BeefCast update for April 15, 2010, Is More Brazilian Beef Bound for the US?

BeefCast has recently increased its industry stake with sponsorships of significant meetings through our parent, Truffle Media Networks. The event sponsorships resulted in exclusive BeefCast coverage of the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting: “One Health: Implications For Animal Agriculture.”

Also, we are proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Conference in Alexandria, Virginia; “Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security?” You can still register for this important program April 28 and 29 at http://www.animalagalliance.org/register/.

BeefCast and Truffle Media Networks are working to keep our industry up to date and informed on critical issues in Washington while providing valuable information on industry issues, such as this recent conversation with AgriPulse editor Sara Wyant on the current Washington political climate impact on agriculture.

Your input helps us stay on top of the concerns of highest importance. Again, thank you for your time and participation! If you have any additional thoughts you would like to share, please feel free to contact us.
BeefCast® Conversations

Is More Brazilian Beef Bound for the US?

MP3 file Glynn Tonsor, new livestock economist at Kansas State, share his thoughts on the current cattle market trends as well as some global impacts on our marketplace.

Wet Distillers May Be a Mistake for Heifers

MP3 fileJohn Jaeger, Kansas State beef cattle scientist, talks about his research into using wet distillers' grain for replacement heifers and finishing cattle.

Will Washington Atmosphere Prove Toxic For Agriculture?

MP3 fileSara Wyant, Agri-Pulse publisher, shares thoughts on agriculture and its relationship with Washington DC.

Agriculture Telling its Story

Animal Agriculture Alliance's 9th Annual Stakeholder Summit is April 28-29 2010 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The main topic is "Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security?" This event will feature a keynote by Dr. Elizabeth Parker, Chairman, Animal Agriculture Alliance and Chief Veterinarian, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Topics being covered include: an animal agriculture legislative update, terrorism against the food industry, and proactive animal well-being initiatives. See program for details.

Careers in Agriculture What is the future of the job market for those in agriculture? What should those in agriculture do to advance their career? Learn more from this AgChat discussion, it contains resource links, news, and videos on ag careers.


BeefCast® Headliners

Dr. Ronald Lemenager, the BeefBlog

Link to blogVideo Feature: Baxter Black: A Denture-Stealing Dog Baxter Black tells us about a denture-stealing dog. From US Farm Report.


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