The Maschhoffs want potential production partners to understand what’s involved before they enter into a contract agreement. They provide a comprehensive report that outlines the costs of constructing a hog building.
National FFA Convention and Expo wrapped up over the weekend with more than 70,000 students and advisors attending this hallmark event. The organization set a record for membership this year, topping 700,000 members.
A new grant will allow ISU researchers to study how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the U.S. food supply chain with the goal of finding short- and long-term solutions to increase resiliency against future disruption.
Evaluating what makes our production system globally competitive can also be important to the individual farm and future success. Here are some thoughts on how we got here and how we move forward in the years to come.