On Friday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA is providing $9.7 million in emergency water assistance to 73,000 residents in 11 California counties experiencing the driest year on record.
The 2014 National Junior Shorthorn Show and Conference was held in Louisville, Kentucky, June 23 through June 28. Junior voting delegates took part in electing three members to the American Junior Shorthorn Association (AJSA) board of directors, with new and retiring board members electing new AJSA officers.
Schuler Red Angus of Bridgeport, Nebraska, was named the 2014 Seedstock Producer of the Year at the 46th annual Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Research Symposium and Convention held June 18-21, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Renowned speaker and author Scott Burrows will share his story of overcoming adversity and change at the sixth annual Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame induction banquet on Tuesday, July 29, in Westminster, Colorado.
Zoetis has entered into a multiyear service and development agreement with Eureka Genomics to gain unique access to Eureka Genomics’ proprietary Next Generation Genotyping (NGG) technology for its genetics business in cattle and sheep.
Even before VaxLiant was formed in 2013, its leaders had been working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a breakthrough foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine.