STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Spare a kind thought for livestock producers
Cold, snowy winters are tough enough for those of us who live in.town. They're vastly more difficult for people who raise livestock.
I speak from personal knowledge, from my days as a farm kid on a b... Posted on 2/19/13 at 12:20 PM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS The Modern Day Ranch
Americas ranches may have gone through some changes over the last 150 years but ranching is still going strong and continues to be a great part of western Americana.
From the start of most of Ameri... Posted on 1/24/13 at 8:00 PM
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.
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.
The Canada-European Union free trade talks are nearing an end with agriculture issues the last major stumbling block to an agreement both sides say will boost economic growth, the EU ambassador Matthias Brinkmann said Thursday.
North Dakota State University plans to seek compensation from the owner of two dogs that attacked a flock of sheep inside a research barn, killing seven sheep and injuring five others that had to be euthanized.
U.S. wholesale beef prices rose to an all-time high on May 3 as the delayed spring grilling season is heating up and as supermarkets buy meat for the May 27 U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend, commonly seen as the unofficial start of the summer cookout season, analysts said.
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