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Title Building a North American feed information system [electronic resource] / Subcommittee on Criteria for a National Feed Composition Data Base, Committee on Animal Nutrition, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 70 pages) : illustrations
Note Committee chair: Joseph P. Fontenot.
"This study was supported by the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement NO. 59-0530-1-194, by the Cooperative State Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 91-COOP-2-6711, by the Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement No. FD-R-000783-01, by the Cooperative Extension Service, under Agreement No. 91-EXCA-1-0160, and by the National Agricultural Library, under Agreement No. 58-0540-1-188."
"Additional support was provided by the Corn Refiners Association, the National Barley Growers Association, the Salt Institute, and the Archer Daniels Midland Company."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-68).
Contents ""BUILDING A NORTH AMERICAN FEED INFORMATION SYSTEM""; ""Copyright""; ""SUBCOMMITTEE ON CRITERIA FOR A NATIONAL FEED COMPOSITION DATA BASE""; ""COMMITTEE ON ANIMAL NUTRITION""; ""Staff""; ""BOARD ON AGRICULTURE""; ""Staff""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""BENEFITS AND USES OF FEED COMPOSITION DATA""; ""Enhancing Productivity""; ""Improving Animal Health and Welfare""; ""Reducing Environmental Pollution""; ""Recycling By-Products and Wastes""; ""Facilitating Sustainable Agriculture""; ""ISSUES OF REGULATION""
""Ensuring Food and Feed Safety""""Managing Agricultural Pollution""; ""EXCHANGING INFORMATION AND IMPROVING TRADE""; ""TRANSITION TO IMPROVED ANIMAL FEEDING""; ""Recommendations""; ""Practical Solutions""; ""1 Improving the Application of Nutritional Science""; ""NUTRITION'S VITAL ROLE""; ""URGENT NEED FOR INFORMATION""; ""2 Potential of a North American Feed Information System""; ""DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF FOOD-PRODUCING ANIMALS""; ""Dairy""; ""Poultry""; ""IMPACTS ON ANIMAL HEALTH""; ""Malnutrition and Undernutrition""; ""Defense Against Disease""
""CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT""""Methane""; ""Nutrient Loading""; ""Nitrogen""; ""Phosphorus""; ""UTILIZATION OF BY-PRODUCTS AND WASTES""; ""SUSTAINABILITY""; ""INFLUENCE OF GENETIC ENGINEERING""; ""REGULATORY IMPLICATIONS""; ""Food and Feed Safety""; ""Environmental Regulations""; ""INTERNATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE""; ""Competing in Agricultural Trade""; ""Marketing Dividends""; ""Meeting the World Population's Food Demands""; ""3 Diverse Clientele of a North American Feed Information System""; ""EDUCATORS AND RESEARCHERS""; ""Education""; ""Research""
""LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS, EXTENSION SPECIALISTS, AND CONSULTANTS""""FEED MANUFACTURERS""; ""Small-Volume Feed Manufacturers""; ""Large-Volume Feed Manufacturers and Technical Service Organizations""; ""4 The Data Base Concept""; ""HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE""; ""REJUVENATION OF A CRUCIAL SYSTEM""; ""EXAMINING SEVERAL PARADIGMS""; ""Aspects of Utility""; ""Similarities in Subject Matter and Function""; ""Accessibility""; ""Efforts Outside the United States""; ""Practical Considerations""; ""Progress and Partnerships""; ""5 Making the Concept a Reality""; ""KEY PLAYERS""
""Organizational Relationships""""QUALITY DATA""; ""Classification""; ""Chemical and Analytical Aspects of Feedstuff Analysis""; ""Biological Characterization of Feedstuffs""; ""Sources of Data""; ""A FINANCIAL INVESTMENT""; ""References""; ""About the Authors""
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Feed industry.
Feed utilization efficiency.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
Added Author Fontenot, J. P., 1927-
National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Criteria for a National Feed Composition Data Base.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Animal Nutrition.
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Agriculture.
Other Form: Print version: Building a North American feed information system. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995 (OCoLC)33936108
ISBN 0309586267 (electronic bk.)
9780309586269 (electronic bk.)