Dec 19

Dialogue at 2011 Presidents’ Club Translates to Article Addressing China’s Food Industry

Dialogue at 2011 Presidents’ Club Translates to Article Addressing China’s Food Industry

After several decades of rapid growth and prosperity, China will emerge as the world’s largest economy by 2020. With the challenge of feeding a population exceeding 1.2 billion, China is calling for greater quantities, higher quality and more variety of food products. According to agriculture business leaders, several economic factors are shaping China as a branded food industry.

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Dec 12

Increased Opposition to Antibiotics in Europe and the U.S.

Increased Opposition to Antibiotics in Europe and the U.S.

The Danish Parliament has ratified a new protocol for the use of antimicrobials in animal production.  In announcing the changes which also introduced new standards for welfare, the Minister for Food Agriculture and Fisheries Metti Gjerskov stated “the new rules provide an incentive to make sure that medicine is given only to individual animals in need of treatment and not to the entire herd as a matter of course” She added “this is a significant step in the further reduction of the use of antimicrobials in farming and is a very important part in the fight against antimicrobial resista

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Nov 05

U.S. Ingredient Prices – Prospects for Improvements

Categories: Ag Future, Agriculture
U.S. Ingredient Prices – Prospects for Improvements

According to data presented by Dr. Chris Hurt of Purdue University in a presentation at the United Egg Producers Convention in San Diego during mid-October, favorable prospects for improvement in the supply of corn and soybeans in 2013 should reduce production costs for livestock.

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Aug 31

Lesley Schmidt - Winner of our AgChat Agvocacy Scholarship

Categories: Ag Future, AgChat, Agriculture
Lesley Schmidt - Winner of our AgChat Agvocacy Scholarship AgChat Agvocacy Scholarship Winner - Lesley Schmidt

Lesley Schmidt winner of Alltech's Agvocacy 2.0 Scholarship

Lesley Schmidt winner of Alltech's Agvocacy 2.0 Scholarship

Congratulations to Lesley Schmidt, winner of our second AgChat Agvocacy 2.0 Scholarship. She is part of a fifth generation farm that raises crops and cattle and has recently become involved with Kansas Agri-Women, an organization that works to tell the truth about agriculture.

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