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Shows related to technology. This means computer technology, gadgets, cool stuff, gear, science technology, high tech in research or management or production, etc.
The Midwest: Moving Toward North Carolina Winters and Arkansas Summers
The Midwest: Moving Toward North Carolina Winters and Arkansas Summers
Dr. Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University

Can we modernize government for a digital age?
Fixing Government: Bottom Up and Outside In
Jennifer Pahlka, founder and Executive Director of Code for America, and Stewart Brand, American writer and founder of the Long Now Foundation

Working through problems helps create great opportunities for creating a community of people.

A World With 10 Billion People Will Need Support Starting Now
2017 NIAA Annual Conference: U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production
National Institute for Animal Agriculture

Big data and models: Are they really useful in disease management? - Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, from the 2016 North American PRRS Symposium, December 3‐4, 2016, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Dr. Jim Lowe, University of Illinois, looks at big data and asks if they are really useful in animal health. Dr. Lowe suggests that animal agriculture is a very complicated and confusing set of systems with variations in many sub-areas, for example biological, mechanical, and human behavior.

What are the concerns of swine vets and farm operations? The Leman Conference provides insight.
Allen D. Leman Swine Conference
Allen D. Leman Swine Conference

The #Scicomm: Challenge Facing Animal Agriculture - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Animal Biotechnology and Genomics, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA, from the 2016 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 17-20, 2016, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA, shares how communication of science is not working between people in agriculture and those outside of agriculture.

There are always going to be views about food and agriculture consumers think is right but is factually wrong. What are people in agriculture doing about this?
Animal Agriculture Alliance

Communicating About Food Myths with Consumers in the Social Media Age - Yvette D'Entremont, "The Sci Babe".

Yvette D'Entremont, "The Sci Babe", aims to help people really understand food and what information sources are more helpful than others. Ms. D'Entremont uses current issues like antibiotics in agriculture and food labeling to highlight how information is created and shared out. Key message for food producers: Know the facts, be connected and social, and don't afraid to be funny.

NOTE: This presentation is available upon request by sending an email to info@AnimalAgAlliance.org

Consumer Outreach: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Andrew Campbell, Founder, Fresh Air Media and dairy farmer, Bellson Farms.

Learn how one farmer decided to tackle the continuous marketing hype ("all natural", "sustainable", "gluten-free", etc) through a personal journey to share his farm everyday on social media.