ASA opposes consolidation of trade agencies

January 23, 2012
ASA opposes consolidation of trade agencies

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The American Soybean Association has expressed disapproval of a proposal to merge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) with other trade agencies. In a statement on the issue, the ASA said: “While the American Soybean Association (ASA) supports initiatives to improve government efficiency and eliminate redundancy, we have...

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Fancy fowls join Alabama festival

January 23, 2012

MOULTON, Ala. — A new poultry show sanctioned by the American Poultry Association and American Bantam Association will be held in conjunction with the Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival on April 13-15 at the Lions Club Fairgrounds in Moulton.  Assisting with the poultry show are Claudia Comer Gore of the Alabama Bantam Club and...

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JS West shows off larger chicken cages

January 20, 2012
JS West shows off larger chicken cages

McClatchy Newspapers MERCED, Calif. — In the parking lot of Merced High School, about 25 students gathered recently around a metal cage filled with rubber chickens. The teenagers — some wide-eyed, others sporting glazed looks — listen as C.J. Brantley, spokesman for poultry giant JS West Milling Co., describes the cage. “This is a...

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USDA ag forum celebrates 150 years

January 20, 2012

WASHINGTON — USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum 2012 will be held Feb. 23-24 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. The theme for the forum is “Moving Agriculture Forward: USDA — Growing, Innovating and Celebrating 150 Years.” U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be the keynote speaker and will also moderate a...

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Vilsack highlights agriculture role in biofuels

January 19, 2012
Vilsack highlights agriculture role in biofuels

CHICAGO — The growing role American-produced biofuels is playing in the civilian aircraft and airline industry, and in the military was examined at a recent a business roundtable meeting led by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “Advanced biofuels provide landowners, businesses and communities throughout the country the opportunity to pursue new energy advancements that create...

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NC ag official regrets warning turkey farm

January 19, 2012

The Associated Press SHANNON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina Agriculture Department official says she regrets tipping off employees at a Hoke County turkey processing plant that sheriff’s deputies were investigating the business. The Fayetteville Observer reported Dr. Sarah Jean Mason with the agriculture department’s poultry division issued a statement that she regrets her...

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