Ralco launches Strong Animals™ dairy product line

Ralco launched its Strong Animals™ brand of animal health products for the dairy industry. The product line – Start Strong™, Fight Strong™ and Stay Strong™ – is described as an innovative yet simple nutritional approach to ease modern production stress and enhance herd health during all phases of production.

• Start Strong™ products deliver foundational immune support during key stages of life.

• Fight Strong™ products provide critical support to help overcome specific challenges.


Sunflower introduces 9830NT Series

 Sunflower® expanded its seeding product offering to include the new Sunflower 9830NT Series, an integrated seed hopper, single-disc air drill. It features a two-compartment 175-bushel seed tank. The AgControl system allows operators to place inputs, such as seeds or fertilizer, into the field at varying rates, per field prescription zone maps. The 9830NT Series has a 30-foot working width and an 11.5-foot transport width.


Regional Roundup: Montana milk inspection fee hikes proposed

In Montana, the Department of Livestock has proposed nearly doubling milk inspection fees, effective Jan. 1, 2016. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets released a draft copy of the Required Agricultural Practices for a period of public comment, which will run through Dec. 18.


Dairy markets under pressure

FCStone provides a recap of Tuesday's dairy market closings, and reviews current trends and factors affecting the markets.


St-Pierre: The ugly (milk) and the good (feed)

Milk prices in the foreseeable future will be a challenge to dairy producers. Thankfully, feed prices have dropped significantly in the last year, and all indications are they will remain low.


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