In 2011, Midwestern producers were shipping hay to Texas as the state faced unprecedented drought and forage shortages, but don't count on East Texas to return the favor this year as the Midwest undergoes its own drough
With the announced Aug. 2 opening of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ground in all Iowa counties for emergency haying and grazing for certain practices, producers may be wondering whether to use their land for those
The Southern Great Plains region was fortunate to have a tremendous wheat crop in 2012. From that crop a lot of cool season annual forage was harvested to help replenish the depleted hay supply. However, after one of th
Live cattle futures were modestly higher on Monday as the latest USDA survey data pointed to dramatic reductions in both the number of cattle expected to come to market in the next few months (feeder supply) as well as
The use of antibiotics on the farm has been a not-so-slowly simmering issue for a long time. I remember first discussing it 15 years ago with representatives of a few of the larger pharmaceutical companies.
The oldest cold storage company in North America is opening a massive, new 142,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse at the Port of New Orleans on Thursday, July 19. This expansion for the 126-year-old New Orleans Cold