Raw milk warning labels move forward in S.D.
As of Dec. 11, all raw milk sold to consumers in South Dakota will be required to carry a label warning consumers that unpasteurized milk can cause illness FULL STORY »
Future of dairy cattle genetics to be discussed Feb. 17-19
It will mark the first time in more than a decade that the entire dairy genetic community will gather to discuss the long-term future. FULL STORY »
Commentary: We love our smartphones, but what about smart food?
Technology is changing the way we do just about everything, and by all accounts we can’t get enough of it. Until we start talking about food technology, often referred to as biotechnology, and then our mindsets revert to the Dark Ages. FULL STORY »
Class III futures gained strength Monday
Class III futures found some support in yesterday’s session on the heels of Friday’s bullish Cold Storage report and an active spot cheese session. FULL STORY »
U.S. farm sector bracing to 'sober up' from boom in 2014
After more than six years of unprecedented boom in the U.S. farm economy driven by a government-backed drive for biofuels, record low interest rates and rising food exports, American grain farmers and their bankers are bracing for change. FULL STORY »
Perspective in data interpretation
At the NIAA conference on antibiotic resistance, Guy Loneragan, DVM, from Texas Tech University, summarizes a joint presentation he conducted with Morgan Scott, DVM, PhD, with Kansas State University. FULL STORY »
Zoetis, customers donate $1.2 million to FFA, AABP, AAEP programs
Students involved in agriculture rely on support from their teachers, mentors and the industry. For the fifth year, Zoetis has partnered with veterinarians, animal health suppliers and dealer customers to support youth through its Industry Support Program. FULL STORY »
Ag markets diverged at Monday's close
Corn futures closed higher on Monday. Gains in wheat and soybeans were supportive. Weekly export inspections came in at 30.2 million bushels - on the high side of expectations. FULL STORY »
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