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DairyCast update for July 1, 2011, Can Making Safe, Abundant Food Supply Become A Global Reality?

Jack Welch, past Chairman and CEO of General Electric, shares his thoughts on leadership and management training with MIT's Sloan School of Management students and others in attendance.  Some good content on how to find the right people for your team and why its important.

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DairyCast update for June 16, 2011, Importance of Traceability and Handling Summer Heat Stress

Dealing with heat stress is an annual concern when those summer days turn hazy.  Iowa State's Dr. Lance Baumgard shares background on the bio-health issues in heat stress and offers some suggestions in dealing with it.

A good presentation on the front page at DairyCast.com this week... "Food Plate Tectonics, Are The Right People At The Table?"  It's a presentation from the National Institute for Animal Agriculture's annual meeting looking at the changes in agriculture and suggesting those conversations with stakeholders and consumers need to be ratcheted up.


Are you interested in and enthusiastic about sharing your dairy agriculture story through social media? The AgChat Foundation has developed a conference to help grow farmers', ranchers', and producers' skill sets with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs, YouTube, and smart phones. The 2011 Agvocacy 2.0 Training Conference will include large and small group learning to help you establish the confidence you need to "agvocate" through social media. Applications are due June 24th.

Marcine Moldenhauer - Importance of Traceability in Protecting USA Export Trade


Importance of Traceability in Protecting USA Export Trade - Marcine Moldenhauer, Meat Link, LLC, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

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.

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.