USDA Announces Fresh Fluid Milk Purchase Program
17 August 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced plans to purchase Fluid Milk (whole, 2 percent, 1 percent, and skim) in half ga...
NCBA "Looks Forward" to Public Meeting on Fake Meat
15 June 2018
Tips to Help if You're Considering a Stocker Cattle Operation
22 January 2018
In volatile markets and changing commodity prices, expanding your current income flow to include a stocker cattle operation may be benefi...
For Beef Producers Every Pound Counts
7 November 2017
No matter the market – high or low- every pound counts for cattle producers and their bottom line. Mac Young, AgriLife Extension econo...
Keeping the Cattle Cool- Heat Stress Prevention in your Cattle
25 September 2017
Summer months bring more than just hot temperatures to growers and ranchers. For many, the topic of heat stress prevention becomes a hot...
Diversify your Agribusiness by Converting Crop Lands to Pasture
14 September 2017
As the prices of some crops continue to fall, converting a portion (or all) of your acreage from row crops to pasture could help you make...
What should a Producer Consider when going with a Pork Contract?
17 July 2017
Producers who aren’t able to secure the credit they need to continue to operate independently might find contract production the most pro...
Hog Prices on the Rise Due to Strong Demand
26 April 2017
According to the USDA’s hog and pig inventory report, growth has increased in the pork industry due to domestic and international demand....
Beef...Is It Still What's for Dinner?
22 February 2017
The USDA released their cattle inventory report on January 31st summarizing that the cattle inventory rose two percent with 93.6 million ...
Fighting Cold Stress in Cattle this Winter
21 December 2016
Winter officially begins this week and with that comes the necessary precautions to keep cattle warm during this season. As winter persi...
Getting Creative: Key to Tackling Farm Labor Shortage
21 December 2018
Farmers across America are in the midst of the proverbial perfect storm when it comes to finding laborers to staff their operations. H-2...
Whiskey Acres: Distilling in the Napa Valley of Corn
6 November 2018
We are excited to announce our Big Innovators in Ag series. The ag industry is always changing. Our American farmers see a problem and wa...
Field Report: Michigan
2 November 2018