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This conference highlights the research and practical applications of crop science to be ready for the future of farming.

Genetically modified organism (GMO) conversations are always roiling around the internet. Managing public relations for any company involved in GMOs requires being calm, firm, organized, and well connected to the conversations.

The growing zones are shifting and the impacts to agriculture will happen. Imagine states like Ohio, through 2095, having winters like North Carolina today and summers like Arkansas today.

What are some of the risks producers must keep in their eyesight when managing their operations?

Using data in agriculture and food is critical to understanding consumers driving trends.

What is important about science communications?

Building a movement to modernize government for a digital age which has now spread, what does that look like?

What is McDonald's approach to beef sustainability?

What are the issues in beef production and why are consumers interested?

CommonGround is a platform for farmers to connect with consumers over coffee, baseball games, or food.

Leah Beyer, Global Digital Communications Director, Elanco, shares stories that highlight how (mis)information may spread on social media and, sometimes, the spread is done by the very people who don't want it to spread.

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What are younger adults (Millennials) doing to engage people in conversation on food and agriculture?

How did Jay Hill get started in agriculture and how does he work through problems?

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Growing world food supplies are of concern to people in agriculture and governments as they look to the year 2050 and the expected population of 10 billion people. What is needed to help support that future state?

Are you all in on your food and how you choose it? Do you feel there is more to food than jut eating it? Then you can help! Share your views on the 2017 Collegiate Congress Food Panel.

How has the Swine Health Information Center fared since its beginning?

This annual conference featuring both researchers and practitioners shares actionable data and information to help understand and manage Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).

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Conversations throughout the Allen D. Leman pre-conference on Saturday and Sunday, as well as the Monday and Tuesday conference programs, were centered on moving information from researchers to producers, and vice-versa. It’s one of the reasons this conference has such a widely regarded international presence.

Learn more about some of the sessions you missed with SwineCast's coverage of the 2016 Power Of The Past, Force Of The Future Customer Appreciation event, August 16, 2016, hosted by Rensselaer Swine Services and Bethany Swine Health Services, Jasper Country Fairgrounds, IN, USA.

U.S. Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, points out that global trade is moving with or without the U.S.

What are the approaches to better consumer awareness and engagement on the topics of food and agriculture?

What are the thoughts of veterinarians?

Missouri Pork Expo brought some focus on reaching out to 4-H and FFA swine exhibitors. Session included helping young exhibitors learn about reducing the risks of animal health issues, proper use of medication, and developing awareness on animal welfare programs.

What are the issues in pork that Iowa producers need to stay focused on?