Beef industry efforts to develop a voluntary animal traceability system gained significant traction today as Tyson Fresh Meats becomes the first beef processor to invest in membership to U.S. CattleTrace.
The Ohio Expositions Commission announced that the 2021 Ohio State Fair will not be open to the public, and will instead focus on agricultural and educational competitions for exhibitors, their families and guests.
Consumers view agriculture as part of the solution to climate change. Cargill’s Feed4Thought survey found those who indicated climate change as important also rated livestock and agriculture lowest in negative impact.
The adage that “knowledge is power” is especially true when it comes to understanding mold and mycotoxins. Lon Whitlow, professor emeritus at NC State University, offers five reminders to help livestock producers.
As the 2021 bull market continues, it’s leading to a growing level of optimism from farmers.
The latest Ag Economy Barometer from Purdue University/CME group shows farmer sentiments rose to 177 this month.
Cattle and hog feeding both saw solid average profits for the week ending April 2, boosted by higher average farmgate prices. Cattle were positive for the second week, while positive hog margins entered a third month.