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Sheep Industry News: United States

30 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Building Sustainable Agriculture
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable...
23 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Meat Production Responsible for Climate Change
US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock, according to a study published in Climactic Change....
21 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Lamb Slaughter Steady
US - Compared to last week slaughter lambs were steady to 5.00 lower and in instances 10.00-20.00 lower, according to the USDA’s Weekly Sheep Summary....
14 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States US Wool Trading at Standstill
US - Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was at a standstill last week according to the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service....
04 July 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Sheep Genome Sequenced
US - An international team of researchers has sequenced the sheep genome for the first time, providing insight into how the animal evolved and providing a valuable resource for future research....
Crop Industry News from United States Funding for Flock Expansion
US - A new opportunity for sheep producers looking to expand their flocks is now available through the National Livestock Producers Association’s (NLPA) Sheep and Goat Fund Committee....
30 June 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Researchers Develop Genetic Control for Blowfly
US - Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to control populations of the Australian sheep blowfly – a major livestock pest in Australia and New Zealand...
14 May 2014
Crop Industry News from United States Addressing World Hunger Issues
US – In many parts of the world where hunger is a major problem, goats are the primary livestock....
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