Organizing Farm Transition Requires a Team Effort, By Jason Ertl, UMN Extension Educator –...

Farming in the Midwest has long been considered a family affair.  The farm families of the past who homesteaded the land faced many challenges,...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Managing The Mycotoxin Challenge

Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by fungi that grow on plants. These toxins have the potential to cause liver and kidney damage, feed refusal,...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, April 1st 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle were down more than $3.50 this...

Listen Up: Pig Ears Help Predict Quality By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

“In a pig’s eye” is a way to express disbelief, and at first glance, using pig ears to predict pork carcass and meat quality...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, March 28 2019

Fresh News Regarding African swine fever in China By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday March 28, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash was sharply higher yesterday and...

Dennis Archer from Archer Financial Services, March 26 2019

China Stepping Into The U.S. Pork Market By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday March 26, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash is called higher, perhaps up $2.00...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, March 25th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle are up $3 this week and...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, March 21st 2019

The Beef Packer Chase Likely Begins This Week By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday March 21, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Expanded limits today. Volume yesterday was...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, Why Farmers Need to Tell Their Story

The disconnect between farmers and consumers has never been greater. It seems every day there are numerous examples of just how disconnected they are....

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, March 19th 2018

Cash Hog Prices Expected Higher Again Today By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday March 19, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash was up $1.75 to $2.00 yesterday...