Michigan State University animal geneticist Juan Steibel is leading a group of researchers to develop methods to breed pigs that are less aggressive.
The board of directors for Select Sires Inc., and Accelerated Genetics have reached a unanimous decision to unify the two cooperatives.
Despite what most would call an economically challenging time for dairy producers, Michigan dairy production increases continue.
As summer heats up, you may find yourself spending more time in the pool, enjoying ice-cold drinks and sitting in air conditioning to keep cool.
In 2016, nearly 40 percent of all U.S. dairy product exports made their way to our NAFTA partners, but recent moves by the governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada could lead to a change in these important markets.
On June 12, 2017, the Michigan Senate Ag Committee held a hearing in Alcona county, taking testimony from residents on matters related to bovine tuberculosis.
Nebraska beef producers earned bragging rights this week, with the first shipment of U.S. produced beef to be exported to China in 14 years, thanks to a recently negotiated trade deal.
Tractors on the farm are used only to haul milk to his calves, which are born beginning in July.
Food companies are making changes in supply chain.
Public health officials interviewed 228 of the sick people and 190, or 83 percent, reported contact with live poultry in the week before they became ill.
Cattlemen to gather in Greater Lansing area for annual summer event
The dairy industry is facing a challenging time, a cyclical downturn that’s lasted longer than in previous cycles, and is expected to continue for at least the near-term.
Farming is a challenging undertaking, with long days that start early and are filled with physical demands from running the tractor to calving cows to fixing equipment to repairing fence posts.
I am frequently asked "what is a gun trust and when should I create one?" The short answer is that gun trusts are created primarily to acquire, possess and use firearms regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (the NFA).
For many farmers, it seems hardly a year goes by without some form of capital investment, whether in equipment, facilities, livestock or land.
The EPA and Army Corps had been without a valid WOTUS definition for some time.