Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as UAVs or drones, are coming soon to a farm near you, according to Chad Colby, pilot, self-described drone “advocate” and ag consultant from Goodfield, Illinois.
LEXINGTON, Nebraska — While there will still be some tight cattle-market conditions through 2015, indications are that rebuilding of the cattle herd will remain on track, said a Nebraska Extension livestock-marketing specialist.
ST. LOUIS — Supplementing nursery pigs with MINTREX® Cu chelated trace minerals significantly improved daily gain by an additional 3 percent and feed efficiency by 2.6 percent when compared to other forms of trace minerals, according to a recent meta-analysis of available study results.
There’s opportunity for sizeable profit in 2015 for beef cow-calf producers, says Brenda Boetel, University of Wisconsin-River Falls commodity marketing specialist. Boetel spoke last week in Mondovi at one of multiple Cattle Feeder Clinics held around Wisconsin.
Two years ago Dennis Winkowitsch and his son, Daren, found a surprise in their feedlot.
The U.S. pork industry is focused on offering transparency to citizens, distributors and government officials.
MITCHELL, SOUTH DAKOTA — Hereford breeder Larry Crane has been showing animals at the Sioux Empire Farm Show for more than 40 years.
WONEWOC, WISCONSIN — Wisconsin holds a lot of potential for greater sheep production.
Current beef prices are an incentive for expanding cow-calf herds. The U.S. cow herd must, in fact, grow if the industry is going to preserve existing infrastructure and regain lost market share, according to a new report from the Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Research and Advisory group.
Consider a backyard flock for fresh, wholesome eggs and the enjoyment of watching a baby chick grow into an egg-laying hen – but first create a plan.