- USDA AMS's final rule amends several swine, lamb reporting provisions
- Updated Nutrition Composition Tables
- Meat label preferences explored
- Cover crops info at the click of a mouse
- Antibiotic alternative aids immune response
- 2015 Feed Composition Tables
- Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana and Illinois
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- July 2015 (1)
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced a final rule amending several swine and lamb reporting provisions related to the reauthorization of the Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting program. As authorized by the Agriculture Reauthorizations Act of 2015, the final rule includes two amendments related to swine reportin...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
It's that time of year again. The new feed composition table is out. Here's the...
Monday, July 27, 2015
WHILE Congress considers repealing a law requiring country-of-origin labeling (COOL) on packages of beef, pork and poultry, marketing researchers at the University of Arkansas have found that such labels influence consumer perceptions about food safety and quality. Researchers found that consumers preferred meat from the U.S. when provided with information only about where the anim...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Cover crops are receiving much attention from grain and livestock producers. Cover crops can help reduce soil erosion, increase organic matter, improve early weed control, and provide forage for animals. They can also benefit the public by improving water quality, air quality, and wildlife habitat. However, choosing the correct cover crop can be daunting. There are numerous varieties and...
Friday, June 12, 2015
Everyone knows that there is a huge debate about antibiotic resistance and the cause(s). I will not even address that issue in this column - there's not enough space here, plus it is a multifaceted problem. I read the following article in Feedstuffs and thought you may be interested. It is in...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Hello all While many people just feed corn or bagged feed to their flock others may look to develop a different ration. If you are considering developing a ration, use this table of feedstuffs to assist you. The use of many of these items depends on their availability and cost...
Monday, January 12, 2015
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....