An upcoming audio book titled "Tough times never last, tough farmers do," By Mark Andrew Junkin, will provide guidance for farm families, helping work together to develop strategic solutions and avoid the conflicts that
A simple tick bite may be causing life-threatening allergies to beef and pork. One Missouri man found himself suffering anaphylaxis after eating a hot roast beef sandwich, reports Meryl Lin McKean for Fox4 Kansas City.
With the moisture in Nebraska this year, it looks like there will also be an abundance of forage for this fall and winter. Now is a good time to evaluate and price compare supplements to complement this forage.
Bred replacement heifers that will calve in January and February need to continue to grow and maintain body condition. Ideally, two year old heifers should be in a body condition score 6 at the time that their first ca
Crude oil prices have once again been making headlines, dipping into the upper $30s and lower $40s per barrel. In an article last week (farmdoc daily, August 19, 2015), it was shown that real (inflation-adjusted) prices
From part two of our four-part ranch succession-planning series. "Almost everyone I work with in agriculture fights formality, and by that, I mean defining a job description," Dave Specht, founder of Advising Generation
From part two of our four-part ranch succession-planning series. Put yourself in this scenario: The phone rings. On the line is a job offer and the pitch goes like this: "Hi, we have a job available. There is plenty of
Daunting is one way to describe estate planning, said Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist. "This is one reason farm families have avoided implementing a plan for their farms an
JBS Hyrum will be seeing it's largest expansion when it adds two new buildings to it's plant, adding more than 191,000 square feet. The expansion will add a distribution center and fabrication floors to increase product
Forage analysis can be a useful tool to remove some of the mystery concerning the hay that producers will feed this winter. Testing the grass hays this year for protein and energy content will help the producer design w