Since 1950 livestock production has experienced many dynamic changes. Cattle production increased, and then declined to the point we have about the same number of cattle in the US as were being counted in 1950.
Earlier this week, we reported that several U.S and Canadian livestock and meat groups have filed a suit to block the USDA's latest country of origin labeling (COOL) law on constitutional and statutory grounds. Since th
The evolution of John Deere's popular workhorse 8R Series Tractors continues in 2014 with the launch of six new wheel and three new track models, all with Final Tier 4 engines ranging in horsepower from 245 to 370.
The headline of a recent business blog "The REAL shocking costs of dead inventory" by Eric Jensen may cause you to stop and think about how this issue could be related to dairy farms. In Jensen's blog,
Spring time marches on: Prospective Plantings was quite the surprise, a major moisture event causes flooding in the southern plains with concerns of excess up through Nebraska and generous needed snowfall in Colorado, a
When skid-steers entered the marketplace in the early 1960s they ushered in a totally new use of technology for on-farm mechanization. The tough, agile little lifters immediately found favor on farms and livestock opera
ISU Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell and ISU Extension beef program specialist Joe Sellers say the climate this summer has produced a favorable environment for Ergot fungus to infect seed heads of many forage gr
Since January, diagnostic labs from across the country have already reported more than 60 accessions positive for Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A. This clearly shows that the disease is far from gone and underscore
In the last three weeks, feedlot margins have improved by more than $111 per head. Unfortunately, three strong weeks of gains have not been enough to turn per-head losses into gains as feeder losses averaged $97.57 per