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

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

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414-899-2186


Episodes

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...

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

Developing Resilient Immune Systems in Poultry with Dr. Xandra Smith

3/11/2022
What role does the microbiome play in building immunity in poultry? What is the difference between in-feed antibiotics and prebiotics in helping animals through challenges? Why is inflammation a key concern for producers? Dr. Xandra Smith, Director, Innovation and Product Development, answers these questions and more in the latest #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:08:17

What’s Next in Mycotoxin Mitigation with Dr. Sangita Jalukar

2/25/2022
It’s widely known in the poultry industry that feeds contaminated with mycotoxins can have significant negative effects on performance and efficiency. What’s less understood is the physiological effects occurring inside the bird that cause the decrease in performance. In this #ScienceHearted discussion, Andy Vance and Dr. Sangita Jalukar dive into the latest mycotoxin mitigation research, the impact mycotoxin control has in overall food quality and safety, and what solutions lie ahead.

Duration:00:09:13

Connecting Every Link of the Food Chain with Roger Beers

2/18/2022
What if there was a single, unified team connecting all the links of the food chain, working together to meet emerging customer challenges and industry trends? Now, there is. Learn more about Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production’s recent internal restructure and what it means for your organization in the latest #ScienceHearted discussion with Roger Beers, Director, Global Integrated Food Production, and host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:11:42

Connecting Every Link of the Food Chain with Roger Beers

2/18/2022
What if there was a single, unified team connecting all the links of the food chain, working together to meet emerging customer challenges and industry trends? Now, there is. Learn more about Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production’s recent internal restructure and what it means for your organization in the latest #ScienceHearted discussion with Roger Beers, Director, Global Integrated Food Production, and host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:11:42

Combating Enterotoxigenic E. coli in Swine with Dr. Ellen Davis

1/14/2022
How can we combat health issues at the microbial level that are constantly evolving? What can we learn from a recent validation study conducted in the South Central United States? What solutions exist to fight current pathogenic threats - and how can we get ahead of rapidly emerging challenges like E. coli F18 in swine production systems? Drawing on her deep expertise in animal nutrition, immunology and gut health, Dr. Ellen Davis, Swine Technical Services Manager, addresses these questions...

Duration:00:15:15

Managing Through High Feed Costs with Dr. Joel Pankowski

1/7/2022
How can you overcome challenges caused by high feed prices in the dairy industry? What long-term challenges can short-term feed changes cause? What role does consistency play in overcoming these challenges? Drawing on his diverse background in animal nutrition, Dr. Joel Pankowski, Ruminant Technical Services Manager, addresses these questions and more as he offers his expert insights on managing through high feed costs in the latest #ScienceHearted discussion with host Andy Vance.

Duration:00:12:36

Achieving Consistency in Transition Cow Rations with Dr. Ruby Wu

12/17/2021
What options do dairy producers have to optimize the transition diet in their herd? How do supply chain disruptions influence dietary decisions? What considerations should you be aware of when looking to make ingredient changes in the ration? The ongoing global supply challenges impacting many commodities mean these questions are more important now than ever before. Relying on her extensive experience in transition health and nutrition, Dr. Ruby Wu, Ruminant Technical Services Manager,...

Duration:00:07:06

Fighting Mycotoxins at the Cellular Level with Dr. Sangita Jalukar

10/22/2021
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...

Duration:00:15:09

Economics of Food Safety Antimicrobials with Dr. Glynn Tonsor

10/15/2021
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...

Duration:00:15:07