Attend our new member virtual coffee May 6!

NIAA Executive Director, J.J. Jones, hosts a new member virtual coffee quarterly. Whether you and/or your organization are brand new to NIAA or it’s been a while since you’ve been active, this meet-up is great to ensure you are getting the full value of your NIAA membership. Learn more and register here!

USDA allocates $263 million for Avian Influenza response 

USDA announced that $263 million from the Commodity Credit Corporation will be transferred to APHIS to help fight the virus.


United States poultry industry in sustainability drive

Initiatives will not only seek to increase poultry production’s sustainability but will educate consumers on how sustainable poultry production really is.



Using EPDs to better your cattle herd – Building a better herd is crucial to improving the profitability of a cattle operation. One of the most effective ways to increase profit margins is to improve the genetics of the animal you are raising.

Maintain hoof health by avoiding frequent wet-dry cycles – Mud isn’t the only moisture-related enemy of hoof health—consider dewy pastures and frequent bathing, as well.

A new way to keep remote fish farms connected – R3-IoT has launched its new Connected Seafarm system. Designed specifically for the aquaculture industry, it aims to solve the challenges in digitizing remote aquaculture operations and sites.

Most prefer beef burgers over substitutes – While two-thirds of adults globally say they are concerned about climate change, most say they choose to eat beef burgers over the plant-based variety even when the alternative protein is presented as more eco-friendly.

USDA accepts 2 million acres in offers for its CRP program – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the USDA is accepting more than 2 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and landowners.

Milk prices bounce back double digits – The USDA released the March Dairy Products report. Total cheese production experienced an 8.3% increase over February 2022 production.


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OPPORTUNITIES in Animal Agriculture


Our 2022 Annual Conference was a success! Thank you to all of those that joined us both virtually and in person in Kansas City this year. We hope you enjoyed insights from the speakers and panelists. We found them incredibly valuable as we continue to examine how we produce protein for a food-insecure and uncertain world.

If you were unable to attend portions of Annual Conference, the recordings are available in our store and are complementary to participants.


Update Your Council Preferences

NIAA is updating the lists of council members. Whether you attend every council meeting or have never attended, please review our council list and check the boxes for each council you are interested in. To review the purpose of each council, please visit our website here.


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