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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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EVENTS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
- NAMI Animal Care & Handling Conference – Oct 14-15, Kansas City, MO
- NIAA Animal Identification and Information Systems Council Meeting – Oct 19
- NIAMRRE Fall Research Symposium – Oct 20
- ASDA Conference on Food Animal Agriculture – Oct 25-28, Itasca, IL
- Protein PACT 2021 Summit – Oct 28-29, San Antonio, TX
- NIAA’s 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium – Nov 2-4, Kansas City
- 2021 U.S. CattleTrace Annual Symposium – Nov 18-19, Wichita, KS
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