The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the House committee will decide on new legislation this week giving authority on farm animal treatment to a new state panel.
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Following USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that his department is changing its approach to developing a national animal identification system, the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) has announced it will dedicate a portion of its annual meeting...
CINCINNATI—Kroger Co. is recalling two onion soup and dip mixes because of possible salmonella contamination.
As debate rages over whether laying hens should be kept in cages or allowed to go cage-free, efforts are underway to provide answers as to the true behavioral needs of hens.
The board of directors of McDonald’s has recommended that the company’s shareholders vote against a proposal to require that 5 percent of the eggs purchased for the chain’s restaurants in the United States be the cage-free variety.
It’s a horror story often heard within the agricultural community. Land next to a working farm is sold to non-farmers who move in from town and start complaining about the equipment...
A report by the National Research Council issued Tuesday found that genetically modified crops have increased profits for U.S. farmers while reducing the environmental damage caused by agriculture.
Come take a tour with Patti and Samantha as they push open the barn doors and separate fact from fiction while addressing some of the common misconceptions attached to egg carton labels.
Visit here for the latest updates, current news and upcoming meetings and events of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board.
The dairy industry in the United States has undergone significant structural change over the past eight years. Total milk cow operations have declined significantly...