Different distillers grains may change feed rations
Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn, and that can affect the quality of distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs and poultry. FULL STORY »
New Spanish-language website showcases pork
Pork’s exceptional flavor and versatility have made it a staple in Hispanic homes. To celebrate Latinos’ passion for pork, the Pork Checkoff has launched PorkTeInspira.com, a new Spanish-language website with social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. FULL STORY »
US Ag Safety and Health Centers celebrate Farm Safety Week
10 U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers encourage everyone involved in the agriculture industry to recognize National Farm Safety and Health Week (September 21-27). FULL STORY »
Are we making progress against PEDv?
As the industry readies for the next round with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, one South Dakota State veterinarian looks at how far we’ve come over the last 16 months. FULL STORY »
White House to take on antibiotic resistance
The White House is joining the fight against antimicrobial resistance. Late last week, President Obama issued an executive order to stop the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which he calls a “serious threat to public health and the economy.” FULL STORY »
Major geopolitical trends to impact global agribusiness revealed
How are geopolitical trends unfolding worldwide likely to affect the global agricultural economy? Find out at at this year’s 9th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Epic fail...or is it?
After chuckling (or worse) at a truly awful video appeal from anti-meat activist Paul McCartney, it’s important to recognize the significance of the message he’s peddling to his supporters. FULL STORY »
Farrow-to-finish margins near $55 per head
Unlike cattle markets, which finished lower on the week, farrow-to-finish margins increased last week to $54.12 per head compared to $47.75 per head the previous week, according to the latest Sterling Profit Tracker data. FULL STORY »
The 2014 Farm Bill: 18 questions and answers for landlords
There are many new provisions in the 2014 farm bill that landlords should be familiar with. FULL STORY »
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