The latest articles, information and analysis on profitable and sustainable livestock production practices using animal agriculture technology and methodologies designed to protect the environment, public health and promote animal welfare.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Oct. 18 announced the signing of a joint agency formal agreement under the Winning on Reducing Food Waste initiative.
The new reusable solutions will improve sustainability, safety, and savings.
October 19, 2018
Foster Farms, the largest poultry processor on the West Coast, announced Oct. 16 that it will be streamlining its internal processing operations with the help of Rehrig Pacific, a leading supply chain solutions provider.
Temporary orders are issued to 57 farms that will allow operations to keep pumping water until final permits are approved
October 11, 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) is taking steps to regulate how poultry farms on the state’s eastern shore are pumping groundwater for their operations, having recently issued orders to 57 farms.
Dr. Matthew Salois provides insight on antibiotics and sustainability
October 1, 2018
The American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) Chief Economist Matthew J. Salois, PhD, presented to the New York Academy of Sciences on Sept. 28 on the implications of raising animals without antibiotics.
Truterra Insights Engine will help farmers and food companies quantify sustainability progress and ROI in real time.
September 25, 2018
Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN announced on Sept. 24 its plan to roll out the Truterra Insights Engine, an interactive on-farm digital platform that will help farmers advance their stewardship goals and return-on-investment in real time, acre-by-acre and help food companies measure sustainability progress.