The 12th Antibiotics Symposium - Exploring Stewardship, Sustainability and Collaboration – will continue the National Institute for Animal
Agriculture’s focus on a One Health approach to antimicrobial resistance and stewardship in Alexandria, VA from November 1-3 at the Westin Hotel.
Are plant-based meat products as popular as they seem?
Coincidentally, or not, plant-based meat company Beyond Meat reported an almost US$100 million net loss and employee layoffs within days of the McPlant coming off McDonald’s menu.
|MORE NEWS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
Animal welfare vs. animal rights: What’s the difference? – Farmers and consumers alike care about the well-being of animals in food production, and it’s important that we have open conversations about this. In order to do so, however, we need a clear framework.
Competition seeks innovative, calming, dairy-based products – With an increased interest in mental and emotional health, Dairy Management Inc. is looking for innovative, dairy-based products for calming and comforting the consumer. The competition is an opportunity for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to develop new products in line with current industry and consumer insights.
Ag labor discussions – Stakeholders in the Kansas and Missouri agriculture and business industries urged swift action to fix labor shortages. The event was coordinated to call attention to the need for new agricultural workforce solutions as negotiations surrounding this topic continue in the U.S. Senate.
Mythbusting continues with Luke Bryan – Building on the success of the 2021 Mythbusting campaign, National Pork Board is working with country music star Luke Bryan for what’s described as “Mythbusting 2.0.”
SEC chair faces grilling over climate disclosure – The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler, heads to Capitol Hill this week to face lawmakers who are sharply divided over the agency’s plan to require corporations to track and disclose greenhouse gas emissions in their supply chains.
Ag negotiator nominee favorably reported out of committee – Doug McKalip, who currently serves as a top adviser to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on trade, ag safety and national security, has over 30 years of federal public experience and the support of over 100 agricultural organizations.
How much will consumers pay for steak? A simple question from a Texas Tech doctoral candidate who wanted to know why consumers would pay $75 for a steak when much cheaper options are available led to a research project to answer that question.
EVENTS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
- Building Trust in Ag Tech: Farm Focus – Sept 15
- AMR Research Webinar: Mitigation – Farm and Production Environments – Sept 20
- Building Trust in Ag Tech: Innovator Focus – Sept 20
- Building Trust in Ag Tech: Food Focus – Sept 21
- 55th Annual AAPB Annual Conference – Sept 22-24, Long Beach, CA
- NASDA Annual Meeting – September 26-29, Saratoga Springs, NY
- Animal AgTech Innovation Summit- Oct 12-13, Amsterdam
- IDFA The Power of the People – Oct 17-19, Virtual
- AMR Research Webinar: Science Communication – Oct 18
- NIAA Antibiotics Symposium – Nov 1-3, Alexandria, VA
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