13 Jun, 2017

Select Sires To Acquire Assets of Accelerated Genetics

News | By: Jim Dickrell

Deal contingent on Accelerated delegate vote later this month.

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13 Jun, 2017

EU Moves Forward with Free Trade, Climate Change Policy

Policy | By: Bloomberg News

The 28 countries respond to President Trump’s stance on both issues

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13 Jun, 2017

One Businessman is Flying Cows to the Desert

News | By: Bloomberg News

One Qatari businessman is flying cows to the Gulf desert to fill supply of fresh milk.

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12 Jun, 2017

High Winds Tear Through Minnesota Dairy Farm  

News | By: Jim Dickrell

No cattle were killed, but more than 300 had to be moved to another farm for housing.

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12 Jun, 2017

Labor Pool to Continue to Shrink

Labor | By: Nate Birt

Even if immigration policy maintains stability, producers are expected to face challenges with worker acquisition and high labor costs, according to The Feed, Farmer Mac’s quarterly update on agriculture.

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09 Jun, 2017

WASDE Milk Price Forecast Jumps Into $18's

Markets | By: Mike Opperman

Higher product prices drive price jump.

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09 Jun, 2017

Dairy Farm Income Remains Erratic

Business | By: The Farm CPA

Average per-cow return was $200 in 2016

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08 Jun, 2017

Toddlers Who Drink “Alternative” Milks Shorter

News | By: Jim Dickrell

For every glass of plant-based milk, toddlers are 0.15" shorter.

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08 Jun, 2017

Operating Costs Up Slightly in April

Business | By: Mike Opperman

USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) cost of production estimate put April operating costs at $13.33 per cwt, up 22 cents over March and 29 cents over February. The average for the first four months of 2017 is $13.16.

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08 Jun, 2017

Dutch Study Says Big Farms Cause Lung Problems

News | By: Mike Opperman

Research indicates air pollution from large-scale livestock operations impairs neighbor’s breathing

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