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Registered Dietitians, to record CEU credit for any of these webinars, upon participation log the activity in your Professional Development Portfolios as 1 CEU under the code, 171: Live Webinars and file a copy of the webinar description.

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Debunking Myths about Dairy Foods and On-Farm Production

Get the facts and debunk myths about dairy foods nutrition and production, including on-farm and sustainability practices. This webinar is designed to help answer questions to educate the public about how dairy foods get from the farm to the store and to maintain consumer confidence in milk and dairy products. Presenters: Leo Timms, PhD, Morrill Professor, Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University, and Alyson Fendrick, RD, LD, from Midwest Dairy Council.

Putting Biotechnology in Context for Consumers and Customers

This webinar helps put the complex biotechnology conversation in context with customers, clients and others. Presenter Lisa Watson, social responsibility officer at the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, provides an overview of biotechnology used in crop production, the science behind it and overall benefits for agriculture. She also provides an update on recent GMO-related food labeling initiatives and shares resources to use when continuing the conversation with key audiences.

Showcasing the Dairy Industry’s Commitment to Sustainability

Learn more about dairy farmers’ ongoing commitment to sustainability, as well as the efforts underway in the dairy community to minimize dairy’s overall impact on the environment. The webinar will offer a wide variety of key messages to share with clients, and consumers to help answer questions about the dairy communities’ proactive role in the area of sustainability. Presenters: Chad Frahm, senior vice president of sustainability and Juan Tricarico, vice president of sustainability research, both from Dairy Management, Inc.

The FARM Program and Dairy Farmers Commitment to Animal Care

This webinar provides information about the dairy industry’s Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) animal care program’s success.  It also outlines the continuous improvement processes in place to ensure a high level of on-farm animal care and examples of tools that retail and manufacturers can use to educate consumers about the program and its role in assuring overall confidence in dairy foods. Presenters: Emily Meredith, National Milk Producer Federation’s vice president for animal care and Jamie Liebich from Midwest Dairy’s Business Development team.

Why Dairy Farmers’ Commitment to Animal Care Matters to Consumers and Customers

Animal care is a top consumer concern. And, it is a top priority for dairy farmers. Research shows consumers are increasingly committed to purchasing products when they know that the animals were treated with care. This webinar provides an overview of the on-farm practices dairy farmers focus on to make sure their cows are healthy and well cared for to ensure the delivery of high quality, wholesome dairy products. The session also highlights examples of how dairy farmers and their veterinarians collaborate, particularly on overall herd heath and ongoing reproduction-related issues. Presenters: Dairy farmer Susan Anglin from Triple A Farms in Bentonville, Ark and veterinarian Dr. Gerard Cramer, associate professor of dairy production medicine from University of Minnesota.
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