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Yes, Farmers and Environmental Groups Can Work Together!

Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental GroupsUncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, shares details on approaches and efforts to work with environmental groups to help tackle a common issue. Mr. Smentek details some specific examples of cooperation occurring in Minnesota and the results of those efforts [video].

Joe Smentek - Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups


Uncommon Allies - Farmers and Environmental Groups - Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, from the 2018 Minnesota Pork Congress, January 16 - 17, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

SwineCast 0849, Industry Challenged To Share Story With Consumers

SwineCast 0849 Show Notes:
  • Policy Directions' Steve Kopperud spoke at the 2015 Iowa Pork Congress, challenging the industry to lead debate with animal activists and take our story to the consumer.

SwineCast 0818, Reaching Out To Millennials Focus Of Animal Ag Alliance 2014 Stakeholder Summit

SwineCast 0818 Show Notes:

Panel - Doing what’s right vs. looking for the camera


Doing what’s right vs. looking for the camera - Lynn Becker, Pork Producer; Sherrie Niekamp, M.S., National Pork Board; Cindy Cunningham, National Pork Board, from the 2012 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Latinos... “Low Hanging Fruit” For Animal Rights Activists?

Hispanic Population Chart 2008

When you look at efforts from just about every industry in the United States trying to tap into the emerging Latino market, one has to wonder when Animal Rights Activists will follow suit.

Companies are investing millions of dollars trying to reach this segment of the population. With some estimates putting Latino purchasing power at more than a trillion dollars, it just makes sense that companies would invest money and resources in this growing demographic.

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