Oct 12 2023 https://www.science.org/conten...
This is really encouraging news. Research years in the making is showing some very promising potential in containing High Pathology Avian Influenza. To be sure, there are further years of research to come, but this news looks... more ›
Aug 9 2023
Heat stress is nothing to joke about, especially when considering animal transportation. For hogs, the larger the animal, the bigger the concern becomes. This is a great article providing some detailed information for best practices in hog transport, with... more ›
Jul 26 2023
Radical actions taken by those opposed to animal agriculture almost always lead to further distress and harm to the animals involved. This is especially true when transport is interrupted.Many instances of large livestock being let loose from confinements,... more ›
Mar 22 2023
Combining electric power with automatic operation, Monarch MK-V electric tractors are poised to start regular commercial production within weeks. To be sure, there is a long way to go for electric vehicles to gain a significant share of the general... more ›
Feb 20 2023
2022 was the worst year on record for losses due to High Pathology Avian Influenza, affecting farms in all but three states nationally, with almost 60 million birds culled to control the disease's spread. This article concisely summarizes where the industry... more ›
Nov 15 2022
Most folks wouldn't think of the Upper Midwest/Great Lakes region as being dry. And in relative terms, it isn't. But as in many things, the impact of events is all in the timing. Getting water to developing crops at the right time and under the right... more ›
Apr 26 2022
Slowly but surely the development of effective vaccines is wending its way through the creation process. A big hurdle was recently passed. https://www.nationalhogfarmer.
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Mar 23 2022
It is saddening to see the speed and extent of the spread of HPAI in the United States this season. https://www.agriculture.com/ne...
The impact ripples through the industries supporting poultry and egg producers as well, both up-/down-stream of actual... more ›