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Examining the Role Postsecondary Education Plays in the Ag Workforce

Even though ag-related postsecondary enrollment was down, there were an increase in ag degrees awarded.

Winter Storm Disaster Assistance Available to Livestock Producers

As winter weather conditions rage across the country, USDA reminds livestock farmers affected by the winter storms that assistance is available. 

Misinformation During COVID-19: Caulfield to Speak at 2021 Virtual Summit

The author of bestselling book ‘Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?’ Timothy Caulfield is set to provide keynote at the Animal Agriculture Alliance's 2021 Virtual Stakeholders Summit.

Care Personally, Challenge Directly

Individual investment leads to whole farm success.

Get Ready to Step Up Sustainability Efforts This Year

While the pandemic is still a reality, the arrival of the vaccine has allowed other conversations to reignite. One of the most prominent animal ag-related conversations we foresee for this year is sustainability.

USDA’s WASDE Report Revealed Shock Factors for the Cattle Market

The USDA February WASDE report released Tuesday revealed expectations for higher beef production this year, a projection the agency says is driven by beefed up cattle slaughter and heavier weights.

Vilsack Returns to USDA With A Different Attitude

He’s the only USDA secretary that has served in one administration and has been asked to come back years later. For Tom Vilsack, it’s an opportunity he is looking forward to for many reasons.

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Vilsack Weighs In On Parallel Between COVID-19 and Animal Disease Outbreaks

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught the country anything, it’s that there is a tremendous amount of synergy between the circumstances of a pandemic involving humans and those involving animals.