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Judge Sides With White House on Packer Rules
Judge Sides With White House on Packer Rules Livestock | 12/30/2018

Appellate Judges with the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals have sided with the USDA on packer rules. The judges ruled the agency was not “arbitrary and capricious” in withdrawing an interim final rule that would have made it easier for...

China Feed Manufacturer Found With ASF Virus in Feed Supplies
China Feed Manufacturer Found With ASF Virus in Feed Supplies Livestock | 12/27/2018

Chinese officials have found the African Swine Fever Virus in some protein powders made from pork blood produced by a Chinese company.

Livestock Haulers Freed From ELD Requirements
Livestock Haulers Freed From ELD Requirements Livestock | 12/27/2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation officially suspended the requirement that livestock haulers use electronic logging devices (ELDs) in their trucks.

United States Cattle on Feed Up 2 Percent
United States Cattle on Feed Up 2 Percent Livestock | 12/21/2018

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on December 1, 2018. The inventory was 2 percent above December 1, 2017.

Livestock Antibiotic Use Down 33 Percent
Livestock Antibiotic Use Down 33 Percent Livestock | 12/20/2018

Antibiotics use in livestock dropped 33 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to data from the Food and Drug Administration.

Senate Unanimously Approves Thune Bill to Reauthorize Critical Drought Information Program
Senate Unanimously Approves Thune Bill to Reauthorize Critical Drought Information Program Livestock | 12/19/2018

Harvest samples from across the U.S. submitted to Alltech in 2018 show high levels of mycotoxins.

Harvest Analysis indicates high levels of mycotoxins across the U.S.
Harvest Analysis indicates high levels of mycotoxins across the U.S. Livestock | 12/18/2018

Harvest samples from across the U.S. submitted to Alltech in 2018 show high levels of mycotoxins.

Ag Groups Applaud Animal Health Provisions in 2018 Farm Bill
Ag Groups Applaud Animal Health Provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Livestock | 12/14/2018

The five-year bill includes $120 million in funding for the first four years of the legislation going to animal health and disease preparedness. At least $5 million a year will go directly to the National Animal Disease Preparedness Program.

From bitcoin to food traceability, blockchain technology sparks broad interest
From bitcoin to food traceability, blockchain technology sparks broad interest Livestock | 12/11/2018

What do pork and beef producers, food companies, and bankers have in common? Some of them are exploring how a relatively new way of keeping data, called blockchain, can help their businesses and industries.

U.S. Beef Exports Still Red-Hot; Pork Exports Slightly Below Year-Ago Level; Lamb Exports Trend Higher
U.S. Beef Exports Still Red-Hot; Pork Exports Slightly Below Year-Ago Level; Lamb Exports Trend Higher Livestock | 12/10/2018

U.S. beef exports remained on a record-shattering value pace in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). October pork exports trended seasonally higher compared to recent months but were still below...

U.S. Beef Gains New Market Access in Morocco
U.S. Beef Gains New Market Access in Morocco Livestock | 12/06/2018

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of U.S. beef and beef products into Morocco.

Activists Groups Target Kansas Law Protecting Livestock Owners Property Rights
Activists Groups Target Kansas Law Protecting Livestock Owners Property Rights Livestock | 12/06/2018

A coalition filed a lawsuit this week in Kansas challenging the state’s law that protects the property rights of livestock owners.