PoultryCast Update for Februray 25, 2011, How Does Heat Impact Poultry Diets With DDG's?

Several updates from the International Poultry Scientific Forum: Heat Effects on Feed DDGs and Battling Poultry Pathogens With Drinking Water. Both conversations provide helpful insights on feed and disease prevention that can be applied within your operations.

The forum was sponsored by the Southern Poultry Science Society, the Southern Conference on Avian Diseases, and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and presented information on industry topics such as environmental management, nutrition, physiology, pathology, processing and products, and avian diseases.

Information To Help Your Operations

Agriculture Telling its Story

  • Consumer Food Trendspotting - The Institute of Food Technologists combines new information from the U.S. Census with consumer purchasing habits and retail rends to provide a detailed report on the American Family's eating habits.
  • What is the Future of Ag Ed? - What are some of the issues to keeping agriculture education alive? How does FFA, 4-H, and Extentions work to keep people engaged? This AgChat discussion aims to help highlight opportunities and concerns in ag ed.
  • Video: Antibiotic Use and Public Policy - Dr. Scott Hurd, Iowa State University, provides a clear understanding of how research, policy, and public opinion are coming to together around antibiotic use animal agriculture.
  • What Are Agriculture-Associated Diseases? - Agriculture is an integrated part of society, keeping people feed and supplied with commodities to make life better. However, most people do not think about the disease impacts of agriculture to humans and society.
  • Agvocacy 2.0: Adding a Human Voice to the Farm - At South by Southwest (aka SxSW) on March 13, Emily Zweber, Jeff Fowle, Chris Chinn, and Zach Hunnicutt will share how farmers are using social and new media to bridge the gap between the 2% of the population who are farmers, and the remaining 98% of people who are not. The panel, moderated by Marla Schulman, are all family farmers who are driven and deeply committed to agriculture and want to share what they have with others.
Stay in touch! We’ll be talking soon.
Ned Arthur
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