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South Korea Adopts New Poultry Import Policy

The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture has adopted a new regionalization policy that is good news for the U.S. poultry and egg industry. The new policy prevents a countrywide ban on U.S. exports to ... Read More

NCBA Hails Introduction of Bipartisan ACRE Act in U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (March 14, 2018) - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would prevent 200,000 farms and ranches from being regulated as if the... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement on Extension of Agriculture Exemption from ELD Mandate

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Tuesday applauded Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for her announcement of an additional 90-day extension of the agriculture exemption from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mand... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding 90-Day Waiver for Ag Haulers from Electronic Logging Device Mandate

LINCOLN, NEB. – “We are extremely pleased with the 90-day waiver for agriculture haulers from electronic logging device (ELD) regulations made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The current wavier, which was set to expire... Read More

Ag Haulers Get 90-Day Waiver From Hours of Service Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the agency has issued a 90-day waiver for agriculture haulers from hours of service regulations. This announcement follows a meeting Senator Fischer facil... Read More

Fly Management, Not Control, the Goal

There is no simple, one-trick fix when it comes to fly control. In fact, it's better to think in terms of fly management and IPM rather than control. IPM, or integrated pest management, is key because it allows producers to manage around resistance. ... Read More

Organic Livestock Rule Ended

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA has officially ended a rule on organic livestock and poultry practices that the Obama administration sought to implement at the tail end of the administration's tenure last year. The Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP)... Read More

Red Tape Officially Cut on Devastating Organic Livestock, Poultry Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of a finalized rule that withdraws a contro... Read More

AMPI cheesemakers defend title

NEW ULM, Minn.  — The cheesemakers of Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) defended their title with a Colby Jack winning best in its class at the World Championship Cheese Contest. An international panel of judges awarded a gold medal to the ... Read More

Imported guard dogs deployed as part of US wolf-sheep study

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal scientists are trying to decide if it's time to let the big dogs out. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around sheep and children but vicious when confron... Read More

What do cows think of daylight savings? 'Not receptive'

UNION BRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Fun bovine fact: Cows do not sleep in long, contiguous segments as do people and some other animals. "Cows sleep 10 to 15 minutes at a time," said dairy farmer Katie Dotterer-Pyle. Also, "Cow tipping is actually a myt... Read More