D.C. Watch: What’s next for Congress?
The new farm bill passed the Senate and was signed by the President last week. Now that the long arduous legislative process is behind us, USDA will have to scramble to implement the new provisions with many that need to be put in place by spring planting time. FULL STORY »
Ohio ice cream maker celebrates landmark 100th anniversary
Ohio ice cream manufacturer, Velvet Ice Cream, celebrates its 100th birthday FULL STORY »
Is there a difference between milk quality and food safety?
Food safety and food quality have become top-of-mind issues for both consumers and those in production agriculture. FULL STORY »
Springdale Livestock Auction AR
LR_LS121 Little Rock, AR Mon Jan 13, 2014 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market News Farmers Livestock, Springdale, AR Weighted Average Report for Friday Jan 10, 2014 Sale closed due to inclement weather. LR_LS121 Little Rock, AR Mon Dec 23, 2013 USDA-AR Dept of Ag Market FULL STORY »
Lancaster, PA County Weekly Cattle Summary
LN_LS145 New Holland, PA Fri May 20, 2011 USDA-PA Dept of Ag Market News Lancaster County, PA Weekly Cattle Summary for Friday, May 20, 2011 Cattle Calves This Week: 3006 1416 Last Week: 2763 1167 Last Year: 2540 1411 This week in FULL STORY »
New-style calf barns spring up
The brutal winters of the Upper Midwest have motivated some producers to seek alternative housing facilities for their calves .They want an option that offers the environmental and health benefits of hutch housing FULL STORY »
Es crítico tener un tratamiento humanizado de las vacas caídas
This month, the Health column has been translated into Spanish. The column appears in the September issue of Dairy Herd Management. FULL STORY »
Oklahoma National Stockyards
KO_LS150 Oklahoma City, OK Tue Feb 25, 2014 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK - Close Feeder Cattle Narrative Report for 02/24/2014 Actual Receipts: 10,592 Last Monday: 9912 Year Ago Monday: 3634 Compared to last week: Feeder FULL STORY »
What is the ideal culling rate?
After numerous meetings and roundtable discussions, I am certain of only one thing — when it comes to culling rates, no one agrees. Unfortunately, lenders and investors look closely at this number and can draw some improper conclusions unless the details are investigated. FULL STORY »