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December 2, 2014

What do consumers look for when they buy pork? Agritourism is a great opportunity to share a positive farming message with the public. Brian Martin, Jon Hoek, and Jarrod Sutton outline the Fair Oaks Pig Adventure and Dairy operations and its connection to the consumer public.

Agritourism - A Great Opportunity to Share a Positive Farming Message with the Public - Brian Martin, Jon Hoek, Jarrod Sutton, Indiana Pork Board, Besltra Milling, National Pork Board, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

What do consumers look for when they buy pork? Agritourism is a great opportunity to share a positive farming message with the public. Brian Martin, Jon Hoek, and Jarrod Sutton outline the Fair Oaks Pig Adventure and Dairy operations and its connection to the consumer public.

June 10, 2014

Ever wonder what college students think about their food and what is offered in their dorms?

Students from The George Washington University provide a true Millennial view of food, economics, environment, and sustainability. Each of the students has a connection to food systems and connecting to people producing food. Their opinions and insights offer ideas on what others should tackle or take on when developing products or services.

Below is a transcript from the audio of the panel conversation - College Cafeteria Confidential: Millennials in the Lunch Line [audio].

College Cafeteria Confidential: Millennials in the Lunch Line - Panel:

  • Jesse Schaffer, Senior, The George Washington University;
  • Miles Milliken, Senior, The George Washington University;
  • Eric Estroff, Sophomore, The George Washington University;
  • Jennifer Weinberg, Freshman, The George Washington University;
  • Moderated by Rob Morasco, Senior Director of Offer Development, Sodexo USA.

From the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholder Summit Titled Cracking the Millennial Code Stakeholder Summit, May 8 - 9, 2014, Crystal City, VA, USA.

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November 27, 2013

What "public health" is and how it is important as part of understanding the issues and solutions for antibiotic resistance?

Evidence-Based Policy Development in Public Health - Dr. Paul Halverson, Founding Dean and Professor, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, from the 2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and Human Health, November 12-14, 2013, Kansas City, MO, USA.

April 30, 2013

How are people preparing for H3N2 influenza virus events in 2013 and 2014?

Measures to Minimize Influenza Transmission at Swine Exhibitions - Dr. Bret D. Marsh, State Veterinarian, Indiana State Board of Animal Health, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Bret Marsh presents the 2012 H3N2 influenza virus events and looks ahead to 2013. Dr. Marsh provides a timeline from the 2012 state and county fairs activity. He then makes several recommendations for fair management to take on for 2013.

December 13, 2012

What can help kids get exercise at school?

Jenni Purcell, Communications Director for the Milk Promotions Services of Indiana, shares an update about the Fuel Up to Play 60 dairy campaign. From the 2012 MidCountry Media Writers' Conference, Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 20, 2012.

May 18, 2012

How can consumers learn more about swine farms and how pigs are raised? The Fair Oaks Pig Adventure is being designed as a place for everyone to learn more, see actual pigs in barns, and discover the activity required behind the scenes. Mike Platt, Indiana Pork Association Executive Director, provides an update on the educational venue.

Bridging the Divide, Finding Common Ground - Mike Platt, Indiana Pork Association Executive Director, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

January 28, 2012

Ashlie Kolb and Neil Mylet share their stories as young professionals looking to solve big problems and bring a fresh perspective to agriculture.

Innovation in Rural America - Ashlie Kolb and Neil Mylet, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

January 28, 2012

How can you manage corn production in extreme weather conditions?

Corn Management for Extreme Conditions - Dr. Bob Nielsen, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

January 28, 2012

What are some approaches to managing profit margin risk?

Strategies to Manage Profit Margin Risk - Dr. Corinne Alexander, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

January 28, 2012

What agriculture product and marketing changes are needed to support three families on the same land footprint?

Sharpening Your Competitive Edge - Mac Stone, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

January 28, 2012

Randy Kron, Vice-President, Indiana Farm Bureau, provides a warm welcome and graciously thanks many of the members that help make Indiana Farm Bureau sustainable and successful.

Cultivating Members, Producing Leaders - Randy Kron, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

January 28, 2012

What are the issues and opportunities ethanol plants represent?

Ethanol and Renewable Fuels - Tom Buis, from the 2012 Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers Conference, January 27-28, 2012, Indianapolis, IN, USA.