Adding seaweed to animal feed to reduce methane gas released into the atmosphere by ruminants' is a relatively new idea. Early laboratory research at IGFS has shown promising results using native Irish and UK seaweeds.
Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Professor at the University of California, Davis, gave a presentation, “Gene Editing Today and in the Future” during the Beef Improvement Federation Symposium June 24 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Agriculture can be a powerful part of the solution in reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. That's the message Frank Mitloehner, animal scientist and air quality expert, delivered at a lecture at Kansas State.
This year’s Production Animal Consultation Summit for aims to bring together leaders from all segments of the beef industry to engage with local, state and national leaders to understand issues and opportunities.
The U.S. calf-raising sector now has a program to help ensure optimal calf health and welfare via the Calf Care & Quality Assurance (CCQA) program, the first, collaborative educational tool that provides guidelines.
Estimated cattle industry losses due to COVID-19 will reach $13.6 billion, according to a study by ag economists conducted to assist USDA in determining how best to allocate CARES Act relief funds to cattle producers.