Researchers at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in the Netherlands are looking at defining and measuring animals' emotional state – particularly pigs – and doing it non-invasively by looking at their faces.
Plan ahead for April 30 – National Arbor Day – plant a tree and gain the benefits that trees offer for livestock facilities – especially poultry facilities.
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While recruiting new people for your operation is important, spend some time to make sure the right people are on and stay with the job now. What are the top reasons good people leave?
Organizations, businesses, and producers worldwide continue to keep African Swine Fever (ASF) at the forefront of concerns that need to be monitored and responded to. In the United States, four of the top 21 wishes for the U.S. Pork Industry for 2021 addressed ASF.
For the first time, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025, are organized by chapters that reflect every life stage. The edition also emphasizes that it is never too early or too late to eat healthily.
In the January 2021 issue of WATT Global Media’s Egg Industry publication, their annual survey results were announced.
The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) recently reported that more than 100,000 farm animals perished in barn fires in 2020 – more than triple the number said for 2019. Since 2017, on-farm fires have taken the lives of 3.7 million farm animals in the U.S., with the vast majority of them egg-laying hens.
Sustainability has been the "word du jour" for some time. Still, it can have several meanings – depending on the industry – whether it's heavy manufacturing or agriculture – and then further defined by different agriculture sectors.