Bank refutes claims of anti-ag bias and animal activist ties

The customer-owned bank accused of promoting an anti-livestock industry agenda and breaching its banking service obligations to red meat producers insists it is definitely not anti-farmer. Bank Australia also denies it has any special relationship with activist group Animals Australia, or that its policies have been unreasonably influenced by the contentious organisation’s recommendations and campaigns […]

Feeding fish and pond yields more protein with lower quality feed

Feeding fish and pond yields more protein with lower quality feed

Feeding both the fish and the pond yields more animal protein using a lower quality feed for the fish. The feed not only targets the fish but also the pond organisms that help break down waste and produce natural feed for the fish. This results in a higher fish production. These results were revealed in […]

Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups – Insider NJ

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Booker Reintroduces Bill to Reform Farm System With Expanded Support From Farm, Labor, Environment, Public Health, Faith Based and Animal Welfare Groups Legislation would crack down on monopolistic practices, invest billions in the transition to a more resilient food system, place a moratorium on large factory farms   WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today reintroduced legislation to create […]

Uncertainty looms over sacrificial animal sales, farmers fear losses

Uncertainty looms over sacrificial animal sales, farmers fear losses

Buyers and sellers crowd the Mahasthan cattle market in Bogura on Wednesday defying the government-set health guideline to curb the coronavirus spread. — Focus Bangla news Farmers fear huge losses due to growing uncertainties over the sale of cattle ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha with the authorities considering the maintenance of health rules a big challenge […]

Environment ministry urges proper management of animal waste on Eid-ul-Azha

Environment ministry urges proper management of animal waste on Eid-ul-Azha

The Environment, Forests and Climate Change Ministry has requested all government and non-government organisations and all concerned to take steps for proper management of animal waste on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The request was made at a virtual inter-ministerial meeting on sacrificial animal waste management held today with Environment, Forests and Climate Change Secretary Md […]

Technological advances in animal health can support young farmers with ecological practices

Technological advances in animal health can support young farmers with ecological practices

For many decades, policies for agriculture, research and development, education and training, and consumer demands have influenced the use of technology in farming as well as farm practices.  Roxane Feller is the Secretary-General of AnimalhealthEurope. Previously farmers looked to new technologies and other innovations as a way to reduce costs and increase farm efficiencies. That […]

Fears Aussie meat will flood UK due to lower animal welfare standards

Fears Aussie meat will flood UK due to lower animal welfare standards

FARMERS in the United Kingdom have expressed concerns about the pending free-trade agreement with Australia, claiming they struggle to compete with countries that don’t have the same high animal welfare and environmental standards. The UK-Australia FTA is in the final stages of negotiations, which would be the UK’s first post-Brexit trade deal that is not […]

Animal agriculture vital to the Valley

Animal agriculture vital to the Valley

April showers bring May flowers … and the wonderful smells of spring. In many areas of Ohio, Trumbull County included, it also brings some intense smells from animal agriculture. Even though we may not enjoy these smells, there is a benefit to all Ohioans from agriculture. Animal agriculture contributes nearly $8 billion to […]

Is Winona County’s animal unit cap killing business? | Post Bulletin

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Today, Byington is planning to leave Winona County and milk cows elsewhere. The reason: Winona County’s cap of 1,500 animal units per feedlot, or roughly 1,071 dairy cows. “That’s driving business out of this county,” he said. ALSO READ: After moving to Winona County in 2016, Byington said he’s stood by and watched as the […]