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Tiger Cool Express names CEO

Steve Van Kirk is the new CEO of Overland Park, Kan.-based Tiger Cool Express, according to a news release. Steve Van Kirk is the new CEO of Overland Park, Kan.-based Tiger Cool Express, according to a news release.

USDA sanctions six companies for PACA debt

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned six produce companies for failing to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned six produce companies for failing to pay Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act reparation awards.

Why is this egg covered in blood?

Eggs should not have blood them. This is what you can do to prevent it.

Florida & Georgia Cattle Country Hit by Irma

Hurricane Irma traveled straight through Florida and Georgia cattle country. An assessment to damaged areas is still being tallied. Florida dairies are running on generators, still struggling to keep cows milked and forced to dump tons of milk for various reasons. Show More Summary

Produce Connections unveils website and logo

Mexican fruit and vegetable importer Produce Connection has a new website and logo. Mexican fruit and vegetable importer Produce Connection has a new website and logo.

Zimfo Bytes 9/15

The National Wheat Foundation is accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship, honoring students pursuing a career in agriculture. High school and college students for the 2018-2019 academic year pursing a career in agriculture should apply by December 31, 2017. Show More Summary

Ethanol Report on E15 Hurricane Help

Fuel disruptions due to Hurricane Harvey were mitigated somewhat, thanks to an early end to the summer restriction on sales of E15 (15% ethanol fuel) that helped offset gasoline supply shortfalls and limit fuel price spikes. In thisShow More Summary

Deere Gives 3E Tractors a Facelift

The John Deere 3E series tractors have received a makeover from head to toe or should we say tire. It’s one of the most popular tractors that comes off the line in Augusta, GA. The redesign was on display for attendees at the recent Farm Progress Show and there we spoke with Product Marketing Manager, Michelle Bentley to give us... Read More

GROWMARK’s FS Simulator Makes Training Fun

GROWMARK’s FS applicator simulator was on display for media this week in Bloomington, IL. The simulator was created as a training module for FS System operators to practice, study, and enhance their ability, knowledge, and safety skills. Show More Summary

Ag Secretary Heads Home to Survey Irma Damage

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to Georgia today to see first-hand the damage the Hurricane Irma caused to crops in his home state. “We’ve been in constant contact with Secretary Perdue,” said Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black in an interview this week with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman. Show More Summary

China looks to takeover Western egg processing businesses

China is looking to takeover Western egg processing businesses to help boost its technical knowledge and understanding. That was the message delivered to International Egg Commission delegates by Morten Ernst, IEC ambassador in Asia...

Satellite data explain processes in plants

Satellite data is being harnessed by researchers at the University of Illinois for a more complete picture of cropland and to estimate crop yield in the US corn belt.

Neglected and underutilised crops promoted

Also known as ‘neglected and underutilised', ‘minor' or ‘promising' crops, orphan crops have been overlooked by research, extension services and policy makers. But is seems that these crops are being rediscovered.

75% of EU egg production is concentrated in 7 countries

75% of EU egg production is now concentrated in 7 countries and is continuing to grow.

These 4 pig innovations were praised the most at SPACE

This year, 4 pig innovations received 2 stars at the annual international animal husbandry trade show SPACE, held in Rennes, France. The biggest winner was Belgium’s NoHow with Maxipig – an innovation to treat pig semen with LED signals.

Pig Progress 8: A new look & giving pathogens no chance

Check out the latest edition of Pig Progress with its striking new, fresh look and feel. In addition to this, the issue features a couple of interesting and insightful articles as to how to prevent pathogens from standing a chance in doing harm at a pig farm.

Analysis of 5 laying hen systems based on sustainability

Research from Wageningen University has found that enriched cages are the most sustainable layer housing systems taking into account profit, environmental and welfare criteria.

A very Happy Eggs relaunch

One of world’s largest free-range egg brands hopes to break the £100m barrier following an outstandingly successful television marketing campaign over the past year.

Organic growth projected as more millennials become parents

Millennials will consume even more organics as more of them become parents, according to a new survey from the Organic Trade Association. Millennials will consume even more organics as more of them become parents, according to a new survey from the Organic Trade Association.

Where are the dairy checkoff reports to Congress?

The fluid milk and dairy checkoff programs are required by law each year to submit a Report to Congress. But these reports have gone missing since 2012.Under the federal government's authority, the public-private checkoff programs collect...Show More Summary

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