Portia Stewart

Articles By Portia Stewart

Oct 14, 2019

Veterinary Technicians Key to Underserved Rural Areas

You can’t be everywhere, all the time. Here’s why veterinary technicians are essential to members of the large animal health community.
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Oct 02, 2019

True or False: Could the Milk Price Rebound Continue into 2020

USDA has forecast a jump in all milk prices to $18.85 dollars per cwt in 2020, up $0.50 above the 2019 forecast of $18.35.
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Sep 25, 2019

Dep. Secretary of Ag: ‘Sign up for Dairy Margin Coverage Program’

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky urged dairy farmers to register for the improved program at the Ag Outlook Forum on Sept. 23 in Kansas City, Mo.
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Sep 23, 2019

ASF Offers Opportunities for Pork Exports

As all eyes focus on African swine fever’s deliberate spread throughout Asia, what does this mean for U.S. pork producers?
FJF-AgThrough The Voice of the Farmer
Sep 10, 2019

New D.C. Exhibit Showcases Ag To Public

More than 200 leaders gathered July 26 in Washington, D.C., to celebrate a shared interest in helping farmers and ranchers adopt profitable conservation practices.
Sep 06, 2019

5 Reasons to Attend Hemp College

Join us for Farm Journal Hemp College Sept.17 in Altoona, Iowa.
Aug 29, 2019

Film Features First-Time Farmers Tackling Dairy Farming

Farmsteaders, a PBS POV documentary premiering Sept. 2, highlights the challenges small farms face.
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Aug 13, 2019

The 5 Myths of Hemp Growth

As the Green Rush buds in agriculture, it’s critical to know the truth about the opportunities and risks around hemp. Here’s a quick look at facts behind the fiction.
FJF-AgThrough The Voice of the Farmer
Aug 12, 2019

Farmers Get a Voice on the National Mall

Educational installation takes root in the Capitol