Maximizing Profits with Poultry Litter

March 15, 2017

A Mississippi-based Agricultural Research Service (ARS) researcher has learned that using poultry litter as fertilizer can help cotton growers in the Southeast maximize profits.

Poultry litter (chicken manure, spilled feed, excess feathers, and other poultry-house materials) contains nitrogen and phosphorus—both important crop nutrients. Applying poultry litter to the soil also recycles some of the tons of litter generated annually by poultry operations throughout the United States, says Haile Tewolde, an ARS agronomist at Mississippi State.

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NutritionistsGathering in Lebanon Discusses How to Make Breakfast Better based on Latest Science and Focus on Whole Grains

Nutritionists from across Lebanon gathered in Beirut to discuss the latest recommendations on what constitutes a healthy breakfast at a scientific event organized by Nestlé Middle East, with whole grains emergingas a key ingredient to help maintain healthier body weight1-3, reduce coronary heart disease risk4,5, and lower risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes5,6. 

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Tackling Cattle Fever Ticks with Vaccines

Cattle in a field. Link to photo information By Sandra Avant

 

January 12, 2016

Despite a successful program to eliminate cattle fever ticks during the first half of the 20th century, these ticks still manage to cross the Mexican border into Texas. A new vaccine developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) could control these pests and help prevent a reinfestation of cattle fever ticks in the United States. These ticks can transmit pathogens that cause bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis—diseases that can kill cattle.

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Hy-Line Grandparent and Parent Stock Distributor Awarded Compartmentalization Status

Hy-Line do Brasil is First Layer Genetics Company to Earn this Achievement

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, is pleased to announce its layer breeding stock distributor, Hy-Line do Brasil, has been awarded compartmentalization status by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA).

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INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF VICTAM ASIA 2018

This was the early verdict of visitors, conference delegates and exhibitors alike. The exhibition and series of accompanying conferences were held at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) from March 27 – 29, 2018. 

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بوهرنجر إنجلهايم تشارك في الدورة الثانية من معرض الصحة البيطرية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط

شاركت بوهرنجر إنجلهايم للصحة البيطرية، ثاني اكبر شركة للصحة البيطرية في العالم، في معرض الإنتاج الحيواني  في منطقة الشرق الأوسط الدولي وأفريقيا والمقام تحت عنوان "من العلف إلى الغذاء" لمنطقة الشرق الأوسط وأفريقيا" بمدينة أبوظبي. وقد حضر الدورة الثانية من المعرض أكثر من 8 آلاف زائر وشهد مشاركة 300 عارض وذلك لمناقشة آخر التوجهات والاكتشافات المتعلقة بمجال لتغذية الحيوانية إلى جانب أحدث التطورات التكنولوجية في القطاع. 

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