Rising Mink Prices & Production The 2015 Mink Production Report was just released this past July 24. The report by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, reveals that both domestic mink prices and production numbers are steadily rising.
Fish Waste Is Going to Waste In Norway, farmed fur animal producers purchase almost 50,000 tons of waste from fish poultry and meat production.
Modern Agriculture Programs Go Beyond the Farm High school agriculture programs sprouting across the nation’s Corn Belt are teaching teenagers, many of them in urban environments, that careers in the field often have nothing to do with cows and plows.
Food Industry Prevents Greenhouse Gases Food safety overhaul could inadvertently send much of the reusable food back to landfills.
Renewable Energy Project The Municipality of the District of Digby (Nova Scotia, Canada) is one step closer to making electricity and money from mink manure.
Regulations Protect the Environment While Supporting Jobs and Exports New regulations introduced by the provincial government will ensure that lakes and watercourses are protected
Oversight for Product Labeling North America
2008 Will be a Year of Adjustment The global supply of ranched mink pelts is expected to fall back this year from the all-time high set in 2007, mainly due to a reduction of output in China. World output has been increasing steadily since 1999, with most producers responding to ever-stronger prices at auction, fueled…
International Trade Commission Publishes Imperfect but Valuable Resource February 10, 2004 – An independent federal fact finding agency in Washington, DC has published a comprehensive report on the trade in untreated fur pelts, from a U.S. perspective.