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Diesel Prices Jump 37% in 10 Weeks, Gas Prices Projected to Hit $6.20 by August

The White House is considering waiving U.S. gasoline environmental rules aimed at reducing summertime smog, hoping the waiver will combat rising pump prices, Reuters reported.

John Phipps: As Inflation Increases Costs for Consumers, Here's What is Often Overlooked

Inflation is hitting headlines after an unprecedented run of low inflation. It’s been 12 plus years since it managed to creep far above 2-2.5%. John Phipps explains what's being overlooked in the inflation discussion.

Omicron’s Effect on Food Demand and The Supply Chain

“I wouldn't be surprised as we put Omicron behind us that we're going to see a restaurant recovery in the summer. But right now the supermarket is still doing quite well on a historical basis," says Michael Swanson.

Ordinary to Outrageous: Top 10 Agricultural Seizures of 2021

It’s no surprise pork products made the U.S. CBP's Top 10 Agriculture Seizures of 2021 list more than once. Protecting animal ag is a high priority, especially as deadly swine viruses like ASF move closer to the U.S.

How to change the face of agriculture

It’s no wonder Michael Smith wasn’t comfortable with pursuing a career in agriculture when he started college at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo.

How to handle workplace burnout, mental health issues

Call it pandemic fatigue or just burnout: You could be losing motivation, experiencing emotional numbness, feel that almost all people drain your energy. Your productivity may drop even if your hours haven’t.

Reebok offers fresh produce with purchase of plant-based shoes

As plant-based diets become more trendier, is the next phase plant-based fashion?

Book review: Feeding the People (with potatoes)

Potatoes aren’t mentioned in the Bible but that omission didn’t hold back the popularity of the root vegetable when European explorers brought it back from the Americas.

#FarmON Concert featuring Lee Brice, Justin Moore, Martina McBride, Rodney Atkins and more.
#FarmON Concert is Tonight: Watch Live at 7 Central

Watch the #FarmON Concert benefiting the 4-H Fourward Fund with Lee Brice, Martina McBride, Justin Moore, Rodney Atkins and more. Watch a replay of the concert below.

United Apple Sales promotes Brett Baker, ups EverCrisp production 

United Apple Sales, Lyndonville, N.Y., has promoted Brett Baker to corporate vice president.

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US--Election 2020-Rural Democrats

2020 Democrats try to make inroads in rural America 2020 Democrats try to mak

Ron Lemaire, CPMA, president, said Vancouver delivered for the 93rd annual CPMA convention and trade show.
Vancouver raises the bar for CPMA

VANCOUVER — With sunny skies, snow-capped peaks and moderate temperatures, Vancouver exceeded expectations as a host city for the Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention and trade show.

Trump touts tax reform, bipartisan immigration plan

Touting success in securing tax reform and cutting regulations in his first year in office, President Trump vowed progress on infrastructure and immigration policy during his first State of the Union Address.

Tour de Fresh opens 2018 sponsorships

Tour de Fresh is gearing up for its fifth season with a goal of donating 50 or more salad bars to U.S. schools in 2018.

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Baldor refreshes Urban Roots brand, launches Veggie Side Kits

Baldor Specialty Foods plans to soon debut a vegetable side kits line under its Urban Roots brand.

Cornell Launches Vector-Borne Disease Center

Managing mosquito-borne viruses, such as West Nile, Dengue, Zika and tick-borne Lyme disease have been a challenge due to lack of resources, knowledge and trained expertise.

Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium

The 28th Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium will be held at the Best Western Gateway Grand, Gainesville, Florida on February 6 to February 8, 2017.

Best of BoVet: Grass Versus Grain

Student's questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems.

Best of BoVet: Feeding Cattle Corn

Student's questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Question 2: In your professional opinion, who is responsible for the trend to feed cattle corn?

Best of BoVet: Feeding Cattle Corn

Student's questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Question 8: Can feeding cattle corn be a sustainable process?

Scout for corn molds and ear rots this harvest season

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) has received several questions from southwest Iowa producers about corn mold this harvest season.

STAR-IDAZ: New international research consortium on animal health

Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage, impact on animal welfare and in some cases directly threaten human health. These diseases ignore borders. Livestock provides one third of huma

McDonald's completes sustainable-beef pilot project

Corporations want to tell their customers that their businesses, including their supply chains, are verifiably sustainable. McDonald's, for example, announced in 2014 its commitment to begin sourcing at least some

BVDV Symposium: Call for abstracts

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 7th BVDV Symposium to be held in Chicago, Ill on Dec. 6 - 7, 2016 has been extended to October 31, 2016.

Does efficiency equal sustainability? Part 2

Does efficiency translate directly to sustainability? That was the question subjected to debate during the recent Global Conference on Sustainable Beef.

Does efficiency equal sustainability? Part 1

After several years of discussion, "sustainability" in beef production still means different things to different people. To some, the pastoral image of small herds grazing extensive pastures with minimal inp

'Livestock friendly' designation appears to support farm numbers

We've all seen the process: As towns and suburbs swallow up farmland, the population of once-rural counties becomes less supportive of agriculture, resulting in regulatory barriers to farm expansion or creation of

ADM introduces customizable feed solutions platform

ADM Animal Nutrition announces alliance with ANCO Animal Nutrition to help livestock producers effectively combat nutritional stressors in grains and ensiled crops.

IIAD tests system for response disease outbreak

For animal health officials, producers and veterinarians, a timely, coordinated and effective response to a multi-state animal health emergency is imperative to supporting the continuity of business that food animal ind

Zinpro Corporation sponsors young scholar recognition program

Three young scientists receive awards and present research findings at WSASAS meeting.

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine names Hans Coetzee department head of anatomy and physiology

A former faculty member is returning to Kansas State University to lead the anatomy and physiology department in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Compound could reduce methane emissions from cattle

An international team of researchers have demonstrated that feeding a compound known as 3-nitrooxypropanol (3-NOP) could reduce ruminant methane emissions without any apparent negative effects.

New NARMS report: Progress on fighting resistance

The FDA recently released its 2014-2015 Retail Meat Interim Report, summarizing data from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). The report focuses specifically on salmonella, one of the most c

UW vet school scientists develop new model for Zika virus research

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have developed one of the first mouse models for the study of Zika virus.

The "three Ps" of silage management

Pack, pack and pack, says Andy Skidmore, DVM, PhD, a technical services specialist with Lallemand.

NAHMS begins preparing cow-calf study

The USDA's Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) regularly conducts major studies of livestock-production segments to track animal-health related trends and practices. During 2017, NAHMS will focus on the cow-ca

Penn faculty use case studies to teach One Health concepts

What can a scattering of dead pigeons mean for human health? Sometimes, a lot.

Grass Versus Grain: Question 12

Student&rsquo;s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Question #12: How do you think corn affects the price of cattle? Do you think this is having a greater impact on the health of Americans?

Grass Versus Grain: Question 11

Student&rsquo;s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Question #11: What changes in the U.S. do you think will have to be made for majority of cattle to be raised on pasture?

K-State and Texas Tech to collaborate on feedyard research

The two universities will conduct beef cattle production medicine research and training to address feedyard health challenges.

Grass Versus Grain: Question 10

Student&rsquo;s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Why do you think other countries do not primarily feed cattle corn? &nbsp;

Airborne transmission suspected in human M. bovis cases

Investigations into two human cases of Mycobacterium bovis infection resulting in tuberculosis (TB) in Nebraska indicate airborne transmission.

Grass Versus Grain: Question 9

Student&rsquo;s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems.

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Grass Versus Grain: Question 8

Student&rsquo;s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems. Question 8: Can feeding cattle corn be a sustainable process?

Grass Versus Grain: Question 7

Student&rsquo;s questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems.

Grass versus grain: Question 9

Student's questions reflect consumer concerns over beef production systems.

Treat calf scours early for best results

Diarrhea in neonatal calves is one of the leading causes of morbidity (sickness) and mortality (death) in North America and Europe and continues to be a major cause of economic loss to the beef cattle industry.

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DuPont Pioneer Introduces New Sorghum Hybrids for 2015

New products offer high yields, improved standability and key defensive traits.