A U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot project may be bringing FDA inspectors to farms leading up to new antibiotic regulations going into effect Jan. 1 under new Veterinary Feed Directive rules....More
People will have plenty to say about Prestage Farms' plan to build a pork processing plant in Wright County, Iowa, and the county Supervisors introduced steps to maintain civility to those comments....More
The Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators honored Ralco with its Business and Industry Award at the group’s summer conference in St. Cloud July 7.
“The award recognizes businesses and organizations that have provided support, service and promotion of agricultural education in Minnesota,” says Tom Appel, MAAE executive director and professional development coordinator....More
U.S. pork exports have been bolstered this year by a strong performance in Central America. Promotional campaigns, connections with the region’s meat industry and a favorable economic climate have helped push exports to Central America well above year-ago levels....More
Because feral swine lack sweat glands, wallowing in mud and water is an instinctual behavior necessary for them to maintain a healthy body temperature. Unfortunately this behavior has cascading impacts, not only to water quality in individual streams, ponds and wetlands, but to entire watersheds and ecosystems....More
Virox brings its globally patented accelerated hydrogen peroxide disinfectant technology to the animal health sector with the Intervention Farm Animal Care Disinfectant Cleaner and Deodorizer product line...More