Long considered a weed in North America, Camelina sativa is increasingly valued as an oilseed crop. Researchers at the University of Illinois are now studying its nutritional value when used as part of weanling pigs’ diets.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The Coalition to Support Iowa Farmers is offering a reward of up to $3,500 for information leading to the arrest in the suffocation of 3,800 pigs at a hog operation near Hull in northwest Iowa.
A Lake County, S.D., man this month shot a feral pig, an animal usually found in the southern United States. Chad Aker said the animal was first sighted about six weeks ago by farmers chopping corn for silage. Aker found the pig on his property Nov. 2 about 14 miles northwest of Madison, S.D., and brought down the animal with a rifle.
HULL, Iowa - The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest in the suffocation of 3,800 pigs at a hog operation near Hull in northwest Iowa.
It may not be the most hygienic of weather-predicting methods, but one Jamestown man says he’s never been wrong.
Norbert Schulz uses the width and height of pig spleens to determine if the up-coming winter will be mild and dry or cold and snowy. His outlook this year: buy a new shovel.
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