Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till field practices to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is sharing recommendations
Last December’s early onset of winter weather combined with heavy snow cover may mean some manure storage facilities are nearing capacity. Spring rain has a way of making spring field work difficult, slowing the progress of emptying in-ground manure storages. What to do?
When Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) landed on American soil three years ago this month, it unleashed its fury and shocked the entire U.S. pork industry. This is part two of a three-part interview with pork indus
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. DOT Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device regulations.
Tornadoes hit central Indiana Wednesday afternoon, flattening fields and damaging buildings. As of 5:50 pm EST, the Indianapolis office of the National Weather Service had issued four tornado warnings, and had declared
Six consumers shared their meat purchasing habits, including how much price, taste, appearance, animal welfare, antibiotics and labeling claims matter during the opening session of the Animal Ag Alliance's Summit.
Consumers used to want farmers to be local, healthy or safe, but a new word is topping the chart this year, according to a new global study by Cargill. In a word, consumers want farmers to be sustainable.
The right U.S. food and agricultural government policies can improve the health of America's families, economy, farms and the environment, as outlined in recommendations from AGree, which describes itself as an or