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Dwarf cattle breeds make cooler cows

Researchers from the University of Western Australia have found that dwarf cattle breeds are better adapted to high temperatures...

 


Challenges to developing sustainable animal agriculture in western Pennsylvania

To comply with nutrient-reduction goals in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Pennsylvania may want to consider the establishment of animal agriculture operations...

 


Independent candidate calls for change in livestock production

The future of Iowa depends upon someone willing to talk about confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs).


Backyard Farming: Raising Goats: For Dairy and Meat

Raising Goats is the ideal resource for the new farmer just starting out, providing a comprehensive guide for preparing and caring for the addition of goats to your backyard farm!

 


Plants That Are Toxic to Your Pigs

Watch out for these poisonous plants that can be extremely harmful to your pigs.


Acorn Fed Pigs

Fall is here and the acorns are falling!


Hurt: Pork Prospects Improve, But Losses Still Loom

The pork outlook looked bleak in August. Fear of large pork supplies and Mexican and Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork exports appeared disastrous to hog prices.


Conservation dairy farming could help Pa. meet Chesapeake goals

If the majority of dairy farms in Pennsylvania fully adopt conservation best-management practices...


Niman Ranch to Double Farmer Network in 10 Years;

1500 Farmers and Ranchers to raise sustainable and humanely raised pork, beef and lamb by 2028


AG CORNER: Strategic planning for winter feeding starts now

Throughout the mid-west, it has been reported that feed costs account for 40-60 percent of the cow’s annual cost.


How to profit from a small hunting operation

Johann Erwee of Kuduwane Game Lodge provided Gerhard Uys with insights into what it takes to keep a small hunting operation economically sustainable, and its environment ecologically sound.


Colorado Springs farmer raising rare breed Heritage animals

Mangalitsa pigs. Liege Fighter chickens. Pekin ducks. Bourbon Red turkeys. Barbezieux chickens. These unusual names belong to rare heritage breeds of livestock, and one health-conscious farmer in Black Forest is raising them.


Grass-Cast: A New Grassland Productivity Forecast for the Northern Great Plains

Every spring, ranchers face the same difficult challenge—trying to guess how much grass will be available for livestock to graze during the upcoming summer.


A 12-step plan to Amazing Grazing

Adaptive grazing is a term describing a management approach that includes many practices such as frequent rotation of cattle and stockpiling for winter grazing.


Establishing a small-scale, sustainable, pastured poultry operation

The word sustainable is defined as “a method of harvesting or using a resource that replaces and renews the resource, rather than depleting or permanently damaging it”.


Sheep add value to organic crop rotation

Ontario family shows they can cut costs, add income on tillable land


Getting started with sheep

Raising sheep can be a very rewarding experience and a great way to convert grass into food and clothing!


Grass-fed/Pastured Lamb Tips for Success

Want to add grass-fed/pastured lamb to your repertoire?


Establishing a small-scale, sustainable, pastured poultry operation

The word sustainable is defined as “a method of harvesting or using a resource that replaces and renews the resource, rather than depleting or permanently damaging it”.


Free-Range Vs. Pastured Poultry: What’s The Difference?

What are the differences between these two common systems of raising poultry? We've got the answers covered.


Purchasing and Managing Pastured Pigs

How does it feel to be outsmarted by an animal?


\Why More Farmers Are Making The Switch To Grass-Fed Meat And Dairy

Though he didn't come from a farming family, from a young age Tim Joseph was fascinated by the idea of living off the land.


 

 

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