One hundred years ago, researchers at what is now Colorado State University began investigating a disease affecting cattle on the state's high-mountain ranches. The disease, which caused significant death loss, p
Scientists at the University of Illinois using co-products from the ethanol and human food industries are helping shed light on ways processing high-fiber animal feed ingredients can enhance pigs' utilization of the nut
Does the sow have a high temperature and is she on her way to getting sick? This is important information - particularly when the sow has just given birth and the lives of the newborn piglets depend on her health. Resea
The agriculture careers needed to feed millions of people in the future must be filled by people from all walks of life and all backgrounds. Are you doing your part to bring young people to agriculture?
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
It is no secret that beef slaughter weights have increased significantly in recent years - about 200 pounds on average since 1996 in fact. Several factors have influenced that trend, but mostly, cattle feeders hav
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
Corn and soybean prices are comparatively low now, which helps lower your cost of production. It also provides an opportunity to look at the percentage of these inputs in your pigs' diets to see if higher levels o
The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new proposal adjusts the rules around the amount of time truckers can drive their loads and the rest requirements between drives.
If we keep pouring more CO2 into the air, will crops fail, or benefit? A new study tries to disentangle this complex question. It suggests that while greater warmth will reduce yields of some crops, higher CO2 could hel