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.
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 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 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
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
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new project will build an artificial salmon gut. This will help to better understand fish digestion.
Animal nutrition company Nutriad tested 66 wheat samples from all over Great Britain and Ireland for the presence of mycotoxins.
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
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.
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.
Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, says Big Food’s impact on public health should alarm us.
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
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.