Former top hockey goalie Kris Westblom joins CBS Bio Platforms helping farmers transition to a new era  As farmers face-off against new challenges to raise livestock profitably and sustainably, they’ll have a new ally helping them shut-out top obstacles and...
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $167 million in 12 states to deploy broadband infrastructure (PDF, 360 KB) in rural areas without sufficient access to high-speed internet. "Generations ago, the...
Producer organizations and governments now have access to an animal disease mapping tool that enables rapid response to control spread. Farm Health FastMaps is a new tool developed by Farm Health Guardian, a biosecurity management software provider, that allows...
Partnership will create innovations in swine production efficiency PIC (Pig Improvement Company) is excited to announce it has made a strategic minority investment in SwineTech, a farm management solutions company. As part of the investment, PIC and SwineTech will develop...
Merck Animal Health has announced the release of a new podcast series called Driven By Prevention. The series will explore some of the swine industry’s biggest issues and trends, and address important topics including immunology, vaccinology, influenza and management...
Computer vision in crop analysis To feed billions of people, you need a lot of lands. It is impossible to cultivate it manually these days. At the same time, plant diseases and insect invasions often lead to crop failures. With...
15 companies with a significant presence in agriculture were included in Fortune magazine's 2020 listing of the 500 largest U.S. corporations. Those companies include (2020 $billion revenues...% change...2019 ranking): 51. Archer Daniel Midlands: $64...even...54 65. Merck: $48...3%...69 73. Tyson Foods: $43...2%...79 76. Nationwide: $42...(5%)...74 79....
What do a pig farm and a hospital have in common? More than you might think, according to Matthew Rooda. Surrounded by pigs his entire life, the native Iowan has seen firsthand the problems producers face with processes and...
Farming has always been the crucial backbone of a successful nation, especially one as large as the United States, and it’s also always been a field built through hard work, a careful eye, and the ability to adapt. It...
Source: Reuters Tiny slivers of ear tissue snipped from hours-old piglets offer valuable clues for the team at Best Genetics Group (BGG) as it strives to improve the genetics of China's hog herd to produce cheaper meat for the world's...
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