Young Farmer: Sticking my neck out

It was a beautiful summer morning in July with a cool breeze and a warming sun. Chores were done and we were putting the cows out to pasture. My two sons were riding in the Gator with their dad while I went ahead and opened the gate. The cows filed past me as they headed up to graze the beautiful top field under Wheeler Mountain.


Subcommittee examines FMD response ability

On Thursday, Feb. 11, Rep. David Rouzer (NC-7), Chairman of the House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a hearing to examine the preparedness of the United States in the event of the introduction of foot and mouth disease (FMD) into the country.


Credit demand rises in U.S. farm economy as incomes fall

Demand for bank loans, loan extensions and renewals is surging among U.S. farmers, and farm incomes are forecast to fall for a third year, as grain and livestock prices remain stubbornly low, according to reports from Federal Reserve Banks on Thursday.


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What to do when a government inspector arrives at your dairy


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