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Ammonia and major global ag areas

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Weather

For those of you that follow my blog, you know that I try to bring to your attention articles that I come across that may or may not be interesting to read.  I read this article on Feedstuff's website and found it interesting.  I have not looked into the data so be a little speculative.  The article can be found...

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GAO urges more oversight of antibiotic use in food animals

By Meatingplace Editors The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is calling for the federal government to establish more specific guidelines and increase data collection on the use of medically important antibiotics in food animals. In a...

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Pink slime development

Does anyone remember the pink slime issue that occurred around 2011-2012?  I had completely forgotten about it.  However, I just read that the suit brought against American Broadcasting Companies Inc. (ABC) by Beef Products Inc. (BPI) will proceed to trial.  South Dakota circuit court Judge Cheryle Gering of the Union County Circuit Court in Elk Point, S.D., advanced a potential $5.7...

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Make sure to know what you are feeding

Every year a revised listing of the nutritional composition of feedstuffs is made available.  The new table is now available...

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Farmland prices slide in Illinois

Survey finds 5-14 percent decline last year Tom C. Doran AgriNews Publications Mar 27, 201...

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GAO: Gaps still exist in food animal antibiotic reporting

This article was on the Feedstuffs website (Jacqui Fatka). GAO says gaps it found in farm-...

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Another big meat processor invests in plant-based proteins

I find this to be an interesting concept for the protein based companies.  I originally found the article on MeatingPlace. Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf Foods announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Brynwood Partners VI L.P. to acquire Lightlife Foods, a leading manufacturer and brand of refrigerated plant-based protein foods in the United States, for $140 milli...

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