Animal Protein: From Pen/Feedlot/Barn or from a Petri-Dish/Lab?

    An NC-FAR Hill Seminar held 11/30/21 organized by the FASS Science Policy Committee

    Lab-grown meat is a topic of increasing interest among both producers and the public. It is expected that these products are likely coming in the “near future” to a store near you. This has implications and raises questions for both producers and the public. Dr. Keith Belk ,Professor and Head of the Department of Animal Science as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Colorado School of Public Health, discusses the current status of the trchnology.

    FAIR 2012

    FASS releases outcomes of the National Forum on the Future Science Needs of Animal Agriculture

    FASS has released the outcomes of The Farm Animal Integrated Research (FAIR) 2012 Forum that was held March 4–6, 2012, in Arlington, Virginia. The purpose of FAIR 2012 was to establish research, education and outreach priorities for animal agriculture. More than 160 animal scientists, veterinarians and university, government and industry representatives met to discuss issues of food security, animal and human health, and responsible environmental stewardship. This was the third national forum, which have all been held nearly every five years to coincide with the U.S. Farm Bill deliberations. The priorities developed at the forum are designed to provide input to the $3.2 billion federal agricultural research, education and economic programs.

    FAIR 2012 Summary

    FAIR 2012 Outcomes