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April 25, 2014

What will happen when 3 billion people come to dinner in the next 40 years? Are we changing our collective approach to sustaining those new mouths to feed?

Science-Based Metrics for Sustainable Outcomes in Agriculture - Marty D. Matlock, PhD, PE, BCEE, Executive Director, Office for Sustainability, Area Director, Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability, Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled 'The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive', March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

April 25, 2014

Dr. Stotish reiterates "The problem with the Precautionary Principle is not that it leads in the wrong direction, but that – if taken for all it is worth – it leads in no direction at all."

When Precaution Becomes Paralysis - Ronald L. Stotish, PhD President and Chief Executive Officer of AquaBounty Technologies, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled 'The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive', March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

May 1, 2012

Gary Baise paints not a very rosy picture of agriculture. He suggests that the social contract between agriculture and America has been broken.

Legal Threats to Animal Agriculture - Gary Baise, Illinois Farmer & Attorney, Olsson Frank & Weeda PC, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 24, 2012

Ranchers do the right thing by the animals, consumers, and economy. But there is too much of a focus on a Sierra Club mentality and not to do things wisely.

Help or Get Out of the Way! - Tom Kourlis, Sheep & Cattle Rancher, Past Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 16, 2012

Brian Rittgers highlights that making safe, affordable, abundant food on a global scale requires many people and ideas. There is no more land and the many players in agriculture must look to technologies and efficiencies to help address hunger that could be real in the coming 40 years.

Making Safe, Affordable, Abundant Food a Global Reality - Brian Rittgers, Director of Global Management Development, Elanco, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 2, 2012

Can we brag with our customers the story of agriculture and sustainability?

Sustainability: Today and Beyond — What This Means on My Family's Farm - Marie Audet, Blue Spruce Farm, Inc., Bridport, VT, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

Update: This presentation has been removed at the presenter's request.

April 1, 2012

There is no culture without agriculture.

Promoting and Defending Modern Agriculture in a Facebook Culture - Dr. Gary Sides, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

This video was with drawn from publication at the request of Dr. Sides.