FMC representatives were eager to visit with attendees of the recent Mid-South Farm & Gin Show in Memphis, TN. Chuck spoke with Rusty Mitchell during the event about some of their products corn and soybean growers across the South can … Continue reading ?
In an effort to help swine veterinarians and producers find effective measures for managing porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) launched two PED-focused initiatives during their Swine Health Seminar in Dallas, Texas on February 28, 2014 which … Continue reading ?
Ahold USA has named Tom Lenkevich president of Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets division, headquartered in Carlisle, Pa. Effective March 4, Lenkevich manages all aspects of the division, responsible for sales, operating profits, organization and staff, according to a news release.
Peruvian avocado shipments to the U.S. could double in 2014.
Dole Food Co. and retailer Meijer have donated salad bars to five public schools in Detroit, Cincinnati and South Bend, Ind.
What the world needs most is water – but beer is pretty important too! So water security was one of the issues addressed during a panel at the Bayer CropScience Ag Issues forum last week in San Antonio, and beer … Continue reading ?
Representatives of Sacramento, Calif.-based foodservice distributor Trinity Fresh visited a pair of area schools for classroom sessions on the food supply chain.
California strawberries suffered minor damage and harvest delays from storms that dropped about 4 inches of rain on Oxnard Feb. 26 through March 1.
ATLANTA — Entering its second year, the Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association plans to help retailers boost sales with a recipe marketing program while it fine tunes its food safety plan for members.
Attendees of the Boehringer Ingelheim (BIVI) Swine Health Seminar danced the night away at the new Dallas Cowboys football stadium last night. Treated to great food, fun games, cheerleaders, a football player and great music, the crowd “Scored with BIVI … Continue reading ?
Del Monte Fresh Produce NA Inc.’s sponsorship of the 2014 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival gave celebrities the chance to sample some tropical produce.
By Jeff Reynolds on March 4, 2014 - 6:43am Every two years, our small business development program, better known as REAP, circulates a statewide small business needs assessment survey. It explores how Nebraska small businesses are faring. The small business climate in Nebraska is constantly changing. Show More Summary
Hydrolysed feather meal is a co-product of the poultry processing industry that can be used as a protein source in swine. A lack of published data on the digestibility of energy and nutrients in feather meal fed to pigs spurred on researchers...Show More Summary
UK wheat prices jumped by £5 to £6/t (approx €6-€7.30) on Monday (3 March) as a result of political uncertainty in Ukraine. Spot feed wheat prices firmed slightly more than new-crop prices on fears that Ukraine may not meet all of its export commitments for the current season, although grain shipments were continuing to move out of the country.
Reducing sodium is a priority for the food industry, but sodium reduction efforts are far more complex than simply adding less salt, particularly when it comes to processed meat products where salt plays a role not just in taste, but in texture and safety.
The energy to protein ratio of forages affects ruminant N use efficiency but little is known on its variation among legume–grass complex mixtures. The objective of the research was to determine the variation in the ratio of forage readily-available...Show More Summary
Increasing lighting intensity in a service house over the winter months has resulted in improvements in both farrowing rate and numbers born on an ACMC breeding unit in East Yorkshire.
Agricultural Economy Tony C. Dreibus and Neena Rai reported yesterday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “U.S. wheat futures surged 4.6%, the biggest one-day percentage gain in more than 17 months, as traders fretted that Ukraine’s escalating crisis will slow grain exports from the eastern European country. “Wheat prices jumped after Russia’s military appeared […]
From the viEUws webpage (Feb. 27)- “In this Brussels Briefing on GMOs, AGRA FACTS journalist Ed Bray provides an overview of the latest developments on the authorisation of genetically modified maize 1507 for cultivation in the European Union. “Ed Bray says that the Commission is now poised to approve this genetically modified (GM) maize 1507 […]
Pig producers must make sure they have biosecurity measures in place to reduce the risk of disease spread from livestock lorries.