Plan for winter forage needs
One of the keys to achieving profitability on your farm is by feeding large amounts of high quality forage. The 2013 growing year throughout much of Minnesota and the Midwest was a real challenge. FULL STORY »
Drought shrinks to 37 million acres of corn
The changes in this week’s Drought Monitor report showed some improvement in drought conditions across the Corn Belt, and more help could be on the horizon...for some. FULL STORY »
Novel method makes FMD vaccine production safer
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccines can be produced safely using a new patent-pending technology developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. FULL STORY »
What do your neighbors, friends think about climate change?
Do you think there as there been some noticeable change in our climate? Have humans had any role in that? FULL STORY »
Potential for biotechnology in animal health
Allison Van Eenennaam, PhD, a geneticist with the University of California – Davis, discusses potential applications of genomics, gene editing and recombinant vaccines for protecting animal health and performance. FULL STORY »
Trick or treat? Chocolate milk the official Halloween drink
With Halloween just over a week away, and the Florida Dairy Farmers group and the Milk Processor Education Program are wasting no time in naming chocolate milk the spooktacular holiday’s official drink. FULL STORY »
California extends temporary milk price relief…again
This week, California’s agriculture officials extended a temporary minimum class price increase of 12.5 cents per hundredweight originally announced in June. FULL STORY »
The debate over modern food production is not going to end anytime soon, but agricultural organizations have become more proactive in telling their side of the story. This week, in anticipation of release of a report from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for a Livable Future, the Animal Agriculture Alliance released its own report on Monday, followed by a news conference with an expert panel on Tuesday. FULL STORY »
Is farmland caught in a price bubble that's about to burst?
Some economists and investors are beginning to worry, while others believe it's too early to justify these bubble fears. FULL STORY »
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