HARRISBURG, Pa. –A new risk management tool is available for Pennsylvania swine producers who want to protect their gross margin on swine sold for slaughter.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — With an eye toward the future, the American Angus Association Board of Directors approved a 5-to-10-year plan outlining strategies aimed at benefiting all users of Angus genetics, from members to commercial cattlemen to consumers.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett has established a dairy leadership council that will help ensure that state government meets the needs of Pennsylvania’s nearly $2 billion dairy industry.
WASHINGTON — A new test that detects a rare and deadly bone disorder in Red Angus is now available to cattle producers, thanks to U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Good fences make for good neighbors, especially if the fence provides fresh, homegrown fruit every year.
Responding to a need for education designed to help women manage business risks and enhance the financial viability of their agricultural operations, Penn State Extension will offer a workshop series to be held at six locations across Pennsylvania.
(Scroll down for a video excerpt of the governor’s speech.) LONDON, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants a strong agriculture industry in the state. Because that means a strong economy in general. Speaking Sept. 20 at the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, Kasich said the Buckeye State is underpinned by an agricultural economy, […]
ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Milk Producers Federation’s board of directors voted recently in favor of a revised approach to reforming federal dairy policy. The key change allows farmers a choice between receiving the financial protection of a government safety net, or opting out of such protection.
As Midwestern soybeans near maturity, a Purdue Extension agronomist says farmers should watch for green stem syndrome, a condition that can trick them into delaying harvest, possibly lowering yields.
ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell’s new raspberry variety, Crimson Giant, was developed specifically for the New York climate and can extend the harvest window for fresh, local raspberries to the beginning of November.