In a joint letter sent last week to USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Alfred Almanza, NPPC, the American Sheep Industry Association, the National Milk Producers Federation and the National Turkey Federation raised a concern about USDA public announcements on other countries’ food safety systems.
In a world with a burgeoning demand for meat, milk and eggs, regulatory policies around the use of biotechnologies in agriculture need to be based on the safety and attributes of those foods rather than on the methods used to produce them, says a UC Davis animal scientist.
The Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC) is accepting enrollment into 4 available courses, SMEC 478A: Swine Production Management and Consultation, SMEC 478B: Swine Clinical Pharmacology and Treatment Management, SMEC 478C: Swine Emerging Diseases Diagnosis and Management, and SMEC 480: Swine Production Medicine Clinical Rotation.
Seeds of discontent are not sprouting on the U.S. agriculture landscape this year. Most farmers should navigate the remainder of 2015 without experiencing too many turbulent financial storms, one of the nation’s largest agriculture lenders predicted.