By: Brian R. Williams, Assistant Extension Professor Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State Universtity
The 2016 elections are now a distant memory and the transition into a new presidential administration is nearly complete. Only three cabinet picks have yet to… Continue reading
Texas farmers and ranchers who suffered the devastating fires that ripped through the Panhandle earlier this month will soon see some much-needed financial relief thanks to Texas Farm Bureau (TFB), generous donations and Monsanto Co.
Monsanto, a sustainable agricultural company,… Continue reading
USDA announced this week it will make $6 million available to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas ranchers affected by wildfires through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The funds will assist livestock producers attempting to restore grazing lands, rebuild fencing and… Continue reading
KLA members have until Friday (3/24) to submit comments on potentially damaging livestock marketing rules introduced by USDA. The USDA Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) issued an interim final rule on competitive injury and two proposed rules addressing… Continue reading
Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small family farms. In his testimony, White called on Congress to address the… Continue reading
The Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) has long been recognized as a leader in the beef industry and university research has now quantified the added value this program provides for beef producers. In… Continue reading