World food prices rose to a near two-year high in January, driven by surges in sugar quotations and export prices for cereals and vegetable oils, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
The Food and Agriculture
New research continues to reinforce the importance of delivering high-quality colostrum to newborn calves to set them up for lifelong success. In his latest issue of Calf Notes, Dr. Jim Quigley discusses a study in Chin
Calves fed high levels of liquid nutrients in their first weeks of life are ahead of their limit-fed counterparts in many ways. But University of Florida assistant professor of animal science Emily Miller-Cushon says th
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
When veterinary students from around the country assembled at Ohio State University for the 2016 Food Animal Medicine Student Symposium, one of the initial sessions covered bovine pulmonary hypertension (BPH), also know
The fundamentals for keeping young dairy calves healthy haven't changed much for decades, according to North Carolina State University professor Geof Smith. But, he said, many dairies still struggle with calf heal
The first hours of a calf's life set the course of that calf's health for the remainder of its life. It's always critical to handle and feed colostrum properly, but because calves are under extra stres
A Florida agri-science teacher and the advisor of the school’s FFA club, was placed on administrative leave after school officials were told that he had students help him drown wild raccoons during class.
MSU Extension highlights key factors in managing newborn dairy calves during the first 24 hours of their life at upcoming meetings. The educational dairy program will be offered at 6 locations across the state during Ja