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.
The Food and Agriculture
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.
Arkansans cleaned up after storms Saturday unleashed a barrage of large hail, high winds and lightning that left behind downed trees, damaged homes, farms and businesses, and thousands without electricity.
When a group of newly weaned, co-mingled, stressed calves with unknown vaccination history or immune status arrive at a feedyard, managers and veterinarians can predict they are at a high risk for BRD.
New research continues to reinforce the importance of delivering high-quality colostrum to newborn calves to set them up for lifelong success. In his latest issue of Calf Notes, Dr. Jim Quigley discusses a study in Chin
Calves fed high levels of liquid nutrients in their first weeks of life are ahead of their limit-fed counterparts in many ways. But University of Florida assistant professor of animal science Emily Miller-Cushon says th