County and state fairs will be in full swing very soon, giving 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to show off another year of hard work. In addition to catching up with friends and competing in the show ring, fairs allow us to connect and engage with the general public.
DNA Genetics recently hosted 40 East Butler Public School students and teachers for a tour of the InSight Performance Center. The 5th and 6th grade students are taking part in an Agricultural learning program called "Ag
Coming to your town this year is the Chew On This Tour. Its a joint promotion from Elanco Animal Health, Greenfield, Ind., and Nutra Blend LLC, Neosho, Mo., with the mission "to spread the word about food safety and qu
A new study shows that if the European Union lifted the pigswill ban imposed following 2001s foot-and-mouth disease epidemic, and harnessed technologies developed in East Asian countries for ‘heat-treating our food w
At its annual meeting being held July 2-7 in Rome, the Codex Alimentarius Commission, which was established by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to promot
Thanksgiving is the quintessential America holiday – one that celebrates American traditions, family togetherness and gratitude for the unparalleled bounty of our great nation. As families across the country prepare f
Recently the National Research Council (NRC) published an important report entitled "Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability." The NRC is our nations pre-eminent research body and ha
Rabobank has published a new report on the global pork industry, looking at issues of supply, demand and pricing in key markets worldwide, particularly the issue of sourcing for markets affected by porcine epidemic diar
One of the top priorities to emerge from the recent Soy Industry Connections Workshop focused on the need to develop enhanced soybean products that help sustain and expand the U.S. poultry, livestock and aquaculture ind
One of the most significant long-term challenges in the feed and food animal production industries is to produce more food using fewer feed resources that is more sustainable and minimizes negative impacts on the enviro
“Sustainability” is more than just a buzzword to farmers and ranchers. The term has many different definitions, but to the animal agriculture community, it means respecting the land and conserving resources so we can pass profitable farms on to the next generation.