Farm Progress Local News
Cold spring has raised a healthy team of weeds, tempting farmers to consider burndown control before corn planting. Consider these options.
Goal is to unite farmers, food processors and food service directors to increase the amount of Michigan food served in institutions.
U-M Extension provides in-depth info on changes in program and rules affecting crop commodities ove the next five years.
New software program helps farmers improve nutrient management.
The Leopold Conservation Award finalists include crop and livestock farms and ranches and feedlot operation.
Contact the governor's office if want to serve on expanded Natural Resources Commission.
Demand is there, cold chain is improved and China's domestic cattle supply is declining, so outlook for U.S. beef exports is good.
Your goal should be putting the least pressure as possible on damp soils.
Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts has been recognized for leading successful advocacy for $200 million in state funding to conserve land and water across Ohio.
Spotted wing fly struggle gets new weapons.
International Grains Program designs week-long courses to educate millers and other end-users of Kansas grains.
Speakers discussed ongoing efforts to improve nutrient management and water quality efforts.
Wisconsin's food prices average lower than national average.
Farm Progress National News
Current-year wheat sales top estimates
Wisconsin and Iowa see beneficial improvement from snow and rain; Texas shows mix of drought improvement and degradation
Vermont's bill to label GMOs won't be triggered by labeling laws in surrounding states
USDA's Market Access and Foreign Market Development programs award funding for export promotion.
Parliament adopts law prohibiting cultivation of varieties of genetically modified maize
Farm Progress Livestock News
Livestock Disaster Assistance enrollment is now open; the National Cattlemen's Beef Association has tips for working with the USDA FSA
Cargill's Animal Nutrition and Pork businesses donate $150,000 to PEDV research fund
Researchers develop three vaccines that have promising impact on metritis in dairy cows; could help limit antibiotic use to treat the disease
Smithfield Foods releases app to promote traditionally printed sustainability report
USDA reminds producers to gather receipts, photos and records of honeybee, tree or livestock losses for accurate tabulation by the Farm Service Agency