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- Could Corn Prices Really Be Higher Next Year?
12/10/2013While the overall sentiment seems to have become very negative for price prospects, the futures market is offering higher prices for the 2014 and 2015 crops.
- Winter Conditions Favor 2014-15 Crops
12/10/2013This year’s winter should be favorable for U.S. and South American crops, but pockets of drought remain a concern in the United States.
- Palmer Amaranth Pigweed Creeps Farther Into the Midwest
12/10/2013University Extension agronomists say it is the most aggressive of the various pigweed species and can cause corn yield losses approaching 100%.
- Must-See Corn College TV
12/09/2013Watch new episodes of Corn College TV as two of the best agronomists bring you more tips to increase yields and profitability.
- Genex Introduces Sire Fertility Ranking for GenChoice Bulls
12/09/2013Genex Cooperative, Inc. announces the unveiling of a third fertility ranking, PregCheck+™.
- Texas Anthrax Case a Reminder to Vaccinate
12/09/2013Anthrax often isn’t a common worry for cattlemen, but a confirmed case near San Angelo, Texas serves as a reminder to vaccinate cattle grazing low-lying areas that are prone to drought followed by heavy rains.
- Nurse Practitioners Gain a Taste for Beef
12/09/2013The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Conference (PCNP) saw beef at the center of discussion, which could lead it to the center of the plate.
- Sandhill Cattle Co. Named World Champions
12/09/2013At the 18th Annual World Championship Ranch Rodeo in Amarillo, Texas, the Sandhill Cattle Co. out of Earth, Texas, walked away victorious.
- Keeping the Wolves at Bay
12/09/2013Wolves in Washington have been equipped with GPS-collars to help ranchers, state officials and conservationists track the movements of wolf packs.
- Cattle Theft at All-Time High
12/09/2013With beef prices reaching record highs there has also been a rapid increase in stolen cattle for Oklahoma ranchers.
- European Beef Ban Lifted
12/09/2013After 15 years a ban on imports of European Union (EU) beef has been lifted.
- Sysco to Buy US Foods for $3.5 Billion, Uniting Distributors
12/09/2013Sysco Corp. agreed to acquire closely held US Foods for $3.5 billion, adding brands from Cattleman’s meat to Devonshire desserts, in the largest food-distribution deal in eight years in North America.
- Corn Market Won't Find Its Knight in Shining Armor
12/09/2013The demand picture heading into 2014 will be familiar to those who saw the 1970s and 1980s, Bob Utterback tells the U.S. Farm Report Market Roundtable.
- Milk: The Double-edged Sword of the Beef Cowherd
12/09/2013Milk is clearly a good thing in the beef cowherd. Heavier milking cows produce heavier calves. But at what cost?
- National Dairy Council, NFL Renew Commitment to Fuel Up to Play 60 Program
12/09/2013Commitment renews the program, which reaches 14 million students, for another five years.