Farmer Advocacy for Better Animal Welfare
The ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States will discuss how national animal welfare groups are advocating for, supporting, and collaborating with humane farmers. Topics include: HSUS agriculture advisory councils, ASPCA tools to help farmers adopt welfare certifications, ag-gag (anti-whistle blower legislation), confinement bans (including the Massachusetts ballot initiative).
Stephanie Harris, MA State Director, Humane Society of the U.S and Citizens for Farm Animal Protection.
Daisy Freund, Director, ASPCA farm animal welfare.