Drover's News

The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine this week issued a final rule, “New Animal Drugs; Updating Tolerances for Residues of New Animal Drugs in Food.” The final rule standardizes and clarifie

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Monovet 90, manufactured by Huvepharma EOOD, the first generic monensin for use in cattle and goats.In its approval notice, the FDA notes that Monens

Dale Grotelueschen, DVM, MS, retires this week, following a distinguished career serving the beef cattle industry. Since 2003, Grotelueschen has served as director of the University of Nebraska’s Gr

The PEW Charitable Trusts, long involved in public health and antibiotics policy, encourages the FDA to follow through with its plans to adopt a “biomass method” for measuring and analyzing antibi

Poultry’s status as a presumed “healthier” meat could be coming to an end. People have long assumed that poultry, with lower levels of saturated fatty acids compared with most red meats, would c

In recent months, APHIS has revised the Animal Disease Traceability program standards for approving new tags entering the market, with the following goals:Assure that quality devices are approved. Es

The following commentary does not necessarily reflect the views of AgWeb or Farm Journal. The opinions expressed below are the author's own.This week, the Council for Agricultural Science and Technolo

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing the availability of $1 million in cooperative agreement funding to support animal disease traceability (ADT) and electronic

The JBS Global Food Innovation Center In Honor of Gary & Kay Smith officially opened on the Colorado State University campus Tuesday, April 9, when JBS USA CEO Andre Nogueira cut the ribbon on the $20

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner this week announced that emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres is authorized for all Nebraska counties, due

By: Amy Timmerman – Extension Educator and Jim Jansen – Extension EducatorThere are many things on our checklist as we recover from these historic floods and blizzards from the past several day. 

The following commentary does not necessarily reflect the views of AgWeb or Farm Journal. The opinions expressed below are the author's own. Once more, an extensive life cycle analysis (LCA) of the U

A fuller picture is emerging of the environmental footprint of beef in the United States. An Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-led team has completed a comprehensive life-cycle analysis quantifying

 More than 20 years ago, a company called AquaBounty Technologies developed the AquAdvantage salmon, a genetically modified variety of Atlantic salmon with a single gene from a Chinook salmon splic

Several livestock-industry groups encourage stakeholders to join in a petition and submit comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for

The following commentary does not necessarily reflect the views of AgWeb or Farm Journal. The opinions expressed below are the author's own.Zoonotic diseases, such as campylobacteriosis and salmonello

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), John Barrasso (R-WY), and Doug Jones (D-AL) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to increase wildlife managers’ ability to keep wildlife healthy.“Transmis

Cows and bulls searching for “moo love” now have a mobile app to help their breeders.A U.K. farming startup introduced a Tinder-style app, called Tudder, that lets farmers find breeding matches by

A proposed set of legislative goals released by a pair of Democratic freshmen members of Congress mentions getting fewer emissions from “farting cows,” but they want to work with farmers, too. The

A petition has been submitted by a group of organizations representing livestock haulers and producers who would be impacted by ongoing hours of service rules.The joint petition was filed on Feb. 6 by