By: Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
There are good cattle producers and there are bad cattle producers. However, there is one producer in the business that has no room for being a bad… Continue reading
Illinois cattlemen and cattlewomen will have the opportunity to hear from several experts at the 2017 Illinois Cattle Feeders meeting. The meeting will be held March 7 at Sauk Valley Community College just outside of Dixon, Illinois. The seminar will… Continue reading
U.S. dairy industry faced difficult economics in 2016 with dropping milk prices. However, many producers felt the government safety net in the 2014 farm bill did little to help.
As work starts on the 2018 farm bill, the House Agriculture… Continue reading
By: David Saxowsky, Associate Professor
The nation recently has given considerable attention to the Environmental
Protection Agency’s (EPA) revised regulation that defines “waters of the United
States” for the purpose of the Clean Water Act.
Despite the conflicting opinions and… Continue reading
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
There is a "Y" in our road. If we go one way, we are sending the spayed heifers
to harvest as grass finished. If we go the other way, we are sending the heifers
to… Continue reading