Last year the United States experienced the most substantial number of illnesses linked to contact with backyard poultry ever recorded by CDC.
The value of the Mexican peso could drop versus the U.S. dollar, mitigating, at least partially, the short-term impacts of any new tariffs on U.S. exports to that country.
Biosecurity related to 4-H projects is a matter of high priority. Taking simple precautions will protect animals, members and consumers.
Cattlemen to gather in Escanaba for education and fellowship
Chris Weaver, Operations Manager at Bridgewater Dairy, talks about how Encirca® services makes the planting season effortless for their operation..
A short-term recovery in milk and dairy product values has been underway since March, which could curtail continued declines in the milk cow herd.
If calves are short-changed in areas that will result in increased death loss or illness, reduced farm profitability will extend for much longer.
Referred to by critics as "the rotten egg initiative," the new measure would explicitly legalize egg industry cages throughout California until, at the very least, 2022.
The Michigan Beef Expo held its 29th annual show and sale. With sales featuring some of the best genetics in the state, a large trade show and the junior show for the next generation of cattle growers, the Expo is one of the year's most anticipated events.
event held May 11 and 12 at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds is aimed at helping
response teams plan and train to respond to rollover livestock accidents.
The tariff will hurt the U.S. pork industry in key states that were generally strong Tump supporters. This gives a potential political victory to China.
Farming can be a capital-intense business and with land prices increasing and commodity prices decreasing it may appear impossible for individuals to enter into farming. However, we also know if we are to continue to have access to a safe and affordable food supply, we must have resources available to encourage the next generation of farmers.
Welcome to the 2018 Field Focus feature. This year, six of our seven reporters are members of ProFile, a leadership development program of Michigan Farm Bureau. In each print edition of Michigan Farm News through the growing season, these young farmers will tell you about conditions on their farms and their regions.
Are you wondering what the break-even cost is on your cattle operation? Are you unsure what market price you need on your crops to cover inputs? Questioning if you should buy that piece of equipment this year or next year to minimize income taxes?
Financial benchmarks provide farmers key insights into how their operation is performing financially and help identify areas for improvement.
In today’s challenging economic times, it is more important than ever to monitor the operational efficiency of your operation.