posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM
Police in China have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country's latest food safety scandal.
posted on December 31, 2014 at 1:27 PM
The state of Washington is implementing rule changes as part of its new system to trace livestock in the event of a disease outbreak. Representatives of the livestock and dairy industry support the moves.
posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:10 PM
The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to impose a 23-cent fee on the sale of each head of cattle. The fee would raise more than $275,000 a year to help pay for a database that would help investigate livestock diseases.
posted on November 21, 2012 at 12:54 PM
The insect transports a bacteria that has decimated citrus trees in Florida and other parts of the world, but has yet to touch California's $1.8 billion industry.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:31 AM
State agriculture officials say a disease fueled by the Midwest drought that's often fatal to deer is showing up in cattle in Nebraska.
posted on April 6, 2012 at 10:48 AM
HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) - The ubiquitous backyard citrus
tree, symbolic of California's agricultural abundance, is front and
center in the battle now under way to save the state's nearly $2