dairy industry

Ag News: Trudeau Under Fire
Justin Trudeau is underfire by Canadian dairy farmers. He said he is flexible on increasing access to the country’s dairy industry. A change wanted in NAFTA.
Ag News: New Wasp & BMSB
A pest might have met its match. Oregon State University entomologist looks at the soil-nesting wasp. It could be a potential biological control for BMSB.
Ag Groups Try and Stop Elim of USDA Undersecretary; Undeniably Dairy
**The National Association of Counties, National Farmers Union and 13 other organizations are asking Congress to block the Trump administration’s plan to eliminate USDA’s undersecretary for rural development.
In a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Ag committees, the groups say the plan will d…
Dairy Industry Loses $420 Million From One Bull
The dairy industry reportedly lost nearly $420 million from one single foundation bull with a lethal gene mutation that causes calves to die in the womb. This is a peril in selective breeding. On the positive side, that same foundation bull with nearly 2 million great-grandaughters accounts for 14 p…