Global commodities trader Cargill Inc on Tuesday reported a sharply higher adjusted quarterly profit led by strong results from its beef and turkey businesses and robust demand for North American grain and oilseed crops
A temporary drop in dry-matter intake and slowed growth often are assumed to be unavoidable consequences of weaning and/or moving calves or heifers. But Jim Lewis, Vita Plus dairy field service specialist, says these se
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)
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.
World food prices rose to a near two-year high in January, driven by surges in sugar quotations and export prices for cereals and vegetable oils, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
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