April 22, 2021

Farm state senators defend meat on menus

by Beef 

TASTEE Act prohibits government from mandating Meatless Mondays or limiting meat for government employees.

Tyson announces support to U.S. CattleTrace

by Greg Henderson

A voluntary animal traceability system gained significant traction as Tyson Fresh Meats announces its support for U.S. CattleTrace.


USDA ends COVID food box program Through the program, USDA contractors delivered 157,152,030 boxes of fresh produce, milk, dairy and cooked meats through the food boxes.

China to set up regional control system China’s agriculture ministry issued a plan to divide country into five regions to be charged with greater responsibility to prevent and control African swine fever.

NPPC urges action from Congress on health security The National Pork Producers Council is urging Congress to take action on a trio of health security measures.

Shipping challenges leaving greater impact on dairy CoBank’s lead dairy economist says the industry has been disproportionately impacted by container shortages when compared with other ag commodities.

Study finds COVID-19 Cases at Meat processing plants causes $11 billion in economic damages A study by the University of California-Davis estimates 334,000 are attributable of packing plants.

Walmart flagged for failing cage-free chicken test in Latin America Retail giant Walmart is among the worst offenders in a new ranking of companies in Latin America that sell eggs from caged chickens.

Six keys to success for private sector climate and sustainability efforts in US agricultureEmerging leadership from the private sector has the potential to reshape our industry’s approach to conservation, spurring additional investment and accelerating environmental improvements at the farm and landscape levels.

Sustainability report points toward stewardship advances in animal agriculture In honor of June 22, the Animal Agriculture Alliance updated its “Sustainability Impact Report.”

Elanco Animal Health and Duck Unlimited announce partnership Elanco to invest $150,000 through 2023 to support grassland restoration.


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