Livestock Farming News

Opinion: Six ways the meat on your plate is killing the planet

Phys.org - 14 hours ago
When we hear about the horrors of industrial livestock farming – the pollution, the waste, the miserable lives of billions of animals – it is hard not to feel a twinge ...and...

Major Beef Supplier Cargill to Exit US Cattle-Feeding Business

Agriculture.com - 9 hours ago
CHICAGO, April 26 (Reuters) - Cargill Inc said on Wednesday it will exit the business of feeding cattle to direct capital toward other investments, the latest transformation for the global commodity...

Uganda: Best Farming Practices Uganda Can Learn From Brazil

AllAfrica.com - 3 days ago
Practice: In Uganda, most small scale farmers practice mixed crop and livestock farming where they grow various types of crops and at the same time keep livestock on the same piece of land which may...

Farmer laid to rest following accident with livestock

Agriland - 14 hours ago
The funeral of a farmer in Co. Kilkenny, who died on Friday, April 21, following a farm accident earlier this month, has taken place today. Michael Walsh, who is believed to be in his 60s, was...

Livestock Farming vs Climate Change

Greater Kashmir - 5 days ago
Livestock is providing on an average 17% of food calories and more than a third of protein to human diets. Beyond food production for majority of people, it provides livelihood to millions of poor...

Command livestock model awaits Cabinet approval

Chronicle - 5 hours ago
“We have come up with a proposal document on Command livestock. This document will be presented to Cabinet on May 9, 2017 for approval. The paper articulates how the programme will be run and how...

Future farmers learn and compete at annual Central Piedmont Jr ...

Durham Herald Sun - 3 days ago
They told her not to name him, but she did and Kinley Haze and “Wilbert” formed a bond. Kinley, 16, is a sophomore at Orange High School. Six-month-old ...and...

New study shows livestock production can be part of solution to lowering carbon emissions

ABC Local - 22 hours ago
Professor Eckard said the findings showed livestock farmers could be carbon neutral and still be productive and profitable. "The fear that carbon neutral is something that can't be obtained...

Cattle Market's Bulls Have Issues

Agriculture.com - 5 days ago
Though it feels like live cattle futures were up $15 for the week, the actual increase was $2.00 for the June. The August was up $1.97. Cash cattle futures this week pushed to new highs for the year...

Farmers roundtable at the White House

Meat & Poultry (registration) - 13 hours ago
Task force members will use science to examine crop protection tools used by farmers and address livestock and year-round agricultural labor concerns. The group will also examine tax policies that...

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