NIAA WEEKLY BULLETIN
March 4, 2021
More news in ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
Colorado Cattlemen’s Association responds to the governor’s proclamation for “meatout” day Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is drawing fire after declaring a “meatout” day in Colorado asking Coloradans to eat only plant-based products that day.
MSU researchers receive $1 million grant Michigan State University researchers received a grant to create a network of researchers in animal science, computer science and engineering to improve computer vision systems for precision livestock farming.
Carbon footprint for UK pig farms drops significantly New research that reviews 20 years of emissions data in England, Scotland and Wales reveals a 40 percent decline in the carbon footprint of British pig farms.
Chicken farms, farm workers feel pandemic’s impacts Chicken production decreased by six percent and whole production values dropped five percent as the poultry industry navigated the pandemic.
Legislation introduced to expand local meat processing The Strengthening Local Processing Act will increase options for local livestock and poultry producers and assist smaller facilities as they adapt to COVID-19 and expand to meet consumer demand.
Is 2021 the year to take a closer look at net energy? Chad Pilcher, a swine nutritionist with Provimi, says 2021 may be the year the industry starts spending more time reviewing the opportunities a net energy formulation provides.
Fish vaccination: a vital tool to ensure sustainable aquaculture Pathogens in commercial aquaculture have made it necessary for farmers to use veterinary medicines to treat disease outbreaks, despite the increasing global perception of imprudent antimicrobial use.
OPPORTUNITIES in Animal Agriculture
American Boer Goat Association hiring Executive Director
The American Boer Goat Association (ABGA) is a founding member of the American Goat Federation. ABGA is a breed registry established in 1993 – a young organization with a lot of potential and a brand new state-of-art office building in San Angelo, Texas. ABGA is actively searching for applicants to fill their Executive Director position. The Association is seeking a dynamic and experienced business professional from the livestock industry. A tremendous opportunity exists to drive technological efficiencies and process improvements for a results oriented executive with a proven track record.
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Aspire Food Group Seeking Senior Animal Nutritionist
The Animal Nutritionist will spearhead a research program to improve the cricket feed, with an eye on improve the quality and quantity of the macro and micronutrients of the crickets while reducing overall costs. The role is within the R&D division and will report to the VP of Research & Development. This role will be an important component to our existing team and will position Aspire Food Group to address the massive market potential ahead. The position is located in Austin, TX.
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