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November 15, 2018

How did Canada develop a traceability standard and what were the hurdles?

Paul Laronde, Tag and Technology Manager, Canadian Cattle Identification Agency, highlights how Canada developed a traceability standard [video] to help improve on the trust of the food system. Mr. Laronde shares what the issues were and the actions needed to keep the standard sustainable for future use.

October 22, 2018

How is traceability important for distinguishing products in the global market?

Leann Saunders, IMI Global (A division of Where Food Comes From, Inc.), presents how traceability is important [video] for distinguishing products in the global market. She talks about how building confidence in the livestock traceability system is key to growth, and she shares what the future of traceability looks like. Yes, this is a beef focused presentation but the conversation also applies to pork.

August 15, 2018

Dr. Nigel Gopie, Marketing Leader, IBM Food Trust, IBM Blockchain, shares thoughts on how thinking about traceability at IBM is leading to changes in approaches to food recall, food safety, and food freshness.

An Interactive Hour on IBM Blockchain and Food Trust Dr. Nigel Gopie, Marketing Leader, IBM Food Trust, IBM Blockchain, shares thoughts on how thinking about traceability at IBM is leading to changes in approaches to food recall, food safety, and food freshness. Dr.

August 15, 2018

Vance Crowe, Director of Millennial Engagement at Monsanto, demonstrates how to think strategically about how you can make your network to be bigger, more resilient, and better able to compete with the networks built by those selling fear.

Vance Crowe, Director of Millennial Engagement at Monsanto, demonstrates how to think strategically about how you can make your network to be bigger, more resilient, and better able to compete with the networks built by those selling fear [audio].

July 15, 2018

This annual conference brings together specialists and domain experts in the fields of animal and human health to share conversations and research on specific diseases, species, and operations concerns. This year's focus is on Livestock Traceability.

The 2018 NIAA Annual Conference, Livestock Traceability [all presentations] brings together specialists and domain experts in the fields of animal and human health to share conversations and research on specific diseases, species, and operations concerns. This year's focus is on Livestock Traceability.


June 11, 2018

The 2018 Stakeholders Summit, themed "Protect Your Roots", inspired attendees representing all facets of animal agriculture to be proud of their past and current roles in the industry and challenged them to be forward-thinking about how we can continue to grow into the future.

The Animal Agriculture Alliance's Stakeholders Summit [all presentations] brings in new perspectives on the future of consumer preferences and animal agriculture activism.


May 11, 2018

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

The 2018 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference [all presentations] brings research and actionable information for midwest crop farming.


February 27, 2018

How is your farm operation moment being defined? By others outside of agriculture? Or by you?

Mr. Josh Flint, Associate Director of Communications, Talent Acquisition, and Retention, The Maschhoffs, shares thoughts on what the public perceives about agriculture. Josh states that agriculture is at a defining moment and right now that moment is being defined by others outside of agriculture. With that opening, Josh shares how social media tools are easy to use and provides details on the resources any operation can pick up and use right away.

February 27, 2018

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

Mr. Sterling Liddell and Ms. Christine McCracken, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research, share data and summarize the economics of the protein markets. Mr. Liddell and Ms. McCracken also share detailed information on consumer trends plus highlight some of the risks producers must keep in their eyesight when managing their operations [video].

January 26, 2018

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

Ms. Francia Maras, Client Insights Consultant, IRi, shares how organizations can leverage the vast amounts of data to gain insight into customers, better understand trends, or plan for growth. Ms. Maras provides examples focused on the business of pork, highlighting how the cooked dinner sausage volume grew and the data behind it to help plan for consumer preference changes [video].

November 28, 2017

What are the issues of the coming population growth?

Dr. Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University, reflects on the coming population growth, the concerns that will face governments and businesses, and the economics of this future [video].

October 1, 2017

What is McDonald's approach to beef sustainability?

Mr. Jeffrey Fitzpatrick-Stilwell, Sustainability Senior Manager, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada, shares a case study about McDonald's approach to beef sustainability.

September 10, 2017

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

This discussion is a formal debate by representatives from various sectors on the topics of beef's role in the agri-eco system and beef's place in feeding a growing population [video].

August 10, 2017

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

From the 2016 AgChat Cultivate & Connect Conference, Missy Morgan with Osborn & Barr shares the history and direction of CommonGround as a platform for farmers to connect with consumers over coffee, baseball games, and even the most unconventional of locations about agriculture, food, and families [audio].

July 3, 2017

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

This panel called Sunrise Breakfast with Millennial Minds highlights what younger adults (Millennials) are doing to engage people in conversation on food and agriculture. This session also highlights what is on their minds and what they want from other age groups [video].
June 3, 2017

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

Jay Hill, as a Millennial (between 21 and 38 years old), offers funny stories on how he started in agriculture and how he just works through problems to create great opportunities for a community of people [video].
May 10, 2017

What Do 10 Billion People Really Need?

More than Nine Billion to Feed in 2050 - Dr. Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities, April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA.

More presentations at http://www.trufflemedia.com/agmedia/conference/2017_niaa_us_animal_ag_fu...

May 10, 2017

Refreshing assessment of China and the future of ag opportunities.

Dr. Lyons' assessment of China is a refreshing one because of his direct engagement of the culture, language, and the food.

Global Consumer Trends and the Opportunity for American Agriculture - Dr. Mark Lyons, Global Vice President & Head of Greater China, Alltech, from the 2017 NIAA Annual Conference, U.S. Animal Agriculture's Future Role In World Food Production - Obstacles & Opportunities, April 4 - 6, Columbus, OH, USA.

More presentations at http://www.trufflemedia.com/agmedia/conference/2017_niaa_us_animal_ag_fu...

March 13, 2017

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.

The AgChat Foundation ( http://agchat.org/) is looking for four non-agriculture majors students or recent graduates to participate on a food panel April 1 between 11am & 2pm at the 2017 Collegiate Congress, being held at Monsanto ( Olive Blvd & Lindbergh Blvd campus, map link: http://agtoday.us/2lQx1hp ).

November 10, 2016

Communication of science is not working between people in agriculture and those outside of agriculture. What can agriculturalists do? Dr. Van Eenennaam offers and approach.

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.

November 10, 2016

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.

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.

September 29, 2016

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.

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 [conference page], August 16, 2016, hosted by Rensselaer Swine Services and Bethany Swine Health Services, Jasper Country Fairgrounds, IN, USA.

May 20, 2016

Should the alter of religion be a place of activism on food and agriculture?

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?"

May 20, 2016

What can organizations and companies do to to listen, engage, and connect with people and food and 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...