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November 27, 2012

What are antimicrobials and how are they used in humans?

An Overview of Antimicrobial Use - Dr. Kurt Stevenson, The Ohio State University Medical Center, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

November 27, 2012

How is antimicrobial resistance monitored and where does the data get used?

An Overview Of Resistance Trends And Update on Surveillance Related Research - Dr. Patrick McDermott, FDA/CVM, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

June 11, 2012

Shawn Lawrence Otto, author of Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America and cofounder of ScienceDebate.org, shares several points on how science is expanding and connecting with more people. In animal agriculture there are many science driven environmental challenges. How can science, information, and politics play out when the people connections are many and multiple views of science exist?

How to Talk to Normal People (About Science) - Shawn Lawrence Otto, author of Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America and cofounder of ScienceDebate.org, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

May 18, 2012

How do food and consumers come together? In the US, many times it is at the grocery store. Consumers make their food choices and that message (through their purchases) get communicated back to production agriculture farms. Greg Ferrara, National Grocers Association, highlights how grocery stores can help educate and inform consumers on farmers' behalf.

Communicating Shared Values Across the Food Chain - Greg Ferrara, National Grocers Association, VP of Public Affairs, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

May 18, 2012

Agriculture has been in the main stream media several times this year. Janie Gabbett, Meatingplace Executive Editor, provides a perspective on where people get their news, how stories about agriculture spread, and what farmers and ranchers need to be aware of.

Agriculture’s Voice in Today’s Media - Janie Gabbett, Meatingplace Executive Editor, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

May 18, 2012

Making food is important and quite a worthwhile endeavor. Much of the swine management / production system changes being asked for in the USA has already occurred in the UK. Mike Sheldon shares his views on those changes in the UK swine indusrty and some of the leassons learned over the last 20 years.

Lessons Learned From Europe – Regulatory Burdens and Activist Influence - Mike Sheldon, Greenway Farms Limited Managing Director and BPEX Member, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.