A class of antibiotics called polymyxins – which includes colistin – is used widely in the veterinary sector. It is also increasingly used in hospitals to treat multidrug-resistant infections.
Weanling horses require additional support and feeding adjustments as they grow.
Cattle breeders urged to nominate bulls with high potential
Think you don’t need to worry about deer getting into farm feed this summer? Think again! The risk is high, especially this time of year.
High oleic soybeans in dairy ration produce same milk volume, more milkfat, according to Penn State research
Pork industry members, local citizens and government officials came to celebrate the opening of the Clemens Food Group fresh pork processing plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house July 29 in Coldwater, MI.
Kevin was the 1991 MCA Young Cattleman of the Year, and Chairman of the 2016 Summer Round-Up Committee. He regularly volunteers his time to teach fellow producers about reducing the risk of TB. He is a respected leader in his community with a strong commitment to Michigan’s cattle industry.
“We’re very excited for next year’s 10th anniversary,” Maye said. “We all think it’s a pretty big deal, and mark my words, next year will be big.”
This new data suggests that herd expansion is continuing in 2017, probably more modestly than the previous two years.
The requirements of the ELD mandate may force small business owners out of the marketplace while also having the unintended impact of jeopardizing the wellbeing of hauled animals.
The Great Dairy Adventure was geared to families, daycare centers, summer camps and anyone who wanted to learn more about dairy farming and sample free ice cream and other dairy products.
As more employers plan to use the H-2A program, completing the following items this year will make an easier transition to H-2A employment.
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.