The Evolution of Animal Agriculture

Explore how farm animal care connects to a healthy food supply and environment

It is important to provide a window into the world of animal agriculture, knowing 98% of the U.S. population has no direct connection to agriculture. You’re invited to explore the blogs, videos and information on this site, which highlight advances in animal care, dispel myths and outline some of the challenges and opportunities ahead. Send questions and comments to Dr. Leah Dorman at AskDrDorman@pahc.com

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Lights. Camera. Pigs? Dr. Dorman Hits Hollywood

Through Operation Main Street, more than 1,300 enthusiastic farmers, veterinarians and other volunteers are dedicated to telling the pork industry’s story of innovation, sustainability and animal stewardship. Most recently, this connected me with the Hollywood Rotary Club, where there was plenty of questions and open discussion about pig farming. Read More

 

Cancelled Fairs – Missed Conversations

It's not just corn dogs and carousels that are missed when fairs cancel. Important conversations between farmers and consumers about animals and food are, too. Learn more about deep discussions in the livestock barn. Read More

 

Great Grilling Guidelines

On summer evenings, the go-to at our home is to fire up the grill. In fact, we are one of THOSE families that grills during all four seasons. While cooking outside may feel more laid back, we cannot relax our focus on food safety precautions. Great care is taken to keep our food supply safe and the final, critical step involves following proper guidelines while preparing food at home. Read More

People, Animals & Planet

Never before have experts in human health, animal health and environmental health understood, as well as we do today, the deep connections between all three. Learn about the “One Health” approach to see the world differently.

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