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

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

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.

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