No one really expects a 21st Century governor or ag commissioner to know how to milk a cow or castrate a calf. But is it too much to ask that they understand food doesn’t just come from the grocery store?
The Food and Drug Administration has released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Strategic Plan: 2021-2025, and announced 2020 Public Meeting of NARMS scheduled Oct. 13 and 14.
Three of America’s leading livestock economists have released a new working paper that examines in-depth the dramatic impact the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on cattle, beef and pork markets this spring.
Farm Journal Field Days will be virtual, but also bring farmers two on-farmsessions. Those will be hosted Aug. 25 at Blue Diamond FarmingCompany in Jesup, Iowa, and Aug. 27 at Newcomer Farmin Bryan, Ohio.
Farmers and ranchers were most concerned about rabid dogs biting cattle 20 years ago. Not now. Today, a bite from an infected wild animal, such as a fox or raccoon, is the more common method of infection in cattle.
As of last week, USDA paid out just over $6 billion of the $16 billion in CFAP payments. One agricultural economist says without the full $16 billion, lower CFAP payments could change net farm income projections.
The fast food giant pulled a commercial that leading U.S. scientists and beef industry leaders say contained inaccurate and misleading information about cattle's contribution of greenhouse gases to the environment.