Throughout U.S. farm country tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are boosting costs for equipment and infrastructure and causing some farmers and agricultural firms to scrap purchases and expansion plans.
Cargill’s animal nutrition and health group will consist of three units: Cargill Animal Nutrition, combining feed, nutrition and pre-mix businesses; Cargill Aqua Nutrition; and the new Cargill Health Technologies.
Fears over the coronavirus have caused Cargill Inc. to ban all non-essential employee travel. Facebook has also cancelled its largest convention, but the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics say preparations continue.
This year's winner, Zack Talbert, presented “A New ‘Twist’ to a Currently Failing Fumigation Room.” Talbert, a third-year veterinary student, discussed how current fumigation rooms are failing in effectiveness.
Following the recent spread of ASF in Asia and western Europe, a team of researchers set out to measure the risk of ASF entering the United States through the smuggling of pork products in air passenger luggage.
Chinese state media on Monday praised a significant dialing back of trade tension with the United States, saying China had stood its ground and the two countries had huge potential for win-win business cooperation.
U.S. President Trump said last week he would reconsider joining the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, if it were a “substantially better” deal than the one offered to President Obama.