4/17/2014 4:36:00 AM
"Although I’d grown up on the farm, and farming was all I’d really ever known, I hadn’t been involved in the business end of it," says Mississippi farmer Steve Skelton. "When an accident incapacitated my father, I was suddenly faced with doing it all."
4/17/2014 4:00:00 AM
Cotton is truly a weather market, so expect volatility until the effects of a possible El Nino and dry weather in Texas are known.
4/16/2014 3:29:14 PM
New online certification tool offers broader appeal to young learners
4/16/2014 3:26:55 PM
As the first anniversary of confirmation of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in the United States nears, the National Pork Board continues to build an arsenal of information based on its nearly $2 million in Pork Checkoff-funded research funded to date.
4/16/2014 3:22:16 PM
The National Pork Board has issued its targeted call for research proposals addressing targeted issues associated with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV). Please note, this is an emergency RFP with a significantly abbreviated timeline.
4/16/2014 3:18:00 PM
Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 212 million eggs in incubators during the week ending April 12, 2014, up 1 percent from a year ago.
4/16/2014 3:15:51 PM
There continues to be some mixed messaging going on in terms of when and where Bayer Fluency Agent must be used this growing season.
4/16/2014 3:13:11 PM
A Southwestern Ontario farm service company and some volunteers are teaming up to help third-world farmers increase their yields by using modern techniques.
4/16/2014 3:11:46 PM
The team behind Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) is finishing its winter trade show promotional events this week and will now be in full preparation mode for this year’s event. After all, today marks exactly five months until COFS officially opens on Tuesday September 9, 2014.
4/16/2014 2:32:31 PM
An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2014, a report released today by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), shows the strength of the agriculture and agri-food sector's contribution to Canada's economy.
4/16/2014 2:04:56 PM
Ag Markets Review & Closing Futures Prices
4/16/2014 10:40:09 AM
The director of risk management with h@ms Marketing Services is recommending a measured approach to risk management heading toward the summer to protect profitability.
4/16/2014 9:47:39 AM
CanFax has developed the first domestic cattle market smart phone application built specifically for Canadian cattle market information.
4/16/2014 9:38:53 AM
Strong crop receipts in the first half of last year, surging cattle prices
4/16/2014 9:20:52 AM
Manitoba's first instances of glyphosate resistance in weeds have been
4/16/2014 9:19:33 AM
Some farmers who pre-booked nitrogen fertilizer supplies for this spring
4/16/2014 9:18:41 AM
Kemptville College’s dairy quota is in the hands of Dairy Farmers of Ontario.
4/16/2014 9:17:52 AM
The Animal Care Assessment Program (ACAP) for dairy cattle is being
4/16/2014 9:14:50 AM
Research into using canola meal in grow finish pig diets
4/16/2014 9:13:15 AM
By now most farmers know what they’re going to seed. To find out