Joe Swedberg to Lead Farm Foundation Board

kelly marshall

Joe C. Swedberg of Longmont, CO., was elected to serve as chairman of the Board of Directors of Farm Foundation on June 9th at the Board’s annual meeting in Charlottesville, VA, succedding Mark Scholl from Owensboro, KY. Larkin Martin, Courtland, AL, was elected to serve as Vice Chair. In addition to the election, the Farm Foundation Trust Agreement name has …

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Farm Foundation Responds to Guidance #213 Concerns

Lizzy Schultz

Farm Foundation NFP hosted 12 workshops across the nation last fall to more than 500 livestock producers, veterinarians and feed suppliers on the new policies and requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Guidance for Industry #213 concerning the use of medically-important antimicrobial drugs in food animals. The policy changes are expected to take full effect Jan. 1, …

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Workshop On Antibiotic Research Announced

Lizzy Schultz

Farm Foundation, NFP, and the USDA’s Economic Research Service are collaborating to present a workshop next month on the use of antibiotics in food animals. The workshop will be held in Washington, DC, from March 17-18, 2016. The workshop was developed in response to the increasing concern seen in human medicine regarding the decline in the number of new antibiotics …

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Forum on Antibiotic Use in Humans & Animals

Jamie Johansen

The Farm Foundation Forum will take place January 20, 2016 and focus on the issue of antibiotic use in both humans and animals. If you have an interest in agricultural, food and rural policy, including members of Congress, congressional staff, executive branch officials, industry representatives, NGO representatives, academics and members of the media, the Farm Foundation encourages you to attend. …

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Summit on Stewardship of Antimicrobial Drug Use

Jamie Johansen

A national summit highlighting policy, education and economic issues surrounding the stewardship of antimicrobial drug use in food-producing animals will take place Jan. 20-21, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The event is a collaboration of Farm Foundation, NFP, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the Association of American Veterinary Medicine Colleges (AAVMC) and USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS). The …

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Farm Foundation to Host Regional Workshop

Jamie Johansen

Farm Foundation is hosting a workshop where regional leaders in livestock production, the veterinary community and the feed supply industry will be among the speakers. The event will take place August 25 in Hanceville, AL. This workshop is an opportunity for participants to gain a comprehensive understanding of two Guidance for Industry (GFIs) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug …

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