WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2012— “American beef and dairy products are safe. The safeguards our government has in place to detect any incidence of this disease are clearly working. The report of a cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy, discovered during the pre-rendering process, is proof that our detection system works.
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The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Marketbasket Survey for the first quarter of 2012 shows retail prices were up about 7 percent from last year at this time and from last quarter. However, the news is not all bad said John Anderson, an AFBF economist.
In this week's NDFB Newsline, NDFB President Doyle Johannes talks about the importance of crop insurance and says further cuts should not be made...
Federal Judge William Nickerson recently heard pre-trial motions in the case of Maryland poultry farmers Alan and Kristin Hudson, who are fighting a federal lawsuit brought by environmental groups alleging that their chicken waste has polluted a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.