Angus Journal 3201 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO, 64506-2997 U.S.A. 800.821.5478
topic_block.png

October 2014

Industry

Beef Business
A look at current issues affecting the cattle industry.

Nestlé announces farm animal welfare commitment
Nestlé is first major food company to form an international partnership with an animal-welfare NGO.

Is it legal to fly drones on your farm?
While the appeal of using unmanned aerial systems by farmers and growers to aid in farm operations is growing in popularity, before you launch a drone over your crops to gauge field conditions, be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

New Products
Introducing products, services for cattlemen

Blacklegged ticks now established in Ohio
They were almost absent from Ohio until 2009. Since then, the number of blacklegged ticks found in Ohio has grown significantly. The bad news: Blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease.