Wild pig horizon: Missouri officials believe a no-hunting policy is highly potent and conducive to elimination of wild pigs, while some landowners believe the no-hunting approach is a recipe for a population increase.
While the current ag economy is resulting in challenging times, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie says it is an exciting time as well—because there is a flood of new technology from planting to harvest.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October due to the government shutdown. If they’re anything like October’s numbers, then they could be record-shattering.
The beef cattle herd could expand in 2016. On Jan. 29, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release the annual Cattle Inventory Report and the national herd count is expected to see an increase.
The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) is providing remote assistance and additional flexibilities for farmers and ranchers. The agency says this is in response to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the nation.
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