USDA provides aid to 73,000 rural Californians impacted by drought PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:16

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.

American Junior Shorthorn Association elects new board PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 10:42

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 named Seedstock Producer of the Year PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:14

Schuler Red Angus

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.

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame Banquet to feature inspirational speaker PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 10:53

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 to incorporate Next Generation Genotyping technology PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 23 June 2014 12:56

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.

VaxLiant marks first anniversary of vaccine innovation as a joint venture PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 23 June 2014 11:37

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.



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