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Expanded Hog Timeline for Market Facilitation Program

9/24/2018

USDA has expanded the timeline for producers with whom the Aug. 1, 2018, date does not accurately represent the number of head of live hogs they own. Producers may now choose any date between July 15 to Aug. 15, 2018 that correctly reflects their actual operation.

Overcoming the cash flow crunch

9/24/2018

The cost-price squeeze for many farmers could mean tight crop profit margins and cash flow constraints.

Beefed up supplies

9/24/2018

Report shows higher cattle inventories in U.S., Iowa feedlots.

Livestock Markets - Sept. 26, 2018

9/24/2018

Livestock Markets - Sept. 26, 2018

CME Class III Milk Futures - Sept. 26, 2018

9/24/2018

CME Class III Milk Futures - Sept. 26, 2018

Iowa Hay Auctions - Sept. 26, 2018

9/24/2018

Iowa Hay Auctions - Sept. 26, 2018

Regulating meat imitators

9/24/2018

State ag officials say USDA should have oversight of cell-cultured protein products derived from livestock and poultry.

Mental Health a Priority during National Farm Safety & Health Week – Sept. 16-22

9/18/2018

This year, National Farm Safety & Health week will include a focus on mental health. The mental health of farmers is just as important as the more commonly known hazards, like tractor rollovers, PTO shaft entanglements and grain entrapments.

Making their points in D.C.

9/17/2018

Ag Leaders urge lawmakers to pass new farm bill, find solutions to trade concerns.

Defending our right to farm

9/17/2018

Nuisance lawsuits and consumer misperceptions threaten ‘social license’ to raise livestock.

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