Forage Aid From Latham Seed

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, livestock, seed, World Dairy Expo

The New Holland Trade Center tent was packed full of ag company’s like Latham Hi-Tech Seed during the 2014 World Dairy Expo. I stopped by there booth to learn more about the family-owned company’s latest seed genetics and products. Corey Catt is a forage specialist for Latham and has been in the seed industry his entire career. “What I do … Read More

Hick Chick Chat talks Budweiser Clydesdales

Leah GuffeyAudio, Hick Chick Chat, livestock

I’ve always been infatuated with draft horses and honestly, do they get any better than the Budweiser Clydesdales? Several years ago when I worked for a local radio station they were at our state fair and I was lucky enough to be able to hold the reins of one during morning exercise. I was in awe. They are beautiful creatures … Read More

Precision.AgWired Podcast: Why technology is a good thing

Meghan GrebnerFarmers, livestock, Precision Pays Podcast, technology, USFRA

Big farms or small farms?  Does using technology in agriculture mean its bad?  These are just some of the questions consumers are trying to find answers to when it comes to agriculture and food production. During the recent Food Dialogues event in Boston, there were a lot of different types of farming operations represented – but the one common theme that came … Read More

New Holland Supports Dairy Expo

Cindy ZimmermanDairy, Equipment, Harvesting, livestock, New Holland, Video

One of the big “new” things at the 2012 World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin this week is New Holland Agriculture which has made a major multi-year commitment to support the event. New Holland has sponsored a 26,000 square foot Trade Center tent outside the Exhibit Hall to provide room for additional exhibitors and also has a selection of equipment … Read More

Computer Model Calculates Livestock Numbers

Cindy Zimmermancomputers, livestock, USDA

Ranchers in the central Great Plains may be using some of their winter downtime in the future to rehearse the upcoming production season, all from the warmth of their homes, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) soil scientists. The ranchers would use the GPFARM (Great Plains Framework for Agricultural Resource Management)-Range computer model to see which cattle or sheep … Read More