Dr. Mike Apley of Kansas State University spoke to beef producers at Global Beef 500 on antibiotics resistance.His presentation was a survey of the current state of knowledge regarding antibiotic resistance in animals and its connection to food-borne illness.
Tom Clinton started full-time dairy farming at the age of 15. Aidan Connolly, moderator for Tuesday's dairy panel, remarked that "we would consider that child labor today." From that early beginning, Clinton has built an impressive career in the dairy industry. He served as President of the Irish Farmers Association and his dairy business has grown dramatically from the original family dairy.