It’s not often you get to be there when history is made. History was made at Nevada, Iowa, on Oct. 30, when the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant officially opened. When this plant comes on line in 2016, it will provide greener ethanol for...
A renowned agricultural economist offered his take on the Top 10 policy issues facing agriculture during the recent American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers convention.
With winter approaching, the farm shop is a prime location to finish projects.
A detailed, long-term plan is the best way to start up a new cow-calf enterprise or improve an existing operation. Once a plan is in place, the next step isn’t just turning out the cows, it’s explaining the plan to the people you work with from...
John Gilbert and his family own Gibralter Farms, a Brown Swiss dairy farm that sells to Swiss Valley Cooperative.
The controversial new federal Clean Water Rule is now final. Barring legislative action, the rule becomes effective later this summer and will govern which U.S. “waters” are protected by the Clean Water Act.
For crop and livestock producers, manure can be a huge asset or a big headache, depending on your cropping system, management and the weather.
The Food and Drug Administration in June issued final rules setting new limits on antibiotic use for animals produced for food.