Saturday, June 23, 2018

This week’s prize goes to Martha Anderson, who submitted a picture of a goat standing on a tree stump with a cloudy sky in the background.

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Unless you purchased your steak from the farmer down the road, it can be hard to tell exactly where it came from, even if the sticker on the package says local.

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a specific gene in corn that appears to be associated with resistance to three important plant leaf diseases.

AgroAtlas, an interactive Russian/English website, shows the geographic distributions of 100 crops; 640 species of crop diseases, pests, and weeds; and 560 wild crop relatives growing in Russia and neighboring countries.

A research and extension team led by dairy systems management extension specialist Jeffrey Bewley, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Department of Animal and Food Sciences, is embarking on a two-year study to advance precision dairy farming at the UK Coldstream Dairy Research Farm.

Program lowers crop insurance premiums for qualifying farmers in 12 states.

DULUTH, Ga. — The economic impact of mastitis on the dairy industry is nearly $2 billion or 11 percent of total U.S. milk...

OLD WASHINGTON, Ohio — Sheep and goat producers are invited to a workshop designed to certify sheep and goat producers in FAMACHA and learn...

TUMBA, Sweden -- Rotary parlors aren't new, but a fully automatic milking rotary system is. DeLaval introduced the DeLaval AMR in Hannover, Germany, last November, and is spotlighting its first on-farm installation in southern Sweden, in place since last April.

CARROLLTON, Ohio -- Garner Auctioneers, LLC conducted an auction May 27-28 for part one of the Robert W. Lozier estate of Carrollton, Ohio. Lozier...
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