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Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork branch of Tyson Foods, recently announced a collaboration with IdentiGEN allowing them to trace beef back to the animal of origin.

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There are many things on our checklist as we recover from the historic March floods and blizzards. As we move forward, producers need to know the basics of the Livestock Indemnity Program and how this program may provide financial assistance to help cover livestock losses. Below is a brief description of the Livestock Indemnity Program with the steps you need to take to make a claim with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA).

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Tariffs and trade deals took the spotlight during the Cattlemen’s College session on international beef trade at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association convention and trade show in New Orleans in January.

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The Trump administration wants to remove gray wolves from the protection of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), reigniting a legal and political debate that has lasted for decades.

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Note: This report was updated March 18, 2019.

Between Wednesday and Thursday, a late winter storm of hurricane-force winds, heavy snow and rain battered its way across the middle of the nation. From Colorado to Kentucky, thousands of people have been evacuated to escape flooding rivers or have been stranded in blizzards or flooding.

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The interagency battle between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration over cell-cultured meats grew somewhat clearer on Thursday.

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