Does efficiency equal sustainability? Part 1

Oct 11, 2016 by The Packer
After several years of discussion, "sustainability" in beef production still means different things to different people. To some, the pastoral image of small herds grazing extensive pastures with minimal inp

IIAD tests system for response disease outbreak

Aug 22, 2016 by IIAD
For animal health officials, producers and veterinarians, a timely, coordinated and effective response to a multi-state animal health emergency is imperative to supporting the continuity of business that food animal ind

No sick animals, ever

Jul 07, 2016 by admin
Sick animals are what let a veterinarian put food on the table, right? No animals to treat, no paycheck.

Nebraska researcher answers nitrogen questions

Jun 01, 2016 by The Packer
Brian Krienke, soils Extension educator, University of Nebraska, has posted a Q&A article examining these questions and other crop fertility and crop nutrient concerns farmers may be having in the Midwest right now.

'My ticket back to the farm'

Jan 22, 2016 by The Packer
When an opportunity arose for Corey Hillebo to return to the farm, he was determined to do things right and see it last. Transitioning back to farming was not a clear-cut path for the Polk County native. Although Hilleb