One lesson COVID-19 has taught our country is agriculture is essential. “We can't replace people getting up and doing the chores," says Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University.
Three of America’s leading livestock economists have released a new working paper that examines in-depth the dramatic impact the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on cattle, beef and pork markets this spring.
The NCBA board of directors adopted a new policy, brought forward by seven state cattlemen's associations, in support of U.S. CattleTrace and its mission of advancing disease traceability in the U.S. cattle industry.
Imagine this: A high school teacher in Union City, N.J., receives a call. He’s asked to lead a chapel service for the New York Giants the night before their 2011 Christmas Eve game against the New York Jets.
VSV does not normally kill affected animals, but it can cause economic losses for producers by preventing animal movement and impacting international trade. It has recently been found in several counties in Kansas.