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 0155 for May 2 2008

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  •  US Secretary of Agriculture, Ed Schafer, provides remarks at the NIAA Annual Meeting regarding US animal agriculture

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

DairyCast 0153 for April 25 2008

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  • Dr Ray Stricklin, University of Maryland, presents Animal Care: Diverging Ethical Perspectives

DairyCast 0152 for April 22 2008

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  • Do you need another license to operate your dairy? When you consider a social license, the answer is yes. Charlie Arnot, CMA Consulting, talks about how to earn and maintain your social license to operate.

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 0150 for April 15 2008

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  • When will we finally have a new farm bill to operate under?  And who is going to get the payments? Troy Dumler, Kansas State University, provides his insights.
  • Dennis DiPietrie, DairyCast Headliner, shares thoughts on how world economies are influencing our production as well as steps you can take to stay informed.

DairyCast 0149 for April 11 2008

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  • Jeremy Howard, Sales Manager for BioTracking, offers you some solutions to know which cows are bred and which cows are open.
  • How are changes in the structure of today's beef industry affecting you, as dairy producers?

DairyCast 0148 for April 8 2008

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  • Alex Avery, Director of Research at the Center for Global Food Issues, discusses the eco-safety and benefits of growth promoting pharmaceuticals
  • Supporting visuals of his presentation
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