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BeefCast update for May 30, 2012, Are There Impacts to Regulating Animal Agriculture?

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  1. Audio: Are There Impacts to Regulating Animal Agriculture? - Modern animal ag has become a math problem: reduced land use, more people, more food consumption, less water, and transit costs changing. Add in the need to be global and the need to understand animal welfare and the idea of raising livestock become more complex. Dr. Anthony Frank, DVM, President, Colorado State University, suggests farmers and ranchers need to avoid the trap question "Do you want safe food or affordable food?" and that the real answer is to provide both and turn back to the dialog within the middle ground [audio].
  2. Audio: Electronic Device Information at Slaughter Plants - How is animal identification information getting collected in slaughter houses? Zach Ireland, Director of Grading, JBS, provides a detailed account on what is done and who plays a part. He also provides input into proposed updates to rules on animal identification. Electronic id methods are the best because of data integrity and quick collection [audio].
  3. Video: Practical Application of Genomic Technology - What are the practical applications of genomic technology on dairy and beef farms?

Dr. André Williamson - The Cost of Increased Regulation to Producers and Consumers


The Cost of Increased Regulation to Producers and Consumers - Dr. André Williamson, Agralytica Senior Consultant, from the Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Real Farmers Real Food, Celebrating Tradition and Technology, May 2-3, Arlington, VA, USA.

Dr. Tara Smith - Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus: An Overview


Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus: An Overview - Dr. Tara Smith, Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Tom Shryock - Initiatives to Ensure Public Health, Food Safety, Animal Health and Welfare


Initiatives to Ensure Public Health, Food Safety, Animal Health and Welfare of Antibiotic Use in Food Animals - Dr. Tom Shryock, Senior Research Advisor of Microbiology, Elanco Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. H. Morgan Scott - Risk Management Approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance


Risk Management Approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance in the U.S. and Abroad: Expectations, Results and Conundrums - Dr. H. Morgan Scott, Professor, Kansas State University, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Mike Lormore - Reaching Out to Consumers


Reaching Out to Consumers - Dr. Mike Lormore, Director of Dairy Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

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