Almost 50 years ago, agriculture secretary Earl Butz rudely told farmers to “Get big or get out" and indeed today's dairy industry appears headed in that direction.
Dr. Mindy Brashears talks about the new swine slaughter inspection system that has been piloted at five pork processing plants and was developed over many years of research and evaluation.
Every generation likely faces the same fate but it's the children growing up in agriculture who seem to be enduring the most heat.
FDA seems a bit disingenuous in several places in its report on antibiotic sales.
Issues to be front and center for agriculture in the new year.
I have a lot of questions, but no solid answers.
The yearly scorecard grades, or rankings, are out and yes one should be more pleased to get an ‘F’ than an ‘A’ on this scorecard.
Cost and side effects are minimal and vaccines save lives.
When it comes to animal welfare, we're in the zero tolerance zone: one strike and you're out. There are no second strikes.
Are increased morbidity, mortality and carbon footprint an acceptable outcome?