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Industry fight against Meatless Monday won't stop consumer trend
Since 2003, the Meatless Monday campaign has gained significant attention, garnering celebrity support and filling Twitter with its hastag at the start of each week.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Chemical & Engineering News
Reducing Cattle Methane Emissions
Cattle ruminating on a hillside create a peaceful scene. But their effect on climate change is as grim as their ultimate role in the multi-billion-dollar livestock industry.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Cyprus Weekly
Livestock industry in tatters
A combination of increasing animal feed prices and stagnant livestock costs is having a significant impact on Cypriot farmers.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
WAFF says slaughter figures more bad news for livestock industry
The Western Australian Farmers Federation says an increase in the slaughter of cattle and sheep across Australia highlights declining profitability in the industry.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Motley Fool
Investment Ideas From Your Breakfast Table
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Sun Jun 09, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Oyster beds get re-shelled in the Great Wicomico River
The Delvin K., one of the last working Chesapeake Bay oyster buy-boats, was docked at a pier in Cockrells Creek Wednesday morning.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Omega Protein: Why The Short Case Is Flawed
Omega Protein stock took quite a dive on Thursday, plunging over 12% at the close.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Omega Protein to pay $7.5 million to settle wastewater pollution case
Omega Protein has agreed to a total of $7.5 million in fines and payments to settle an investigation by the US Environtmental Protection Agency into the company's Virginia fishing operations.
Omega Protein: Why EBITDA Is Set To Be Cut In Half
The near doubling of the stock of Omega Protein , one of the last large-scale menhaden processors and fish meal producers remaining in the U.S., has come entirely as a result of fish meal supply reductions in Peru that we believe are entirely temporary and are abating as you read this.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Omega Protein unit to pay $5.5M in federal fines
A unit of Omega Protein Corp. will pay a $5.5 million fine after pleading guilty to two Clean Water Act violations to resolve a federal investigation of its fishing vessels and operations in Reedville, Va.
Va. fleet assessed $7.5 million in US penalties
The company that operates the menhaden fishery in the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia has sentenced to $7.5 million in penalties for two violations of the Clean Water Act.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Farmers angry at Coles again
ELEANOR HALL: Australia's farmers are picking a fight with the huge supermarket chain Coles by accusing the company of supporting animal welfare activists at the expense of the livestock industry.
New beetles ready to roll
There is a lot of manure to manage in Australia's livestock industry, so Meat and Livestock Australia has joined forces with the CSIRO Biosecurity Flagship to deliver a small solution with a big appetite.
Wed May 29, 2013
Analysis: Behind China's U.S. pork deal, fears over feed additives
When Smithfield Foods Inc. quietly weaned the first of its pigs off the controversial feed additive ractopamine last year, it may have helped open the door for a Chinese counterpart to acquire the world's largest hog producer.
Tue May 28, 2013
Southwest Farm Press
Country-of-Origin-Labeling final rule gets mixed reactions
Canadian and Mexican officials said the new rules fall short of what's needed for the U.S. to comply with the findings of a WTO dispute panel.
EPC Gen 2 UHF Tags Facilitate the Livestock Industry to Grow Larger and Stronger
Recently, DAILY RFID has unveiled a series of flexible EPC Gen 2 uhf tags to meet the market demand and help ranchers to guarantee the security of meat food as well.
Mon May 27, 2013
Stock agency in administration
M Webb Bros Pty Ltd, trading as Webb Bros Property and Livestock, owes $750,000 to trade creditors and $500,000 to a secured creditor.
Thu May 23, 2013
State of Michigan
MDARD Director Jamie Clover Adams Appoints Dr. James Averill as State Veterinarian
Today, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams announced that Dr.
Harper Government Grows Agricultural Trade Partnerships With Russia and Kazakhstan
Russia and Kazakhstan's interest in Canadian agricultural products and expertise is increasing.
Wed May 22, 2013
The record Online
Omega Protein christens two new vessels
Omega Protein Corporation christened two new vessels at its Reedville facility on Saturday.