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  • Make Time to Body Condition Score Cows
  • Released: October 14, 2014

    The old tractor still runs, but because the fuel gauge is busted, you have to keep checking to make sure it has enough fuel to continue working. And whether you realize it or not, your cows function similarly to that old tractor.


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  • Report Projects Positive Outlook for Pork Producers and Consumers
  • Released: October 06, 2014

    The U.S. pork industry today is small by historic standards. But, signs of producers holding back more females to increase the breeding herd mean the industry is in the process of expanding, which could put more pounds of pork in grocery stores by the middle of next year.
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  • Food Animal Production Faces Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations
  • Released: September 29, 2014

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016.  There will also be new regulations regarding how veterinarians will authorize the use of medically important antibiotics in the feed of food animals.
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  • As Winter Wheat Insurance Deadline Approaches, Consider SCO
  • Released: September 24, 2014

    The deadline to insure the 2015 winter wheat crop is Sept. 30, and as producers consider their coverage, they might also want to enroll in the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) made possible by the 2014 Farm Bill.

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