The issue is not about imported meat coming from Canada, Mexico but the alleged discrimination of imported live animals that account for only 7.6% of U.S. beef slaughter.
The poultry industry is looking at alternative solutions to solve one of their biggest challenges: how to mass produce drug and hormone-free poultry at a reasonable price.
Tyson Foods is announcing today that it plans to eliminate the use of medically important antibiotics in its flocks by September 2017.
Federal officials are banking on higher temperatures to help knock down avian influenza even as they work to develop vaccines to counter the deadly virus.
Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.
[BROOKINGS, S.D.] – The agriculture community recently banded together at the fourth annual Prime Time Gala to support Feeding South Dakota, which provides food assistance to hundreds of men, women and children across the state. Both Alltech and Hubbard Feeds, an Alltech company, supported the successful event, which raised a total of $236,508.