Prevent infections with colostrum and navel dipping
Acquiring an infection of any type can be a devastating setback for a newborn calf. Some routine management practices can go a long way toward prevention. FULL STORY »
D.C. Watch: More farm bill pressure
NCGA, the ASA and U.S. Canola Association sent a joint letter to House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., recently, threatening to seek a two-year extension that would run past his tenure as chairman if Congress can’t find common ground on a new bill that all producer groups can accept. FULL STORY »
Dairy Council of California to serve for five more years
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has announced that California’s dairy farmers and milk processors support the continuation of Dairy Council of California (CA) for five more years of operation. FULL STORY »
Trading places: Dairy farmer, fire chief switch roles
A Pennsylvania fire chief swapped roles with a local dairy farmer for a day, discovering first-hand what it takes to feed the world. FULL STORY »
Will Santa bring a farm bill this Christmas?
“All I want for Christmas is a farm bill…” is a tune some farmers may be singing this holiday season, but will Congress deliver or be a Scrooge? FULL STORY »
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