NEWS & BLOG
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) ushers in a new era of transparency. The federal Veterinary Feed Directive means the days of no records and verbal treatment protocol are gone. Now, as we move into the VFD, a veterinarian is going to have to make a FDA accessible record of what drug is authorized to be used for treatment. In follow-up, the FDA may go to any site that a VFD copy is at and investigate how it was used.
It has been several months now since Chipotle restaurants announced that they would be the first to completely eliminate GMO food from its menu. A move that outraged folks like you and me who strive to constantly improve ourselves, our yields, and the food we grow through better technology. As terrible as it sounds, I got satisfaction reading the articles coming out about the E. Coli outbreaks at Chipotle. Not that I am happy people are getting sick but because non-GMO does not equate to “safer” food.
With the new year, our Feed Ingredients Division has added a few new Diamond V products to our lineup; SmartCare and NutriTek.
SmartCare is a natural nutritional health product for use with all types of pre-weaning liquid calf diets that can be used in milk replacers or whole milk. SmartCare consists of proven Diamond V functional metabolites and new fermentation metabolites with enhanced antioxidant capacity. These components work together to support calf immunity, health, and performance by:
The top 100 Ag retailers of 2015 have recently been announced in the CropLife 100 Rankings. Stutsmans, making its 32nd appearance to the list, came in at 70th for the 2015 year. According to CropLife, the list is compiled by looking at the sales figures for four different crop inputs/service areas: crop protection, custom application, fertilizer and seed.
During harvest, you may have noticed areas you would like to upgrade or expand your grain handling systems.
On November 19, 2015, we were awarded the Impact and Innovation Award by the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce at the “Toast to Our Communities” awards breakfast. The Chamber is proud to honor family-owned businesses who have invested in the community for multiple generations. More