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Another loss to Australia's cattle industry to overturn US-controlled cattle genome patent - Research on cattle breeding in Australia could be stifled, following another failed attempt to block a controversial genome patent.
New animal science education center at Huntington University – The new Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center will provide opportunities to students of all ages.
Dairy processors push sustainability – Dairy companies are working to make sustainability an industry-wide priority.
Want To Know How Your Chicken Filet Was Raised? This Technology May Tell You – A consumer-facing platform is working to bridge the information gap from farm to fork. Through a QR code, consumers can track the food's journey.
Precision feed reduces environmental impact - The project, Feed-a-Gene, focused on improving feed conversion for pigs, poultry and rabbits in different production systems and reducing the environmental impact.
HAULS Act provides flexibility for transporting livestock - The Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act would accommodate the seasonal spikes in transportation of the food supply, by modernizing ag exemptions.
Effectiveness of swine barn air filters – Researchers are working on establishing the best method for detecting and extracting captured virus particles from swine barn filters to improve the control of disease.
Sonny Perdue discusses the challenges agriculture could face – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue joins 'Shop Talk Townhall' to discuss challenges that agriculture could face in the upcoming years.
IN Board of Animal Health to provide free RFID cattle tags - RFID tags are the standard for identifying cattle in Indiana, and the state BOAH is giving away free 840 tags to cattle producers while supplies last.
Ag remains a driver of economic well-being - Most rural Nebraskans believe that agriculture is a driver of economic well-being in their households and communities, according to the 2020 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Companies struggle to meet gestation stall commitments – From 2012 to 2015, companies made commitments to phase out gestation stalls. Now, missed deadlines and slowed progress show complexity of animal welfare issues.
Coronavirus Spreads to Mink Industry - Wisconsin agriculture officials have confirmed the first coronavirus outbreak at one of the state’s mink farms.