Herbruck’s plans to construct three cage-free pullet-rearing facilities to raise 2.5 million young hens, (known as pullets) annually in Ionia. The project, which also calls for significant investments in aviary equipment and construction, will create 33 jobs over the next three years.
Exports will continue to play an important role in overall demand and pork industry profitability.
These fundamentals suggest the price of Thanksgiving’s key ingredient – the turkey – could be lower this year.
The report throws cold water on claims that grass-fed beef benefits the environment.
“Our report explains how the industry shares the same values as today’s consumer with its never-ending commitment to animal care, food safety, sustainability and responsible antibiotic use.”
The show is open from 8 a.m. on Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. on Friday through Sunday, and closes each day, except Sunday, after the 7 p.m. barn yard pull.
Successful prevention and control of BLV infection requires understanding how the virus is transmitted
Storing colostrum in the fridge or freezer gives flexibility to the colostrum feeding program.
The objective of the cattle feeding study was to evaluate using stover as an alternative forage for cattle.
Ample, quality cottonseed supplies provide attractive prices for dairy farmers
This does appear to be aggressive culling on the domestic beef side as Canadian imports of slaughter cows is down significantly this year by 32 percent.
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.
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.