Sustainable agriculture: What’s it mean to you?
Sustainable [suh-stey-nuh-buh l] – we’ve all heard it. The buzzword has been making its rounds through the agriculture industry for quite some time now, taking on new meanings and interpretations by the day. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Epic fail...or is it?
After chuckling (or worse) at a truly awful video appeal from anti-meat activist Paul McCartney, it’s important to recognize the significance of the message he’s peddling to his supporters. FULL STORY »
U.S. dairy decries EU-Canada trade agreement market barriers
Geographical indications, reallocated cheese quotas would restrict U.S. access to Canadian markets FULL STORY »
Dairy markets: Cheese plummets
Class III futures tallied over 1,600 total trades during an active trading session on Friday, with selling pressure sparked by the steep declines posted during the spot cheese session. FULL STORY »
Select Sires offers new ear-tag based herd management system
Select Sires is excited to announce they are the exclusive supplier in North America of the CowManager system, developed by Agis Automatisering. FULL STORY »
Merck Animal Health Releases New Dairy Care365TM Training Module
Merck Animal Health today introduced its newest training module in its Dairy Care365™ series. FULL STORY »
New silage/earlage cost estimating tool
SDSU Extension Field Specialists along with the South Dakota Center for Farm and Ranch Management have developed the Silage/Earlage Decision Aid to use in estimating costs of silage production. FULL STORY »
September milk prices jump
USDA’s preliminary estimate of the September 2014 U.S. average all-milk price, at $25.00/cwt., was up 90¢ from August’s revised estimate, and the highest since April. FULL STORY »