‘It’s not the cow, its the how’: Vegetarian becomes beef’s champion

Why a long-time vegetarian, Nicolette Hahn Niman, became beef’s biggest champion.


The buy local boom of the pandemic bottoms out in 2021

How farmers are adjusting after an anomalous year and consumers return to grocery stores.


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USDA establishes dairy donation program – The USDA has announced the establishment of a $400 million Dairy Donation Program.

Reaction of poultry company customers to FSIS performance standards varied – Publication of USDA performance standards prompted some poultry company customers to refuse product from processing plants in Category 3.

Elanco convenes animal agriculture leaders in effort to sustainably combat hunger by 2030 – Industry leaders convene to discuss animal agriculture’s solution to the interconnected challenges of hunger and climate change at The Sustainable Solutions of Zero Hunger Forum.

Tyson Foods offers $10,000 prizes for vaccinated US chicken workers – Tyson Foods is offering US chicken plant workers a chance to win $10,000 once a week for the next five weeks if they receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory confirms anthrax case in Jackson County – State officials have confirmed a case of anthrax in livestock for the first time in 25 years.

Alternative proteins: should livestock producers worry? Jack Bobo shares his perspective on the future demand for cell-based and animal protein.

ASF vaccines: Is the waiting game almost over? – Although there’s no licensed commercial vaccine for African Swine Fever available, experts say they are encouraged by the process that’s been made in the last few years.

U.S. frozen beef exports to China growing – The U.S. has surpassed Australia as the top exporter of frozen beef to China.

Researchers unveil first 3D-bioprinted structured Wagyu-like cultured meat – Scientists from Osaka University have used stem cells isolated from Wagyu cattle to 3D-print a meat alternative containing muscle, fat, and blood vessels arranged to closely resemble conventional steaks.


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