The General Accounting Office contends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's progress in promulgating a new rule for genetically engineered crops has difficulties to overcome. Until a rule is finalized, USDA will continu
Farmers taking advantage of the new Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans might be able to buy the seed, but the European Union's (EU) lack of import approval could mean they have nowhere to sell the beans at harvest. So
A $2.1 million grant will help Iowa State University plant scientists to study how corn responds to environmental stress at the genetic level. The three-year grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation, could set
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
Pork Perspectives is a recurring column that provides business and leadership strategy tips from some of the pork industry’s finest. Meet Robbie Moody, head of U.S. pork marketing and business operations at Zoetis.
A new genome editing method is creating swine that remain in a pre-pubertal state, thus eliminating the need for surgical castration, according to a release from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR).
New research from Dr. Diego Diel and Dr. Scott Dee and sponsored by the Swine Health Information Center shows that specific feed additives have the potential to reduce viral contamination levels in feed.