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Dairy producers weighing shift in new farm bill

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Margin Protection Program is designed to help farmers deal with both catastrophic conditions, such as weather extremes, and prolonged periods of low margins.

Herbivores + light = more plant biodiversity

Monday, March 17, 2014

Light availability at the ground level appears to be a big factor in maintaining or losing plant species biodiversity.

Get social with Farm and Dairy

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Farm and Dairy is on social media. Follow Farm and Dairy and our writers to stay current on all things agriculture!

Coats protect seeds planted in cold, wet soils

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Agricultural Research Service has conducted several studies to see whether adding a protective coating to corn and soybean seeds could help optimize planting schedules.

Senators defend popular cheese names

Friday, March 14, 2014

Fifty U.S. Senators sign letter defending common food names against European Union.

Pork producers blasted by new virus, PEDv

Friday, March 14, 2014

PEDv will mete a financial blow to many individual pork producers, but the tighter supply could trigger record-high industry revenues and the highest profit per head since 2005.

Young farmers still concerned about available land

Friday, March 14, 2014

Farm Bureau’s annual outlook survey shows land availability a top concern.

Scientists study bats to understand how we smell

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Scientists have identified a distinctive olfactory receptor gene pattern in fruit-eating bats, as well as the particular olfactory receptor gene families important to their fruit diets.

Michigan farmer can keep his pigs

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Michigan DNR determines banned traits no longer present.

Farm and Dairy delivery delayed this week

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Farm and Dairy’s printing department experienced an unfortunate, “unperfect storm” of mechanical and computer problems this week, which will delay delivery.


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