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Farmers in Eastern Virginia have access to a new resource for protecting their livestock from coyotes and other predators.
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Virginia animal control officers are receiving training on agriculture animal care standards that were approved by the 2011 General Assembly.
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Why is Virginia’s new animal welfare law so important to farmers? It adds language that will provide earlier attention to livestock welfare and spells out basic care for farm animals. 

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Gov. Bob McDonnell recently signed into law Virginia’s first agricultural animal care standards.
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Farmers will find it much easier to handle livestock if they understand an animal’s point of view.
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An increasing number of animal rights activists want to prevent Americans from eating meat, milk and eggs. Some acquire farm jobs and work undercover for animal rights groups.
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ATLANTA—When it comes to animal care, farmers should do what consumers want, but within reason, a leading expert in animal welfare told producer...
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Dr. Temple Grandin, an internationally recognized expert on animal behavior and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, will be the keynote speaker at the 2011 Winter Forage Conferences of the Virginia Forage and Grasslands Council.
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On Page and Bobbie Wilkerson’s 1,200-sow farm, caring for the animals is a 24/7 job. But the Wilkersons say they don’t mind, because that’s how they make their living.

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Incorrect information about animal agriculture is being disseminated to the public, and it’s time to get the right information out there.
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Virginia Farm Bureau has united with other organizations to tell animal agriculture’s story.
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