11:10AM Jan 14, 2020

2019 Ag Labor Study

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

What are farmers’ biggest labor challenges? Finding qualified workers tops the list, according to a 2019 Farm Journal survey of 2,100 farmers and ranchers.

11:06AM Jan 14, 2020

Researchers Find CWD Proteins in Deer Semen

In research with potential implications for breeders and wild herds, scientists have detected the presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) prions in semen and sexual tissues of prion-infected whitetail deer

11:06AM Jan 14, 2020

Packer Lawsuit Against Producers Dismissed

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

A pair of lawsuits filed last year involving a packing company and two producers have been dismissed following a confidential settlement.

11:03AM Jan 14, 2020

2020 Hemp Summits Open For Registration

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

Come to Chicago this month to hone your knowledge and know-how.

14:46PM Jan 13, 2020

John Phipps: Is Legislation Surrounding Factory Farms Justified?

States are passing legislation around factory farming. John gives his thoughts on if the recently passed pieces of legislation are justified.

14:38PM Jan 13, 2020

Sioux City Pork Plant Incentives Restored

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Financial incentives to Seaboard Triumph Foods have been restored by state economic development officials after an investigation found no evidence the Iowa pork plant abused or mistreated Micronesian workers.

14:22PM Jan 13, 2020

New Genetic Test Indicates Risk for Bovine Congestive Heart Failure

MatMaCorp has translated genetic risk factors, ARRDC3 and NFIA, into a rapid and cost-effective test for BCHF, an untreatable, fatal condition prevalent in feedlot cattle in the Western Great Plains