- Canadian beef industry making progress on 2020-24 National StrategyThe Canadian beef industry is making progress on the 2020-24 National Beef Strategy. The Strategy was designed to take advantage of the opportunities facing the industry while simultaneously addressing the challenges. The first two years of the strategy have been dominated by COVID restrictions, drought, and feed shortages.
- USDA Proposes Rule Requiring All Organic Poultry To Have Outdoor AccessThe United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Tuesday proposed a rule that would require all poultry, particularly egg-laying chickens, labeled as “organic” to have access to the outdoors.
- Changes To Livestock Antibiotics Coming Next YearThere are some changes coming to the availability of over-the-counter antibiotics that the livestock producer will want to familiarize themselves with soon in order to make sure they are properly prepared before the changes are implemented in 2023.
- Iowa Beef Center To Host Three Fencing And Grazing ClinicsContinued land competition, higher feed costs, and drought stressed forages are signaling Iowa cattlemen that it’s time to improve and fine-tune their grazing programs. Iowa Beef Center’s Fencing and Grazing Clinic has expanded to three Iowa locations this year to help meet that need with information and hands-on experience.
- Maine Livestock Producers Could Face Hay Shortage This Winter Due To DroughtAs Maine experiences its third consecutive year of drought, livestock farmers in the state are beginning to think differently about how they feed and care for their animals.