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.
Profitability has been challenging the past 12 months. Better export expectations and sales have encouraged market prices higher, but plants have been operating at capacity pressuring market prices downward.
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.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved an additional $19.6 million in funding for more agricultural inspectors at land, air and seaports to prevent ASF and other foreign animal diseases from entering U.S. borders.
No one says managing weaned pig startups is easy. A newly weaned pig has its share of challenges: maternal separation, transportation, commingling, transitioning diet, vaccination and environmental changes.
As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and a growing number of states have legalized medical marijuana and industrial hemp production, who will meet the need?
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.