Ranching 101 Seminar Jan. 17 in Fort Worth to focus on animal health

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Ranching 101 seminar, Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. at TSCRA headquarters in Fort Worth. January’s Ranching 101 seminar will focus on animal health and disease management, and attendees will hear from guest speaker Dr. Keelan Axson, a veterinarian from Salt Creek Veterinary Hospital in Olney. Read more…

EPA’s dioxin dilemma puts farmers, ranchers in a pickle

Later this month the Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to release new guidelines that would set limits on the safe exposure of U.S. consumers to dioxin. As with most proposals of this type, farmers, ranchers and the U.S. food industry are caught between the proverbial rock and a hard spot. Read more…

APHIS commits to delivering faster vaccine approvals

Animal-use vaccines will likely become licensed more quickly as a result of changes in Department of Agriculture processes, department officials said. The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) also announced that the agency plans to reduce the amount of time taken to assess risks and implement new rules. Read more…

It’s what’s for dinner: Mexican-style beef crescents

A great hot appetizer for your next get-together. Read more…