To accelerate alfalfa research and cultivar development, scientists at the Noble Research Institute developed the Alfalfa Breeder’s Toolbox, a web-based portal to allow alfalfa breeders and researchers share data.
A farm aid nonprofit is launching an effort to deliver donated hay to ranchers in flood-stricken Nebraska, resurrecting a program first used nearly two years ago to help cattle producers facing drought conditions.
Producers Worry About Lack Of Feed and Bedding Come Fall
AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben talks with John Metzger, a dairy farmer from Kimmell, Indiana and Marcelo Oberto, an independent dairy consultant.
Requirements on removal and disposal dead livestock are being temporarily eased in Nebraska after last week’s blizzard and flooding, along with an easing on travel restrictions for vehicles helping with flood relief.
“We just celebrated 10 years as a company,” says CEO Jim Blome. “And we showed that in 15 months we pioneered a regulatory path, launched a product, and took it all the way from the grower to the food company.”