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Meat Giants Rush to Reassure Brazilians Amid Latest Scandal

03/21/2017

JBS and BRF launch massive media campaigns to stave off impact.

 

China's Trading Partners Alarmed by Food Import Controls

03/21/2017

China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce.

Global Meat Buyers Restrict Brazil Supplies as Scandal Deepens

03/20/2017

Major importers have imposed restrictions on Brazilian meat. 

Analyst: Cattle Market Could Soon See "Fireworks"

03/20/2017

The cattle market has been pretty interesting as of late. Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets” discusses the fundamentals behind the recent strengthening of the cattle market.

3 Types of Wildfire Cattle: Healthy, Dead, or Need to Be Euthanized

03/20/2017

Veterinarians and livestock producers are assessing more than antibiotic use in southwest Kansas where a blaze swept through the high plains earlier this month.

3 Types of Wildfire Cattle: Healthy, Dead, or Need to Be Euthanized

03/20/2017

Veterinarians and livestock producers are assessing more than antibiotic use in southwest Kansas where a blaze swept through the high plains earlier this month.

East Idaho Man Dies in Farm Equipment Accident

03/20/2017

A farmer in Idaho has died after becoming entangled in a mixer wagon.

Gov't: Gaps in Oversight of Antibiotic Use on Livestock After VFD

03/20/2017

New rules for the use of antibiotics in livestock started in Jan. 2017 with the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), a new, stricter federal regulation. 

Brazil Moves to Calm Beef Crisis, Temer Heads to Steakhouse

03/20/2017

EU seeking information from Brazil and may schedule meeting. While President Temer calls emergency meeting in Brasilia for diplomats.

 

Global Trade of U.S. Meat

03/17/2017

The increased role of trade in the last decade for beef, pork and poultry highlights the importance of trade to all the meat markets. 

Perdue Nomination Hearing Date Set for Next Week

03/17/2017

After much speculation, Sonny Perdue, secretary of agriculture nominee, has a formal hearing date set.

Idaho Loosens Agricultural Field Burning Restrictions

03/17/2017

Idaho officials have approved rules loosening restrictions on agricultural field burning that health advocates say will lead to breathing problems for some residents.

Texas Faces at Least $21 Million in Wildfire Damages

03/16/2017

Texas ranchers are facing at least $21 million in agricultural damages from wildfires that blackened more than 750 square miles in the Texas Panhandle last week.

Oregon Removes Cyanide Traps After Wolf Accidentally Killed

03/16/2017

Wildlife officials say they have removed cyanide traps from some areas after one unintentionally killed a gray wolf in rural northeast Oregon.

Agroforestry in Nepal is Sustainable Agriculture

03/16/2017
I have never tried to climb Mt. Everest: As a farmer in Nepal, I face enough challenges already! Good farmland is rare in a country of high altitudes and steep slopes.

Hay Influx Helping Wildfire Victims, Most Help Will Be Needed Later

03/16/2017

Strangers, friends and those in the agriculture community are doing their part by bringing in supplies to producers impacted by the Kansas wildfires. Hay is one of the supplies ranchers need, and haulers are traveling near and far to help.

Arkansas Bill Allows Companies to Sue Over Secret Videos

03/16/2017

The Arkansas Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would let companies sue anyone, including employees, if they share a secretly made videotape aimed at harming a business owner. 

Judge Dismisses ABC's Diane Sawyer from 'Pink Slime' Case

03/15/2017

A South Dakota judge has dismissed ABC anchor Diane Sawyer from a defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime."

Views From the High Plains Fire Aftermath

03/15/2017

Fires ripped across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas last week, leaving destruction in their path. 

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