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CINCINNATI, Ohio (January 16, 2024) — Feedworks USA, Ltd., is thrilled to announce Benjamin Wenner, Ph.D., as its new product manager for Calmin, an OMRI-listed supplemental source of calcium and magnesium from Celtic Sea Minerals, Ltd. This newly created position is...
The poultry and egg production sector is bracing for a moderate impact in 2024, with nearly 20 million commercial poultry depopulated between November and December of the previous year. Brian Earnest, CoBank's lead economist for animal protein, noted that...
In the Midwest, we’ve historically had more than enough water for everyone. Agricultural, industrial, and residential uses have all developed more or less peacefully (at least in terms of access to water). This usually meant a laissez-faire approach to...
California is grappling with a severe bird flu outbreak in 2024, leading to significant egg shortages for the second consecutive year and causing price instability in stores. The California Poultry Federation has labeled this year as the state's most...
The federal government has paid Minnesota egg and poultry producers more than $135 million to offset losses caused by the worst avian influenza outbreak in U.S. history. The indemnity payments are meant to compensate for the birds that had to...
Herbrucks’s Poultry Ranch says it donated 2.2 million eggs to charities and nonprofits in Michigan and Pennsylvania in 2023. The poultry farm, which is based in Saranac, provided the eggs to dozens of local and regional charities and nonprofits in...
A cluster of chicken growers, previously linked to supplying Tyson Foods' Dexter facility in Missouri, has taken legal action against the corporation. The lawsuit, filed in late December with the Stoddard County Circuit Court, alleges Tyson concealed its intentions...
The annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will once again be held at the 2024 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. Sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the...
The rendering industry’s contributions to animal agriculture’s economic and environmental sustainability is vital, yet often overlooked when food and animal food production is discussed. The International Rendering Symposium, held in conjunction with the 2024 International Production & Processing Expo...
A consortium of 62 organizations has penned a letter to President Biden, expressing apprehensions over the USDA's sluggish progress in advancing rulemakings under the Packers and Stockyards Act (P&S). The signatories voiced concerns that the tardiness in these actions...
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