A bipartisan bill is set for discussion in the North Carolina state legislature that would provide $25 million in federal CARES Act funding to help meat-processing plants add capacity and help independent producers.
Eighteen months after full implementation of the new VFD rules for medicated feeds, most veterinarians and other stakeholders have become familiar and comfortable with the process and compliance in routine practices.
When the FDA issued its final VFD rules back in 2015, they also released a draft guidance for industry offering answers to anticipated questions regarding application of the rules in common and unusual circumstances.
As the Great Plains see plunging temperatures this week, one meteorologist thinks crops in the core of the Corn Belt escaped major damage thanks to constant cloud cover. However, livestock producers may not be so lucky.
The weather is pressuring producers to take action as many of them are in the middle of calving season.
AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with Mike Finley, a rancher in Sully County, South Dakota.