The Harrison County Office of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has appointed a new youth coordinator, according to County Director Carter Oliver.
CALEDONIA, Minn. – Anyone looking for Rachelle Meyer in the evenings will find her with five small children milking cows for her father-in-law and his brother. During the day she’s busy building her own farm business called Wholesome Family Farms.
Charmayne Hughes, of Denver, Mo., reopened her Hughes Bar X restaurant in Albany after the original burned years ago. She and her late husband, Donald, had a beef cattle operation, and she says she’s most famous for her prime rib.
SPRING GROVE, Minn. – Dayna Burtness didn’t grow up on a farm. But her family are sixth-generation farmers; her roots are sunk deep in this area of southeastern Minnesota.
There has been no shortage of news capable of pushing the grain markets one way or another in the past two weeks. It started with a USDA report, but also included the signing of a “phase one” trade deal with China and the Senate passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement last week.
Up until recently, most precision ag tools have been for those producing crops, but a coordinated effort with several groups has resulted in a precision ag forecasting tool that will help cattle producers predict the forage production on their range or grasslands.
Ensuring cows are healthy will improve productivity, longevity, fertility and resistance to disease – plus reduce their upkeep costs. A key to well-being is controlling and limiting their stress.
OPINION The United States and China signed Jan. 15 the first phase of a trade agreement. And the U.S. Senate approved Jan. 17 the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.