March 6, 2017, started like any other day in western Kansas. High winds were forecast and fire warnings issued. Little did I know we were about to experience the largest wildfire in Kansas history, totaling more than 50
Written by Ken Blight, Albion, Mich., Zach Ducheneaux, Eagle Butte, S.D., and Jesse Larios, Brawley, Calif., lead farmers in the Farm Journal Foundation's Farmers Feed the World Program, and cattle producers.
When veterinary students from around the country assembled at Ohio State University for the 2016 Food Animal Medicine Student Symposium, one of the initial sessions covered bovine pulmonary hypertension (BPH), also know
In the creeping corners of organic vegetable stands and the shadows of specialty stores lurks a very disturbing creature. Willowy in form with daunting pale skin, it sniffs and picks through an assortment of produce, ey
A new research study, funded by the beef checkoff and the National Institutes of Health-supported Penn State General Clinical Research Center, published in the June 19, 2014 issue of Journal of Human Hypertension, shows
The development of "mobile drip irrigation" has big potential to create a more resourceful way to water crops, and Danny Rogers, professor of biological and agricultural engineering at Kansas State Universit
Providing forage and feed supplies with the proper nutritional value for cows is an important consideration for producers as winter approaches, said Dr. Jason Banta, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle spec
Remember the sophomoric exchange at a GOP debate between Marco Rubio and Donald Trump where the latter felt obliged to show his hands as proof that he wasn't outmanned? PETA must think the subject of that‚...er
How do cattlemen across the country feel about U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's idea to create a second Beef Checkoff Program? A letter from 45 state cattlemen's groups tells the Secretary "hands off."
Damage to eatable tissue from injectable animal health products surfaced as a significant problem in the 1991 National Beef Quality Audit conducted by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and funded by the Beef Che
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