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Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana and Illinois

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Pasture

Weed control is important for everyone involved in farming.  The Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana and Illinois had been published on-line and is available as a PDF download.  There is some information on managing weeds in legumes - pages 144-154 and grass pastures - 155-165....

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USDA proposes modifications to ADT rules

Last week, the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) proposed a series of amendments to its Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) regulations. Specifically, the proposal would modify how the agency approves livestock marketing facilities that receive animals in interstate commerce, and provide clarifications on how livestock can move to these facilities without official id...

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How much can I pay for a bred heifer?

Hello all, It's a new year and I hope you had a wonderful holiday season.  Due to the hectic holiday season and breeding schedule at DSAC I haven't posted much since December, but that doesn't mean there aren't many issues for cattlemen.  I came across this article from Drovers .  While sev...

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Mandatory meat labels economically not worth the fight, study says

By Michael Fielding on 1/12/2015 Most shoppers don’t take the time to look for labels indicating where the meat originated, according to new research. In October 2014, the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico, finding that the mandated country-of-origin labels (COOL) in the U.S. are not trade compliant and hurt business in nearby countries. The U.S. i...

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