Brittany Bowman

Articles By Brittany Bowman

Heins Family Farms 15
Apr 09, 2020

“The Gut Is the Largest Immune Organ in the Body”

The gut is the largest immune organ in the body, and it may be the new frontier for human and cattle health.

Reindeer Show
Dec 13, 2019

Raising Reindeer: How One Show Reindeer Inspired a Passion

Taylor Armstrong’s show reindeer named Merlin was a decision Armstrong says she made on a whim. Now, the community of North Pole, Alaska, native is an aspiring large animal veterinarian with a growing reindeer herd.

Short Stature, High Expectations
Nov 27, 2019

Short Stature, High Expectations

Future corn varieties might be shorter, more uniform and higher yielding

Nov 11, 2019

"Pumpkage" - Putting Recycled Pumpkins to Use in the Cow's Diet

After Halloween and Thanksgiving, put pumpkins in cattle rations instead of the dump.

Corn, Soybeans
Nov 08, 2019

Mixed Bag for Corn and Soybean Prices: Watch These Market Signals

Wondering where corn and soybean prices will headed? Watch these market signals, analysts say.

Nov 07, 2019

Online Meat and Data Companies Partner to Understand Future Customers

Crowd Cow, the online meat company, is partnering with Midan Marketing to study consumers’ behaviors when purchasing meat.

Wendy's Restaurant
Oct 31, 2019

Fast-Food Antibiotic Scorecard Released by Consumer Groups

Consumer groups give many U.S. restaurant chains failing grades for their policies regarding antibiotics used in their beef supply for burgers and other beef dishes.

Gas pump biofuels
Oct 28, 2019

More Questions than Answers on China, Biofuels Package

What are farmers to make of the recent announcement about biofuels, and is a trade deal with China just talk?

Oct 23, 2019

How Badly Has Weather Hurt Yields?

Analysts believe accurate corn and soybean yield reports may not arrive until January.