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Greg Ferrara - Communicating Shared Values Across the Food Chain


Communicating Shared Values Across the Food Chain - Greg Ferrara, National Grocers Association, VP of Public Affairs, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

DairyCast 0454 - Farm Bill Update From Animal Ag Alliance

DairyCast 0454 Show Notes:
  • Anne Hazlett, chief counsel to the Senate Ag Committee, and Pete Thomson, senior professional staffer with the House Ag Committee, break down the significant portions of the 2012 Farm Bill negotiations as related to livestock production.  The Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder Summit in Arlington, VA marked the organization's 25th year of raising awareness of the value of animal agriculture to legislators and media. 

Dr. André Williamson - Cost of Increased Regulations on Animal Welfare to Producers and Consumers


Cost of Increased Regulations on Animal Welfare to Producers and Consumers - Dr. André Williamson, Vice President & Senior Consultant, Agralytica, 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].

Dr. Anthony Frank - Regulation Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals


Regulating Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals - Dr. Anthony A. Frank, DVM, President, Colorado State University, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

2012 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting

2012 NIAA Living in a World of Decreasing Resources & Increasing Regulation 2012 National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting, March 26 - 29, 2012, Denver, CO, USA. Producers, regulators, industry and NGO representatives gathered to go deep on everything from animal identification to disease management and increasing costs. Participants said it was the best NIAA conference yet!

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.

Dr. Aaron Scott - Advantages of Probability-Based Approaches to Animal Disease Surveillance


Advantages of Probability-Based Approaches to Animal Disease Surveillance - Dr. Aaron Scott, Center Director, USDA/APHIS/VS/CEAH, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

Dr. Burke Healey - USDA Update on Emergency Response Capabilities


USDA Update on Emergency Response Capabilities and Outlook on How Preparedness Will Advance with Partnership Between State, Federal, Academic & Industry - Dr. Burke Healey, Associate Regional Director of the Western Region, USDA/APHIS/VS, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

John Picanso - USDA’s eICVI and Other Traceability Systems


USDA’s eICVI and Other Traceability Systems - John Picanso, USDA/APHIS/VS, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

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