Recent contents by Sara Brown
Jun 19, 2018 by Sara Brown
Hay season is winding down for some cattle producers—because there isn’t much of it to cut. But, regardless of the dire hay situation many are facing, rain for the Plains on the way.
Jun 11, 2018 by Sara Brown
Veterinarians have a unique opportunity to gain practical, usable information and solutions to every day challenges at the second annual Vet Leader One Day event, June 22, 2018, in Great Bend, Kan.
May 31, 2018 by Sara Brown
Missouri might be the first state to enact legislation that requires labeling of plant-based and lab-grown meat to be clear when compared to meat from livestock. But why and how did this legislative effort begin?
May 16, 2018 by Sara Brown
Manure that moves off target can decrease productivity and increase the risk of impairing local bodies of water. This tool helps applicators in four Midwest states determine the best time to apply.
Apr 25, 2018 by Sara Brown
New changes will make sure the National FFA is equipped to prepare a wide variety of new agricultural leaders.
Apr 17, 2018 by Sara Brown
Farmers and ranchers affected by wildfires are in desperate need of hay and other supplies. Blizzard conditions this past weekend in states north also created need for forage and government disaster assistance.
Apr 13, 2018 by Sara Brown
It might be spring on the calendar, but a major winter storm system, bringing snow and blizzard conditions is rolling through parts of the Plains and the Midwest Friday through the weekend.
Apr 03, 2018 by Sara Brown
Swarms of black flies are impacting livestock farmers in Arkansas this spring, reports University of Arkansas Extension. The population explosion is to blame for the deaths of a bull and cow in Arkansas County.
Feb 21, 2018 by Sara Brown
Wesley Batista, former head of Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS SA, was released from jail early Wednesday morning after a court victory yesterday.
Feb 09, 2018 by Sara Brown
Cargill has taken a minority stake in Cainthus, an Irish startup that uses facial recognition software to increase the productivity of dairy cows.