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Join us at the 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium, November 2-4, 2021 in Kansas City. Register now!

Room block closes October 12.

McDonald’s sets net zero carbon emissions goal by 2050

McDonald’s sets a new target to cut global greenhouse emissions to net zero by 2050.


New Vaccine candidate blocks spread of ASF

A new ASF vaccine is shown to protect European and Asian bred swine against strain of the virus.



NIAA Animal Identification and Information Systems council meeting – Join the council meeting on October 19 as we dive into how information systems contribute to value-added systems and consumer trust. Panelists include Coby Buck, AgriWebb; Brian Beckley, Merck Animal Health – Aqua (Biomark); and Angie Krieger, National Pork Board.

USDA launches loan guarantee to build capacity – Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans for another $100 million in funding to help expand meat processing capacity and the number of processors.

House ag committee to hear review on the state of livestock industry – Meat industry representatives will defend their operations and pricing before the full House Agriculture Committee.

Poultry farmers can use environmental commodities – The U.S. Senate passed a bill called Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA) which will help small farmers enter the “voluntary environmental credit market.”

How to prepare for supply chain disruptions – Use this checklist to stockpile essentials and be ready for supply chain disruptions in food and agriculture.

Changes for the food and agriculture input industry – Capstone Partners released a report showing an increase in food prices driven by supply chain disruptions, high feed costs and robust demand.

Leprino Foods building $870 million dairy facility in Texas – Construction of new facility expected to begin in June 2022 and will be completed in two phases by early 2026.

Scientists pioneer methods for culturing swine gut microbiomes –  Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station scientists have developed bacterial cultivation methods to isolate different bacteria in pigs to serve as probiotics.

Investing in aquatic food can fight malnutrition, lower food costs – Boosting global production of aquatic animal-based food sources by 15 million metric tons by 2030 would increase consumption while driving down prices by 26 percent.


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