WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Pork Producers Council wrapped up its Spring Legislative Action Conference April 11.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A fuller picture is emerging of the environmental footprint of beef in the United States.
On a national basis, corn and soybean yields were near record-breaking levels in 2018, with exceptional yields in central Illinois and the eastern United States contributing heavily.
BROOKFIELD, Mo. — For Matt and Kate Lambert, cover crops initially were a way to boost their cattle operation as they were getting started with the family farm in Linn County, Missouri.
WEST SALEM, Ill. — Matthew Lynch may not farm the best soil in Illinois. But he’s doing what he can to preserve it.
CENTERVILLE, Iowa — Randy Eddy bucked the trend of converting pasture to crop ground a few years ago. Instead, he converted marginal crop ground into more pasture acres.
There are dollars available to help farmers establish conservation practices, but there is also plenty of demand for those dollars. Planning ahead can be important.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — As central Illinois farmers grow increasingly anxious to get their planters in the fields, experts say it is too early to get nervous.
Anew growing season means many farmers may be implementing new practices into their operations. When it comes to making those switches it’s important to know some of the possible side effects.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If the United States doesn’t lift its steel and aluminum tariffs, Canada may soon place new retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, including on agricultural products.
KINGSVILLE, Mo. — Cattlemen from across Johnson County gathered on March 13 at the Kingsville Livestock Auction to learn about the security a new-to-Missouri traceability program can provide their operations.
Most states have plans in place should a foreign animal disease find its way onto U.S. soil.
WAVERLY, Iowa — Like a math test in high school, Brent Jones had to take out his calculator to run a few numbers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Disaster relief for southern farmers hit by last year’s ravaging hurricanes and for Midwest farmers who experienced losses from historic floods in mid-March is a high priority in Washington D.C., officials told farm journalists during the North…
With the saturated conditions and warmer weather on the horizon, it is especially important that we be fully aware of the risk of crop disease. In light of recent events, here are some important factors to keep in mind when…
LINCOLN, Neb. — Livestock producers face a recurring challenge: watching animal behavior for signs of illness or injury.
PARSONS, Kan. — A Kansas State University Extension specialist is encouraging cattle producers to study up on some of the more common cover crops before they plant this spring.
Farmers across the Midwest have in many cases accepted that cover crops are beneficial, helping to keep soil from eroding and reducing nutrient runoff. What isn’t as clear is the financial benefit or loss.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series on programs for women farmers and landowners.
ELDON, Mo. — On a Wednesday morning in early April, Wendy Cantrell was at work at the Miller County Regional Stockyards. It was a busy, exciting time, with calves to take care of and grass greening up in pastures.