On the one-year anniversary of committing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the UN's Global Compact and the Science Based Targets initiative, Alltech has released its 2020 Sustainability Report.
For the first time in 106 years, the Kansas State Fair has canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, reversing an initial decision on June 30 to proceed with the state fair. Plans are in place for livestock shows to continue.
USDA seeks comments on a petition from a vaccine manufacturer seeking to produce a foot-and-mouth disease vaccine consisting of a modified non-infectious and non-transmissible strain of the virus on the U.S. mainland.
Cattle have an upper critical temperature 20 degrees cooler than humans. When humans are a little uncomfortable at 80 degrees and feel hot at 90 degrees, cattle may well be in the danger zone for extreme heat stress.
Early pregnancy testing provides a number of benefits, and can be conducted as early as 30 to 45 days after the end of the breeding season through ultrasound, rectal palpation or blood-based pregnancy tests.