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Turning subjects that matter to animal and food production systems into topics of lively conversation with #ScienceHearted experts.

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Turning subjects that matter to animal and food production systems into topics of lively conversation with #ScienceHearted experts.

    Fighting Mycotoxins at the Cellular Level with Dr. Sangita Jalukar

    Fighting Mycotoxins at the Cellular Level with Dr. Sangita Jalukar

    How widespread is the threat of mycotoxins in animal feed? Is feed testing consistently effective in addressing this ongoing challenge? What other approaches have proven even more successful? Using recent groundbreaking research on cytotoxicity, Dr. Sangita Jalukar discusses the new Prevent-Protect-Resilience (PPR) approach that helps animals battle multiple mycotoxin challenges from the inside out. If you’re interested in defeating mycotoxins you won’t want to miss this #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

    • 15 min
    Antimicrobial Economics with Dr. Glynn Tonsor

    Antimicrobial Economics with Dr. Glynn Tonsor

    How much are you “saving” with one antimicrobial over another? What are other costs to consider, including equipment and supply chain challenges? Drawing on firsthand research and his experience as professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University, Dr. Glynn Tonsor discusses a recent report, published by him and his team, on the true cost of equipment ownership when using PAA antimicrobials compared to DBDMH technology in food production. If you’re interested in making the right food safety choice for your operation needs, you won’t want to miss this #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

    • 14 min
    Food Safety in Focus with Dr. Jack McReynolds and Dr. Christine Alvarado

    Food Safety in Focus with Dr. Jack McReynolds and Dr. Christine Alvarado

    How does biomapping help address FSIS standards and reduce pathogen loads at meat processing facilities? Why is understanding the science behind any food safety approach important when planning a multi-hurdle, multi-technology strategy? What are the best applications and synergies for some of the most common antimicrobials? Tapping their extensive hands-on expertise as part of the Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production team, Dr. Jack McReynolds, Director of Research and Development, and Dr. Christine Alvarado, Technical Services Director, discuss some of the most pressing food safety topics. If you’re interested in learning more about the latest food safety strategies, you won’t want to miss this #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

    • 23 min
    Addressing Salmonella in Beef Processing with Dr. Angela Siemens

    Addressing Salmonella in Beef Processing with Dr. Angela Siemens

    How can the beef industry get Salmonella on the same downward trend as E. coli? What food safety advances show the greatest promise? How can phage technology help as part of a multi-hurdle, multi-technology approach? Tapping her experience overseeing food safety and quality management systems at more than 50 beef, turkey, egg, case-ready and processing facilities, Dr. Angela Siemens, Vice President of Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory at Cargill, discusses best practices for shifting pathogen numbers in the industry’s favor. If you’re interested in food safety across the food chain, don’t miss this #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

    • 22 min
    Inside the Rumen with Dr. Tom Rehberger

    Inside the Rumen with Dr. Tom Rehberger

    Why is the rumen so important to dairy cattle production and reproduction? What are some practical ways to keep it functioning at a high level? What is feed hygiene and how can it lead to better results on a dairy farm? Tapping his years of experience developing customized microbial products, Dr. Tom Rehberger, Director of Innovation and Product Development at Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, discusses optimal rumen function and the role that products like CERTILLUS™ can have on ultimate success. If you want to learn how high-functioning rumens drive dairy productivity and profitability, don’t miss this #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

    • 17 min
    Building Resilience in Beef Cattle with Dr. Elliot Block

    Building Resilience in Beef Cattle with Dr. Elliot Block

    What are some of the latest, research-proven strategies for helping beef cattle deal with transportation stress and other challenges? How can building resilience in cattle reduce the chance of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD)? Why does the G.I. tract play such an important role in immune function? In this practical, wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Elliot Block, Research Fellow and Director of Technology at Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, talks about the role diet can play in helping beef cattle when they need it most. If you want to get all the details, you won’t want to miss this #ScienceHearted conversation with host Andy Vance.

    • 14 min

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