A study conducted by Pipestone Applied Research (PAR) says the initial Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) arrived from China. Pipestone Applied Research replicated a study of pork inputs carrying the virus and found
The USDA's Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) regularly conducts major studies of livestock-production segments to track animal-health related trends and practices. During 2017, NAHMS will focus on the cow-ca
Brian Krienke, soils Extension educator, University of Nebraska, has posted a Q&A article examining these questions and other crop fertility and crop nutrient concerns farmers may be having in the Midwest right now.
Rains have caused many saturated fields and left some producers concerned that there will be little to no opportunity to harvest silage before corn dries down past desired moisture levels or the first frost.
Researchers at Kansas State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have discovered a virus that's been a real pest for pigs and hope the diagnostic tests they've developed to detect the virus are a step toward un
A $2.1 million grant will help Iowa State University plant scientists to study how corn responds to environmental stress at the genetic level. The three-year grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation, could set
Growth on the front end of soybean production is essential; however, what appears as a growthier plant doesn't always guarantee more bushels. To take a closer look at this theory, Farm Journal Field Agronomists Ken Ferr
Using genome-wide association and epistatic study, a mapping analysis aiming to find single gene and gene-gene interaction that associated with disease resistance, Jiaoping Zhang, post-doctoral research associate in the