USDA cuts corn harvest outlook
On Sept. 10, the government cut its U.S. corn harvest projection 1.6 percent and said stocks of the grain will fall to a seven-year low, signaling higher feed costs as livestock and dairy producers compete with exporters and ethanol distillers for shrinking supplies. FULL STORY »
A reminder if your clients use absorbents for mycotoxins
Alvaro Garcia, extension dairy specialist at South Dakota State University, says he has heard a number of reports from lab technicians and farmers this fall expressing concern about mycotoxins. FULL STORY »
Big corn harvest could bring relief in 2012
For dairy farmers and other livestock producers burdened by high feed costs over the past year, 2012 may bring some relief — if they can wait until next fall. FULL STORY »
Cottonseed rising in price; still seen as a 'very good buy'
A bull market for cotton lint could drive 2011 cottonseed production and supplies available to dairies to levels not seen since 2007, says Tom Wedegaertner, director of cottonseed research and marketing, Cotton Incorporated. FULL STORY »