IRON RIVER, Wis. – It’s often said that folks would be more amiable if they just become more familiar with each other. If people from the city could visit farms and small-town artisans maybe there would not be such a big divide between urban and rural.
LANCASTER, Wis. – Tammy Wiedenbeck has a full-time job off her family’s beef operation. But when not working as a business-development manager for a telecommunications company, she’s tending to cattle at the family’s Riverview Farms near Lancaster. She shares responsibilities with her brothe…
When it rains, it pours – especially when you push your luck.
A U.S. tech company says its fully electric smart tractor doesn’t necessarily need a driver to operate it; it’s the world’s first.
Doosan Bobcat has launched a new all-electric Bobcat T7X compact track loader, stating it’s the first such vehicle in the world. Unveiled earlier this year at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, the new T7X won two awards for innovation during the event.
Research regarding choline supplementation was originally scheduled to start in early 2020 at the University of Wisconsin- Emmons Blaine Arlington Dairy Research Center. A pandemic called COVID shut it down; it was a total shutdown of all new research at the university.
In spite of the COVID shutdown the University of Wisconsin in 2020-2021 performed one of its biggest studies ever done with dairy cows. The focus was on the little-understood effects of choline on transition cows.
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This June 2022 periodical update provides a market outlook for dairy, cattle, wheat and other key commodities, and gives an overview of what developments to watch in the upcoming months in North America. To be continued in the July 7 of Agri-View. Visit research.rabobank.com for more information.
SAXON, Wis. — Shane Wyzlic had plenty of excuses not to head into a war zone.
ARLINGTON, Wis. -- Fire crews from multiple departments battled a blaze June 26 at a barn at the University of Wisconsin-Arlington Agricultural Research Station. The fire was contained to one large structure that housed farming equipment and hay; no people or animals were injured, said Marc …
HERBSTER, Wis. – Sometimes we just don’t see the good in the familiar. We tend to take some things for granted. But when we look closely we can see just how important the familiar can be.
When Korrina Tomes-Hughes – horsewoman, wife and mother of four – acquired a horse who often squealed and kicked out, she told her husband they had a year to solve the issues.
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The transition period can be a stressful time in a dairy-cow’s life. Poor environmental conditions, an inadequate diet, pen changes and more can hinder immune function and cow performance. There are four key ways to better manage transition cows.
Farmers request farm-gate increase
A proverb states that two wrongs don’t make a right, but scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service are finding that when it comes to cattle feed, two negatives can be a positive.
The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program recently recognized a class of seven farms, businesses and partnerships for socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound practices and technologies. Hosted by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy the program since 2012 has r…
A panel led by National Pork Producers Council experts recently discussed the pork industry’s current policy priorities that are vital to producer livelihoods and the future success of the industry. As part of the pork industry’s long-range strategic planning process, the Pork Industry Visio…
A new dataset and analysis are set to ensure crop breeders develop new varieties that benefit the world’s most disadvantaged people. The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’s Excellence in Breeding Platform led a data-collection effort across public-breeding programs an…
A method to edit multiple genes in plants while simultaneously changing the expression of other genes recently was developed by scientists from the University of Maryland-College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Called the “CRISPR-Combo” the tool is expected to enable genetic-engineerin…
Genetically modified Bt corn has little impact on non-target insects and other organisms, according to a recently published study by a scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service and colleagues from Switzerland.
Alice in Dairyland host sought
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Food Program warn that acute food insecurity is likely to deteriorate further in 2022 in 20 countries or situations. They’re called hunger hotspots.