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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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United States

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

Language:

English

Contact:

414-899-2186


Episodes

Advancing Sustainability: A #ScienceHearted Discussion with Matt Farrell

4/26/2023
Church & Dwight Co., Inc has a long sustainability history, dating back to the first Earth Day in 1970. Matt Farrell, CEO of Church & Dwight joins us for the final episode of our “Advancing Sustainability” series to discuss the history of Church & Dwight’s environmental and sustainability initiatives. Discover how Church & Dwight is working to bridge the needs, priorities and regulations of various countries to build out a comprehensive sustainability road map on Food Chain Chats.

Duration:00:17:02

Advancing Sustainability: A #ScienceHearted Discussion with Chris Noble

4/19/2023
For our third episode in our “Advancing Sustainability” series Chris Noble, a dairy farmer and business leader from Rochester, New York, joins host Andy Vance for a #ScienceHearted discussion on sustainability. Along with producing food on their families’ seventh-generation dairy farm, Chris and his family lead several sustainability-related businesses, including Linwood Ag and Natural Upcycling and Synergy LLC, where they collaborate with local businesses to integrate sustainable practices into everyday life. Discover what motivates Chris to take the extra initiative in incorporating sustainable practices and what benefits they bring to his business.

Duration:00:21:07

Advancing Sustainability: A #ScienceHearted Discussion with Ashley McDonald

4/13/2023
Across the food chain, organizations have been making great strides in sustainability, including the National Pork Board. Ashley McDonald, Assistant Vice President of Sustainability at National Pork Board and a lifelong sustainability advocate, joins us on Food Chain Chats to discuss how the National Pork Board is helping producers meet on-farm sustainability goals, the future of sustainability in pork, and more.

Duration:00:23:27

Advancing Sustainability: A #ScienceHearted Discussion with Lara Moody

4/3/2023
The Institute for Feed Education & Research (IFEEDER) is an organization leading the charge on advancing understanding and trust in a sustainable animal feed and pet food supply chain through timely research and education. Lara Moody, Executive Director of IFEEDER, joins us on Food Chain Chats for a #ScienceHearted discussion on their work in sustainability, what resources they have developed for the industry and what’s coming down the road.

Duration:00:17:57

Charting the #ScienceHearted Sustainability Journey

3/28/2023
Sustainability has been engrained in Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production’s DNA for a long time now. In 2022, the #ScienceHearted team officially launched their sustainability platform. Ben Towns, Global Business Director, joins host Andy Vance in this episode of Food Chain Chats to discuss where the ARM & HAMMER™ sustainability journey is heading this year.

Duration:00:11:51

A #ScienceHearted Approach to Antibiotic Reduction in Poultry

3/14/2023
Antibiotic use in poultry continues to be a hot topic across the industry. Dr. Mueez Ahmad, Poultry Technical Services Manager, joins host Andy Vance on this episode of Food Chain Chats to give his #ScienceHearted insights on the benefits of antibiotic use in poultry, what alternative solutions exist and how you can take a science-based approach to reducing antibiotic use in your flock.

Duration:00:09:07

Unlocking the Power of Bacillus in Dairy Bedding

3/2/2023
How can the power of Bacillus create a safer, more sustainable dairy bedding option? Mike Motta, Business Development Manager with Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, breaks down how ARM & HAMMER’s newest #ScienceHearted solution for recycled manure solids can improve your operation. Get the details in this episode of Food Chain Chats with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:10:15

What is culture? Part Two

2/8/2023
In our second installment of our culture series, discover how a multi-generational dairy has used culture to overcome a major family and business tragedy. Dr. Monty Miller, owner of the organizational consulting practice International Performance Solutions, and Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, a Wisconsin’s family-owned dairy farm, join host Andy Vance to discuss how they transformed their culture, how their culture has evolved and what role leadership has in dairy cultural transformation.

Duration:00:27:37

What is culture? Part One

2/3/2023
Employee retention has long been an issue on farms. How can a positive culture help combat high turnover rates? What does culture really mean to farm employees? And how does culture lend itself to sustainability? Dr. Monty Miller, owner of the organizational consulting practice International Performance Solutions, and Dr. Scott Druker, General Manager of Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, join host Andy Vance to answer these questions and more. Don’t miss the first episode of this new culture series on Food Chain Chats!

Duration:00:21:18

Controlling Pathogens in Recycled Manure Solids with Bacillus.

12/1/2022
What’s the next #ScienceHearted solution for pathogen control in recycled manure solids (RMS)? Jesse Thompson, Manager of Ruminant Product Development, joins host Andy Vance to discuss our #ScienceHearted findings on the effects of adding Bacillus to RMS as a form of pathogen management. Discover the benefits of reducing pathogen loads in RMS, the latest research and what these findings mean for the future of pathogen reduction in RMS is this episode of Food Chain Chats.

Duration:00:09:42

Strengthening Global Food Security

9/30/2022
Every individual has a role to play in food security—a role that’s becoming increasingly important in our current climate. A healthy diet is out of reach for 3 billion people due to rising costs and 1 in 3 people are food insecure. Discover what role animal nutrition, food production, and food safety solution providers play in strengthening global food security from Dr. Scott Druker, general manager of Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production, in this #ScienceHearted episode of Food Chain Chats.

Duration:00:15:55

Combating Salmonella in Breaded and Stuffed Raw Chicken Products.

9/16/2022
As part of the FSIS’s broader effort to reduce Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry, the USDA recently announced they would be taking action to declare Salmonella an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products. Discover what this important announcement means for poultry producers across the U.S. in this #ScienceHearted discussion with Dr. Steve Larsen and host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:08:59

Discover the power of a bacillus-based feed additive for dairy cows.

9/2/2022
What effect does feeding a bacillus-based feed additive have on digestive health, ruminal bacterial populations, milk production, daily dry matter intake and milk production efficiency in dairy cows? Dr. Ben Saylor, dairy technical services manager, discusses the latest research, insights and upcoming research with host Andy Vance in this #ScienceHearted discussion on Food Chain Chats.

Duration:00:12:18

Improving Milk Yield and Revenue

8/19/2022
From increasing productivity to increasing profits, improving milk yield is incredibly beneficial for dairy producers. Dr. Ruby Wu has the #ScienceHearted insights on what can be learned from recent research on improving milk yield, energy corrected milk and 305ME in lactating cows. Hear it all in this episode of Food Chain Chats with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:06:32

Unlocking Opportunities at The ScienceHearted Center

8/5/2022
Introducing The ScienceHearted Center—ARM & HAMMER’s research and technology hub! Dr. Xandra Smith, Director of Research and Innovation for Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production’s state-of-the-art microbiology lab located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, joins host Andy Vance to discuss the lab’s role in identifying emerging issues, finding solutions and unlocking opportunities across the food system.

Duration:00:09:40

Non-Antibiotic Solutions for Health & Productivity

7/22/2022
As FDA guidance #263 goes into effect, the animal production industry has been abuzz with discussions about antibiotic alternatives like pre and probiotics and how they can be used to maintain animal productivity. Dr. Ben Saylor and Dr. Sangita Jalukar have the #ScienceHearted insights on prebiotics, probiotics and how farmers can start incorporating them into their animals’ diets in the latest episode of Food Chain Chats.

Duration:00:14:45

Navigating New Regulations on Over-the-Counter Antibiotics

7/8/2022
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new directive to bring all over the counter drugs under veterinary oversight. Discover what products will be affected, how it could impact day-to-day operations on dairies and what alternative options are available. Dr. Joel Pankowski, senior dairy technical services manager, joins host Andy Vance for this #ScienceHearted episode of Food Chain Chats.

Duration:00:14:25

Communicating Sustainability in Agriculture

6/24/2022
How do we communicate the true impact of animal agriculture on the environment? How can we sustainably produce food for the growing world population? Dr. Frank Mitloehner, professor and air quality specialist in cooperative extension in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis, and the director of the Clarity and Leadership for Environmental Awareness and Research Center (CLEAR), has the answers to these pressing questions in the latest episode of Food Chain Chats with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:20:28

Mitigating the Risk of Avian Influenza.

4/29/2022
With cases of avian influenza on the rise, biosecurity is top of mind across the poultry production world. What biosecurity measures can complex managers put in place to help mitigate risk? What can be learned from past avian influenza outbreaks? Dr. Mueez Ahmad, Poultry Technical Services Manager, has the answers to these questions and more in this #ScienceHearted episode with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:16:35

Increasing Efficiency in Poultry Production Systems

3/25/2022
Why is managing feed costs increasingly complicated? How is the pandemic still affecting poultry production systems? What does research tell us about the relationship between cost reduction strategies and bird performance? Dr. Kelley Wamsley, associate professor of poultry nutrition at Mississippi State University, has the answers to these questions and more in the latest #ScienceHearted episode of Food Chain Chats with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:24:39