Swine producers interested in evaluating alternatives to control odors, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide and dust transmissions from their operations can learn more at two Iowa State University workshops in March.
A group of Japanese lawmakers said Tuesday they believe most U.S.
companies process beef "perfectly" following an inspection tour of processing
plants in Kansas. But the farm minister said Japan will not lower its safety
standards for U.S. beef imports bec
On March 1, Intervet Inc. will launch a new text-messaging service that delivers market information to cattle feeders' cellphones. The service is called Intervet Cattle Business Messaging (ICBM). It will be provided to qualified Intervet customers, complim
Merial Igenity unveiled some new tools for the cattle industry this week in Denver. One is MultiMark. With it a single drop of blood or a hair sample can reveal three different DNA characteristics: meat tenderness; parentage; and coat color.
New antibiotics for pigs don't come around that often, and chemistry that is not used in human medicine is even more unusual. This makes Nuflor (florfenicol) for swine, by Schering-Plough Animal Health, particularly newsworthy.
Inadequate tenderness is one of the top three beef quality issues facing the cattle industry, according to the National Beef Quality Audit. In the past there were few options to control and guarantee tenderness, according to Jim Gibb, of MERIAL® IGENITY.