Recent contents by Sara Brown
Jul 09, 2019 by Sara Brown
While ChickFilA uses National Cow Appreciation Day to promote eating chicken, our bovine heros are best known for making beef and milk!
May 28, 2019 by Sara Brown
Find out who won the latest Drovers photo contest!
Apr 17, 2019 by Sara Brown
Is progress being made to create a vaccine bank to protect agriculture from foreign animal diseases? Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian for the National Pork Producers Council, gives an update on the progress.
Apr 11, 2019 by Sara Brown
Livestock continued to show a strong presence on U.S. farms and ranches, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Livestock production in 2017 totaled $195 billion, up 7% from 2012.
Apr 09, 2019 by Sara Brown
After snow, ice, rain and flooding hammered farmers and ranchers in March, another round of late winter weather is on the way promising more snow, severe weather and flooding.
Apr 02, 2019 by Sara Brown
Grass tetany might be easily defined as a deficiency of magnesium, but for Dick Kurtz of Oregon, Mo., it just means trouble. He lost three cows in March to the disorder and is carefully watching a few more.
Mar 28, 2019 by Sara Brown
Cutting costs helped Cargill Inc. show a 14% jump in its fiscal third quarter, even as global threats such as trade, low ethanol demand and swine fever pulled down the company’s profits.
Feb 28, 2019 by Sara Brown
While the vast majority of respondents in Drover’s latest poll are wearing Muck Boots on their farm, several reader opinions were submitted in the comment section offering critique and highlighting new options.
Feb 12, 2019 by Sara Brown
There’s nothing worse than wet socks when you are out doing chores! And this is the time of year is the most challenging—it’s cold, wet and muddy. Tell us what rubber boots you prefer in the latest Drovers poll.
Feb 06, 2019 by Sara Brown
The 2019 class of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator have been chosen, highlighting 10 livestock products that will have significant effect on the industry moving forward.