“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.
“In the beef industry, we are taking grass and byproducts and converting them into something that has a lot of nutritional value.”
Nebraska cattle producers have the opportunity to attend one of two, full-day Stockmanship and Stewardship events this June. Both events will offer the opportunity for individuals whose primary language is Spanish to participate in sessions as well.
“I thought they’d be a nice addition to our show pig sow herd, and they were. And then we started eating them, and I said, ‘holy moly, what have we been missing all these years.’”
“The foodservice business has fully bounced back from COVID and (is) booming on both beef and pork.”
U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra, a Republican from Hull, said he was outraged by the decision, which he called an “attack on rural America” that would have “devastating” consequences for Iowa hog farmers and rural communities. “Quite frankly,” he said, “California liberals have no jurisdiction over…
Scientists have collaborated to produce the first gene-edited calf with resistance to bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), a virus that costs the U.S. cattle sector billions of dollars annually.
The first five years of data showed that the rotationally managed cattle gained, on average, 14% less weight than cattle in the season-long management system.
“We would all love to identify that one bull that does it all — easy birth weight, his cattle all grow, and they all grade well and feed well. The only way to get the information needed to identify that bull is by testing the genetics."
"We are here to make your beef buying an experience in a colorful atmosphere in the heart of a small farming community.”
It's Beef Month, the perfect time to highlight our hardworking beef farmers and ranchers and all they do to bring high-quality protein to the table.
“There are enormous complications in ag related to these new technologies. The general notion on any vaccine is that it could raise complications on exports of meats in foreign countries.”
Bill Slovek inherited more than some rolling acres of prairie from his father Earl. He also inherited his legacy of careful land stewardship.
Amid ongoing worries about avian influenza that has led to the culling of more than 13 million chickens and turkeys in Iowa in the past year, a priority among agricultural groups for the next federal farm bill is vaccine funding.
"We first need to make good use of what exists, and then, and only then, cost effectively fill forage gaps of quantity and quality."
Through all the muddy waters of GFI #191, the take home message is that if the implant is not labeled specifically for reimplantation, it cannot be used more than once per production phase.
When starting a family, first-time mothers tend to experience longer labors than those who’ve given birth before. In much the same way, heifers need to be managed differently than cows at calving time, said the experts at the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute speaking on a recent…
“A lot of people think the old saying that goats eat tin cans. They don’t.”
ISU extension's Fred Hall created a Spanish newsletter to be distributed to dairies, poultry and swine producers and even harvest centers like Tyson. Now, it can be found on the table in over 80 break rooms throughout Iowa.
After a fire and derecho damage last year, SDSU is rebuilding its dairy barns and its dairy herd.
“It makes you step back and take a deep breath and thank God we live in a country where we’re free to do this.”
The placenta is essential to fetal survival. This incredible and yet temporary organ functions as the respiratory, excretory, metabolic, endocrine and digestive system for the fetus.
As the hog industry went through an upheaval in the way pigs are owned and brought to market, Eric Nelson noticed a major change in rural towns.
For two days all things dairy can be found in the center of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
“At end of the day, we’re decreasing fear and decreasing stress, and they’re delivering health and performance."