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2013-05-10 12:26:24

CLARION, Pa., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today recognized May as "Beef Month," highlighting the role Pennsylvania's $1.6 billion beef industry plays in the state's economy. "Governor Corbett declared May as Beef Month to pay tribute to Pennsylvania's beef industry, which provides quality, wholesome products to consumers," said Greig. "Enjoy beef from local farmers to support our economy and keep Pennsylvania growing." Greig toured Clarion...

2013-04-10 08:32:02

New tests slated to deliver fast, cost-effective diagnoses DURHAM, N.C., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD), a developer of rapid, on-farm diagnostics to improve animal health and productivity, announced today that it closed a $6 million tranche of Series B financing from Intersouth Partners, Novartis Venture Funds and private investors. Funds will be used to launch AAD's Qscout(TM) automated on-farm lab system and Qscout(TM) MLD rapid on-farm test...

2012-06-05 22:20:48

SHUANGCHENG, China, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Nestle (Euronext: NESTS) today held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Dairy Farming Institute, which will support the sustainable development and the accelerated modernization of the dairy industry in China. The groundbreaking follows an announcement Nestle made in January, in which the company committed to transform Shuangcheng, one of its largest fresh milk supply bases in China, into the country's benchmark for dairy farming...

2011-09-02 11:31:40

With citizens' groups seeking government regulation of foul-smelling ammonia emissions from large dairy farms, scientists today reported that adding natural plant extracts to cow feed can reduce levels of the gas by one-third while reducing the need to fortify cow feed with expensive protein supplements. They reported here at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). J. Mark Powell, Ph.D., described the results of three studies undertaken to...

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2011-06-10 05:50:00

A team of scientists at China's Agricultural University has genetically modified dairy cows to produce human breast milk, and hope to sell it in supermarkets within three years, SkyNews in Britain reported. The scientists genetically engineered 300 dairy cows to produce milk that contains nutrients such as lysozyme, a bacteria-fighting material that improves infants' immune systems early in life, found in human breast milk. The researchers introduced genes that express these human milk...

2011-03-23 14:00:00

ORANGE CITY, Iowa, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Van Beek, president and CEO of Van Beek Natural Science, announced that UterFlush, a nutraceutical uterine infusion product for beef and dairy cattle reproductive care, earned Honorable Mention for Top New Products for 2011 at the World Ag Expo, held February 8-10, 2011 in Tulare, California. Each year, a committee of industry professionals and dairymen review and choose those products they deem to be the newest, most innovative dairy...

2011-02-17 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18: FLYING COW Profile America -- Friday, February 18th. One of the stranger firsts in aviation history occurred on this date in 1930, as part of the Saint Louis International Air Exposition. A dairy cow, named "Elm Farm Ollie," became the first bovine passenger to fly in an...

2010-09-30 17:00:00

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals invalidates key portions of Ohio Dept. of Agriculture rule and protects consumers' and producers' rights to truthful information on organic product labels WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today ruled in favor of the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in a landmark case that would have prevented consumers in Ohio from knowing whether products on grocery store shelves were produced without...

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2010-09-03 14:17:26

Stephenville study compares conventional AI with embryo transfer By: Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife News Think you're uncomfortable in the extreme Texas summer heat? Try being an ovulating 1,200-pound mother cow. Studies have shown that heat-stressed dairy cows suffer from damage to their ovarian follicles. Moreover, the eggs produced by the damaged follicles may also be damaged, said Dr. Todd Bilby, Texas AgriLife Extension Service dairy specialist. Worse, after becoming heat-stressed, other...

2010-08-31 16:21:00

Government alleges cattle sold for human consumption contained illegal drug residues SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has filed a complaint for permanent injunction against Scenic View Dairy of Hamilton, Mich., its president, and three of its managers alleging that they sold dairy cows for human consumption that contained illegal drug residues in edible tissues. (Logo:...