Employees’ mental health is a growing concern, further amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. If a person felt loneliness, isolation, anxiety or insecurity before, Coronavirus has only amplified these feelings for many.
A million thoughts raced through my mind. Are we putting our kids in danger? Is this the right decision? What will everyone think? I’ve never had those thoughts as we headed to a show before. But 2020 is different.
Heartbreaking. In one word, that’s how Kamryn Kreis, 18, describes the announcement that the Ohio State Fair had been canceled for 2020. This was not how her last year of showing pigs at state fair was supposed to go.
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated has closed the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. The $6.89-billion transaction brings over 166 years of legacy between the companies, said Jeff Simmons, president and CEO of Elanco.
Drought. Floods. Early frost. Heat waves. Everyone knows agricultural production is highly sensitive to changes in weather and climate. A new report takes a look at how agricultural systems are impacted by those changes.
For the first time in 106 years, the Kansas State Fair has canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, reversing an initial decision on June 30 to proceed with the state fair. Plans are in place for livestock shows to continue.
Even before COVID-19 threw a wrench into the workforce, agriculture was fighting a shortage of workers for U.S. farms. Here’s how two hog operations are managing their labor needs and retaining their best employees.
Rep. Jimmy Panetta and Rep. Billy Long introduced the Agricultural Fairs Rescue Act to help preserve agricultural fairs across the country and offset the devastating financial losses they have experienced.