We need to be cognizant at all times of the potential for fires to start while baling hay or straw and take measures to minimize the potential of a fire occurring.
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) is pushing back hard against a statement by the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister on up-coming talks to re-negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dairy farmers in various parts of Wisconsin experienced severe alfalfa winterkill and injury this past winter. Losses were the greatest on heavy soil types with poorer drainage.
The estimate of area harvested was unchanged from the figure shown in their June acreage report and only up a fraction of a percent from last year.
An exceptionally wet spring and a soggy summer has played havoc with forage quality in the Northeast, particularly across large swaths of New York.
Hay relief is on its way to North Dakota where drought has taken a toll on grazing and hay stands for livestock producers.
Junior partners working at closest level since early 1990s.
Export demand is driving up prices for quality hay in the western U.S.
Global consumption seen rising 3% in 2017, USDA data show.
Some Jerome County residents are worried that plans for a big new University of Idaho-operated dairy could befoul the local air.
A dairy farm in the home of the world’s biggest energy exporter is considering using cow dung to meet its power needs.
Company beat 2016 investor suit in March only to be sued anew.
The Senate Appropriations Committee tweaked the Dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) this week, and if passed by Congress would make the program more affordable for smaller producers and increasing the likelihood that margin payments will be triggered.
The U.S. beef cow herd increased 7% in the past two years, while beef replacement heifers were down 2% since USDA's last mid-year inventory report.
Senate Appropriations Committee wants to make program more small-farm friendly.
Milk production during the April-June quarter totaled 55.3 billion lb., that’s a jump of 1.8 percent compared to the same time last year.
A person who reported eating at a Chipotle in northern Virginia has tested positive for norovirus.
Largest such study finds rampant antibiotic use in chickens.
More than 100 dairy cows and calves are believed to have been killed after a fire broke out in a large barn on a farm near the Canadian border in northern New York.