U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
The world knows how quickly a virus can spread, as COVID-19 extends its tendrils throughout the globe. COVID-19 reminds U.S. livestock producers how critical it is to have a vaccine bank in advance of a FAD threat.
Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
Despite struggling for most of 2015, U.S. pork exports posted a strong finish during December, ending a tough year on a high note. December export volume was up 3 percent from 2014. For the year, U.S. pork and pork vari
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.
World food prices fell fractionally in November from the month before, as a sharp rise in sugar and vegetable oil values was largely offset by a fall in dairy, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
People have long assumed that poultry, with lower levels of saturated fatty acids compared with most red meats, would contribute less to cholesterol levels and other factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
USDA’s APHIS announced a sources sought notice that will be posted for 30 days to gather information from interested diagnostics manufacturers on their ability to supply test kits for three major livestock diseases.