Members of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture re-elected the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Tony Forshey, to his second termon NIAA’s 21-member Board. Forshey is the ODA state veterinarian.
NIAA’s Board guides the organization’s members that include national and state livestock organizations, poultry and equine organizations, producers, veterinarians, government regulatory personnel, academia, researchers, extension specialists and allied industry businesses. These members are from across animal agriculture: the beef, dairy, equine, goat, poultry, sheep and swine industries.
NIAA members address animal agriculture opportunities and challenges by providing input at the organizations five Species Committees — Bovine, Equine, Poultry, Small Ruminant and Swine — and six Issues Councils — Animal Agriculture Advocacy, Animal Care, Animal Health Emergency Management, Animal Identification & Information Systems, Emerging Diseases and Global Animal Health, Food Security and Trade.