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FAO Provides Emergency Aid to Combat Hunger in North-east Nigeria

2017-06-22 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

NIGERIA - Seeds and fertilizer for more than one million people are being distributed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in north-eastern Nigeria for the planting season that begins this month.

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Food Evolution could change public sentiments about GMOs

2017-06-22 00:09:21| Beef

A new documentary could finally alleviate consumer concerns about GMOs and allow modern food scientists to fully utilize this advancement to feed a hungry planet.

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Farmers Union Makes Rural Voices Heard on Healthcare

2017-06-21 22:25:29| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2017 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202-554-1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON As Senate Republicans rush to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) before the Fourth of July recess, National Farmers Union (NFU) continues to urge Congress to consider the needs of rural Americans in health care reform. Today, NFU President Roger Johnson […]

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Metaphylaxis for managing health

2017-06-21 21:11:30| Beef

Managing bovine respiratory disease is critical to keeping cattle healthy and protecting your clients investment. Help them consider how metaphylaxis can be used effectively in their business.

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NFU Requests Emergency Release of CRP Land Amid Drought Conditions

2017-06-21 21:00:19| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2017 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202-554-1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON In response to persistent drought conditions in the Upper Great Plains, NFU President Roger Johnson joined North Dakota Farmers Union, South Dakota Farmers Union, Minnesota Farmers Union, and Montana Farmers Union to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to release Conservation […]

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Demonstrating a passion to end hunger

2017-06-21 19:11:34| National Hog Farmer

Smithfield Foods and Food Research & Action Center launch Rally Against Rural Hunger initiative.

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JBS puts Five Rivers feedyards on the block

2017-06-21 17:12:45| Beef

JBS S.A. to sell its Five Rivers Cattle Feeding operations in an effort to right its financial ship.

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OIE to establish U.S. office in College Station, Texas

2017-06-21 17:10:00| National Hog Farmer

OIE U.S. office to open in October at the Institute for Infectious Animal Disease

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Understand science for most efficient pig cooling

2017-06-21 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

As summer continues to ramp up and the negative economic impacts of heat stress well established, this is a perfect opportunity to dive into why we use current cooling systems and what can be checked to improve cooling.

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Pork needs a new trend; industry looking for wow

2017-06-21 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Pork industry needs to get out in front of the next food trend, rather than chasing an existing trend.

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