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January 9, 2015

What are the economics of the fed cattle markets and the issues with thinning cash trade?

Dr. Stephen Koontz, Colorado State University, talks about the economics of the fed cattle markets and the issues with thinning cash trade. Dr. Koontz's key take aways: "Free markets are not free": markets require and consume resources and are expensive.

Dr. Koontz suggested that producers need to make market function & survival the result of an industry-level decision & not something that "just happens".

January 22, 2013

"What people are imagining what is happening inside sheds is way worse than what is actually happening.", says Dr. Temple Grandin. What does she propose farmers and ranchers do?

Dr. Temple Grandin from Colorado State University shares her perspective on animal handling and how the industry needs to improve the way consumers view us. From the 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Carolina Swine Health Seminar.

January 22, 2013

"What people are imagining what is happening inside sheds is way worse than what is actually happening.", says Dr. Temple Grandin. What does she propose farmers and ranchers do?

Dr. Temple Grandin from Colorado State University shares her perspective on animal handling and how the industry needs to improve the way consumers view us. From the 2011 Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Carolina Swine Health Seminar.

May 1, 2012

Air quality in and around livestock operation is of interest to many people. How to monitor and what tools are available? This presentation shares info on an air quality tools and their pro/con of use.

Air Emissions and Livestock Production - Cyrstal Warner, Colorado State University, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

May 1, 2012

Air quality in and around livestock operation is of interest to many people. How to monitor and what tools are available? This presentation shares info on an air quality tools and their pro/con of use.

Air Emissions and Livestock Production - Cyrstal Warner, Colorado State University, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

May 1, 2012

Dr. Jerry Black highlights the outbreaks of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) outbreak, where it started, what happened, and the upcoming consequences. Dr. Black details the industry response to the outbreak plus lessons learned.

Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) Outbreak: 2011 National Cutting Event – Lessons Learned - Dr. Jerry Black, Director, Colorado State University Equine Sciences Program, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 2, 2012

Dr. Frank suggests farmers and ranchers need to avoid the trap question "Do you want safe food or affordable food?" and that the real answer is to provide both and turn back to the dialog within the middle ground.

Regulating Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals - Dr. Anthony Frank, DVM, President, Colorado State University, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 2, 2012

Dr. Frank suggests farmers and ranchers need to avoid the trap question "Do you want safe food or affordable food?" and that the real answer is to provide both and turn back to the dialog within the middle ground.

Regulating Animal Agriculture: Impacts on Producers and Animal Health Professionals - Dr. Anthony Frank, DVM, President, Colorado State University, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.