Animal Agriculture Alliance releases updated Sustainability Impact Report for Earth Day

Animal Agriculture Alliance releases updated Sustainability Impact Report for Earth Day Report highlights animal agriculture’s commitment to continuous improvement April 22, 2020 – Today, the Animal Agriculture Alliance released its updated “Sustainability Impact Report” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The report highlights how the animal agriculture industry shares the same values as…

Environmental Stewardship Social Media

Thank you for getting social about animal agriculture! Share any of the following graphics to your social media pages!   Today many are celebrating Earth Day, but for farmers and ranchers every day is Earth Day! Caring for the land, water and air is a responsibility farmers take seriously. They understand the importance of protecting…

Embracing the Sustainability Conversation

Embracing the Sustainability Conversation By Chelsea Dinterman, Communications Intern, Animal Agriculture Alliance   How will we feed 10 billion people by 2050? It’s a question that was asked many times throughout the animal science courses of my undergrad. My fellow students had some go to answers: “improve technology” or “improve production practices,” but the most popular…

Speakers discuss sustainability, antibiotic use and animal welfare at 2019 Summit

Speakers discuss sustainability, antibiotic use and animal welfare at 2019 Summit Record attendance at 18th annual Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit May 8, 2019 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2019 Stakeholders Summit kicked off today with record attendance, bringing 335 food and agriculture stakeholders to Kansas City, Missouri. The event, themed “A Seat At The Table,” started…

Industry leaders will tackle questions about sustainability in beef industry supply chain at Summit

Industry leaders will tackle questions about sustainability in beef industry supply chain at Summit Livestock Marketing Association, Blythe Angus and Tyson Foods to take their seat at the table March 5, 2019 – The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2019 Stakeholders Summit themed, A Seat At The Table, will be held May 8-9 at the InterContinental at the Plaza…

Drastic EAT-Lancet Recommendations Miss the Mark

Drastic EAT-Lancet Recommendations Miss the Mark Report ignores key facts and risks harming health and climate  (Washington, D.C.) The Animal Agriculture Alliance issued the following statement by Kay Johnson Smith, President and CEO, in response to the EAT-Lancet Commission Report on Food, Planet, Health published in the Lancet. “U.S. farmers and ranchers lead the world…

Animal Agriculture Alliance debuts Sustainability Impact Report

Animal Agriculture Alliance debuts Sustainability Impact Report Report highlights animal agriculture’s commitment to continuous improvement January 14, 2019 – Today, the Animal Agriculture Alliance released its “Sustainability Impact Report” focusing on animal agriculture in the United States. The report highlights how the animal agriculture industry shares the same values as today’s consumer with its never-ending…

“Eating Animals”: Myths and Facts

A new documentary, Eating Animals, claims to address the question of where our meat, milk, poultry and eggs come from. Unfortunately, the film attempts to answer that question without including perspectives from modern farmers and ranchers or the organizations that represent them. The Animal Agriculture Alliance and the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, along with the…

Purdue’s Jayson Lusk to speak on the “Future of Consumer Choice” at 2018 Summit

Purdue’s Jayson Lusk to speak on the “Future of Consumer Choice” at 2018 Summit Early registration rates for Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit end April 1 March 28, 2018 – Jayson Lusk, PhD, will share his research findings on consumer beliefs, knowledge, and willingness-to-pay for specific attributes, such as cage-free eggs and slow-growth broilers at…