The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) forecast for May through July calls for above-normal temps across the Northern Plains and Corn Belt, as well as the East and West Coasts. The forecast calls
As farmers know all too well, it's easy to get caught in the conundrum of whether they can afford to practice conservation farming, particularly on rented ground. In "One Way to Get Big Agriculture to Clean Up Its Act,"
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours prior to the 2016 World Pork Expo that provide unique insights into U.S. agriculture. Set for June 6-7, the two-day tour will travel to locations in Illin
Last week, the House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to the fiscal 2017 agricultural spending bill that would prevent the USDA's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) from
The AgCareers.com eighth annual Agribusiness Job Report is available now, showcasing the depth of opportunities in the agricultural industry. This analysis of 2015 trends yields an encouraging outlook; agriculture compa
Would it be too much to ask for the presidential candidates to give us a clue about their plans for the American food supply? After all, the ability to feed ourselves is vital. More than 16 million jobs are dependent on
More than nine months ago, the world changed for two Midwestern pig farming families. Four men, two pairs of fathers and their sons, were doing what they do every day - working in the barns. When something fell in
Timely, appropriate on-farm euthanasia is a vital component of today's pork operations and Iowa hog farmers are realizing the benefits of some long-term work in this area led by Iowa State University researchers S
Billboards in 191 locations in 35 cities in 13 states went up on Earth Day and will be up through Mother's Day claiming organically grown food is the only wholesome food to eat. The billboard message reads "
If the industry can learn how Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus arrived in the U.S., perhaps it can keep other diseases from having the same impact. Dr. Scott Dee's research is a strong step forward in that battle.
My heart was pounding in rhythm with the pig I was cradling as we sat in the library awaiting our cue. I could hear the roar coming from the gym full of elementary kids who couldn't contain their excitement. Their