Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hogs on Wednesday slid from a one-year top earlier in the session, rattled by fund selling and Canadian government concerns over NAFTA talks with the United States, said traders.
Frigid temperatures are expected in the U.S. Plains and Midwest in the coming days, and roughly 20 percent of the Plains hard red winter wheat crop is vulnerable to damage, an agricultural meteorologist said on Friday.
Is it too early to worry a drought in the Plains will shrink the national herd? Could cattlemen see another massive drought like they saw in 2011 and 2012 when the national herd was forced to liquidize?
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A weekend storm is expected to bring as much as a foot (30.5 cm) of snow to parts of the U.S. Plains winter wheat belt and heavy rain to the southern Midwest, stalling corn and soybean planting, meteorologists said on F
More than 70 dairy beef producers, students, agriculture industry personnel, extension staff and media from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota attended the I-29 Moo University - Dairy Beef Short Co
The National Farmers Union and four state Farmers Unions have sent an urgent request to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to release Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres to utilize the forage to feed livestock.
Several devastating fires are currently raging in the western U.S.and hot and dry weather will only exacerbate wildfire danger through the weekend.
Many areas in the Southwest haven't received any rainfall yet this mont