Excessive rainfall this summer encouraged grass to stay green when it would normally go dormant. Therefore, you may need to replenish soil nutrients to ensure adequate growth in the spring.
Cell-culture based production of meat is expanding in the food industry. Understand the potential impacts to your herd to prepare for this new frontier in meat production.
Cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in humans and horses this year. All horses should be vaccinated for WNV, and even vaccinated horses should receive a booster vaccine for optimal protection.
In 38 days, over 38,000 pigs have died or been euthanized due to African Swine Fever in China. As producers, we stand to win big if we can protect the U.S. swine herd. Utilize these resources to protect your herd and the national herd today.
Specifics of assistance for farmers announced by the Department of Agriculture.
Elizabeth A. Hines, Ph.D., was named Assistant Professor of Animal Science at Penn State, and serves as part of the Extension Livestock Team.
Gypsum recycled from manufacturing and construction waste has gained popularity as a bedding source for the dairy industry.
A new website is a "one-stop shop" for dairy sustainability information.