There’s a new tool developed by USDA to help livestock producers reduce animal housing energy costs. Â Report (1:00 wma) Click Here to learn more.
Talking to members of the National Farm Broadcatsers Association this week in Kansas City, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns said he believes in a voluntary Animal ID system. Â Report (1:00 wma)
USDA continues to work with states in the promotion of Animal Identification. Under Secretary Bruce Knight says an outreach campaign is underway toÂ reach individual producers.Â Report (1:00 wma) To learn more about animal ID, just go to USDA’s website.
USDA-NRCS Agronomist Ben Moore talks about the EQIP poultry litter redistribution project. Find out more on the AL NRCS website. Report (1:30 wma)
USDA has announced an interim rule that expands the National Poultry Improvement Program, a voluntary cooperative federal, state and industry program designed to prevent the spread of poultry diseases in commercial poultry operations. Under the rule, USDA will provide 100 percent indemnity for specified costs associated with eradication of H5 and H7 LPAI at commercial poultry operations that participate in …
Alabama’s USDA-NRCS and the Mountains Rivers and Valleys RC&D Council are working on a project to turn waste cooking oil into heat for poultry houses. Report (1:30 wma)
Some oven-ready chicken entrees are causing consumer confusion, but USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is working to solve the issue. Report (:57 wma)