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Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for y... Read More

Turkey Countdown: Only a Few Days Left to Get Your Perfect Bird for Thanksgiving

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans consume approximately 46 million turkeys at Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation (NTF). With Thanksgiving earlier than normal, most people will have their Thanksgiving turkey... Read More

Antibiotic Stewardship: A Conscious Choice for U.S. Pig Farmers

DES MOINES, IOWA – Nov. 12, 2018 – America’s 60,000 pig farmers remain committed to using antibiotics responsibly as they take steps each day on doing what’s right for the health of people, pigs and the planet. In recognition of the 2018 U.S.... Read More

California Animal Activists Face Felony Charges after Chicken Theft

Back in September, six animal activists were arrested for stealing chickens from a poultry farm in Sonoma County, California. The industry website MeatingPlace.com says they now face felony burglary, theft, and trespassing charges. The six people ... Read More

Rural population growing again

The decline in the nation’s rural population first began in 2010, before reaching its lowest level in 2011-2012. Rural areas lost nearly 62,000 residents that year, alone. Since then it’s begun to reverse. The Economic Research Service at the ... Read More

Animal activists face felony charges after chicken theft

In September, six animal activists were arrested for stealing chickens from a poultry farm in Sonoma County, Calif. The industry website Meating Place Dot Com reported they now face felony burglary, theft, and trespassing charges. The six people a... Read More

A century of science at UNL experimental range in southern Sioux County

University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists conduct agricultural research at many locations in western Nebraska – the Panhandle Research and Extension Center plots; the Panhandle Research Feedlot; the High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney; and in fields bel... Read More

USMEF Strategic Planning Conference

  Dan Halstrom – CEO and President  talks about latest export numbers...   Dan Halstrom – CEO and President talks on issues of trade...   USMEF Chair Elect Kevin Jones talks on tariffs http://krvnam.strea... Read More

Africa swine fever virus detected in luggage from Shanghai

A highly contagious African swine fever virus has been detected in the luggage of a traveler from Shanghai at Tokyo's Haneda airport, the farm ministry said Friday. Pork filled dumplings brought by the traveler on Oct. 14 have tested positive for ... Read More

California makes cage-free hens a state law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California voters overwhelmingly approved a measure Tuesday requiring that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022. Proposition 12 also bans the sale of pork and veal in California from farm animals raise... Read More

AKSARBEN Stock Show Transitions to Junior Livestock Show Format

Grand Island, NE –The Aksarben Stock Show will transition to junior livestock show format in 2019. Under the junior show model, youth from nine to 19 years of age are eligible for the competition with no prerequisite of youth organization affiliat... Read More