Recent Stories by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Oct 24, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory programs told members of the U.S. Animal Health Association on of his goals is to advance animal disease traceability. And he’s in good company,
Oct 23, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Livestock producers and veterinary leaders in government, industry and private practice wrestle with tough health issues at the U.S. Animal Health Association annual meeting, taking place through Wednesday this week.
Oct 21, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Stress is a factor in most professions, but particularly for veterinarians and especially for those just beginning their careers. Here's what to look for, and what to do about it, as the profession responds.
Oct 17, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The faces, names, cultures and nationalities are different, but farmers around the world are concerned about many of the same issues.
Jul 02, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
An initiative that would require egg-laying hens to be “cage-free” and that would prohibit the sale of pork and veal from animals raised in housing the state banned in 2008 was approved for the November ballot.
Jun 22, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), a leader in consumer engagement for food and agriculture, has selected Erin Fitzgerald from Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy as its next CEO.
Jun 21, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Pork producers and cattlemen were happy with the version of the Farm Bill that was approved by members of the House on Thursday, and urge quick action by the Senate.
Apr 02, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Depending on how long China’s tariff on pork continues, the negative impact on U.S. pig farmers could be significant.
Feb 13, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Fair Agricultural Reporting Method, or FARM Act, was introduced on Tuesday by Deb Fischer (R-Neb). It is being supported by other key Senators, including Pat Roberts (R-Kan).
Dec 21, 2017 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Center for Consumer Freedom alleges intentional dissemination of misleading information in fundraising materials from the Humane Society of the United States.