Katie James

Articles By Katie James

Company News
Jan 17, 2020

Company News: Alltech, D&D Ingredients & Four Star Veterinary Services

Australian wildfire relief effort launched; new websites for two industry partners.

autogenous vaccine 08
Jan 16, 2020

Canada Institutes New ASF Vaccine Research

This month, the VIDO-InterVac facility will begin work with the virus in its Containment Level 3-Agriculture facility in Saskatoon. It is the first non-government facility to work with the virus in Canada.

China trade
Jan 14, 2020

Chinese Pork Imports Up Almost 4-Fold From a Year Ago, Reuters Reports

In December, China’s pork imports rose almost four times from a year earlier, according to calculations by Reuters of customs data, as the country bought more pork ahead of the January Lunar New Year holiday.

Jan 14, 2020

2019 Ag Labor Study

What are farmers’ biggest labor challenges? Finding qualified workers tops the list, according to a 2019 Farm Journal survey of 2,100 farmers and ranchers.

Jan 10, 2020

Smithfield Foods Generates Renewable Natural Gas from Wastewater

Roughly 140,000 dekatherms of renewable natural gas per year will be transported through the partnership with Duke Energy from Smithfield to natural gas plants to be used to generate electricity for consumers.

Jan 07, 2020

Sows Undergo Changes In Structure Over Time, Research Suggests

Graduate student Melanie Trenhaile-Grannemann studied videos of sows at 17 different time points and found that angles of the knee and pastern change over time.

Dec 31, 2019

Biosecurity Recap: Top 10 Prevention Articles of 2019

With the threat of African swine fever across the globe, biosecurity is more important now than ever. Here’s a recap of our most-read biosecurity-focused articles from 2019.

Dec 30, 2019

2020 Livestock Market Outlook Roundup

The editors at AgWeb.com are looking at experts’ projections for commodities in 2020 to help you succeed in the coming year. Here’s a look at what analysts are expecting for the upcoming year in the protein segments.

Dec 30, 2019

2019 Rewind: Farm Journal’s PORK's Cover Articles

We're recapping this year's most important issues though a look back at the covers of Farm Journal’s PORK.