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FDA Calls For Reduced Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Dec 12, 2013

FDA takes significant steps to address antimicrobial resistance
Agency implementing plan to ensure judicious use of antibiotics in food animals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today is implementing a plan to help phase out the use of medically important antimicrobials in food animals for food production purposes, such as to enhance growth or improve feed efficiency. The plan would also phase in veterinary oversight of the remaining appropriate therapeutic uses of such drugs.

New Report Shows How To Grow Beef Demand

Jun 13, 2013


Source: Cattlemen's Beef Board news release

Price, food safety and product quality are the most important demand drivers on which the beef industry should focus to have the most compelling effects on beef demand in the long term. Other key drivers include health, nutrition, social aspects and sustainability.

USDA: Grant For Dairy and Beef Production

May 10, 2013

May 9, 2013. A USDA grant that should make a difference in dairy and beef production. More news and videos at:

I Am Angus: Nat'l Beef Month

May 06, 2013

May is National Beef Month, and we'll introduce a Montana family that raises angus to kick off the celebration

Cargill Funds Veterinary Scholarships

Apr 17, 2013

Cargill is funding seven college scholarships for veterinary students.
Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to those graduating with their vet degree in 2014.
Winners will have the opportunikty to attend the American Association of Bovine Practitioners Conference.
Applications are due by June 14.
For more information, go to: http://FOUNDATION.AABP.ORG/CARGILL

NCBA: Colin Woodall

Feb 14, 2013

NCBA's Collin Woodall addresses concerns of how budget cuts could potentially affect meat packing plants

Poultry Projects

Feb 12, 2013

Mississippi's 4-H poultry judging team recently traveled to Kentucky for a national competition

Stocker Cattle

Feb 12, 2013

We take you to one of Tennessee's largest cattle farms

NCBA: Twin Girls

Feb 11, 2013

RURAL TV's Courtenay DeHoff caught up with two budding authors on agriculture

NCBA Preview

Feb 07, 2013

Courtenay DeHoff gives us a preview of NCBA

NCBA Cutting Horse

Feb 07, 2013

The National Cutting Horse Association joins cattle producers at NCBA this week

Grazing School

Feb 06, 2013

A Mississippi State University program is teaching cattle producers how to get the most out of their land all year long

Virginia Dairymen

Feb 01, 2013

Eric Paulson spoke with us about some of the issues being addressed in this week's VA Dairy and Cattle Convention.

Japan Beef Trade

Jan 31, 2013

Japan recently expanded its beef trade to include U.S. exports. Rob Bain tells us more.

Instagram: RURAL TV

Nov 01, 2012

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Horse Talk Live: 5 Star Products

Oct 30, 2012

"Meet the owners of 5 Star Products- a company built on ""good ole country values""- and who make 100% wool felt pads, mohair cinchas and wool blankets specifically designed to fit what is right for horses and mules"

Horse Talk Live: Arnold Reproduction

Oct 26, 2012

The Arnold Reproduction Center is the Midwest premier breeding and embryo transfer facility. Just two miles south of I-20 in Weatherford, Texas, we stand stallions known throughout the cutting world for their athletic performance, bloodlines, and disposition. Each stallion has its own outstanding performance record and talented offspring with great pedigree. At the Center, we stand fewer stallions in order to maintain a higher level of efficiency in our embryo transfer program. All our stallions are EVA and Herda N/N tested negative.

Horse Talk Live: Horse Boy

Oct 26, 2012

Learn about Horse Boy: a story about a family and the healing powers of horses. It has become a movie and now helping to change the lives of people with the help of horses.

Groups Want Comprehensive U.S.-EU FTA

Mar 21, 2012


WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 – An ad hoc coalition of 40 food and agricultural organizations led by the National Pork Producers Council in a letter sent today to the Obama administration and Congress expressed concern that a proposed free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union might fall short of long-established U.S. objectives for trade pacts.


USDA Pegs 2012 Corn at 94 Million Acres

Feb 14, 2012

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers are expected to plant 94 million acres of corn this coming crop year, according to USDA's baseline estimates released Monday morning. That's near the low end; some private estimates put corn acreage as high as 96 million acres. USDA also maintained that corn would follow trendline yields and hit 164 bushels per acre in 2012.

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