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‘Superbug’ Discovery is Cause for Concern – Not Panic

The recent discovery that a bacteria resistant to an antibiotic of last resort has been found in the United States is a big deal and…
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Are There Antibiotics Or Hormones In Your Milk & Dairy?

Many consumers have questions about antibiotics and hormones in dairy products. While it’s natural to question whether or not antibiotic and hormone used in dairy cows is…
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5 Common Dairy Myths Debunked

Regan Jones has worked in dairy for years. First, as a media spokesperson for the Southeast Dairy Association, as a longstanding consultant to Cabot Creamery…
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Farmers, Ranchers Work To Regulate Use Of Antibiotics In Agriculture

Tags: Common Production Practices, Antibiotics Thomas Titus, pig farmer from Illinois and one of USFRA’s Faces of Farming & Ranching, says farmers and ranchers use…
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Antibiotics As A Solution: Healing Animals With An Essential Medicine

Are you worried about antibiotic use on farms? What mixed messages have you heard and how do you know what to believe? As a farmer, I…
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Strict Biosecurity And Advanced Housing Prevent Disease On My Turkey Farm

Having been a turkey grower in Central Texas for the past 20 years, the recent outbreak of avian influenza (“bird flu”) has certainly garnered my…
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Chicago Sun-Times – Counterpoint: FDA Regulates Safe Use of Antibiotics in Animals

http://chicago.suntimes.com/other-views/7/71/569538/counterpoint-6 When I talk to people who have questions about what I do on my family’s farm, one topic I’m frequently asked about is antibiotic…
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Genetically Engineered Crops Sustain our Crops and our Pigs

For the last 20 years we have utilized technology that has allowed us to become more sustainable, use less natural resources and preserve our land…
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Four Ways We're Sustainable On Our Farm

When people talk about sustainability, I like to point to generational farms as an example. I’m the sixth generation in my family to live and…
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