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Family, Friends Are First Source for Food Safety Info

05/04/2017

It's a little scary: University of Florida study reports that 64% of respondents obtain food safety information from family and friends.

CSU Meat Center Gets Pushback from Animal Rights Activists

05/03/2017

Animal rights activists don't want a new meat research facility to be built at Colorado State University.

Blizzard Conditions Cause Possibly Thousands of Cattle to Die

05/03/2017

Cattle ranchers in the Great Plains have been struck with another heavy blow after a weekend blizzard left countless cattle dead and thousands struggling to feed in Oklahoma and Kansas. This setback comes two months after the March wildfires tore through Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Cattle Futures, Beef Prices Soar After Blizzard Clobbers Midwest

05/02/2017

Kansas animal losses may reach thousands, livestock group says.

Cattle Futures, Beef Prices Soar After Blizzard Clobbers Midwest

05/02/2017

Kansas animal losses may reach thousands, livestock group says.

Farmers and Ranchers Impressed by Secretary Perdue

05/02/2017

Having an Agriculture Secretary with on-the-farm experience has farmers and ranchers eager to see what Sonny Perdue can get done at USDA.

Maple Leaf Foods Posts Higher Than Expected Profit

05/02/2017

Meat-packaging company Maple Leaf Foods Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by increased retail sales in Canada and higher exports.

TPP Nations Meet in Canada to Discuss Fate of Pact Without U.S.

05/02/2017

Canada is hosting a round of exploratory negotiations on the future of the Trans Pacific Partnership after the U.S. bowed out.

Feedyards Scramble To Recover From Blizzard

05/01/2017

Massive storm and high winds stress cattle and cowboys.

 

Perdue Pledges USDA Focus on the Needs of Farmers

04/28/2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke to farmers in Kansas City, Mo., on April 28 and pledged to focus on serving farmers and expanding trade.

Secretary Perdue Hopes to Keep President's Promises

04/27/2017

Trade deals benefiting agriculture are a priority for new Secretary of Agriculture.

 

Report: Cows, Chickens Taint Shenandoah River with E. coli

04/27/2017

Excessive livestock manure from millions of turkeys, chickens and cows in Virginia is making its way into the Shenandoah River, polluting the scenic waterway with unsafe levels of E. coli, according to a new report from an environmental advocacy group.

Mexico is Finding Its Place in the Global Economy

04/27/2017
The real threat to the United States isn’t that Mexico will stop buying American farm products tomorrow—it’s that Mexico will buy fewer American farm products in the years to come.

Maine Governor Wants to Out Those Hired to Film Animal Cruelty

04/27/2017

A bill drawn up by Maine's Republican Gov. Paul LePage would make public the names of animal activists hired to film undercover footage of animal cruelty.

Bovine TB Found in Western Michigan Cow from Indiana

04/27/2017

Bovine TB found in western Michigan cow from Indiana

Cargill Exits Cattle Feeding, Sells Two Yards

04/26/2017

In the last year Cargill has gone from the 4th largest cattle feeder in the U.S. to not feeding any cattle.

Banned Yak Meat Smuggled in Sweaters Seized at JFK Airport

04/26/2017

Customs agents at John F. Kennedy Airport have seized more than 300 pounds of banned Yak meat smuggled in sweaters, pants and shawls.

Trump Finds a Trade Battle Worth Fighting

04/26/2017

Donald Trump has found a trade battle that’s actually worth fighting. 

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