Friday, April 28, 2017

A cow tested "inconclusive" last week for the brain-wasting disease bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

In this week's commentary, Editor Susan Crowell says if there's ever a time for farmers to think more "proactively" it's now.

USDA uses what are called "direct" evaluations of productive life based on survival of daughters, regardless of their age.

Should you be certified, too?

If not, it's time to go out and gather some information.

The USDA isn't adequately policing recipients of federal farm program payments, according to a General Accounting Office report.

"Hespellia" is the name of a new genus of bacteria discovered by USDA's Agricultural Research Service and cooperating scientists.

Bus troubles turn to blessing.

The West Virginia Equine Economic Impact Study said that the once almost-invisible horse industry is now stepping forward as a major force within West Virginia's economy.

Farm operators paid their hired workers an average wage of $9.22 per hour during the reference week, up 6 cents from last year.
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