This bulletin provides an overview of the MPP modifications and includes a downloadable Excel calculator that can be used to estimate MPP benefits in 2018, as well as in prior years, under the revised program parameters.
As a part of MDARD’s response, a three-mile surveillance area has been established around the affected farm in Kalamazoo County. Farms within this special surveillance area will have six months to complete bovine TB testing.
As a part of MDARD's response, a three-mile surveillance area has been established around the affected farm in Ottawa County.
With three years’ worth of lower milk prices, farmers are likely filling barns to spread debt loads across more animals.
SwissLane Farms is committed to helping Michigan residents learn about where their food comes from. As part of the farm's Dairy Discovery farm tours and events, visitors bottle-feed newborn calves, learn about dairy nutrition, watch cows being milked and meet a variety of farm animals.
American Farm Bureau Federation member-approved policy supports the adoption of new techniques.
During 2016, $4.9 billion of pork products were exported from the U.S. Japan is the largest export market followed by Mexico and Canada
The requirement demands that farmers report “when they release hazardous substances from animal waste in amounts greater than/equal to their reportable quantity within a 24-hour period.”
The CFIA acknowledges the source of the 2016 bovine TB strain remains a bit of a mystery, but agency officials are confident the costly steps to eradicate it are worth it.
President Donald Trump’s Administration has approved a final rule that had its origin during President Bill Clinton’s Administration.
Use promo code FFACULVERS at convention.beefusa.org for free registration.
In today’s challenging economic times, it is more important than ever to monitor the operational efficiency of your operation.
It is generally well accepted that a building permit is not required for buildings used for agricultural purposes if the building does not include retail trade.
Farming is a capital-intensive business, with land, equipment and facilities that can run into millions of dollars.
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.