Purdue Study Reveals ManureMagic Success

Lizzy Schultz

DryLet, LLC recently announced the results of a Purdue University study that highlight the ability of ManureMagic to reduce deadly hydrogen sulfide gas and noxious odors generated in pig farming operations. The 42-Day study was conducted by Dr. Albert Heber in Purdue’s Department of Agriculture and Biological Engineering. The research tested the efficacy of ManureMagic in reducing hydrogen sulfide, as …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Biosecurity, Biotech, Research, Swine, University, Video

Common Ground Takes Families Out To Ranch

Lizzy Schultz

CommonGround has launched a new video on animal welfare, highlighting how ranchers care for their animals. The short piece features Colorado CommonGround volunteer and rancher Kelsey Pope and her mother, Cindy Frasier, and helps consumers that are actively looking for the story behind their food. The video shows Pope and her family out together working on their ranch. Together, Frasier …

Advocate, Ag Group, Animal Welfare, Ranches, Video

Smashing Stereotypes About Women In Farming

Lizzy Schultz

While an abundance of stereotypes have painted agriculture as a male-dominated industry in the public’s eye, livestock producers know that on a farm, it is your work ethic, not your gender, that makes you a valuable farmer, and four female pig farmers have stood up the smash the “boys game” stereotypes in a new video circulating the internet. The video, …

Ag Group, Farming, NPPC, Pork, Pork Checkoff, Social Media, Swine, Video

Novus Plans for the Future

Lizzy Schultz

Novus International is planning for a sustainable future, and Francois Fraudeau, President of Novus International, was on hand during the 2016 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) to discuss the company’s commitment to sustainability from both a business standpoint and as part of their mission to help producers feed the world. “Resources are coming to a point where there is …

Ag Group, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, sustainability, Video

Takin' A New Holland Ride at #BeefMeet

Jamie Johansen

Who wouldn’t love a job where you can jump in the cab of a tractor any day of the week. And you can tell Gary Wojcik, Mid-range Tractors Brand Marketing Manager for New Holland, loves his job. I jumped into the co-pilot seat during the New Holland tractor demo at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show so …

Agribusiness, Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Equipment, NCBA, New Holland, Video

Ralco Invests in Drug-Free Mill

Lizzy Schultz

Ralco Animal Nutrition announced the company’s recently remodeled mill in Marshall, MN will only manufacture non-medicated products. The 44-year-old company was founded on a principle of feeding livestock naturally, while emphasizing the necessity of understanding the important role medications and antibiotics play in treating sick animals. The company will continue to support producers that require medicated feed through another Ralco …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Nutrition, Pharmaceutical, Video

USPOULTRY Continues Series on Environment

Lizzy Schultz

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has released the fourth installment of their video series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The latest video will feature Meiring Poultry Farm of Ft. Recovery, Ohio one of USPOULTRY’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners. The 250 acre farm, owned and operated by Bill and Janet Knapke, offers four pullet houses …

Ag Group, environment, Poultry, US Poultry, Video

Video Debunks Myths About Antibiotic Use on Farms

Jamie Johansen

Antibiotic-free meat announcements seem to be popping up more and more. Most consumers don’t realize there aren’t actually antibiotics in the meat they regularly purchase at grocery stores and restaurants. The Center for Accountability in Science developed a new video explaining how “antibiotic-free” meat isn’t actually healthier for consumers and clearing up common misconceptions about antibiotic use in farm animals. …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Meat, Video

USPOULTRY Video Clarifies Poultry Packaging Labels

Jamie Johansen

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has released a new video that examines the various poultry packaging labels found in today’s grocery stores and supermarkets. The video provides some clarity about the labeling of fresh and frozen chicken and turkey products and also reassures that American poultry products are among the safest and healthiest foods anywhere in the world. Raised …

Ag Group, Food, Poultry, Video