Registrations are building rapidly for the 7th Aquafeed Horizons Asia and the 5th FIAAP Conference, slated to take place April 8 & 9, 2014, during the feed industry trade show FIAAP/VICTAM/GRAPAS Asia 2014, in Bangkok.
Fortune magazine has named Tyson Foods, as one of “America’s Most Admired Companies.”
Latvia could suffer over €13 million in losses due to the Russian ban on EU pork imports, the ministry of agriculture says.
The discovery of African swine fever (ASF) in Poland and Lithuania, at the end of January this year, has prompted the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is evaluating the effectiveness of control measures, at the request of the European Commission.
Domestic poultry production that had been steadily raising over the past 12 years in Russia has now entered the stagnation period, according to a report from the Russian State Statistic Service.
One session at the Bayer Crop Science Ag Issues Forum last week called 2014 the “Year of Food and Farmers” and talked about an upcoming National Geographic series and a documentary movie – both featuring agriculture. Dennis Dimick, Executive editor, … Continue reading ?
Riverside, Calif.-based Index Fresh is marking its 100th anniversary.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Nanotechnology has the potential to create a big little bang in agriculture — helping boost production and increase the shelf life of fruits and vegetables.
RedLine Solutions has received the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Fresh Produce Traceability Company of the Year.
Publix has reported sales gains of more than 5% for the fourth quarter and for all of 2013.
Oso Sweet, Savannah, Ga., and Stanley Farms, Vidalia, Ga., are partnering with Hope for the Warriors Foundation.
Energy is a major cost factor in poultry production and research has shown that LED lighting is a very effective alternative for traditional lighting sources. Several tests in broiler houses have shown that broilers are performing well and investment is affordable and rentable within a short period of time.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. reported a 12.3% increase in total revenues in 2013 but a 30% drop in net income.
Foster Farms, the named source of a Salmonella outbreak in 2013 has reduced the prevalence of Salmonella throughout its poultry facilities and is now performing better than the US industry average.
Kiwifruit markets could stay robust through the summer, thanks to a much smaller Chilean crop.
Hay prices in most of the country are expected to decline in 2014 due to widespread drought recovery. But prices for hay, particularly alfalfa, in the West are expected to remain strong and higher than the national average due to drought and strong export demand. Click here for the full story
Monsanto Company announced that it has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE magazine. American Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President and Treasurer Julie Anna Potts and Pennsylvania Farm Bureau President Carl Shaffer presented Rep. Glenn … Continue reading ?
Commodity Classic went to the movies last week with a sneak preview of the feature length documentary “Farmland” which will debut later this month. The media was allowed to watch, but not report on, the movie – but we are … Continue reading ?
PrimusLabs, Santa Maria, Calif. has announced that the PrimusGFS Standard version 2.1 audit scheme has been benchmarked to the Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Food Safety Initiative Guidance Document Sixth Edition.
Idaho barley acres and production are expected to be in line with the 2013 totals and the Gem State could retain its title as the top barley producer in the United States. Click here for the full story