Recent Stories by Sara Brown
Dec 14, 2018 by Sara Brown
The internet has fallen in love with Lil’ Bill, a 7.9-lb. premature calf under the care of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU-CVM).
Nov 21, 2018 by Sara Brown
As producers rush to complete BQA certification, cattle haulers should also take note—they will need certification in the BQA Transportation program by Jan. 1, 2020.
Nov 19, 2018 by Sara Brown
Iowa Pork Industry Center and the Iowa State University Extension swine specialists have developed a new workshop program to provide the latest research to prevent disease transmission.
Nov 16, 2018 by Sara Brown
Beef packers willl require Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification from fed cattle suppliers, starting Jan. 1, 2019. This is driven by beef retailers and consumers who want assurance about how cattle are raised.
Oct 29, 2018 by Sara Brown
While some cattlemen have already started weaning spring-calving herds, October and November are prime times for feeder cattle marketing decisions. What is your weaning strategy this year?
Oct 25, 2018 by Sara Brown
With more than 10 Chinese providences reporting cases of African Swine Fever, a new report says this event could change the balance in the global protein sector.
Oct 24, 2018 by Sara Brown
Japan has since tightened quarantine operations at airports and seaports, especially from those traveling from areas infected with the disease.
Oct 22, 2018 by Sara Brown
Improving animal welfare and employee safety—that’s the top two goals driving the creation of the industry’s first robotic cattle mover.
Oct 19, 2018 by Sara Brown
Construction of a large predatory animal sanctuary in Colorado has caught the attention of cattlemen and local residents, sparking concern and questions about land use, property rights and public and livestock safety.
Oct 09, 2018 by Sara Brown
An outbreak of classical swine fever (hog cholera) has been reported in a remote region of Brazil on Oct. 6. The Brazil agricultural ministry says the discovery will have no impact on hog health or pork exports.
Sep 26, 2018 by Sara Brown
The need for livestock protection increases as overseas disease threats continue to emerge.