Washington, D.C. – An International Food Information Council (IFIC) report released Thursday, October 23 concludes that 84% of Americans have favorable or neutral impressions of agricultural plant biotechnology, while less than 16% hold an unfavorable impression. Continue reading Surveys Show Continued Strong Support for Agricultural Biotechnology
Penn State Outreach
UNIVERSITY PARK — For more than six years, Bradford County dairy producer Glen Gorrell has relied on Penn State Extension to help him run a profitable business. Through Extension’s Dairy Alliance program, Gorrell has long benefited from useful tips on labor management and financial stewardship at his Smithfield dairy. Over the past year, though, Penn State has helped increase Gorrell’s bottom line in a new way — by helping him keep his 570 dairy cows healthier and more productive. Continue reading Keeping Cows Healthy and Happy Pays Off for Pennsylvania Farmers
Terry D. Etherton
Not long ago, I got an invitation to speak at the annual 2009 Dairy Forum sponsored by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). It was tempting to say “yes”… the meeting is being held at a dandy upscale hotel on the Disney World property in Florida, and in January, 2009! I, however, had a schedule conflict and couldn’t accept the invitation.
Good thing, however, given the title of the session I was invited to speak at was entitled “Labeling – War of Words”. Continue reading War of Words – Another IDFA Venture