Will Smith dethroned in latest Peterson Farm Bros. parody
The Peterson Farm Brothers took Will Smith’s nostalgic “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” theme from the city to the country in their latest parody. FULL STORY »
Farm bill and immigration reform action needed
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on Congress to pass legislation he says is crucial to American farmers. The USDA’s Bob Ellison has more FULL STORY »
Activists at the door
At the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholder Summit last week, the alliance’s president and CEO, Kay Johnson-Smith describes the theme of the summit, which focused on animal welfare, activists and consumer perceptions. FULL STORY »
Salma Hayek: Milk part of 'perfect' breakfast
For actress Salma Hayek, there’s little that is more important than starting the day with a healthy breakfast. And to meet the nutritional needs of her family, she turns to milk – the “perfect protein.” FULL STORY »
Environment’s role in pathogen populations
Sid Thakur, MVS, PhD, with the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, outlines his research into pathogen populations, and antimicrobial resistance, at different livestock-production stages. FULL STORY »
Potential for biotechnology in animal health
Allison Van Eenennaam, PhD, a geneticist with the University of California – Davis, discusses potential applications of genomics, gene editing and recombinant vaccines for protecting animal health and performance. FULL STORY »
Farmland values: Boom or bubble?
Low interest rates and record income per acre have driven farmland values much higher over the last decade. The increase has led to concerns of a repeat of the farm crisis of the 1980s. FULL STORY »
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- Conventional agriculture winning some, losing some in culture war
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- Monsanto opens search for 2014 "Farm Mom of the Year"
- School breakfasts celebrated from coast to coast
- California February 4a/4b prices new record highs
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