When a wild pig began ripping up corn fields at Due West Farms, Glendora, Miss., farm manager Larry Smith and ag consultant Michael Mims took five hunting dogs into the fields and came out with a hog of massive proportions.
It takes a special breed to get in the tractor box and roll all day. Each day, Robert Precht, chief of Omega Plantation’s dirt operations in Clarksdale, Miss., shifts the ground that feeds the world, and there is no role he would rather play....More
House working group takes up nutrition program funding as Senate calls for immediate farm bill conference. Desire for nutrition program legislation slows House move to conference a new farm bill. Late September deadline looms Senate wants to begin farm bill conference immediately....More
Photosensitivity can indicate liver problems in cattle. Agents that cause photosensitivity can be found in some common plants, medications. Veterinarians warn that photosentivity in a herd may indicate larger problems....More
It would be "super tough" to get enough interest in commodity programs for farm bill passage if the nutrition programs were to completely removed, says John Anderson, senior economist, American Farm Bureau Federation....More
Forage and livestock producers can learn the latest research-based forage management recommendations at a warm-season grass tour July 13, 2013, at the H.H. Leveck Animal Research Farm’s Forage Unit in Starkville, Miss....More