Ask any Burwell local and they will recognize the great work of “4 the Cure.” After Dale and Peg’s parents passed way, they began “4 the Cure,” a non-profit organization that helps people battling cancer.
University of Missouri Extension ag economist Scott Brown says dairy producers have been dealing with profitability and demand challenges in 2023 so far.
"My favorite time of year has arrived as pairs are successfully out on pasture! We filled up their bellies with the last of the alfalfa and sent them out."
Things look much better for milk producers these days compared to times of volatile prices not so long ago. Still, margins are tight, says Brent Pollard.
As we have become more reliant on technology and store more data in the cloud, security threats are more pervasive. There is more potential for interference with the food supply than ever before, presenters said.
Vultures play a role in nature, cleaning up animal carcasses, but one type — black vultures — can sometimes be more aggressive and present problems for livestock.
With spring wheat planting nearing completion nationally, the market began to show some strength in early June.
PORT WING, Wis. – Some are led to believe that life is passing them by. The lure of harsh artificial light from screens, LED signs and streetlights beguiles them. But the energy from that light hardens hearts, overloads thought, numbs souls and spreads chaos.
The debate over eminent domain has been ongoing in Iowa, and efforts by private companies to build carbon dioxide pipelines across the state have brought a spotlight to the topic in the past couple years.
"A drought can for sure be a knockout punch for an operation if you don't have the chance to duck or put up your gloves and protect yourself."
FLANAGAN, Ill. — When other toddlers were learning to toddle, Grace Brown was already learning the fine art of showing goats.
A longtime Kansas cook is baking nutrition into soybean-based recipes to show the value the beans provide in tasty meals and healthy snacks.
Dry conditions have caused early-season concern for farmers across the Midwest.
It’s been a slow time in terms of demand for corn and that’s had a less than positive impact on prices.
Do angels really exist? Are there angels among us who save people in danger? Why are some people rescued by angels and others are not?
For the most part, Illinois agricultural leaders are pleased with the $50.5 billion Illinois budget with its 550 pieces of legislation that landed on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk after the end of the spring session on May 27.
The Cass County 4-H program holds a special place in the hearts of the 4-H families, volunteers and community supporters. Each person involved has an impact on the 4-H youth in Cass County.
Cattle futures prices may be going up, but a similar reaction from cash prices may not be a good thing.
The most common clinical signs of laminitis are reluctance to move, laying down more frequently, shifting weight from side to side, heat in the feet, and the “sawhorse” stance in which they stand with the front feet way in front of the shoulders.
Today I’m thankful that 25 years ago, the Cattlemen’s Ball was created to promote beef in a healthy diet, showcase rural Nebraska and to raise money for cancer research. To date, over $17.8 million has been raised for the Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha as well as local rural communities’ pro…
Another choppy, volatile week in grain markets is expected with input from the two big Ws — weather and WASDE.
As new science is promoting the idea that “food is medicine,” will discoveries in how diet affects human health change how farming is done?
Changes in agricultural-land use have adversely affected the dairy industry and communities in southwestern Wisconsin, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Within the study, residents of four counties expressed concerns about outside inves…
Even with the rise of robotics competitions, 3D printed 4-H projects and virtual workshops, 4-H still allows youth to meet face-to-face and learn basic skills.
Producers have had increasing interest in growing sorghums – forage sorghums, silage sorghums, and sorghum-sudan varieties – and there are several reasons for it, according to James Rogers, NDSU Extension forage crops production specialist at NDSU’s North Central Research Extension Center (NCREC).
“I really like the breed, but I love the people more. We’re almost like family.” A national sheep show and sale is coming to Huron for its annual meet-up.
May is an interesting month for USDA reports.The weekly Crop Progress reports document the speed at which the new spring crops are entering the ground. That planting pace often provides a strong signal to market participants about the potential production in the coming harvest season.
Total economic returns in 2022 for Illinois beef feeding enterprises exceeded total costs by $25.41 per 100 pounds of beef produced in preliminary findings for farms enrolled in Illinois Farm Business Farm Management.
The Midwest Messenger is kicking off its inaugural Cream of the Crop readers’ choice awards, giving the community a unique opportunity to recognize the best businesses and organizations in Nebraska.
Not only do hot summer days make people uncomfortable outdoors, it can also impact livestock.
The Agricultural Research Service is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Daily, ARS focuses on solutions to agricultural problems affecting America. Each dollar invested in U.S. agricultural research results in $20 of economic impact.
March beef exports were the largest since October though less than this past year’s large volume, according to data released by U.S. Department of Agriculture and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
While 4-Hers are on the front lines showing their projects this summer, it’s a pretty exciting time of year for leaders as well.
This odd-looking tractor was manufactured by the Lion Tractor Co. in Minneapolis. The Lion, first marketed in 1914, was a tricycle wheel arrangement with two large front wheels and one small rear wheel.
Content by BinTrac by HerdStar. User friendly and easy to install, MicroZone by HerdStar of Mankato, Minnesota, regulates the temperature of heat lamps or warming mats, eliminating the need to adjust the temperature manually and cutting energy bills.
Content by AKRS Equipment. Use this handy maintenance checklist to ensure your mower lasts longer and maintains cut quality.
DES MOINES — The online dashboards that report the results of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy have been updated to reflect the latest reporting period, which coincides with the 10-year anniversary of the Nutrient Reduction Strategy.
Content by BinTrac by HerdStar. The industry-leading Batching Control System from BinTrac by HerdStar of Mankato, Minnesota, precisely batches and accurately monitors feed inventory and usage.
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