More news in ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
Iowa Supreme Court brings back pig farmers’ right to farm- Iowa pork producers won a major victory last week after the Iowa Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision said the state may provide livestock producers immunity from nuisance lawsuits such as ones complaining about odor.
Methane-reduced beef trial in Sweden ‘sold out in less than a week’- A ‘unique pilot’ was launched at the end of last month at Coop Supermarkets in Sweden. From 30 June, methane-reduced beef was presented to Swedish customers under the LOME (‘Low on Methane’) brand.
Webinar symposium to discuss small tick causing big problems for cattle- The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is hosting a two-day webinar symposium to address concerns regarding the Asian Longhorned Tick and the pest’s possible impact on the U.S. cattle industry.
Drought pressures northwest Iowa producers- Several areas of northwest Iowa are suffering from extreme drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor released July 7.
Tyson Foods completes expansion at Mississippi plant- Tyson Foods completed a $90 million expansion to the poultry processing plant in Forest, Mississippi. This investment is part of the company’s commitment to meet the increasing demand for protein and deliver on its strategy of accelerating long-term growth.
Ukraine urgently needs dairy cows – There are fears in Ukraine that the country may lose 150,000 cows, a third of its national herd, if the war with Russia continues.
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