluate your livestock system for potential air quality improvement?  No data is collected nor is the operation identified.  This is just for you to know and consider.  Iowa State Extension Agronomist Angela Reick-Hinz joins us to overview the program called NAQSAT - National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool.

DairyCast Update for May 19, 2011, Consumers Want To Know You

While we wait for dry weather to finish planting... some thoughts on better connections with consumers.  Aaron Putze shares Iowa agriculture's effort to connect consumers with producers.  Who you are and what you do is widely a mystery to those second and third post-farm generations. And yes, it's important that they know.

DairyCast Update for May 19, 2011, Consumers Want To Know You

While we wait for dry weather to finish planting... some thoughts on better connections with consumers.  Aaron Putze shares Iowa agriculture's effort to connect consumers with producers.  Who you are and what you do is widely a mystery to those second and third post-farm generations. And yes, it's important that they know.
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