Crop insurance targeted for $18 Billion in cuts

As feared, the federally subsidized crop insurance program is on the chopping block again, based on the Obama administration’s 2017 budget proposal released Tuesday.


PEDv found in Oregon

Recently, Oregon State Veterinarian Dr. Brad LeaMaster confirmed Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on a farm in Clackamas County, Ore. The infected premise was quarantined and an epidemiological investigation is underway.


A better path forward

The pork industry’s experiences with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) gave producers, veterinarians and health officials valuable information on what to do – and what not to do – in the face of future disease outbreaks.


Consumer Trends: A menu for the year 2050

It’s human nature to want to know what’s going to happen, but the future is notoriously difficult to predict. While we await the jetpacks and apartments on the moon prognosticators foresaw decades ago, let’s ponder what we might be eating in the future.


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