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November 15: Jack DeWitt is a “semi-retired” farmer in northeast Oregon, not far from Walla Walla, Washington. He also writes columns that
appear in various publications, including
that spawned this episode of Farm to Fork. He also has a book out
World Food Unlimited
has a PhD in meat science and formerly chaired the animal science department at The Ohio State University. Zerby is
now VP of Protein Procurement and Innovation for
Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc.
, which sources all the animal protein products for the
Wendy’s restaurant chain. Zerby
about traceability and other topics at the recent American Lamb Summit in Colorado.
November 12-13: The
National Grazing Lands Coalition
commissioned a video (produced by
John Robinson Irwin
attention to the role that ranchers can play in mitigating the effects of climate change. The six-minute clip is narrated by cattle rancher
from Rosston, Texas.
November 11: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published an
interim final rule
for domestic hemp production. Public comments are being
accepted through December 30.
November 8: The
National Farm Medicine Center
in Wisconsin has begun an
to recruit rural volunteer firefighters to provide
agricultural health and safety training to farmers.
November 7: Researchers at the
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
a probiotic approach
for treating young
turkeys that could lead to solving the problem of antibiotic resistance.
November 4-6: Weather/climate scientists analyzed the upper Midwest flooding situation this year in a recent
, laying out a climate
change scenario where we can expect more situations than usual in the years ahead.
November 1: Valley Irrigation partnered with imaging company, Prospera, earlier this year to deliver a service to farmers called
The folks at Valley report that testing the service this past growing season in Washington state and in Nebraska was successful and further
testing will be done in an expanded area to prep for a full rollout in 2021.
October 31: Farm cooperative Land O’Lakes recently rebranded its not-for-profit international development division as
. The mission
of Venture 37 is to help communities around the world build economies by strengthening local agriculture, helping agribusinesses create jobs,
and linking farmers to markets.
October 28-30: The president of Bayer’s Crop Science Division, Liam Condon,
told reporters and others
gathered recently at the company’s 2019
Future of Farming Dialogue in Germany about Bayer’s sustainability action plan.
October 21-25: Incentivizing Conservation Agriculture was the topic of a recent forum put on by the
. The forum examined “the
potential value and benefits of an ecosystem marketplace, which could enable and encourage farmers and ranchers to adopt and sustain
conservation management practices to improve soil health, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve water quality and use. You can
listen to the entire forum
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