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Thursday, April 11, 2024
Kansas State University, US receives US$1 million grant to develop ASF vaccine
Kansas State University (K-State) in Kansas, US, has been awarded a US$1 million grant from the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) to spearhead the development of safe and swiftly deployable vaccines to combat the African ...
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Bird flu detected in Texas and Kansas, US dairy cattle milk
US officials have confirmed the presence of bird flu in milk in dairy cattle from Texas and Kansas, raising concerns about its potential impact on the livestock industry and food safety, PBS NewsHour reported.
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Bird flu detected in dairy cattle milk in Texas and Kansas, US
US officials confirmed that milk from dairy cattle in Texas and Kansas has tested positive for bird flu, raising concerns about the spread of the virus in livestock, Associated Press reported.
Monday, March 4, 2024
Wayne-Sanderson Farms invests US$43 million in new feed mill in Arkansas, US
Wayne-Sanderson Farms is constructing a state-of-the-art feed mill at the company's Danville Fresh Processing Complex, in Arkansas, US and it’s not just chicken feed.
Monday, March 4, 2024
Arkansas, US corn acres likely to drop this year
Corn acres in Arkansas, the United States, are expected to decline in 2024, according to an agriculture expert at the 2024 Arkansas County Production meeting recently held in Stuttgart, Arkansas.
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Tyson Foods, Cargill suspend operations at Kansas, US beef plants due to snowstorm
In response to a severe snowstorm, major United States meatpackers Tyson Foods and Cargill announced the temporary suspension of operations at beef plants in Kansas, impacting meat production and raising concerns over potential supply chain ...
Friday, January 5, 2024
Arkansas, US anticipates record soybean yields despite 2023 challenges
Soybean yields are poised to reach unprecedented heights in Arkansas, United States, with an estimated average of 53 bushels per acre, according to Jeremy Ross, soybean extension agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of ...
Monday, December 18, 2023
Arkansas, US denies financial assistance request for local poultry farmers
Wes Ward, the Agriculture Secretary for Arkansas, United States, has declined a request from State Senator Bryan King for financial assistance to farmers impacted by the abrupt closure of Cooks Venture, a poultry company, Arkansas Advocate ...
Friday, December 15, 2023
Cal-Maine Foods halts egg production in Kansas, US facility amid avian influenza outbreak
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc, a major United States producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs, has suspended production at one of its Kansas facilities following the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), Food Business News repor ...
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Kansas State University research aims to enhance swine gut health and reduce mortality rates
In response to a growing emphasis on enhancing gut health in newly weaned pigs to reduce mortality rates within the United States swine industry, a student at Kansas State University is investigating the inclusion of low acid-binding ingred ...
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Kansas State University awarded grant to enhance cattle vaccines against respiratory viruses
Kansas State University has secured a new grant aimed at advancing the development of enhanced vaccines designed to safeguard cattle against a range of bovine parainfluenza 3 virus (BPI3V) and bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) strains thr ...
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Kansas State University awarded grant to develop ASF vaccine solutions
Kansas State University has been granted funding to embark on a research initiative aimed at safeguarding global food supplies by developing vaccines to shield swine from infectious diseases, focusing on African swine fever (ASF), Farm Jour ...
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Aviagen contributes to poultry research facility at University of Arkansas, US
Aviagen® has made a significant contribution toward the development of a new Poultry Science Smart Farming Research Facility at the University of Arkansas (US) System Division of Agriculture.
Thursday, June 1, 2023
University of Arkansas unveils poultry science smart farming research facility
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture's Milo J. Shult Agricultural Research and Extension Centre has officially opened its Poultry Science Smart Farming Research Facility, designed to provide innovation in precision poul ...
Monday, May 22, 2023
US beef specialists to conduct webinars in Kansas during late-May, early-June
Kansas State University beef extension specialists plan to host a series of four producer-oriented webinars in late-May and early-June to address production challenges amid ongoing drought throughout Kansas, the United States.

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