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Dr. Mike Apley Weighs In on the Future of Antibiotics for Beef Cattle Production in the US

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 03:47:32 CST

Dr. Mike Apley Weighs In on the Future of Antibiotics for Beef Cattle Production in the US

This is day two with Dr. Mike Apley, Veterinarian and Professor at Kansas State University, as he explains the challenges of keeping antibiotics in place to use in animal agriculture. Many activists, regulators, human medical professionals and even lawmakers have called for the end of the use of antibiotics in animals that are used in treating infection and disease in humans.

Dr. Apley argues that we need antibiotic options to be left in place for treatment in animal agriculture- and says that this conversation will intensify in the days to come.

Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear the second part of our conversation with Dr. Apley ont his subject- and where animal agriculture may be headed in disease treatment in the years ahead.

The Beef Buzz is a regular feature heard on radio stations around the region on the Radio Oklahoma Network and is a regular audio feature found on this website as well. Click on the LISTEN BAR below for today's show and check out our archives for older Beef Buzz shows covering the gamut of the beef cattle industry today.


Ron Hays Beef Buzzes with Dr. Mike Apley of Kansas State University on Antibiotics
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