A visit from Lady Bird Johnson, wife of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, helped the organizers of the first World Dairy Expo demonstrate they were serious about making their new dairy industry show a world-class event.
Last December’s early onset of winter weather combined with heavy snow cover may mean some manure storage facilities are nearing capacity. Spring rain has a way of making spring field work difficult, slowing the progress of emptying in-ground manure storages. What to do?
Consumers used to want farmers to be local, healthy or safe, but a new word is topping the chart this year, according to a new global study by Cargill. In a word, consumers want farmers to be sustainable.