Ted Probert, dairy specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, says cattle comfort has changed the landscape for some dairy farms.
Keep an eye out for Palmer amaranth hitching a ride via contaminated feed ingredients. Minnesota has at least one infestation in the state that arrived via contaminated cattle feed.
Valerie Duever remembers the first time she tried honey produced by the bees on her land. Her husband enjoyed beekeeping, and that was her opportunity to try fresh, local honey.
Aaron Hager never told his father, a long-time farmer in southwestern Illinois, that he actu…
When the wind finally stopped blowing Monday the clean-up began. It might take quite a while.
By Al CrossDirector and professor, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky
Weekly percentage of covid-19 deaths by county urbanization level (NPR graph)
"U.S. government aid payments to tobacco farmers will be channeled through a new account within the office of the agriculture secretary, an unusual move that bypasses the normal mechanism for distributing farm aid and stokes concerns about how the government is using covid-19 stimulus," P.J.…
Federal loans in the form of advance payments from Medicare kept many struggling hospitals afloat during the earlier days of the pandemic, but the loans must be repaid this month, unless hospitals get a reprieve in a stopgap funding bill moving through Congress.
Five new reports detail the coronavirus's impact on U.S. households, including in rural areas. NPR, Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation collaborated on the project, which gathered data through interviews with more than 3,400 adults a…
Following the derecho event on Aug. 10, millions of acres in Iowa face challenging conditions. In many cases the corn may be unharvestable. These unharvestable fields require some level of fall management to ensure the future crop can achieve even emergence and normal early plant growth.
Gary Wheeler is the CEO and executive director of the Missouri Soybean Association and the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Cool crisp mornings and school activities filling the calendar are two signs that fall is on the horizon. Just as families make plans, cattle producers need to be looking into their fall grazing options, according to the team of experts at Kansas State University’s Beef Cat…