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November 26, 2013

What is the conference series about and how it can transform the conversations inside and outside of agriculture?

Welcome/Recap of Antibiotic Symposia in Chicago, IL 2011 and Columbus, OH 2012 - Dr. Leah Dorman, Senior Director of Animal and Food Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, from the 2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and Human Health, November 12-14, 2013, Kansas City, MO, USA.

November 26, 2013

What do consumers believe about food and groceries?

Consumer and Food: Perceptions, Realities and Steps Towards Instilling Confidence - Mr. Tom Heinen, Heinen’s Fine Foods (17 stores throughout Ohio and Illinois), from the 2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and Human Health, November 12-14, 2013, Kansas City, MO, USA.

Mr. Tom Heinen, Co-President, Heinen’s Fine Foods in 17 stores throughout Ohio and Illinois, shares his retail view of consumer and food perceptions. He also expresses the realities that come from his interactions with consumers and what steps his company takes to instilling confidence.

May 29, 2012

Veterinarians and computer IT folks don't speak the same launguage. Yet, information technology plays a critical role in animal identification, standards, and software to help pull together efficient and accurate animal identification systems.

Panel Discussion: Industry Compatibility – How do we make this happen? - Dr. James Moest, Lena Veterinary Clinic, Lena, IL, Practicing Veterinarian; Dr. Jim Logan, Wyoming Livestock Board, State Animal Health Official; Dr. Keith Roehr, State Veterinarian, Colorado Department of Agriculture; and John Picanso, USDA/APHIS/VS, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, 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 15, 2012

Dr. Moest provides a midwest perspective on implementing electronic interstate certificate of veterinary inspection (eICVI) at markets. The challenges include the the physical market space chutes, the tagging systems, and the diversity of livestock sales.

Use of eICVI at Markets: Benefits and Challenges - Dr. James Moest, Lena Veterinary Clinic, Lena, IL, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 2, 2012

What are some of the ways to get out and share stories from agriculture?

Advancing Animal Agriculture - We’re Talking But What Are They Hearing? Opening the Barn Door: An Experiment - Jim Fraley, Illinois Farm Bureau, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

March 16, 2012

What are some of the feed and forage issues coming up? And how should dairy operations plan and manage to keep viable options available?

Managing for Optimum Forage Quality - David Fischer, University of Illinois Extension Dairy Director (retired), from the 2012 Midwest Dairy Conference, held March 6, 2012, Lansing, Michigan, USA and March 7, 2012, Sauder Village-Archbold, Ohio, USA.

February 15, 2012

Are consumers concerned about antibiotic use in animals?

Livestock Associated MRSA: What is the Appropriate Level of Concern? - Dr. Peter Davies, Professor, University of Minnesota, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 20, 2012

How are animal diseases tracked so scientists, researchers, and governments can understand their impact and react quickly to contain the contamination?

The Disease BioPortal is a real-time or near-real time tool to access local, regional, and global animal disease information and data. Dr. Barbara Brito, University of California, Davis, presents how this tool is used in the PRRSv Area Regional Control and Elimination (ARCE ) efforts. From the 2011 International PRRS Symposium, December 2 - 3, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 18, 2012

How does antibiotic use in animal health work and what are the impacts to human health?

Dr. Tom Shryock provides a comparison of the antibiotics used in animal health, what the connections are to humans, and what steps are being taken to protect and improve public health. From the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 16, 2012

How can the hog popultation data be used to better track and eliminate swine diseases?

Dr. Enrique Mondaca provides insight on how hog density in U.S. at the state and county levels are used to identify swine diseases and plan to eliminate them. From the 2011 International PRRS Symposium, December 2 - 3, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 9, 2012

Dr. Mike Lormore, Pfizer Animal Health, shares how producers need to understand consumer issues and respond to the many questions about antibiotics in food animals.

 

Reaching Out to Consumers - Dr. Mike Lormore, Director of Dairy Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.