Minnesota producers are considering a new PRRS/PED proposal that will help them learn more about both diseases. It would be a voluntary program in cooperation with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
A decision by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller to halt the operation of spray boxes utilized to prevent to the spread of Cattle Fever Ticks is getting pushback from other government officials and cattlemen.
Ken Odde, former Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry (ASI) department head and current professor, was presented the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence Award.
"Cattle production is an essential part of our daily lives," writes TSCRA president Robert E. McKnight, Jr. "I am proud to be part of an industry that works to care for the people, livestock and land of this country."
People have long assumed that poultry, with lower levels of saturated fatty acids compared with most red meats, would contribute less to cholesterol levels and other factors associated with cardiovascular disease.