It’s important to watch your fields—not your calendar—when deciding to plant says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie. Cool soils, wet conditions and potential late frost means you still need to be patient.
U.S. President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they have agreed to intensify trade consultations between the two longtime allies, with an aim to expand investment and trade between their countries.
Per the most recent disease monitoring report, sequences requested for PRRSV in 2018 so far were up 16% over the same time period in 2017, suggesting increased interest in characterizing viruses during outbreaks.
China’s pork output rose 2.1 percent to 15.4 million tonnes in the first quarter compared with the period during the prior year, after farmers rushed to slaughter their pigs amid a rapid decline in prices.