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Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam - Were Those the Days? Animal Ag Then & Now


Were Those the Days? Animal Ag Then & Now - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Animal Genomics and Biotechnology, University of California, Davis, from the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Protect Your Roots, May 3 - 4, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.

Chuck Jolley, Danielle Nierenberg, Janet Riley, Dallas Hockman - Postmodern Animal Ag Begins Now


Postmodern Animal Ag Begins Now - Chuck Jolley, President, Jolley & Associates, panel moderator; Panelists Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank; Janet Riley, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, North American Meat Institute; Dallas Hockman, Vice President of Industry Relations, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Protect Your Roots, May 3 - 4, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.

Mark Gale - Consumer Perspectives on Food Labels: Additives, Allergies and Alternative Proteins


Consumer Perspectives on Food Labels: Additives, Allergies and Alternative Proteins - Mark Gale, CEO and Partner, Charleston|Orwig, from the 2018 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, Protect Your Roots, May 3 - 4, 2018, Arlington, VA, USA.

Dr. Aaron Lower - Post Cervical Artificial Insemination (PCAI) 2.0


Post Cervical Artificial Insemination (PCAI) 2.0 - Dr. Aaron Lower, Carthage Vet Service, from the 2017 Midwest Pork Conference, December 5, 2017, Danville, Indiana, USA.

Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field

Industry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics FieldIndustry Perspective: Developing Human Capital for the U.S. Swine Genetics Field Dr. Tom Rathje, DNA Genetics, shares thoughts on the future of the swine industry and animal genetics. Dr. Rathje mentions that problems being faced are complex. Geneticists, and the suppliers they work for, need help to be successful and are limited by current technology and knowledge.

Dr. Rathje concludes with an outline of what students today need: Application of statistics and experimental design to non-breeding data sets, Know how to run a genetic analysis, know how to get data into and out of databases, and use tools like R to build tools to analyze data in those databases [video].