STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT A Father's Day gift for aggies (or not)
My June 15 Agweek cover story looked at New Zealand legislation that designates animals as "sentient beings." The story examines the fundamentally different way in which animal rights supporters and f... Posted on 6/17/15 at 9:31 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS One Hundred years in the making
(2005) Earl and Joyce Erickson are long-time residents of Viking, Minnesota. Theyve seen much of Vikings history and so I approached them to share it with me. Remember this is recollected history so s... Posted on 2/7/15 at 12:51 PM
PRAIRIE BUSINESS A match made in China
South Dakota wants to establish a sister-state in China and it looks like Inner Mongolia might be the right match.
Speaking by phone from a trade mission stop in Shanghai on May 14, Gov. Dennis Dauga... Posted on 5/14/14 at 3:03 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 1/24/14 at 8:00 PM
FARM BLEAT Red-faced over A.I. definition
At least one night a week I get to serve as proofreader at the Daily Globe. It isn't every page I proof - basically it's the front page, region and tri-state pages, business and nation/world news page... Posted on 12/16/10 at 10:00 PM
Nevada authorities investigating a wave of cattle shootings that have killed at least 20 cows grazing on public lands in the high desert near the Idaho border said on Thursday they have identified "persons of interest" in the case.
A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S. wildlife officials arguing that the government's management plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf, one of the most imperiled mammals in North America, does not go far enough.
CHICAGO - U.S. lean hog futures rose as much as 2 percent on Thursday, lifted by large weekly pork export sales and hopes a deal between JBS USA and Cargill Inc could lead to more international shipments, traders and analysts said.
BRUSSELS - European food safety officials found there was no need to widen buffer zones around genetically modified (GM) crops even though research shows that pollen from GM maize, which can travel kilometres further than previously thought.
Certified Angus Beef has awarded South Dakota State University meat science doctorate student Megan Webb with the 2015 Graduate Colvin Scholarship for her research work in enhancing meat production and quality.
My family owns a farm near Medina, N.D., and we now are transitioning that operation to Steve Sund and his family. Our farm has always been and will always remain a family farm committed to serving the health of the land and the community.
SAO PAULO and CHICAGO - JBS SA, the world's largest meat packer, is buying Cargill Inc's U.S. pork business for $1.45 billion, free of debt, it said in a statement on Wednesday, a deal that would make it one of the largest and most powerful meat companies in the United States.
CHICAGO - Higher numbers of hogs, cattle and broiler chickens are gobbling up animal feed, eating into supplies that were expected to grow due to the loss of 48 million chickens and turkeys in the worst-ever outbreak of bird flu in U.S. history.
Tom Polansek and Michael Hirtzer
July 02, 2015
CHICAGO, July 1 - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed up their 3.000-cents per lb maximum daily price limit on Wednesday, ignited by short-covering in response to better-than-expected cash prices, traders said.
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.
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