Farm profits in the United States are expected to rise for the first time in three years during 2017, according to a recent forecast by the United States Department of Agriculture. By: Jared Kline
“Illegal aliens are doing the jobs Americans won’t do.” How often have you heard that line?”The Idaho Dairy Association readily admit it breaks federal law by employing illegal aliens.” By: Bill Colley
The owner of two Michigan dairy farms has pleaded guilty to harboring workers who were in the U.S. illegally.
PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. — Jerseys and cheese go hand-in-hand at Hillacres Jerseys in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania. Tom and Mandy Arrowsmith have a 51-cow registered dairy herd that has seen success in the show ring and is the foundation for their on-farm creamery. By: Charlene M. Shupp Espenshade
WATERTOWN — Staff from multiple state and federal departments Thursday wanted to help beginning farmers by presenting the services available to them and listening to feedback for ways to improve during a town-hall style meeting at Jefferson-Lewis BOCES. By: MARCUS WOLF
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Dairy youth will take center stage at the nation’s largest youth dairy competition later this month as the Premier National Junior Events gets underway as part of the All-American Dairy Show.
Applications Open For 2018 Sprint Accelerator With DFA. By: Robert Morris
California’s Producer Review Board (PRB) finalized its quota recommendations last week in its fourth and final meeting. The proposal will now go to California’s Secretary of Agriculture, with a producer referendum expected next month. By: JIM DICKRELL
Last spring, the horrific wildfires that blazed through Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas burned nearly 2,100 square miles. Early estimates were that the fires killed more than 20,000 cattle and pigs. By: Susan Crowell
The USDA says the total fluid milk product demand is continuing to drop, but certain categories have started to recover. By: Larry Lee