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Dr. Craig A. Lewis - Mitigating Pain in Livestock: What Options are Available


Mitigating Pain in Livestock: What Options are Available - Craig A. Lewis, DVM MPH DACVPM, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Dr. Ronald L. Stotish - When Precaution Becomes Paralysis


When Precaution Becomes Paralysis - Ronald L. Stotish, PhD President and Chief Executive Officer of AquaBounty Technologies, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Dr. David Edwards - Animal Biotechnology: Innovation Stifled by Inaction


Animal Biotechnology: Innovation Stifled by Inaction - David Edwards, PhD Director, Biotechnology Industry Organization, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Pain and Animal Agriculture

Pain: Abolishing a Necessary EvilPain: Abolishing a Necessary Evil Donald C. Lay Jr., PhD, Research Leader, Livestock Behavior Research Unit, USDA, talks about the notion of pain in animals and how research is being done to reduce or eliminate animal pain. New regulations, policies, and consumer demands are driving food animal producers to develop new approaches to raising livestock.

Dr. Marty D. Matlock - Impacts of GMO Products on Food Security and Trade


Impacts of GMO Products on Food Security and Trade - Marty D. Matlock, PhD PE BCEE, Executive Director, Office for Sustainability, Area Director, Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability, Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Dr. Donald C. Lay Jr. - Pain: Abolishing a Necessary Evil


Pain: Abolishing a Necessary Evil - Donald C. Lay Jr., PhD, Research Leader, Livestock Behavior Research Unit, USDA, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Dr. Paul Sundberg - PEDv Producer Update


PEDv Producer Update - Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Vice President, National Pork Board, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Dr. James McKean - FDA Antimicrobial Update


FDA Antimicrobial Update - James McKean, DVM, PhD, Extension Veterinarian, Iowa State University, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

Dr. Butch Baker - PEDv Lab Update


PEDv Lab Update - Butch Baker, DVM MS, Interim Director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center, ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University, from the 2014 NIAA Annual Conference titled The Precautionary Principle: How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

PEDv, Where Are We Going?

Update on PEDV ResearchState of PEDv Lisa Becton, DVM MS DACVPM, Director, National Pork Board, reviews the current state of the PEDv research that has been funded. Dr. Becton provides an historical review and then outlines the focus on the research going forward. Key outcomes include communication tools development and use to insure all parts of the swine ecosystem have information to reduce the risks of PEDv.
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