STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT The delights of dairy
The North Dakota family farm on which I grew up didn't include dairy cows. Thank goodness. Beef cows and small grains, which we did have, held some appeal. Dairy cows had none, at least to me. We had ... Posted on 8/20/14 at 10:49 AM
FARM BLEAT Flying cows
I woke up at 3:28 a.m. today. Ordinarily I should be dragging right about now, but the opposite has happened. I'm hyper.
In fact, my boss asked me if I drank a mug of coffee this morning. I am not a ... Posted on 10/5/10 at 12:48 PM
This Beeftalk concerns pounds of beef produced per acre utilizing two different types of cattle to help demonstrate what pounds of calf weaned per acre means.
The information presented, at this point, is an example of production data reflecting pounds of calf weaned per acre. For this article, I will not expound on marketing options.
PARIS - Livestock feed will surpass biofuels as the main source of growth in global grain consumption in the next 10 years as emerging countries consume more animal protein while lower oil prices and policy changes end a decade of high demand for crop-based biofuel, the FAO and OECD said on Wednesday.
THIRUVANANDHAPURAM, India - Worsening heat, fodder shortages and the threat of drought are forcing many hard-hit dairy farmers in the Anantapur area of India's southern Kerala state to reduce their herds, experts say.
As I finished my glass of ice-cold milk, I thought about my now 20-year-old son's comments many years ago. He always has enjoyed milk. When he was a toddler, we would hear his tiny voice saying "want milk" in the early morning hours. He wanted his milk and cereal pronto.
People who order human breast milk online for their babies may end up receiving shipments contaminated with cow's milk, according to a new study.
Researchers purchased and tested 102 samples of human milk from the Internet. There was enough evidence to suggest 10 samples were contaminated with cow's milk, which may affect kids with allergies or intolerance, researchers write in the journal Pediatrics.
NORTHVILLE, S.D. — Dick and Janell Meyer, who farm in the Northville, S.D., area, want a state law that says if a wild animal — deer — is destroying their property they can shoot it. State officials say that’s impractical.
FARGO, N.D. — Tim Hase of Martin, N.D., has a $47,000 problem because of the Anderson Seed Co. melt-down. He figures that if he gets his share of a $280,000 bond he’ll be compensated about $93 — about the price of a tank of gas.
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