World Pork Expo is here livestock show season is around the corner.<p></p> These are great events that celebrate agriculture and our rural communities, but the presence of swine at these events poses a biosecurity risk fo
With all the negative publicity the animal agriculture industry has withstood in 2015, it's gratifying to find a beacon of reality among the rhetoric. The truth is there - it's just you (and consumers)
Over the past two weeks, we've been running a series of questions and answers regarding the practice of feeding grain to cattle. The series developed after a college student, conducting research for a public-healt
Pork producers in 2016 are expected to experience another year of tight margins similar to the year just completed. Pork production is expected to rise by about 1 percent, but beef production will rise by 4 percent and
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings.
Through the history of the beef quality assurance (BQA) initiative, we’ve known the effort would never be “finished,” but instead would require continuous improvement and discovery of new methods or practices.