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The next big challenge: Professionalizing animal agriculture

April 2, 2015

Strengthening focus on the human element and shifting to a professional mindset can drive leadership in farm animal welfare, says Dr. David Fraser.

Much of the debate on farm animal welfare changes has centered on major infrastructure shifts such as facilities improvements and housing approaches.


SOCIAL MEDIA

#KeepingItReal: Building bridges in 140 or less

April 2, 2015

Honesty and not faking perfection are critical to telling agriculture's story in a way that resonates with all stakeholders, says Cody Creelman


BIG PICTURE

The fallout from California's 'Prop 2'

March 12, 2015

Framework for success or 'scrambling' the industry?


DRIVERS OF CARE

Building a winner

March 12, 2015

New $5 million endowment for beef cattle welfare research creates major leadership opportunity anchored at University of Calgary

NEW SCIENCE

Good news about trans fats? "We are learning there is a very important public health message to convey about ruminant natural trans fats and how these are different from the industrial trans fats that have been targeted as harmful to health." – Dr. Spencer Proctor, University of Alberta

Science tackles sow housing challenge. "If there is one thing we have learned that we can pass on to you in North America, itís that group sow housing is possible and the farmer is the key to success." – Dr. Herman Vermeer, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Netherlands


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