High level of nitrates have been detected in forages this year in South Dakota and other states. Depending on where you live, it could be due to weather conditions, fertilizer, previous crop, or a combination.
Designed to deliver a consistent supply of beef from sustainable sources, Canadian cattlemen participating in Cargill's Beef Sustainability Pilot earned $18.52 per head during the project's third quarter.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.