DairyCast update for May 5, 2011, Block The Door To Animal Rights Activists

The Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit in Alexandria, VA is an annual gathering of producers and industry concerned about the continuation of livestock production in the U.S.  Truffle Media is capturing those presentations to share with you in coming days.

Today at DairyCast.com we feature comments of Nebraska State Senator and Ag Committee Chairman Tom Carlson.  Very outspoken, very definitive, and very aware of the importance of animal agriculture not only to Nebraskans but also the world.

Information To Help Your Operations

  • Audio: Block The Door To Animal Rights Activists - Nebraska State Senator and Ag Committee Chair Tom Carlson shares the importance of agriculture to his state and the high regard with which producers are held.  He recommends high standards, high profile and a focus on state sovereignity in dealing with animal activist issues.
  • Audio: World Population Growth Will Impact Your Markets - Dr. Douglas Southgate, Jr., Professor of Agricultural, Environmental, and Developmental Economics, The Ohio State University discusses worldwide population trends and economic growth impact on the future of animal agriculture.

Agriculture Telling its Story

  • Video: Defining the needs and requirements for agriculture screening tools - Dr. Tammy Beckham, DVM, Ph.D., Director, National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense, Protecting Agriculture Infrastructure: Defining the needs and requirements for agriculture screening tools - from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.
  • Video: What Is The National Secure Milk Supply Project? - Dr. Pam Hullinger, DVM, MPVM, DACVPM, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology, University of California-Davis, The National Secure Milk Supply Project and the California Bulk Milk Tank Sampling Strategy, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.
  • Farm Risk - What are the risks in farming? How do you plan for a transition of family farm assets? These and other questions about the risks in farming operations are discussed in this AgChat conversation.
  • What Are Consumers' Perceptions of Production Practices? - Consumers' Perceptions and Role in Understanding Current and Future Production Practices - Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

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