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
One of the big draws of the Iowa Pork Congress is their dynamic trade show that draws in pork industry vendors to show off their latest technology, products and scientific advances. Here's a few that caught my eye.
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
Travel the country. Meet farmers from other states. Develop your leadership skills. Sound interesting? Consider applying for the Iowa Pork Leadership Academy or the Illinois Future Leaders Class of 2020-2021.
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