“What you see with this is less supplies and higher prices, and whether we’re talking beef, pork, chicken, lamb, whatever your favorite is, we are already seeing really skyrocketing prices at wholesale for meat,” David Anderson, a professor of agricultural economics at Texas A&M University.
Some meat supply issues could linger for a year or more, warns David Anderson, professor and extension economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University.
“I think the average purchaser’s going to notice it,” says Anderson. “I suspect that consumers will note that in the meat case in their store, there won’t be as much as normal, or as they used to see.”
A&M officials say they have the largest public lab capacity in the state, but the federal government won’t let them use it for humans.
Now is the time to lean into American agriculture, support our farmers and modernize the delivery systems to ensure the long-term fortitude of our local, national and global food system.” – Patrick J. Stover, vice-chancellor and dean of agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M AgriLife.
“Right now, we’re feeling it at every single segment,” said Bart Fischer, co-director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University.
The stone fruit has the potential to prevent obesity-related diseases, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to researchers from Texas A&M.
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“Since three of the four mosquito life stages are in standing water, I would recommend that people target those areas to get the mosquitoes before they really become a problem,” says Wizzie Brown, an entomologist and extension program specialist in integrated pest management with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Scientists from the plant pathology department at Texas A&M University say plants have a lot to teach us about how diseases spread.