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01 April 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Asian Protein Demand Driving Animal Feed Innovation
US - The increase in demand for meat and dairy products in the Asia Pacific region has led to a need for using the best possible technology and animal feed methods....
30 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Canada Remains Top Destination for High Value US Ag Exports
US - In 2014, Canada remained the top destination for US exports of high-value agricultural products, with a total of $17.2 billion....
24 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States FDA Drafts Farm Feed Guidelines
US – A period of public comment is now open on draft guidelines on farm animal feed, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced....
19 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States 97 Per Cent of All US Farms are Family-Owned
US - The US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that family-owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry....
13 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States North Dakotans Reminded of Role of Genetics in Beating Scrapie
US – Scrapie remains an issue in the US but efforts have “dramatically” reduced its prevalence over the last fifteen years....
12 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Cost of Gain Hugely Lower for US Lamb Feeders
US – What Colorado feedlots pay to feed lambs today is 40 per cent below the price paid in the fall of 2012....
11 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Consumers Seek Nutrition Benefits of Meat Products, New Research Shows
US - Americans value the nutrition and balance that meat and poultry products deliver in the diet according to the new research recently released by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and...
10 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States OIE and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reinforce Collaboration
US - The meetings with Dr Frieden, CDC Director, and senior staff representatives provided the opportunity to reaffirm several key topics of common interest in order to pursue and strengthen...
05 March 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in US Released
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its second progress report on its strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals....
27 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Economic Models Give Insights Into Global Sustainability Challenges
US - Combining global economics, geography, ecology and environmental sciences is essential to understanding how changes in trade and natural systems in one part of the world affect those in...
25 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Announces Funding for Research, Education, Extension
US - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced more than $160 million in funding for food and agriculture research, education and extension....
23 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Low Food Price Inflation to Meet Record US Meat Output
US - Lower energy prices, lower transportation costs, the appreciation of the US dollar, drought intensification in the West, and the Farm Bill implementation will affect the agricultural economy...
18 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Center for Food Integrity CEO to Discuss ‘Big Food’
US - Charlie Arnot, CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, will present, “Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate ‘Big Food.’” The presentation examines the relationship development and pattern...
17 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Opportunities and Barriers to Feeding the World’s Growing Population
US - "Feeding the World 2015” is an excellent vehicle for promoting critical dialogue about the implications of the tremendous increase in food demand and changing food patterns, a topic that...
13 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States NFU Praises Introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has praised the introduction of Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2015....
10 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States CME: Final US 2014 Meat Data Message Positive
US - The final data for US meat and poultry exports are in for 2014 and the message is still positive with export values up sharply and export volumes staying remarkably steady in light of much...
Crop Industry News from United States National Farmers Union Welcomes COOL Lawsuit Dismissal
US - The National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has praised the dismissal of the US District Court lawsuit on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), filed by the multinational meatpacking...
09 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Make Sure You're Meeting Flock Energy Requirements
US – Take note of the weather around lambing and feed accordingly, one North Dakota sheep specialist has advised....
Crop Industry News from United States Difficult Year For US Lamb Exports
US - Lamb exports for 2014 were back year on year after a "sluggish" last few weeks, according to US Meat Export Federation statistics. ...
05 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Invests $18 Million to Train New Farmers, Ranchers
US - The US Department of Agriculture's Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden (USDA) has announced more than $18 million in grants to educate, mentor, and enhance the sustainability of the next generation...
Crop Industry News from United States Could Genetically Engineered Animals Ease World Hunger?
US - Genetically engineered food animals could provide a sustainable means to feed a fast-growing world population, yet regulatory hurdles keep such animals off the market, according to an award-winning...
04 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Calls for Government to Help Pay For Bluetongue Vaccination
SPAIN – A body representing Spain’s cooperative movement has called on national and regional government budgets to assist in paying for Bluetongue vaccinations....
03 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States NFU: Agriculture Has Already Done Its Part to Reduce Deficit
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has commended President Obama’s 2015 Budget Proposal, noting its crucial investments for family farmers, ranchers, and rural America....
02 February 2015
Crop Industry News from United States CME: Appreciation of US Dollar a Key Issue for Livestock Companies
US - A key issue facing US livestock and poultry companies this year will be the appreciation of the US dollar....
21 January 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Farmers Back Obama on Climate Change
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson has applauded President Obama’s leadership on climate change, tax reform and reopening trade with Cuba, while encouraging the president...
Crop Industry News from United States Issues Stemming from January USDA Reports
US - The USDA's final estimates of 2014 US production and estimates of December 1, 2014 stocks released on January 12 revealed some potentially important issues for the corn and soybean markets,...
19 January 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Sales in US of Animal Health Products $7.5 Billion in 2013
US - Sales of animal health products for livestock and pets were similar in 2013 to the year before, according to new figures from the industry body....
14 January 2015
Crop Industry News from United States USDA Offers $18 Million to Support, Train New Farmers and Ranchers
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering more than $18 million in funding to help educate, mentor and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of farmers....
12 January 2015
Crop Industry News from United States US Meat Exports Break Another Record on Value
US - Meat export volumes were lower in November, with lamb losing momentum. ...
09 January 2015
Crop Industry News from United States Online Feed Manufacturing Course
US - The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the IGP Institute of the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University will host a distance education programme...
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