CropVillage update for April 14, 2010, One World, One Health: The global food basket

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One World, One Health: The global food basket

MP3 fileDr. Corrie Brown, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about the concept of One World, One Health: The global food basket.

Ballot Initiatives HSUS and The Ohio experience

MP3 fileMike Bumgarner from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation shares his experience in dealing with the Humane Society of the United States as the HSUS worked to eliminate animal confining crates in Ohio.

Food Borne Mycotoxins, The Threat To Poultry

From PoultryCast: MP3 fileDr. Trevor Smith, University of Guelph, shares thoughts on his Mycotoxin presentation at the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention.


Agriculture Telling its Story

Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security?

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.

Global Agriculture

Global Agriculture Agchat discussion looked to understand the global agriculture issues to be addressed so more people can be fed in the future. Of note is the video from the Earth Institute: Global Agriculture Systems and Food and National Security and the FAO ag trade visualization tool.

New Ag Foundation Embraces Social Media to Share Agriculture's Story

AgChat Foundation launches with four program areas focused on social media: Agvocacy 2.0 Training, Strategic Agvocacy Coordination, Data Analysis, and Technology Scholarships.

Looking to discover other agriculture focused conversations? Start by looking into these agriculture tags: Farm, Ag4all, Profood, AgChat, and Crop.



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