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USDA seeks input on revisions to beef grading standards PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 13:05

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking public input on possible revisions to the U.S. Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef to adjust for recent improvements and trends in animal raising and feeding. AMS is also seeking input on a review of beef instrument grading.

 
Speaker says public wants trust in animal welfare, not data PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Editor David Cooper   
Monday, 28 July 2014 01:37

David DaleyThe ag industry has reason to rely on science to find its solutions for production, but don’t expect the public to always trust that research.

 
Preconditioning maximizes calf health, well-being and value PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Hill   
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:22

Today’s tight cattle supplies and record-high prices have created a value in calves that has never been imagined before. Protecting this valuable asset through sound health management has never made more sense or been relatively more affordable than it is now.

 
Cargill to close Milwaukee beef harvest facility PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 July 2014 08:41

Cargill has announced it will close its Milwaukee, Wisconsin, beef harvest facility, which employs approximately 600 people, effective at the close of business, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

 
UNL study: Zilmax shows no health detriment effects on cattle health PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:13

The cattle feed additive Zilmax has no noticeable detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being, according to research by scientists from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS).

 
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