Katie James

Articles By Katie James

coyote-predator
Dec 09, 2019

EPA Revises Guidelines For Sodium Cyanide Use

The EPA announced a “more protective” decision on the use of sodium cyanide in M-44 devices to control wild predators, as part of a review process required by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
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Dec 09, 2019

Strong Chinese Demand Boosted U.S. Pork Exports in October

October pork exports increased 8.5% year-over-year to 225,376 mt while export value rose 10% to $592 million.
Hemp
Dec 05, 2019

Federal Agencies Clarify Banking Rules for Hemp-Related Businesses

Four federal agencies issued a statement clarifying the legal status of hemp growth and production and the relevant requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act for banks providing services to hemp-related businesses.
hogs_pigs (46)
Dec 05, 2019

Judge Prevents Enforcement Of Iowa ‘Ag-Gag’ Law

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction preventing Iowa officials from enforcing a law that would make it a crime for whistleblowers or undercover activists to take pictures or videos at farms and packing plants.
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Dec 03, 2019

USCA Wants Review of Marfrig Global Foods’ Purchase of National Beef

USCA has submitted a request to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for an investigation of Marfrig Global Foods’ “near-acquisition” of U.S.-based National Beef Packing Company.
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Dec 02, 2019

121,000 Pounds of Bacon and Turkey Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Blue Grass Quality Meats, of Erlanger, Ky., has recalled 121,083 pounds of pork bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Company News
Nov 27, 2019

Company News: BinMaster and EveryPig

News headlines from BinMaster and EveryPig.
UNL Cattle Snow Winter
Nov 26, 2019

New NCBA Webinar: Winter Supplementation for Your Herd

Available to watch on demand, Drs. Wickersham, Bailey and Drewnoski cover the importance of supplementing your herd when lower quality feedstuffs make up a majority of the animals diet specific to regions across the U.S.
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Nov 26, 2019

Texas Pork Producers Help Food Insecure Families

Center of the Plate is a non-profit that focuses on giving meat protein to families in need in the Dripping Springs, Texas, community.