Livestock arrive for the Ekka as organizers step up biosecurity measures against foot-and-mouth disease

As foot-and-mouth disease fears loom over the Ekka, organizers and breeders say “very comprehensive” plans are in place to limit the risk. Cattle began arriving yesterday for the Stud Show, the largest annual stud show in the Southern Hemisphere. About 1,300 head of cattle are expected to attend the show, which runs from August 6-14. […]

Crop and Livestock Insurance Market 2022-2028 – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNJ–(SBWIRE)– 07/30/2022 – Latest research study published by HTF MI “Global Crop and Livestock Insurance Market” with 100+ pages analysis on business strategy taken up by key and emerging industry players and provides know-how on development market current, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market view and status. Understanding the segments helps to identify the importance […]

Ag-tech startup Verility closes $3.5M Series A funding round to further develop livestock fertility testing platform

INDIANAPOLIS — Verility Inc., led by co-founder and CEO Liane Hart, has closed a Series A funding worth $3.5 million. The round was led by Mountain Group Partners of Nashville, Tennessee, and includes an earlier investment from Purdue Foundry. Verility has created a global platform called Fertile-EyezMT which provides fertility testing products that enable breeders […]

Livestock Monitoring Market Expected to Reach USD 9.45 Billion by 2030; The milk harvest management segment is likely to dominate the market share

Brainy Insights Pvt. ltd. Growing number of poultry, dairy and swine farms globally is an opportunity factor for the growth of the livestock monitoring market. Newark, July 25 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to report published by The Brainy Insights, the global livestock monitoring market is expected to grow from USD 3.02 billion in […]

South-central farmers battle inflation and hay shortages

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) – Farming is not for the faint-hearted, especially in times of inflated economic prices and unprecedented labor shortages. On top of that, Alaska had another sun-fueled start to summer, with temperatures in south-central Alaska exceeding 80 degrees on a few occasions. While extreme weather conditions can cause uncertainty for farmers, owner of […]

Statement by Senator Cramer on Livestock Compensation Program Payment Adjustments

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) released the following statement on the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Livestock Compensation Program (LIP) payment adjustment: “The Livestock Compensation Program exists to help producers who have had higher than normal livestock deaths as a result of storms, such as the major blizzards that hit North Dakota this spring. […]

The livestock department sets up a disease investigation laboratory as part of the AMR resistance monitoring plan

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – July 20, 2022): The Department of Livestock and Dairy Development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has established a Disease Investigation Laboratory (DIL) in Peshawar with the aim of implementing a plan surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the animal health sector. “The Peshawar Disease Investigation Laboratory is established, designated and notified as […]

To Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms and Dead Zones, the United States Needs a National Agricultural Pollution Regulatory Strategy

Satellite photo of an algal bloom in western Lake Erie, July 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory Mid-summer is the time for predictions of the size of this year’s “dead zones” and algal blooms in major lakes and bays. Will the Gulf of Mexico dead zone be the size of New Jersey, or […]

The True Costs of Inflation in Small Town Texas

One Sunday a few months ago, Robert Rodriguez thought he’d try something new at R-BBQ, the restaurant he owns in Sabinal, on the southwest edge of the Texas Hill Country. Wholesale prices were increasing has been increasing since covid-19 pandemic began – and now a box of one hundred and eighty eggs, which cost about […]

Wild animal groups are blasting the process of reintroducing wolves to Colorado parks and wildlife

A group of wildlife advocates denounce Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s wolf reintroduction process, saying the intent of the voter-approved proposal has been “lost or undermined.” Since voters approved Proposition 114 in November 2020 directing the state to develop a plan and reintroduce wolves to the Western Slope by the end of 2023, CPW has held […]

Europe Agricultural Drones Market By Type, By Components,

Definition and overview of the agricultural drones market A drone is a gliding humanoid that can be controlled manually or autonomously by software-controlled flight plans in its on-board systems, which interconnect with built-in sensors and a navigation system (GPS). These are usually referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems. These are […]

How Texoma Drought Could Affect Your Next Meal

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) – Texoma Counties is at a D1 level drought, which is a moderate drought severe enough to damage crops, reduce hay production and affect livestock producers. On Thursday, the majority of Texoma entered a D1 drought, leaving many farmers and ranchers worried about the future of their crops and livestock. News 12 […]

Farmers Diversify and Grow with Value-Added Agriculture – Farmville

Consumers are increasingly demanding locally produced agricultural products, and farmers are better positioned to meet that need with a little help from friends at the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture, Innovation and Rural Sustainability. Whether moving from an on-farm stand to an on-farm store or directly marketing locally grown and processed meats, the nonprofit Cooperative Development […]

MSU College of Agriculture Receives State Funding for Greenhouse Facility Update

With the passage of higher education spending by the Michigan Legislature, Michigan State University will receive $53 million in state funding to upgrade the university’s dairy and greenhouse facilities. Governor Gretchen Whitmer has yet to sign the bill, which contains annual state operational support to the state’s public universities, including MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension. […]

FAO and OECD publish meat outlook for 2022-2031

New FAO and OECD publish meat outlook for 2022-2031 July 11, 2022 Per capita beef consumption expected to drop 2% by 2031 FAO and OECD have released their Agriculture Outlook 2022-2031 report, highlighting consumption forecasts for the next decade. In terms of consumption, the FAO/OECD said the shift in meat consumption from catering to home […]

Nebraska to Provide Grants to Help Meat Processors | Cattle

Cattle ranchers and meat processors in Nebraska continue to work diligently to strengthen the nation’s food supply. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture will award approximately $9.8 million in Independent Processor Assistance Program grants to support projects designed to improve and/or expand Nebraska’s meat processing capabilities. The money was directed to this program through Governor Pete […]

Mendip District Council offers free farming webinars

MENDIP District Council is working in partnership with an independent farmer-led company to help landowners in Somerset tackle climate change. The Farm Carbon Toolkit will offer a series of free agricultural webinars throughout the summer on how to measure, understand and act on greenhouse gas emissions. Cllr Tom Ronan, Climate Change Portfolio Holder, said: “We […]

News in brief

North Carolina gasoline spill regulations approved CHARLOTTE, NC — A North Carolina judge signed a previously announced settlement between state environmental regulators and Colonial Pipeline over a 2020 gasoline spill at a nature preserve that turned out to be larger than the company originally described. On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Kimberly Best approved the consent […]

CDFW News | CDFW awards first funds from Skilled Grower Grant Program

CDFW awards first funds from Skilled Grower Grant Program The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), through its Cannabis Restoration Grant Program (CRGP), has awarded over $1.7 million through its Qualified Cultivator Grant Program. These grants are intended to help cannabis growers obtain their annual license and promote sustainable growing practices, which may include […]

Sysco accuses four biggest beef processors of price fixing – Indianapolis Business Journal

The country’s largest food retailer has joined other companies in accusing the four biggest meat processors of working together to inflate beef prices. Sysco recently filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing Tyson Foods, JBS, Cargill and National Beef of price fixing. The lawsuit said these companies conspired to suppress the number of cattle slaughtered […]

A grizzly bear attacks local livestock

ELMIRA — A grizzly bear that recently attacked livestock in Elmira is “most likely” the same bear that mauled livestock in Boundary County this spring, Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials said . If it’s the same bear, once caught it will be euthanized, Idaho fish and game conservation officer Jeremy Gaffield told the […]

Beef prices continue to rise

(The Center Square) – Food prices continue to rise led by the price of beef. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the price of ground beef is up 36% over last year. Supply chain problems, linked in part to inflation, increased government spending and the war in Ukraine, are blamed. Devin Bollman of the […]

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Beef producers are still third in value share

“Looking at this shift, which started towards the end of 2014 and continued through 2015 and 2016, we saw an expansion of the cow herd,” she explained. “More cows were supporting a greater supply of calves, supply and demand changed, and packers were able to be less aggressive in buying and suppress the price.” Stewart […]

The government will work with the cooperative movement

The government intends to work with the cooperative movement to increase its growth and prosperity. Minister of State for Foreign Trade and Business Sandra Husbands made the pledge on Saturday as she addressed the A village-a-fairat Church Village Green, Central Bank, Church Village, St Michael, to observe the International Day of Cooperatives. The husbands said, […]

4-H members buy livestock for sale

The Cascade County 4-H Livestock and Show event takes place at the Montana ExpoPark July 8-9. 4-H members at many clubs across the county groom their cattle for sale in the market, but also for showmanship accolades in the ring. Hudson Rohrer is a member of the Circle S 4-h Beef club and praises his […]

Soluna raises $35 million in the spring

This announcement brings Soluna’s total funding for co-located data centers with renewable energy assets to $100 million; double the workforce. ALBANY, NY, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire – Soluna Holdings, Inc. (“SHI” or the “Company”), (SLNH), the parent company of Soluna Computing, Inc. (“SCI”) , secured $35 million in project funding to […]

A date with a “little and pretty” cow, a two-humped camel and other people – Diary

KARACHI: After another dazzling late night, it’s yet another morning at the city’s biggest cattle market at Sohrab Goth. The animals were resting, some nibbling and chewing food while others were cooling off. Mind you, this was no ordinary refreshment. Pet sitters and sitters lathered them up using body wash and shampoo to keep their […]