What are the USDA Food And Nutrition Programs?To many, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is just about agriculture. But it offers much more than that. The USDA offers services and support to many families that utilize the output of agriculture: food. In this FoodChat, USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon, Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services, shares more about what is offered.
Food or Fuel? How will changes to ethanol subsidies affect food / fuel debate? Will cellulosic biomass like switchgrass ever work? This #AgChat conversation touches on one of the hot topics in agriculture.
What Are Swine Vets Saying About Antibiotic Use? Dr. Scott Hurd, Former Deputy Undersecretary Food Safety, USDA and Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State; and Dr. Sarah Probst-Miller, Carthage Vet Service, discuss the prudent use of antibiotics.
Coming up is the Leman Conference September 18-21, 2010 in St Paul, MN. SwineCast will be there to capture presentation highlights and interviews. Special thanks to Pfizer Animal Health for sponsoring SwineCast's in-depth coverage of this event.
Immediately prior to Leman will be the BIVI CircoFLEX Swine Health Seminar where we'll be capturing major FLEX news and developments to share. See you somewhere soon!