posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:38 PM
Cows should be outside. That's the position of a Colorado-based grocery store chain that recently announced it will carry only dairy products from farms where cows graze in pastures.
posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:23 PM
A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, Michigan State University said Thursday. The technology is particularly useful for animal operations in dry regions where water is at a...
posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:13 PM
Autumn in the Midwest offers a colorful backdrop for farmers taking to the field to reap what they’ve sown. And while fall harvest is a common sight across the land, what one group outside the town of Antigo is pulling out of the ground is...
posted on September 20, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Holy Cow! A Cuban dairy farmer says one of his cows has given birth to four healthy calves, a highly rare occurrence.
posted on October 5, 2012 at 11:44 AM
There's no sound scientific data to back up the claims, but dairy farmers say they believe they're seeing improved productivity.
posted on February 3, 2012 at 12:55 PM
USDA’s recent report unveiled culling by cattle producers over the past year has shrunk the herd to nearly 91 million head -- the lowest inventory since 1952. This marks the fifth straight year of declining cattle numbers putting the “bottom in”...
posted on January 20, 2012 at 3:32 PM
The Agriculture Department announced this week $300 million in disaster relief funds will be spread across 33 states impacted by tornadoes, floods and tropical storms. USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency will...
posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:07 PM
The worst drought ever recorded in Texas has resulted in the largest single-year decline ever recorded in the Lone Star State cow herd.