Rhonda Brooks

Articles By Rhonda Brooks

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Nov 14, 2019

4 Tips To Ready Swine Barns For Winter

Swine facilities need constant evaluation to keep animals healthy and productive.
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Nov 12, 2019

‘Learning Farms’ Support Dairy’s Carbon Reduction Efforts

U.S. Dairy’s goal is to reduce its carbon footprint by 25% in 2020.
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Nov 12, 2019

Forget Meals. People Want More Snacks.

New research indicates that sit-down meals could be on the decline.
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Nov 08, 2019

Women Take More Leadership Roles On U.S. Farms

Women make up 36% of the nation’s farmers.
Boots in Field
Nov 08, 2019

Ferrie: Some Farmers Will Wait A Week For Fuel To Dry Corn

Delays are a result of high demand across the country.
Boots in Field
Nov 05, 2019

Ferrie: Soybean Yields Are All Over The Board

Stress during both the vegetative and reproductive periods is a key contributor.
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Nov 05, 2019

Tapping Into Legacy P Can Reduce Fertilizer Costs And Overuse

Farmers are learning how to access accumulated levels of the nutrient.
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Oct 31, 2019

Farm Bankruptcy Filings Are 24% Over Year-Ago Levels

The dismal ag economy has burned through many farmers' and livestock producers' financial ability to persevere and keep their operations afloat.
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Oct 31, 2019

7 Ways To Ready Your Truck Or Car For Winter

These tips will get you on the road to a safer season.