CropVillage Update for May 31, 2012, What Happened At Denver AASV?

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  1. Video: Deconstructing Agriculture and Media - Agriculture has been in the main stream media several times this year. Janie Gabbett, Meatingplace Executive Editor, provides a perspective on where people get their news, how stories about agriculture spread, and what farmers and ranchers need to be aware of [video].
  2. Video: Shared Values Across the Food Chain - How do food and consumers come together? In the US, many times it is at the grocery store. Consumers make their food choices and that message (through their purchases) get communicated back to production agriculture farms. Greg Ferrara, National Grocers Association, highlights how grocery stores can help educate and inform consumers on farmers' behalf [video].
  3. SwineCast Audio: What Happened At Denver AASV? - At The Meeting with The Morrison Group returns with their review of comments, conversations and presentations at the 2012 Denver American Association of Swine Veterinarians meeting [audio].
  4. PoultryCast Audio: Tracking The Elusive Farm Bill Negotiations - This is a breakdown of the current status of livestock provisions in the Farm Bill discussion by Anne Hazlett, chief counsel to the Senate Ag Committee, and Pete Thomson, senior professional staffer with the House Ag Committee, provide the highlights. The Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder Summit in Arlington, VA marked the organization's 25th year of raising awareness of the value of animal agriculture to legislators and media [audio].

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