ExxonMobil registered a net income of $8.4 billion in the first quarter of 2006. ConocoPhillips' net income rose to $3.29 billion for the first quarter. One company, however, BP Amoco PLC, said its first-quarter net income fell in 2006.
If oil prices stay at current levels they will have a cooling effect on the whole economy, and the biggest difference in beef demand from this year to last can simply be calculated every time you pull into the gas station to fill up.
If you're wondering how and when to get your arms wrapped around animal ID of the electronic kind, Kansas State University (KSU) may have the solution for you. The university will host two Electronic Beef ID Crash Courses this summer.
The National Animal Identification System (NAIS) will become mandatory in early 2009 unless 100% of livestock premises --estimated at around 2 million by USDA -- are registered, 100% of livestock born that year are registered, and unless movement...
USDA Secretary Mike Johanns yesterday announced his agency's livestock ID implementation plan, which outlined the timelines and benchmarks for the establishment of the National Animal Identification System (NAIS).