People involved in responding, or preparing teams to respond, to accidents involving animals will receive critical information on the proper protocols, training and equipment needed to manage these events.
Even though corn futures prices weakened after the June crop acreage report, using the iFarm price distribution tool there was still a 19% chance on July 9 that corn futures will be above $5 per bushel.
The House of Representatives has debuted their own Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act, which is similar to the Senate version and grants greater hours of service flexibility to livestock haulers.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.