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Denmark: Bonus for antibiotic-free pigs

Producing pigs without any antibiotics is rapidly gaining ground in Denmark. Antibiotic-free pork is being marketed and producers are rewarded through premiums. Not surprisingly, pig farms are lining up to join the scheme.

ASTA Chair Optimistic for 2017 at #ASTACSS

AgReliant Genetics president and CEO Mark Herrmann took over as chairman of the American Seed Trade Association this past summer at the annual meeting and we had the chance to sit down and talk about priorities for the organization in 2017 during the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo this week. “Unnecessary regulation in the seed business can either completely stall... Read More

Beck’s & Benson Hill Partner for Corn Genetics

Beck’s Hybrids is one of the largest retail seed companies in North America, and now thanks to a partnership with agriculture technology company Benson Hill Biosystems, they’ll be able to accelerate their corn breeding program in the future. Show More Summary

BASF Proud to Support FFA at #ASTACSS

BASF Ag Products has been a proud sponsor of the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) for many years now, particularly the annual CSS and Seed Expo. This year at BASF used its presence at the event to raise money for the FFA, a cause which corn and bean communications specialist Colby Mower is very passionate about. “We’re committed to the... Read More

New Products for the New Year at John Deere

John Deere is announcing several new solutions for 2017. For producers looking for additional in-cab display, the Gen 4 Extended Monitor has the ability to monitor multiple machines, implements and precision ag functions and allows for easy movement of pages and display functions from one monitor to another. Show More Summary

Trump EPA Pick Pleases AFBF

President-elect Trump has selected Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President, Zippy Duvall, responded positively to the announcement that the Oklahoma Attorney General...Show More Summary

All About Feed issue 10 now available online

The December issue of All About Feed is now available online. This issue covers the Rabobank event in Australia on the future of food, an interview with the new FEFANA president and much more!

The 10th edition of World Poultry 2016 now online.

In this edition of World Poultry, we focus on nutrition and health. There is an interview with Plukon Food Groups CEO Peter Poortinga. He is focusing on growth. We take a look at in-feed antibiotics in Russia and supporting egg quality through feed.

US antibiotic resistance levels in meat declining

Salmonella and Campylobacter prevalence in US retail chicken continues to decline according to the 2014 Integrated National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) report released by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Focus on piglet health in latest issue of Pig Progress

Piglet health – that is the focus of the latest edition of Pig Progress – and the last in 2016. The magazine features articles on for instance highlighting piglets in relation to biosecurity, DON and the effect of insect oil.

Meat production increase drives EU feed

With more pig meat, poultry and dairy production projected over the outlook period, total compound feed use is expected to rise further by 2.9% to close to 271 million tonnes, from around 263 million tonnes today. This is according to the latest EU Agricultural Outlook.

Scientists to develop artificial salmon gut

A new project will build an artificial salmon gut. This will help to better understand fish digestion.

UK and Irish wheat tested for mycotoxins

Animal nutrition company Nutriad tested 66 wheat samples from all over Great Britain and Ireland for the presence of mycotoxins.

#AgChat 2016 Cultivate & Connect

Hello from frigid Kansas City, MO. I am not going to the Chiefs game tonight. No way! But I will be rooting for them. No, I’m here for a quick stop to visit all my AgChat Foundation peeps and just completed a session on Farm Podcasting during the 2016 Cultivate & Connect Conference. I really wish the @FarmPodcaster could have... Read More

Mango volume up 40% in third quarter

The third quarter report from the Orlando, Fla.-based National Mango Board showed volume up 40% per store per week for the third quarter. The third quarter report from the Orlando, Fla.-based National Mango Board showed volume up 40% per store per week for the third quarter.

Growth at Marengo prompts opening of new facility

Dallas-based Marengo Foods recently held a grand opening celebration for its new 52,000-square foot facility in San Juan, Texas. Dallas-based Marengo Foods recently held a grand opening celebration for its new 52,000-square foot facility in San Juan, Texas.

In the battle against malnutrition, UN expert says junk food is the real culprit

21 hours agoIndustries / Agriculture : Grain

Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, says Big Food’s impact on public health should alarm us.

Mission Produce hires VP of sales

Mission Produce has hired Brent Scattini, formerly vice president of sales and marketing at Gold Coast Packing, as its vice president of sales for North America. The responsibilities of the role include managing client relationships,...Show More Summary

C&C Produce event links growers, buyers

Kansas City, Mo.-based C&C Produce recently held its fourth annual Harvest to Market Open House, a networking event for growers and buying groups with which C&C works. Kansas City, Mo.-based C&C Produce recently held its fourth annual Harvest to Market Open House, a networking event for growers and buying groups with which C&C works.

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