Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

Jan. 27-29, 2016
San Diego, Calif.

Full Coverage of the Convention

  • Farmers Take the Driver's Seat at AgTech Expo

    06/23/2017 03:58 PM

    Registration is now open for the first Farm Journal AgTech Expo, designed by farmers for farmers who want to explore how to use today’s newest ag technologies on their operations.

  • Torpedoed
    06/23/2017 03:46 PM In last week’s Minesweeper themed column, we noted that wheat and soy oil were still rising, but that corn and soybeans were taking on a little water. This week, it appeared that all four were hit by torpedoes and are down at the bow. Some of the bull convoy is still intact. The notable exception is of course the USS Minneapolis and its cargo of high protein spring wheat. It still had a full head of steam, as did the HMS July Hog.
  • Harvesting and Handling High-quality Baleage
    06/23/2017 03:37 PM

    Baleage can provide a high-quality fermented forage, but careful attention to management is needed to produce a consistent, uniform feed. 

  • Emergency Grazing Opened in Drought Impacted Northern Plains
    06/23/2017 03:23 PM

    Emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands by  Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for producers in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana impacted by drought.  

  • Don't Drink The COOL-Aid
    06/23/2017 02:25 PM

    Mandatory Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) is back in the news. Dropped after WTO rulings and predictions of financial losses, the controversial labeling issue has resurfaced in a lawsuit against the USDA. 

  • Pete's Pick of the Week: 1997 John Deere 8200
    06/23/2017 02:23 PM

    In the past five years, only one other John Deere 8200 has sold higher than this one.

  • For Weaned Pigs, Feed Quality is Critical
    06/23/2017 01:44 PM

    Grain quality issues can create additional problems with weaned piglets, but so can the protocols meant to protect pigs against contaminated feed, say researchers. 

  • Count the Rings Around the Corn Collars
    06/23/2017 12:15 PM

    Knowing how to count corn collars at this point in the season is a valuable skill because it can help you make accurate decisions on timing postemergence herbicide applications, says Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer.

  • Video
    U.S. Ag Delegates Visit Cuba After Tougher Trump Trade Policy
    06/23/2017 11:57 AM

    Last week, President Donald Trump announced a tougher policy with Cuba, and the first United states delegation to the country started its visit Tuesday.

  • Dicamba Ban Passes, Heads to Gov.'s Desk
    06/23/2017 11:41 AM

    A rollercoaster dicamba ride passed a major benchmark as the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) voted to recommend an emergency dicamba ban.

  • NAFTA Negotiations As Critical As It Gets
    06/23/2017 11:41 AM

    Dairy is extremely vulnerable to what happens with NAFTA - 45% of exports go to Canada and Mexico


  • Syngenta to Pay Nearly $218 Million in First Class Action
    06/23/2017 11:03 AM

    In the first of eight certified class actions against the company, jurors sided with plaintiffs and asked Syngenta to pay $217,700,000 in damages. 

  • Record Levels of Cheese in Storage
    06/23/2017 10:26 AM

    Industry watching butter to see when and where it will peak

  • Dealing with Motivated Buyers
    06/23/2017 10:23 AM

    The race for fat is on.  Prices have responded.  Buyers are motivated.  And producers now face an opportunity that has not been present since 2015.