|MORE NEWS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
Technology makes dairy farming more productive, sustainable – According to a study, U.S. dairy farmers are milking 930,000 fewer cows than in 2007 to produce the same amount of milk.
HPAI prevention requires ‘buckle-up’ mentality to biosecurity – The only option for poultry farms to prevent an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is 100% adherence to biosecurity rules.
Kansas State develops new test for cattle diseases – The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, a part of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has developed a new test for two major blood-borne diseases in cattle.
Iowa State University mines blood cell data to improve swine health – Iowa State University scientists are leading a new study to mine the intricate content of pigs’ blood cells to improve selection for disease resilience.
USDA provides nearly $800 million to help keep farmers farming – USDA announced that distressed borrowers with qualifying loans have already received nearly $800 million in assistance, as part of the $3.1 billion in assistance for distressed farm loan borrowers provided through Section 22006 of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
Axiota Animal Health, Resilient Biotics to co-develop BRD technology – Axiota Animal Health, a global animal health company based in Colorado, announced this week a development and licensing agreement with Resilient Biotics.
2022 U.S. CattleTrace symposium slated for Kansas City – The 2022 U.S. CattleTrace Symposium, will be held November 17 and 18 at the at the American Royal Center in Kansas City, MO.
Illinois announces $6 million capital grant program for meat sector – Governor JB Pritzker and the IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity recently announced a new $6 million capital grant program designed to strengthen the meat and poultry supply chain by helping independently owned meat processing companies in Illinois build capacity and create and retain jobs.
Meeting a ‘generational challenge’ – With the launch of the Center for Stewardship Agriculture and Food Security, the University of Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine is working ‘to make animal agriculture part of a solution to a more resilient, sustainable, and equitable future.’
Walmart, Kroger will not meet 2025 cage-free commitments – The grocery store chains announced they will not be able to supply 100% cage-free eggs by 2025, due to the lack of consumer purchases and supply chain issues. The companies made the original commitments in 2016.
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