Latest News From Industry

What’s the Ideal Plant Population for Corn Silage?

Hitting the sweet spot for a corn silage optimal plant population rate might seem easy, but there are a few things to consider, as you fine tune the rate for your fields.

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Western Landowners Urge Trump to Sign ACE Act

The America's Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act advances several provisions that recognize and address the challenges ranchers face in managing land for livestock and wildlife.

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Farm Journal Field Days Harvest Edition: Succession Planning and More Live Oct. 20 at 8 a.m.

From the Do’s and Don’ts of Succession Planning to the Pro Farmer Harvest Report, Farm Journal Field Days Harvest Edition starts now.

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Industry Groups Call for Mandatory Labeling of Cell-Based and Cultured Meat Products

The North American Meat Institute and the Alliance for Meat, Poultry and Seafood Innovation call on the USDA for mandatory labeling and input on what the labeling should look like.

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Court upholds Proposition 12
Court Upholds California Proposition 12

Proposition 12, the 2018 ballot initiative that bans the sale of meat and eggs derived from producers that don’t meet California standards, was upheld by a panel of judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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USDA to Host Free Webinars on CME Specifications, Carcass Grading and Certification

The series of four webinars will feature guest speakers from three regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Training Centers, the CME group and the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

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JBS Parent Company Pleads Guilty to U.S. FCPA Violations, to Pay $256 Million Fine

Brazil's J&F Investimentos, parent company of the world's largest meatpacker JBS pleaded guilty to violations of the U.S. Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA) and agreed to pay $256 million in criminal fines.

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USDA Issues Draft Statement on Brucella Research in Large Animals Outdoors

Brucella suis is on the rise in feral swine populations in the U.S. USDA's APHIS is issuing a draft policy statement through the Federal Select Agent Program on research with Brucella species in outdoor settings.

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