Recent Stories by Sara Brown
Apr 25, 2018 by Sara Brown
New changes will make sure the National FFA is equipped to prepare a wide variety of new agricultural leaders.
Apr 18, 2018 by Sara Brown
Buffalo gnats, or black flies, were blamed for deaths of cattle, horses and deer in Arkansas earlier this year. Now researchers want to quantify the risks and see what control efforts were effective.
Apr 17, 2018 by Sara Brown
Farmers and ranchers affected by wildfires are in desperate need of hay and other supplies. Blizzard conditions this past weekend in states north also created need for forage and government disaster assistance.
Apr 13, 2018 by Sara Brown
It might be spring on the calendar, but a major winter storm system, bringing snow and blizzard conditions is rolling through parts of the Plains and the Midwest Friday through the weekend.
Apr 12, 2018 by Sara Brown
Cowboy boots trekked across Capitol Hill this week, as members of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) visited legislative officials to share how harmful “fake meat” could be to the beef industry.
Apr 09, 2018 by Sara Brown
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.
Apr 03, 2018 by Sara Brown
Swarms of black flies are impacting livestock farmers in Arkansas this spring, reports University of Arkansas Extension. The population explosion is to blame for the deaths of a bull and cow in Arkansas County.
Feb 22, 2018 by Sara Brown
Tech innovator Alibaba is working with Chinese pork producers to manage pig production with artificial intelligence sensors and video tracking.