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Commentary: Act on Drug-resistant Parasites

Apr 24, 2017 by The Packer
Antibiotic resistance has captured headlines lately, while the issue of drug-resistant parasites has mostly flown under the radar. The time has arrived though, for cattle producers, with guidance from their veterinarian
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Fluctuations in Feedyard Health Trends

Apr 21, 2017 by The Packer
Weather plays a key role in feedyard health and performance, seasonally and from year-to-year. A significant portion of that variation, however, relates to changes in management and marketing trends, which are influenc
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Studies show millennials love food

Mar 07, 2017 by The Packer
Consumer research firm Maru/Matchbox, Toronto, Ontario, conducted a survey of millennials on food-related habits within the food market, finding they provide free advertising to products they love through social media.
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FreshFacts looks at 2016 retail performance

Feb 27, 2017 by The Packer
Boosted by demand for new varieties and strong momentum for value-added produce, 2016 was a positive year for retail produce sales, according to the United Fresh Produce Association's FreshFacts on Retail 2016 rev