Successful hay storage is essential to provide high quality feedstuffs to ensure desired performance from livestock forages while deterring economic loss from unwanted hay storage fires. The predominant reason that heating or fires occurs in hay is because of excessive moisture in the plant residue when it is baled or stacked for long term storage.
Analyst warns that U.S. restaurants are heading into recession.
Cattle feeders are walking a tight rope as fed cattle prices continue to decline.
The edible insect industry is seeking clearer regulation.
Cattle feeding margins eroded $62 per head last week, falling $35 into negative territory.
The water levels of eastern Idaho's massive aquifer continue to plummet. To combat the troubling trend, state officials have proposed setting up an East Snake Plain Aquifer groundwater management area.
Several marketing options for cow-calf producers to consider.
Work is underway at the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory to add a biohazard facility that will focus on the nasty diseases found in some Wyoming wildlife, like the plague and rabies.
Bacon may have finally met an equal competitor in Schmacon.
Proper hoof and leg conformation of cattle entering feedlots are a critical component in profitability and consumer trust.
New Hampshire's Health Department says it's investigating an outbreak of E. coli bacteria associated with ground beef after 12 people got sick eating the meat since June.
With USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack on Hillary Clinton's vice presidential shortlist, AgDay looks back to his early days on the job and his priorities at USDA.
USDA’s monthly Cattle on Feed report was pegged at 10.4 million head on July 1, 1% above last year’s total.
AgriTalk host Mike Adams heard both sides of the GMO food labeling law story on Thursday as Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell discussed the issue.
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Authorities say two bulls escaped a slaughterhouse in west Baltimore.
Six major farm organizations have declared that property tax reform, instead of a constitutional protection for a "right to farm," should be the main priority for keeping agriculture in Nebraska strong.
The Holstein beef market is an integral part of the beef supply chain.
Mid-summer shipments of cattle off grass pastures to feedlots is in full-swing.
Cattle futures drop to five-year low; hogs extend record slide.
A 1,200 mile drive by an agriculture economist reveals crop and pasture conditions are doing well.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is reportedly being considered as a potential vice presidential candidate on presumed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s ticket.
A federal prosecutor says Oregon standoff figure Ryan Bundy was working on a plan to escape from a Portland jail.
It might be a good year to consider retained ownership of calves.
Storms brought rain to North Dakota over the past week, but they also dropped hail that caused varying amounts of crop damage.
Firefighters managed to save the Black Hills community of Edgemont, S.D. from a wildfire, but some area ranchers who lost hay and pasture now have to figure out how to feed their cattle through the rest of summer and the coming winter.
Heat and humidity could lead to heat stress this week.
They’re far from pretty, but cattle feeding margins on a cash basis remain modestly positive.