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Egg producer keeps millions of them rolling daily

The Hi-Grade Egg Producers plant located near North Manchester, Ind. has 2.5 million chickens laying eggs.

PoultryCast 0281, What's Being Discussed At NIAA's Antibiotic Use In Food Animals Conference?

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Antibiotics, What are the Concerns?


The use of antibiotics in animal agriculture fuels discussion based on few facts and much misinformation. Dispel many of those myths as you review these presentations from the National Institute for Animal Agriculture's 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals, held October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

PoultryCast 0280, Listening To Consumers, Retailers, Foodies and Farmers

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Animal Ag Industry Is Disconnected From The Public

Temple Grandin, USDA NRCS
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Temple Grandin's presentation to producers highlights that the agriculture industry needs to communicate with the public directly and openly. Here are some snippets of her talk:
"What people are imagining is happening inside the [animal] sheds is way worse than is what is actually happening" The ag industry must show what is happening on farms. Get a video camera in barns, cameras are cheap.

PoultryCast 0273, Leading Latinos Into Leadership

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How Can Policy Makers Learn More About Animal Science?

Animal Frontiers 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.
Each issue of Animal Frontiers will address a common theme with leading authors in those areas addressing various aspects of the theme. Animal Frontiers is published quarterly with an intended international readership of scientists, politicians, industry leaders and the general public seeking a scientific perspective on issues related to animal agriculture.

PoultryCast 0269, Independence Day Special With Independent Leader Jack Welch

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Where Does Processing Begin?

Addressing Consumer Concerns with Modern Food Production

David Schmidt, President & CEO, International Food Information Council shares the issues and the concerns consumers have with the term "processed food". From the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

David Schmidt - Addressing Consumer Concerns with Modern Food Production


Addressing Consumer Concerns with Modern Food Production - David Schmidt, President & CEO, International Food Information Council, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

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