Merial to Expand IGENITY DNA Testing Partnership

Andy Vance

Merial is growing the partnership formed last year with Select Sires to co-market the IGENITY brand DNA test. Adding field consultant Ron Long to the Merial company as a liason between Merial and Select Sires field representatives, the company will offer training sessions, on-farm consultations, and customer meetings across Select Sires’ 10 regional cooperatives.

Agribusiness, Biotech, Dairy Business, Genetics, Production

AFBF Pushing for Ag Exclusion in Air Standards

Andy Vance

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to exclude agriculture from new air quality standards governing coarse dust particles. The Agency is revising national air quality standards for both coarse and fine dust particles, and the American Farm Bureau Federation is strongly encouraging adoption of the ag exclusion. Submitting comments on the proposed rule, AFBF cited the lack of scientific justification …

Agribusiness, Government, Membership, Production