Genomic editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas9 offers tremendous potential for accelerating genetic progress, but a new ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) appears likely to stifle research and development.
With $600,000 from Michigan State University and the backing of the animal agriculture industry, the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture was born in 2015. Since then, funding has diversified and grown considerably.
Attacks against the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF) and the Organization of Competitive Markets (OCM) are called “desperate” and “coordinated,” says David Muraskin.
Saying its new guidance will emphasize prevention of food safety problems, the Food and Drug Administration has issued revised draft guidance on the control of Listeria monocytogenes in fresh produce and other ready-to-e
K-State researchers are placing casings containing accelerometers to measure the vibration of trailers that transport farm animals. They hope to learn more about how to reduce stress on animals during transportation.