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Welcome to this week's newsletter
US Dairy Consumers Label Their Rights
We have 5 new features this week:
Milk & Meat in Our Diet: Good or Bad for Health & Wealth?
Professor Ian Givens of the University of Reading outlined the evidence concerning the health benefits (and otherwise) of animal products in the human diet in the 21st century at this year's meeting of the British Society of Animal Science. Jackie Linden summarises his main points for TheCattleSite.
Nutritional Control of Feed Intake in Dairy Cattle
Feed intake is determined by many interacting factors and prediction of feed intake is the â€œAchilles heelâ€ of diet formulation, says Michael S. Allen1 and B. J. Bradford - Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University - as part of the proceedings from the University of Florida Dairy Extension 20th Symposium.
Back to the Past With New TSE Testing
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are rare-but lethal-neurodegenerative disorders that affect a range of mammals, including humans, writes Ann Perry, Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.
GPS the Pneumonia Problems in Your Dairy Calf Enterprise
Some farmers use a tractor-mounted Global Positioning System (GPS) â€“ a constellation of earth-orbiting satellites â€“ to help determine how much fertilizer and herbicide to apply in a specific location in a field when combined with other information such as soil samples, moisture content, and weed density in a computer spreadsheet, says Neil Broadwater Extension Educator-Dairy.
New Zealand Dairy and Products Semi Annual Report
Total milk production in New Zealand is forecast to increase 8.3 per cent in the 2009 marketing year, reports this USDA Foreign Agricultural Service GAIN Report.
» BSE NEWS: Hong Kong Cautious Over British Beef
» Skimmed Milk Cuts Blood Pressure
» 85th OIE Anniversary Marked with New Transparency
» Minnesota's Dairy Industry Steadies After Decline
» Liberation Diet Promotes Raw Milk Consumption
» University Researcher Advises on Forage Efficiency
» Tuberculosis Herd Discovered in Rock County
» Fonterra Warns of Increasing Global Uncertainty
» OTA Push for Organic Labelling in Ohio
» Letter to the Secretary Outlines US Dairy Rescue Plan
» Antibiotics Bill Defeated in California
» Proposition 2 Grows New Offshoots
» Johnson and Vilsack Meet Over Dairy
» Reducing Emissions: a Sweet Breath of Fresh Air
» Weekly US Cattle Outlook: Feed Number Down
» CME: US Meat Sector Sees Another Tough Week
» Salmonella's Sugar Craving Paves Way to Vaccine
» Retailers Warned Over Erosion of Critical Mass in Dairy
» Thousands Suffer as Co-op Goes into Receivership
» NFU CYMRU Battles to Protect Dairy Farmers
» Tetra Pak Forecasts Global Growth and New Markets
» Antibiotic-resistance Spreads to Fertilizer
» Friends of the Earth Denounce New Soy Standards
» King Island to Eradicate Cattle Disease
» Registration Opens for Animal Nutrition Conference
» ABA Says Victims of Flood Need Hope
» Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
» Brucellosis Could be Wiped Out in Parts of Ireland
» Moorepark 09: New Thinking for Challenging Times
» IFA Map First Step to Dairy Recovery
» China Gets Tough Over Food Safety
» 4,000 Milk Stations Closed Due to Poor Conditions
» Time Ticks Away for European Dairy Farmers
That's all for this week!