How does your calf feeding program measure up?
With cold weather looming, calves energy requirements will be increasing greatly in the coming weeks. Calf starter consumption plays an important role in providing your calves with the energy they need, when they need it most. FULL STORY »
Confirmed: Tenn. outbreak traced to raw milk producer
Tennessee officials have matched the strain of E. coli that sickened nine children in a raw milk outbreak to a Knox County, Tenn., dairy at the center of the case. FULL STORY »
Should Congress just put funding toward crop insurance?
In his recent analysis of crop insurance guarantees, University of Illinois Farm Management Specialist Gary Schnitkey makes the observation that the significantly lower guarantees expected for the 2014 crop demonstrates the inappropriate nature for crop insurance to be the lone safety net for agriculture. FULL STORY »
Norwegian army goes vegetarian for ‘Meatless Monday’
Norwegian soldiers will soon be patrolling on a diet of tofu and vegetables as the country aims to reduce the military’s carbon footprint. FULL STORY »
D.C. Watch: More on EPA’s new RFS proposal
The EPA’s new proposed 2014 rule for the RFS sets large volumes of biofuel use across several broad categories of fuel types but represents a significant reduction in mandated volumes from legislated levels. FULL STORY »
Calves with Sam: How not to use electrolytes
The calf care person spots a calf with scours. Lots of loose manure in her pen. What to do? Sam Leadley with the Attica (N.Y.) Veterinary Associates looks at how not to use electrolytes when treating scours. FULL STORY »
New report highlights economics of passing a farm bill
The Obama administration has made clear that passing a comprehensive farm bill is a priority, and of importance for every American. The White House released a new report last week that explains what is at stake in this debate. FULL STORY »
Ag markets diverged significantly at Friday's close
Talk of strong demand limited seasonal pressure on corn futures Friday. Seasonal pressure from the record U.S. harvest and technical resistance kept corn futures underwater Friday morning. FULL STORY »
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