Vilsack Defends COOL Rule
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:00AM CDT
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack vigorously defended country-of-origin labeling for red meat at the National Farmers Union's annual convention in Santa Fe, N.M., on Monday.
New Dairy Safety Net
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7:03AM CDT
The new Livestock Gross Margin program will begin on Sept. 1 and will replace the Milk Income Loss Contract program.
Japan Still Buying US Pork
Monday, March 10, 2014 2:48PM CDT
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has not yet affected U.S. exports of pork to Japan, pork traders say. But some fear high prices and insufficient volume availability could negatively influence purchasing behavior in Japan by summer.
Dicamba Shortage Ahead
Monday, March 10, 2014 10:36AM CDT
Growing demand and a change in production habits have produced the second consecutive year of dicamba shortages, a popular herbicide option for spring burndowns.