Commentary: The Big Fat Surprise: Part II
Does it make sense that the foods people have eaten for millennia — meat, milk, eggs butter — should suddenly become enemies of public health? Plenty of scientists 50 years ago thought so. FULL STORY »
Soy futures continued leading crop prices higher Monday night
Soybeans and meal are still leading the crop markets upward. The weekly USDA Crop Progress report stated the corn harvest a bit farther along than expected, but the result had little impact. FULL STORY »
International Pestivirus Symposium spotlights BVDV
Over 130 researchers, scientists and veterinarians were on hand for the 2014 “Pestiviruses: Old Enemies, New Challenges” Symposium in late October in Kansas City, Mo. FULL STORY »
Peterson Farm Bros.: 'Will you talk farming to me?'
There’s something for everyone in the Peterson Farm Bros. latest parody, which combines popular songs from 2013 and 2014. FULL STORY »
Beans and meal led the crop markets higher Monday
Soybeans and meal led the crop markets higher Monday. Ideas that today’s weekly USDA Crop Progress report will show a big increase in crop harvesting weighed on corn and bean futures Sunday night. FULL STORY »
American Royal junior livestock auction raises more than $600,000
The 2014 American Royal Livestock Show is underway, and new records are being set. FULL STORY »
Will my alfalfa survive the coming winter?
During the 2014 growing season, much of Michigan had cooler and wetter weather, preventing many alfalfa producers from being able to harvest high quality dry alfalfa hay on a timely basis. FULL STORY »
Managing hay for quality in rainy climates
When harvesting hay, generally our goal is to cut, rake and bale the crop so we are producing a leafy, palatable stored forage that will get our cows and other livestock through the winter in the best possible condition. FULL STORY »
Scientists researching Salmonella in the lymph nodes of cattle
Although Salmonella is generally associated with poultry, it can also contaminate beef. FULL STORY »
- Drought wars: Calif. drought vs. Dust Bowl
- Thursday's export data had mixed crop market implications
- Corn grain moisture discount: Why and how much?
- Canadian cattle producers to benefit from agreement with U.S.
- Certified Hereford Beef volume surpasses 50 million lb. sold
- Commentary: Jolley: Has the king of meats forfeited its crown?