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15 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Funding To Assist Sheep Industry in Production and Marketing
US – A national sheep industry development facility has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to assist with production and marketing....
09 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Upcoming Meeting on Animal Welfare at End of Life
US - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will host the 'Humane Endings' symposium on the euthanasia, humane slaughter and depopulation of animals near Chicago on 3 to 5 November...
Crop Industry News from United States Increase in US Meat Value Despite Decrease in Export Volumes
US - For the second consecutive month, August export value for US beef and pork increased year-over-year despite declines in volume....
Crop Industry News from United States New Report on Antibiotic Use in US Livestock
US - The total quantity of medically important antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals increased by 16 per cent over the period 2009-2012, according to the US Food...
08 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Antibiotic Use Rose Between 2009-2012
US - The total quantity of medically important antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals increased by 16 per cent over the period 2009-2012, according to the US Food...
03 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Stewardship of New Technologies Embraced by US Meat Industry
US - For the past several months, a diverse group of representatives from technology companies and the US beef, pork and lamb industries has tackled a critical question related to global access...
02 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Food Animal Production Faces Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016....
01 October 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Financial Boost for US Organic, Local Food Sectors
US - USDA has awarded more than $52 million in grants to support organic and local food economies....
30 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Government Website to Assist With Farm Bill Choices
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new online resource this week to help farmers across the country make important decisions on new Farm Bill created safety net programs....
29 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Government Announce Funding for Grain Research
CANADA - Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive $400,000 as part of a commitment to innovation under Growing Forward two, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and...
22 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
19 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On the 18 September The National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has...
Crop Industry News from United States National Farm Safety and Health Week Focuses on 'Protecting What Matters'
US - 'Safety Counts - Protecting What Matters' is this year’s theme for National Farm Safety and Health Week, which will be observed September 21-27, 2014. ...
16 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Registration for AFIA Equipment Manufacturers Conference
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Equipment Manufacturers Conference, 6-8 November, in Palm Springs, California. This year's theme is Feeding the...
15 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Safety Should be a Front Burner Issue
US - In honor of the United Nations’ 2014 International Year of Family Farming, this month National Farmers Union (NFU) is highlighting the importance of being proactive in the area of farm...
09 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Leader Terms COOL Reform 'Trojan Horse'
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson argues in a recent Politico op-ed that the opponents of Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL), having lost their battles on both the ideological...
Crop Industry News from United States Meat Exports Remain on a Strong Pace
US - US red meat exports slowed in July, the first time this year that year-over-year export volumes were lower for both beef and pork. But 2014 exports remain on a strong pace, according to...
08 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Sheep Groups Want Say in Idaho Grazing Row
US – American sheep industry bodies have filed an order requesting permission to participate in a court grazing dispute....
04 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Breeding Soundness Test for Better Lambing, Kidding Seasons
US - Breeding soundness exams for rams and bucks can take the guessing out of choosing fertile sires as fall breeding season is here, according to a Purdue Extension specialist....
Crop Industry News from United States Animal Alliance Releases Reports from 2014 Animal Rights Conferences
US - The Animal Agriculture Alliance today released a report that chronicles observations from the 33rd annual Animal Rights National Conference presented by The Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM)...
02 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Government Under Fire For Argentina FMD Free Decision
US – The cattle industry has attacked the US government for adding a region of Argentina to a foot and mouth disease (FMD) free list....
01 September 2014
Crop Industry News from United States MidWest Reports Light Lamb Supply
US – Limited numbers met good demand at the Midwest Exchange Regional Stockyards on Friday....
18 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Kinross Lamb Supply Knows Importance of Two-way Communication
SCOTLAND - Establishing good communication links in the lamb supply chain is the focus of a meeting to be held at Sir David Kinloch's Parks of Aldie Farm at Fossoway near Kinross....
12 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Veternarian Mobile App Being Adopted Nationwide
US - Launched in June, the mobile Certificate for Veterinary Inspection (CVI) application to allow veterinary practitioners to submit animal health certificates from the field is growing rapidly...
11 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Pork, Beef Exports Maintain Record Pace in June
US - Pork and beef exports remained strong in June, pushing export value for both products to a record first-half pace according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export...
Crop Industry News from United States Sheep Meat Imports to US Up in First Six Months
US – Sheep meat imports to the US lifted for the first half of the year following four years of subdued buying....
08 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Herbal Dewormer Shown Ineffective
US – A herbal dewormer on sale in the US has had its efficacy questioned after scientific trials concluded it was an ineffective product....
06 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States 'The Hill' Guest Opinion on Union Statement on COOL, Consumer Rights
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson continued the fight for America’s consumers, ranchers and farmers in a guest column in "The Hill" explaining why multinational meat...
04 August 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Farm Bureau Federation Disappointed by Failure of WTO Trade Talks
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation is disappointed that the World Trade Organization has failed to reach an agreement that would have sped the flow of goods through international borders....
31 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Shoppers Get There Opinions On Farming From Welfare Groups
US - A new consumer survey by Purdue University shows many consumers gain knowledge of livestock and poultry welfare from animal rights organisations. ...
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