PoultryCast update for July 29, 2011, Real Poultry Environmental Progress

Pew Charitable Trust is again castigating modern agriculture practices with it's recent Big Chicken: Pollution and Industrial Poultry Productions in America report, criticizing the broiler industry and pointing to lacking environmental stewardship in the Chesapeake Bay area. Richard Lobb of the National Chicken Council joins us to discuss that report and the industry response.

Information To Help Your Operations

  • Audio: Pew Environmental Group Unaware Of Real Poultry Environmental Progress - The National Chicken Council's Richard Lobb shares their response to The Pew Environmental Group's report Big Chicken: Pollution and Industrial Poultry Productions in America.
  • Audio: Tips On Keeping Birds Cool During Extended Hot Weather Periods - The extended heat wave is hammering houses throughout the U.S.  Ag Engineer Jim Donald of the National Poultry Technology Center shares tips from their recent newsletter to help you stay ahead of the foul temps.
  • Latinos... "Acres of Diamonds" for Agriculture? - The old story “Acres of Diamonds” told by Russell Conwell in the early 20th century, may ring true today when one considers the growth of the Latino population and our present and future needs for talent in Agriculture.
  • Video: How Does Animal Disease Surveillance Work? Dr. Barbara Brito, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, University of California, Davis, provides an information update on the Disease Bioportal. This realtime disease surveillance suite can help researchers understand and track the issues around human and animal disease outbreaks.
  • How Can Policy Makers Learn More About Animal Science? - The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), and the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) launched a new print publication at the Joint Association Meeting (JAM) in New Orleans. Animal Frontiers aims to help bring animal science information to a broad audience with concise and focused series four times a year.

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