Our technology is under assault
At last month’s World Dairy Expo, we asked readers who stopped by our booth to list the top five challenges they expect to see on their dairies in the next three years. Many did take the time to thoughtfully write down their top challenges on a survey form. FULL STORY »
Finally, visual proof!
In 2005 and then again in 2006, I had the opportunity to attend the FBI Symposium on Agroterrorism. Speaker after speaker identified foot-and-mouth disease as the single biggest potential threat. FULL STORY »
Even climate change brings opportunity
Aug. 15, and it’s 102 degrees in the Kansas City area. OK, I picked the hottest day of the year to say this: Global warming is more of a political expediency than a scientific reality. FULL STORY »
Look at the "big picture" rather than just calories
Researchers at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom have found that increased intake of milk and other dairy products can reduce the risk in men for metabolic syndrome. FULL STORY »
How much time do you spend in the office?
Dana Allen knows it’s important to spend time in the office, but like a lot of managers she is still making the transition from manager to chief executive officer. Spending time in an office — rather than a barn — is not always intuitive. FULL STORY »
Help recruit future veterinarians
Rachel Friedrich loves animals, as do all of her classmates at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. But most of her classmates would rather work with dogs and cats than cows. FULL STORY »
Animal ID: Will it take a crisis?
Recently, while going through security at Portland International Airport, the TSA screener needed to take another look at my computer bag. He put the bag aside for a few minutes to process a few other passengers while waiting for an assistant to come and do a manual check. FULL STORY »
- 4 rules for growing a business or industry
- Corn planting pace turns from record slow to record fast
- Ag markets seemed to follow gold higher Monday afternoon
- Online systems keeps exporters abreast of market regulations
- April milk production up 0.3 percent
- New crop cottonseed market rallies in face of tight supplies