The 2017 South Dakota Master Pork Producers include: Dan Rodas, Spencer; Lenny Wipf, Lakeview Colony, Lake Andes and Bruce Burkhart, Dell Rapids. The Honorary Master Pork Producer is Jeri Westra, Smithfield, Lennox.
As seed and chemical companies jockey for the farmer’s dollar, tight margins have left some price shopping for better deals.
Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs) allow the breeder to identify the animals that excel in the traits that are important for their operation.
We’re moved by powerful dialogue in many of the movies we watch. But there are always real-life examples as meaningful as any that a screenwriter could imagine. Here’s proof.
Producers are being asked to provide input on their experiences of livestock raised without antibiotics, "no-not ever" production programs and the impact on animal health and welfare.
USDA-APHIS is considering non-regulated status for a particular type of ultra-low gossypol cottonseed (ULGCS) containing technology that could expand the feed and food markets for cottonseed.
The spread between August 2018 futures and October 2018 futures (and taking into account basis change), caused about $16 of the $17 per head decrease in the weaner pig breakeven prices last week.