Global commodities trader Cargill Inc on Tuesday reported a sharply higher adjusted quarterly profit led by strong results from its beef and turkey businesses and robust demand for North American grain and oilseed crops
A temporary drop in dry-matter intake and slowed growth often are assumed to be unavoidable consequences of weaning and/or moving calves or heifers. But Jim Lewis, Vita Plus dairy field service specialist, says these se
When the FDA issued its final VFD rules back in 2015, they also released a draft guidance for industry offering answers to anticipated questions regarding application of the rules in common and unusual circumstances.
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
We're all way too familiar with Murphy's Law: When anything can go wrong, it will. A corollary to that is Merton's Law: Anytime you mess with policy and markets, unintended consequences will always rea
Bloat in dairy calves can become very serious, very quickly. Aggressive feeding plans can lead to delayed abomasal emptying, increasing the risk for bloat. However, a focus on feeding volume and proper concentrations ca
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
Calves- they're not easy to raise and we don't get any payback for at least two years. They get sick easily and take abundant resources, especially time and money, to rear into productive contributors to the