Agriculture Must Collaborate to Educate Voters

Agriculture Must Collaborate to Educate Voters November 9, 2010 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance is disappointed that yet another state has fallen victim to legislation introduced by animal rights extremists. Despite opposition from 103 of the state’s 116 districts, an expensive campaign to regulate dog breeders in Missouri led by the Humane Society of the…

Letter to the Boston Globe Editor

Dear Mr. McGrory: Nearly 30 years ago, animal rights activists tried to control Massachusetts agriculture with a ballot initiative campaign. Voters then were insightful enough to deny them 71% to 29%. Today, they’re back with Question 3 – which will have the major impact of raising food costs for Massachusetts families, not helping animals. While some may be able to afford…

Summit Asks: What’s Next for Animal Agriculture Legislation and Regulation?

Summit Asks: What’s Next for Animal Agriculture Legislation and Regulation? Officials from the State Department, Lobbyists and Hill Staffers to present at Alliance Stakeholders Summit   May 1, 2014 –The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced today that its upcoming 13th annual Stakeholders Summit will include several sessions featuring influential government officials, lobbyists and the staff for prominent…

Alliance Helps Rural Legislators Understand Challenges Facing Agriculture

Alliance Helps Rural Legislators Understand Challenges Facing Agriculture January 20, 2011 – Last week, Animal Agriculture Alliance Executive Vice President Kay Johnson Smith warned elected agriculture and rural leaders from across North America about the threats to animal agriculture at the 10th Annual State Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit, held in Fort McDowell, Ariz.   Johnson Smith served…

Stakes are High for Issue 2

Stakes are High for Issue 2 Ohio legislation   Ohio voters will influence the future of animal agriculture in their state on November 3. Issue 2 calls for the creation of a 13-member Livestock Care Standards Board that would include Ohio’s agriculture director, family farmers, veterinarians, a representative from a local humane society, and consumers.…