In his State of the Rural Economy testimony before Congress this week, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue said USDA is working to develop a voluntary label for beef products that will conform to WTO regulations.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association calls for "accurate meat labels" and noted they have asked FSIS to use certain labeling claims to be used exclusively for cattle "born, raised and slaughtered" in the U.S.
Argentina's new government has informally lifted restrictions on beef exports imposed by the previous government in a bid to ensure reasonable prices at home, the secretary for agriculture, livestock and fisheries told
Despite the fact that Monsanto is being pursued by Bayer for a mega merger, the company announced it planned to spend $400 million to expand its research and development facility in Chesterfield, Mo., the St. Louis Post
It is no secret that beef slaughter weights have increased significantly in recent years - about 200 pounds on average since 1996 in fact. Several factors have influenced that trend, but mostly, cattle feeders hav
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. This wide variation in planting dates ex
In many cases some weeds germinated before the pre-emergent product was applied after planting. Most pre-emergent products need about ¬Ω to ¬æ inch of moisture to be activated once they are applied. Once this happen
Net Irrigate announced the launch of the CircleScout brand. CircleScout provides a unique design that eliminates the need for skilled installation labor associated with high-voltage pivot irrigation systems.