Agriculture Responds to Activist Video

Agriculture Responds to Activist Video May 26, 2010- Members of the agriculture community spoke out against the mistreatment depicted in a recent video released by an animal rights activist group while showing support for the farmers and ranchers that work every day to ensure proper animal welfare standards are met.   “Representatives of the dairy…

Recorded presentations now available from 2016 Stakeholders Summit

Recorded presentations now available from 2016 Stakeholders Summit 2016 event sets attendance record; Summit will return to Kansas City in 2017 May 23, 2016 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced today that materials from the 2016 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, themed “Securing Animal Agriculture’s Future: Action, Please!” are now accessible online. The 2016 Summit,…

Alliance Responds to Walmart Animal Welfare and Antibiotic Use Position Announcement

Alliance Responds to Walmart Animal Welfare and Antibiotic Use Position Announcement May 22, 2015 – Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. announced today new positions regarding animal welfare and the use of antibiotics in farm animals. The Animal Agriculture Alliance released the following statement, attributable to Kay Johnson Smith, Alliance President and CEO. “We appreciate…

Alliance Welcomes New Staff, Board Member

Alliance Welcomes New Staff, Board Member May 14, 2014 – Following the incredibly successful 13th annual Stakeholders Summit and Board of Directors meeting last week, the Animal Agriculture Alliance is excited to announce additions to its Staff and Board of Directors.   Rossie Blinson, a third generation cattle breeder and former National Cattlemen’s Beef Association…

Animal Agriculture Alliance Announces New Staff Members

Animal Agriculture Alliance Announces New Staff Members Allyson Jones-Brimmer and Casey Whitaker join the Alliance team  May 13, 2015 – Animal Agriculture Alliance President and CEO Kay Johnson Smith announced today the addition of two new staff members: Allyson Jones-Brimmer, membership and marketing manager, and Casey Whitaker, communications coordinator.  As membership and marketing manager, Jones-Brimmer…

Agriculture Community Embraces Call for Transparency

Agriculture Community Embraces Call for Transparency Food and Farm Leaders Share Ways to Strengthen Relationships With Consumers   May 11, 2012 – Attendees were urged to open the barn doors and showcase the importance of modern food production at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2012 Stakeholders Summit, held May 5-6 in Arlington, VA. The eleventh annual…

Statement on Recent HSUS Video

Statement on Recent HSUS Video May 10, 2012 – Ensuring proper animal well-being is the top priority of farmers and ranchers across all sectors of animal agriculture. Managers at the Wyoming pig farm targeted this week with an “undercover” video by animal rights extremist group the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have begun…