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Company press release March 30, 2017 AgriLabs® has announced their plan to offer in excess of $10,000 of financial support to those affected by the recent tragedies caused by the wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. AgriLabs will donate $2,500 to each the Kansas Livestock Association, Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association and …

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—The American Animal Hospital Association revealed plans for a fresh, intimate veterinary conference during the AAHA Nashville 2017 Opening Session. In 2016, AAHA announced plans to transition to an accredited-only membership model. Connexity will be a more intimate, interactive learning experience with limited attendance to only 700 attendees from …

AAHA Accredited Members will now Enjoy Special Perks at the Inaugural VMX Event ORLANDO, FL — March 31, 2017 – The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) announced today it will be partnering with the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) to offer their members a unique experience at the Veterinary Meeting …

ALBANY, New York, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — ALBANY, New York, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The presence of a large number of companies has rendered the competitive landscape of the global smart agriculture market highly fragmented. The cumulative share of the top four players nearly 15.5% in …

By Luciana Magalhães and Paulo Trevisani The Wall Street Journal March 23, 2017 LAPA, Brazil—The government raced to protect a key industry, saying meatpackers accused of paying bribes to meat inspectors in a corruption scandal did so to get their products out faster, not to sell rancid meat here and …

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), testified today before the House Committee on Agriculture about dairy policy and its impact on potential provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill. Dykes said that IDFA’s top priority is to enhance …

By News Desk Food Safety News March 19, 2017 Almost 37 tons of Texas beef was recalled Sunday after sampling was positive for the rare E. coli O103. Waco-based H & B Packing Co., Inc. issued the recall for an estimated 73,742 pounds of boneless beef products that may be …

March 21, 2017 Reuters reports (Via AgriMarketing): China and the European Union curtailed meat imports from Brazil on Monday after police, in an anti-corruption probe criticized by the government as alarmist, accused inspectors in the world’s biggest exporter of beef and poultry of taking bribes to allow sales of rotten …

By Ashley Davenport Dairy Herd Management March 20, 2017 New rules for the use of antibiotics in livestock started in Jan. 2017 with the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), a new, stricter federal regulation. VFD comes from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says if a livestock farmer …

By Anna-Lisa Laca Milk Business March 21, 2017 Over the past six months, analysts have said prices should rebound and be significantly stronger in 2017 than they were in 2016. While that is still likely to be the case, some analysts are concerned with headwinds facing the milk price on …