American Farmer TV To Feature Townline Hatchery

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Chicken, Company Announcement, Farming, Poultry

American Farmer TV will feature Townline Poultry Farm in an upcoming episode of the highly acclaimed TV series. The show will air in the fourth quarter 2016 and throughout early first quarter 2017, on RFD-TV. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:00aET on RFD-TV. Check your local listings for more info. Townline was originally established as a cow farm, but quickly … Read More

Forage Sampling Tips From Hubbard Feeds

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Alfalfa, Farming, Feed, Forage

Forage season has swung into full force, and as harvest season begins its approach, don’t forget to send those forage samples in for lab analysis. Analyzing samples is a vital processes in the harvest process, and the team at Hubbard Feeds has compiled a list of tips and considerations to take when sending your forage samples in for analysis this … Read More

New Episode of 'Acres and Avenues' Video Series

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Cattle, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Farming, Video

Dairy Management Inc. has released a new episode of its “Acres and Avenues” video series. The series helps advance the conversation to reconnect people with dairy farmers who produce our nation’s milk supply. The videos achieve this through a unique cultural exchange/job shadow experience between dairy farmers and millennials. Episode 4, titled “Dairy Family Legacy Puts Social Farmer to Work,” … Read More

Poultry Farmer Stands Up for Contract Growers

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Agribusiness, Farming, Government, Poultry, usda, Video

Eric Hedrick, contract poultry farmer, joined with the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), the Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI-USA), and the Government Accountability Project (GAP) to deliver his petition, signed by 62,346 concerned advocates, urging Congress to allow the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to finalize rules protecting the rights of contract farmers like himself. “I took a major risk … Read More

Register For The Latest Cattlemen's Webinar Series

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Beef, Farming, NCBA, Production, Ranches, Webinar

Register today for the upcoming Cattlemen’s Webinar Series, hosted by the National Cattleman’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Beef Leaders. The webinar, titled “Bridging the Generational Gap Among Ranch Families”, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at 7:00 pm CDT. The webinar focuses on the future of the beef industry, a top priority for all producers, and the importance of … Read More

Farmers Host International Meat Buyers

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Education, Farming, International, Meat, Trade, USMEF

Teams of meat buyers from across the globe recently received a firsthand look at U.S. livestock and grain production before attending the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Board of Directors Meeting and Product Showcase in St. Louis earlier this month. Wayne Humphreys hosted a team of buyers from Hong Kong and Taiwan at his farm near Columbus Junction, Iowa, where … Read More

NFU Celebrates National Dairy Month

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Dairy, Education, Farming, NFU

As consumers indulge in their favorite dairy products this month, National Farmers Union (NFU) is taking a step back to the farm gate to recognize the hardworking family farmers who are involved in dairy production across the U.S. “National Dairy Month provides a great platform to educate consumers about U.S. dairy production and promote industry initiatives – such as the … Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Animal Rights Initiative

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Activists, Animal Welfare, consumer, Eggs, Farm Policy, Farming, legislation, Livestock, Policy, Protect the Harvest

Massachusetts farmer James Dunn and local anti-poverty activist Diane Sullivan have joined together in a lawsuit asking Massachusetts courts to toss a proposed 2016 animal rights petition. Proposed Initiative Petition No. 15-11 would create strict new regulations on farmers and place new restrictions on interstate commerce, and experts have warned that the proposed rules will actually harm animals, while driving … Read More

WI Dairy Farmers Question Trump On #FarmLabor

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Dairy, Dairy Business, dairy farming, economics, Farming, Labor, Policy, politics

Many Presidential candidates are spending a significant amount of time in Wisconsin this week in anticipation of the state’s presidential primary next week, including Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, and the Wisconsin dairy community used the many political events as an opportunity to help the candidate understand the incredibly important role that immigrant labor plays in the Wisconsin agricultural sector … Read More