PoultryCast update for April 8, 2010, How Animal Activists Might Impact Your Future?

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PoultryCast has recently increased its industry stake with sponsorships of significant meetings through our parent, Truffle Media Networks. The event sponsorships resulted in exclusive coverage of the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture Annual Meeting: One Health: Implications For Animal Agriculture. You find selection presentations here. Of note are the presentations about the Avian Influenza Update and Food Safety Issues for Salmonella in Eggs and Egg Products.

Also, we proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Conference in Alexandria Virginia. The topic is Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security? You can still register for this important program April 28 and 29 by clicking here.

PoultryCast 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 on dealing with mycotoxins in corn and DDGs.

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Food Borne Mycotoxins, The Threat To Poultry

MP3 fileDr. Trevor Smith, University of Guelph, talks about food borne mycotoxins and poultry.

How Animal Activists Might Impact Your Future

MP3 fileKay Johnson shares what the 2010 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit is about and the issues to be discussed.

Food Safety Technology And Imported Product Concerns

MP3 fileDr. Mike Doyle, Director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia, talks with Dr. Moira Gunn of the Tech Nation about the issues of food safety technology and concerns related to imported product testing.

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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.

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