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.
Cultivating Conversations: Approaches to Consumer Engagement - Phil Keiser, President and CEO, Culver’s; Leah McGrath, RD, LDN, Corporate Dietitian, Ingles Markets; Jenny Schweigert, Executive Director, AgChat Foundation.
What can organizations and companies do to to listen, engage, and connect with people and food and agriculture?
From the 2016 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Securing Animal Agriculture's Future: Action Please, May 5 - 6, 2016, Arlington, VA, USA.
More presentations at http://trufflemedia.com/agmedia/conference/2016-securing-ag-future-actio...
Activism at the Altar: Use of Religion in the Animal Rights Debate - Dr. Wes Jamison, Associate Professor of Public Relations, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Dr. Paul Copan, Professor and Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Dr. Walter Kaiser, President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and Ethics, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Dr. Wes Jamison, Dr. Paul Copan, and Dr. Walter Kaiser tackle the question "Should the alter of religion be a place of activism on food and agriculture?"
College students share their interests and approaches to engaging consumers interested in learning more about agriculture, food, and their connection to day to day living.
Building Future Problem Solvers - Dr. Elizabeth Stulberg, Policy Analyst, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Jessica Miller, Graduate Student, Animal Science, Oklahoma State University; Jennifer Weinberg, Senior, Political Communications, George Washington University; Heather Abeita, Junior, Agricultural Biology, New Mexico State University.
Mr. Gary Huddleston, Manager, Feed Manufacturing Safety & Environmental Affairs, American Feed Industry Association, helps explain the impacts of the Veterinary Feed Directive to the livestock feed businesses. Mr. Huddleston runs through the details on documentation and processes that must be put in place to be compliant with the regulations. Key message: work with all your service providers and suppliers to insure they are informed and prepared before January 1, 2017.
Ms. Deb Kristensen, Partner at Givens Pursley, LLP, shares her presentation "When Animal Manure is Regulated like Municipal Dumps", from the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture meeting in Indianapolis.
Ms. Kristensen points out that new tactics are being developed, using the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) against agricultural operations. This approach is novel and could severely impact all farm operations that have manure.