Three percent decline in production expected in 2013.
Farms in two of the nation’s leading pork producing states have tested positive for the potentially fatal porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), U.S. pork industry veterinarian official says.
The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a $400 million annual cut — or roughly a half of 1 percent — to the food stamp program as part of a major five-year farm bill.
Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation, talks about the value of exports and the reputation U.S. beef has overseas.
The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies in a massive farm bill moving through the Senate this week.
In warm weather, body temperature in dairy cattle is difficult to regulate.
As the ACRE program signup deadline approaches, NDSU economists say the program may benefit more growers this year, over the DCP program.
Hay supplies are nearly depleted across much of the region, and some ranchers are facing tough choices that can include selling all or part of their herd.
The Senate is expected to begin debate May 21 on a new farm bill that the Senate Agriculture Committee approved on May 14.
The House Agriculture Committee on May 15 approved a new farm bill that would make most of the same changes proposed last year, but would also repeal the section of the 2008 farm bill that directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration to address practices by meatpackers and poultry companies that farmers and ranchers said were hurting them.
A barn and 40 head of cattle were destroyed in a fire just north of Perham, Minn., Friday evening.
The House Agriculture Committee is considering a five-year farm bill that would make small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.
Mitch Blanding, Zoetis, and Gary Fike, Certified Angus Beef, talk about stocker strategies that set cattle up for success.
The American Meat Institute released a video tour of a pork slaughter plant hosted by Temple Grandin, Superior East entered into a joint venture with CHS, and Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed an executive order allowing over-width fertilizer application vehicles to travel at night in S.D.
With new federal animal identification rules, inspecting veterinarians also have the responsibility of certifying the identification numbers, which are listed on the certificates of health.