Bird flu has struck a third commercial poultry farm in Central California, according to a report posted Wednesday by the World Organization for Animal Health. Click here for the full story
Royal DSM have announced the proposed re-appointment of Stephan B. Tanda as member of the DSM Managing Board at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on 30 April 2015. DSM also announces the departure of DSM Managing Board member Stefan Doboczky per 1 June 2015.
Animal nutrition company Arm & Hammer has announced several new additions to its leadership, marketing and sales teams, as well as new roles for current team members.
My family is a dairy kind of family. We go through at least three gallons of milk per week, cheese slices, string cheese, shredded cheese, sour cream, yogurt cups, Greek yogurt, “squeeze yogurt”, “drink yogurt” – you name it! I don’t keep ice cream in the house because I work from home and can tell you exactly who would consume... Read More
Negotiations between Russia and Belarus on lifting the ban on pork imports from Belarus to Russia are under way. An agreement may be reached on March 20.
The National Wheat Foundation and National Association of Wheat Growers hosted a bagel breakfast for Ag Day in DC on Wednesday featuring a panel discussion highlighting topics such as biotechnology, sustainability, Big Data and research. Show More Summary
Postemergent herbicides and insecticides can be a very expensive proposition for producers that do pay off in the long run. To help growers pay for that initial investment that pays big dividends, FMC is offering no-payment, no-interest...Show More Summary
The World Organization for Animal Health reports that bird flu has struck a third commercial poultry farm in Central California. Some 61,000 turkeys in Merced County were infected by low pathogenic H7N3 virus, a North American strain of bird flu.
Agriculture and agriculture-related industries are a $775 billion contributor to the U.S. gross domestic product. But even with it being such a major factor in Americans’ lives, how much does the average person really know about this...Show More Summary
Using the wrong form of vitamin E risks newborn health, production and producer profits, says Stuart Products. Today’s husbandry practices combined with seasonal pasture growth patterns can deprive production animals of adequate vitamin E.
Scottish poultry numbers have reached a 10-year low, according to the latest December agricultural survey figures, with a sharp fall in the number of broilers following a major restructuring of the industry north of the border.
Budget- Policy Issues Janet Hook and Kristina Peterson reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “House and Senate Republicans have resurrected efforts to curb spending for Medicare and other safety-net programs, releasing budgets this week that bring government entitlements back to the center of political conversation. Show More Summary
Congress should immediately pass Trade Promotion Authority for President Barack Obama, Robert Guenther told the House Agriculture Committee.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), the professional association for registered dietitians, generated plenty of unfavorable attention this month when it permitted Kraft Singles (a processed cheese-like product) to be the first...Show More Summary
Former House Agriculture Committee chairman Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) stopped by the Agri-Pulse Ag Day kickoff event Tuesday evening and commented on the budget plan unveiled by House Republicans would protect 2014 Farm Bill programs.Show More Summary
By Lucas Nelsen on March 18, 2015 - 10:01am The power of wind is no secret to Iowans, 85% of whom favor wind energy over every other generating source. That support has meant a lot for the state's wind energy industry. In 2013, Iowa received 27% of its energy from wind - more than any other state in the US. Show More Summary
A pair of articles on the front page of Wednesday’s Los Angeles Times highlighted additional variables relating to ongoing drought concerns in the Golden State. Bettina Boxall reported that, “Parts of the San Joaquin Valley are deflating like a tire with a slow leak as growers pull more and more water from the ground. The […]
Dairy analysts warn U.S. dairy suppliers and milk producers against putting too much faith in current futures pricing, which they say is presenting a false "slope of hope." Click here for the full story
Aiming at obtaining further knowledge on the mode of action of its aquaculture products, Biorigin established a partnership for the Project Nowaste in 2014, with the participation of UNESP (State University of São Paulo), Brazil, and Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
Representatives of agricultural organizations unanimously condemned the proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule during a hearing held Tuesday by the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry. American Farm Bureau Federation...Show More Summary