Livestock

Pit Boss® Grills Sponsors Five Professional Bull Riders

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:27pm

Pit Boss Grills has partnered with 5 of the biggest Professional Bull Riders to become the Official Grill of the Cowboy.

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  • Pit Boss Grills has partnered with 5 of the biggest Professional Bull Riders to become the Official Grill of the Cowboy.
  • Pit Boss represents the lifestyle of our passionate and loyal fanbase, very comparable to that of Professional Bull Riding.
  • Four of the five riders will feature Pit Boss Grills branding on their shirt, vest and helmet for the duration of the 2021 season, while Taylor and Jake.
  • "I really enjoy grilling out and I'm looking forward to doing it with my Pit Boss Grill and alongside Pit Boss Nation."

Standlee Premium Products, LLC®., Announces New President

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:53pm

Kimberly, Idaho, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- January 1, 2021, Kimberly, Idaho - - Standlee Premium Products, LLC., (Standlee) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Plew to President.

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  • Kimberly, Idaho, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- January 1, 2021, Kimberly, Idaho - - Standlee Premium Products, LLC., (Standlee) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Plew to President.
  • Founded in 1981, Standlee grows and manufactures a wide variety of high-quality forage-based products, including bales, cubes, and pellets under the Standlee Premium Western Forage brand.
  • Standlee also manufactures bedding for many animal species and fortified food for rabbits, guinea pigs, and other small companion animals.
  • Plew joined Standlee in 2015 as the Executive Vice President, and partner.

Feed Phytogenics Market Value Worth $865 Million by 2027, Says Global Market Insights, Inc.

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 8:00am

Some major findings of the feed phytogenics market report includes:

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  • Some major findings of the feed phytogenics market report includes:
    Increased feed palatability, digestive stimulation, increased growth performance, improved reproduction rate and improved feed efficiency of feed phytogenics may boost market demand in the coming years.
  • The essential oil feed phytogenics segment is expected to register more than 3.7% CAGR throughout the review period.
  • Some of the key players in the feed phytogenics market include DuPont, Phytosynthese, Igusol, Phytobiotics, Nor-Feed, Ayurvet Limited, Delacon Biotechnik GmbH, Indian Herbs Specialties, Akay Group and Biomin GmbH.
  • Feed phytogenics market from ruminant livestock is expected to reach over USD 175 Million by 2027.

Globalstar Signs Agreement With Ceres Tag, the World’s Only Direct to Satellite Livestock Smart Ear Tag

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) (Globalstar or the Company) today announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Ceres Tag, to supply satellite services to the livestock industry through the worlds first and only smart ear tag for traceability provenance, biosecurity, health, animal welfare, production improvement and theft reduction.

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  • Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) (Globalstar or the Company) today announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Ceres Tag, to supply satellite services to the livestock industry through the worlds first and only smart ear tag for traceability provenance, biosecurity, health, animal welfare, production improvement and theft reduction.
  • The Ceres Tag platform uses the unique capabilities of Globalstar to produce a small and light weight (just over one ounce) smart ear tag that attaches to the animal and automatically sends the data to the cloud via the Globalstar Satellite Network.
  • Kagan added, With this partnership, Globalstar will be one of the worlds largest providers of LEO satellite enabled IoT solutions.
  • Ceres Tag is a privately held leading comprehensive animal monitoring company using automated direct to satellite information from their unique miniature proprietary on animal sensors.

Tracking COVID-19: Meat And Poultry Worker Case Rates Five Times Lower In December Than May, General Population Nine Times Higher

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:09pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --New analysis of independent data for 2020 show that reported new COVID-19 infection rates amongst meat and poultry workers were five times lower in December than in May, while rates in the general population rocketed up by nine times in the same period.

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  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --New analysis of independent data for 2020 show that reported new COVID-19 infection rates amongst meat and poultry workers were five times lower in December than in May, while rates in the general population rocketed up by nine times in the same period.
  • According to data from the Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN), the meat and poultry sector was reported to have an average of 19.91 new reported cases per 100,000 workers per day in December, compared to an average of 98.39 new reported cases per 100,000 workers per day in May.
  • The New York Times reports that during the same period, the average new case rate for the U.S. population rose from 7.11 cases per 100,000 people per day in May to 63.01 cases per 100,000 people per day in December.
  • The North American Meat Institute is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry.The Meat Institute's members process the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb, and poultry, as well as manufacture the equipment and ingredients needed to produce the safest and highest quality meat and poultry products.

Majority of regular pork buying Americans show concern for pig welfare, hold retailers responsible to end what are seen by many as objectionable practices, a new Harris Poll reports

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

"It is encouraging to see such strong concern among the public for the animals raised for our food.

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  • "It is encouraging to see such strong concern among the public for the animals raised for our food.
  • "In fact, a majority of regular pork buyers are more likely to change buying behavior based on a company's commitments.
  • The pork industry has continued to fight unsuccessfully against the protections for pigs set by Proposition 12 in California.
  • Hopefully, these findings motivate more retailers to mandate their pork suppliers meet higher animal welfare standards."

HempFusion Announces USDA Organic Certification for Its CBD Tinctures

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 12:05pm

HempFusion Wellness Inc. (TSX:CBD.U) (HempFusion or the Company), a leading health and wellness CBD company utilizing the power of whole-food hemp nutrition, is pleased to announce that it has received USDA Organic Certification for its HempFusion CBD tinctures ranging in potency from 150mg (5mg per serving) to 1500mg (50mg per serving) of CBD per bottle, making HempFusion one of the first publicly traded CBD companies to achieve such distinction.

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  • HempFusion Wellness Inc. (TSX:CBD.U) (HempFusion or the Company), a leading health and wellness CBD company utilizing the power of whole-food hemp nutrition, is pleased to announce that it has received USDA Organic Certification for its HempFusion CBD tinctures ranging in potency from 150mg (5mg per serving) to 1500mg (50mg per serving) of CBD per bottle, making HempFusion one of the first publicly traded CBD companies to achieve such distinction.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210112005349/en/
    HempFusion 50mg USDA Organic Certified CBD (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Our team has worked meticulously to earn USDA Organic Certification, which supports our commitment to providing consumers with premium and differentiated CBD products as well as new potential distribution points, commented Jason Mitchell, N.D., HempFusions Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.
  • This prestigious certification joins our many other compliance markers, further establishing HempFusion as a leader in the premium CBD category.
  • HempFusion began the process to certify its tincture as USDA Organic in 2018, as organic products generally represent some of the highest quality and prestigious products on store shelves today.

Global Protein Production Report 2013-2020: Focus on United States, Mexico, Brazil and EU - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 9:42am

The "Global Protein Production by Poultry & Protein Price, United States, Mexico, Brazil and EU Chicken Production, Export and Consumption" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Protein Production by Poultry & Protein Price, United States, Mexico, Brazil and EU Chicken Production, Export and Consumption" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This research report contains Protein Production by Poultry & Protein Price, United States, Mexico, Brazil and EU Chicken Production, Export and Consumption.
  • Poultry Protein Price from Jan 2013 to Sept 2019 and Chicken production for the US and Mexico for the year 2014 - 2020 are also given in the report.
  • Poultry Production and Exports for 2014 - 2020 as well as EU Chicken Production, Consumption and Exports for the year 2014 - 2020 are covered in the report.

Sandhills Global Launches LivestockMarket.com as Online Resource for Buying and Selling Livestock, Horses, and Hay

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 6:47pm

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandhills Global announces the launch of LivestockMarket.com , an online marketplace for private treaty sales of livestock, horses, and hay.

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  • LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandhills Global announces the launch of LivestockMarket.com , an online marketplace for private treaty sales of livestock, horses, and hay.
  • The website features listings for all types of equine and livestock, including cattle, goats, sheep, and swine.
  • LivestockMarket.com joins dozens of well-established Sandhills brands, including TractorHouse , Machinery Trader , Truck Paper , and AuctionTime.com , which serve the agriculture, construction, and commercial trucking industries in the United States and worldwide.
  • As an extension of TractorHouse, LivestockMarket.com also complements several niche Sandhills platforms regularly used by farmers, ranchers, and breeders, including SpecialtyCropEQ , MotorSportsUniverse , and NeedTurfEquipment .

Feed additives: new guidance for renewal of authorisation

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 4:04pm

EFSA has published new guidance on the information applicants need to include in their dossiers for the renewal of the authorisation of feed additives.

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  • EFSA has published new guidance on the information applicants need to include in their dossiers for the renewal of the authorisation of feed additives.
  • Feed additives are authorised for 10 years.
  • Subsequently, applicants must submit a new request showing that the additive remains safe for target species, consumers, users and the environment under the conditions of the authorisation.
  • Assessment of renewal applications are simpler as they focus solely on the safety of the product, unless the applicant proposes changes to the additive (e.g.