Veterinarian: Deworm Cattle In Spring

(IARN) — United States producers returned to beef cattle operations, after attending the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show last week in San Antonio, Texas.

Russ Parker, operations manager for the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network, attend this year’s event, which attracted more than 9,000 cattle producers, industry partners and stakeholders. Parker interviewed several industry allies, including a senior professional services veterinarian, who spoke to herd health. Read more

ISA Launches Research Center For Farming Innovation

(IARN)  — Soybean farmers wanting to boost profitability through improved data, information and decision tools related to agronomics and conservation have a team at the ready to help make the most of every acre and growing season. Read more

Ample Moisture Wreaks Havoc Across Cattle Country

(IARN) — United States cattle producers have their work cut out for them, as heightened precipitation levels continue to sweep across the nation.

State officials recorded wetter than normal conditions for January. Meteorologists forecasted wet conditions, coming off of Iowa’s tenth wettest year. Additional precipitation amounts challenge Midwest cattle producers. Read more

Ag Economy Supported By Interest Rates, Land Values

(IARN) — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Economic Research Service (ERS) expects net farm income to rise in 2020. Early forecasts suggest a three-percent increase, bringing total net farm income to $96.7 billion. Read more