Laws requiring the labeling of foods produced from genetically modified crops have been adopted by Vermont and Connecticut and a referendum in Oregon was narrowly defeated. The regulations for the Vermont law have now been released and can be found at http://tinyurl.com/ovtfcyu. At present, …
It feels as if spring finally might have arrived, and we might head right into summer. As I write this, we are getting a little rain, which is very welcome in our area right now.
In the last week of May, South Dakota producers took advantage of warmer weather mid-week to continue fieldwork as high temperatures ranged from the mid-70s to 80s.
June is Dairy Month, and in conjunction with two prominent area dairy events – the Central Plains Holstein Dairy Show and the South Dakota State University Dairy Club’s Dairy camp – area producers and industry leaders will host Dairy Fest in Brookings for a second year.
In the cow/calf business, fall profits depend heavily on decisions producers make in the spring for both cows and calves. Keeping calves healthy and prepared for top marketing programs, as well as getting cows rebred, are universal keys to ranching success. Here are seven springtime manageme…
An open letter to the Lincoln High School student trying to cross a very busy Cliff Avenue in Sioux Falls on her way to school for her final tests May 15:
Although spring wheat futures prices did see some support recently, a fast planting pace and crop conditions are keeping prices at bay.
Agriculture education teachers and FFA advisors make a world of difference for the students they teach. This spring students put into words, as part of an FFA Advisor Tribute Scholarship application, how their ag teachers and FFA advisors have impacted their lives.
Shoreview, Minn. – A healthy flock is a happy flock. Healthy birds are better able to produce quality eggs, raise a clutch of chicks or roam our backyards. With disease pressures ever present, how can we prevent illness from entering our flocks?