Latest News From Jennifer Shike

5 Things to Consider Before You Add Solar Modules to Your Farm

Investing in solar modules to provide power to your farm is a big investment and one you shouldn’t rush into, says Dan Erickson of Triple E Farms near Altona, Ill. 

1 month ago
Feral Swine in the U.S.: An Update on Disease Surveillance

USDA estimates there are 6 million feral swine in the U.S. in 2020, creating issues for traditional livestock production, natural resources and other species.

1 month ago
6 Megatrends Will Shape the Food Industry of 2050

It’s not easy to be a successful food company. According to a recent research study, major food companies are experiencing a drop in sales and intensified competition from smaller players.

1 month ago
Blister Beetle Blamed for Death of Wisconsin Horses

Hay tainted by a toxic beetle is blamed for the deaths of at least 13 horses and illnesses to dozens of others on a Wisconsin ranch.

10 months ago
African swine fever (ASF) could be the biggest event in animal protein for years, as the devastating disease spreads beyond China’s borders.
African Swine Fever’s Global Impact

African swine fever (ASF) could be the biggest event in animal protein for years, as the devastating disease spreads beyond China’s borders.

1 year ago
7 Ground Rules For Productive Meetings

Ahead of your next family meeting, set rules all participants can agree to follow, recommends Johnne Syverson, a family business consultant with Transition Point Business Advisors.

2 years ago