As China's government sets up farms in developing countries, the nation's food companies are scouring the world for premium products.
The goal is to have well-grown heifers become life-long top performers.
Intense genetic selection can have an unintended side effect — the loss of genetic diversity.
Grain and oilseed speculators have not received bullish news with staying power in at least three months now resulting in a huge buildup of short positions, and fund managers remained unimpressed last week even as a new set of supply and demand numbers hit the market.
Hay season is right around the corner. In fact, some would argue it is already here according to Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.
Fly Control in concentrated animal feeding operations such as dairies is a challenge, especially as the weather heats up and there is abundant moisture and organic matter available.
Producers should consider these common questions as the alfalfa cutting season starts.
As Ohio phases out its state prison farms there are likely to be more than two dozen people laid off.
Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial, China's largest dairy company, is preparing a gut-busting $850 million bid for Danone's Stonyfield yogurt business.
Jerry Dryer is the editor of Dairy & Food Market Analyst, www.dairymarket analyst.com. He analyzes the dairy market for Dairy Today.
You can contact him at jdryer@dairymarket analyst.com.