Oct. 12, 2015 – The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is seeking top talent to join its inaugural staff and help lead the fledgling foundation to success. Established by the 2014 Farm Bill, the Foundation aims to build public-private partnerships that seize scientific opportunity by funding pivotal pieces of research in food and agriculture. Read more
Oct. 12, 2015 – Plans for the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting are underway and this coming year’s PANCOSMA symposium will focus on the use of non-nutrients in animal diets.
Food provides a source of informational substrates that the gut detects, processes, and responds to. This newly rediscovered phenomenon has particular resonance in animal nutrition. Read more
Oct. 8, 2015 – The 5th International Symposium on Managing Animal Mortalities, Products, By-Products and Associated Health Risks was held September 28 – October 1, 2015 in Lancaster, Pa. Through presentations, tours, hands-on activities and networking opportunities, participants were able to discuss effective plans and methods aimed at protecting animal health, human health, economies, communities and our environment during routine and emergency animal mortality management. Read more
Oct. 5, 2015 – The AnimalSmart program went on the road last week to World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis. The five-day event drew a daily crowd of 13,500 or more visitors. Cow-themed headbands and a kid-sized coloring table were a big draw at the AnimalSmart booth! Read more