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May 14, 2013

Some people believe just stopping the use on food animal farms will stop issues. Others say that is not the case. And consumers are still wanting information.

Understanding the use of antibiotics and antimicrobials in animal agriculture is complex. Some people believe just stopping the use on food animal farms will stop issues. Others say that is not the case. And consumers are still wanting information.

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These Antibiotics Council presentation series are from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15 - 17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

May 7, 2013

What questions fo you have for farmers and ranchers? These are some starter ones!

AgChat on Farm and Ranch SmorgasbordSmorgasbord of Questions #AgChat this week looked a range of questions from policy issues to social media. Dive in!

March 19, 2013

Technology is everywhere in agriculture. Tractors, apps, and crops all contains some for of science and technology whose aim is to bring food to people.

Technology in AgWhat Tech is in Ag? Technology is key in any venture and farming is no exception. Tractors and GPS are some well known agriculture technologies. But there are other technologies involved to help farmers and ranchers bring their products to everyone. From software to biotechnology, this #AgChat talks about the various technologies used in agriculture.

May 1, 2012

The outlook for agriculture employment is good. Several resources and tools can assist you in discovering agriculture job opportunities.

Employment prospects for farmers, ranchers, and production managers are expected to decline over the next seven years, with notable exceptions in organic farming, horticulture, and aquiculture. The overall outlook for careers in agriculture and food science is brighter—job growth in these areas is expected to keep pace with the average of other occupations in the United States.

Larger Farms, Fewer Jobs