Archive | November, 2011

On-farm technology allows precision feeding of dairy cows

By Noah Litherland, University of Minnesota Extension   ST. PAUL, Minn. (11/7/2011) —Successful dairy farming has always required a degree of precision. This starts with the watchful eyes of producers and managers who, through experience and dedication, know their cattle and their land. However, the quest for improvement has led to the need for greater feeding […]

Checkoff wants cities to use more biodiesel and bioheat

ST. LOUIS (November 7, 2011) – U.S. soybean farmers will receive a helping hand to spread the word about the positive benefits of soy biodiesel and Bioheat®. For the fourth year, the United Soybean Board (USB) and the soybean checkoff will partner with U.S. Department of Energy-affiliated (DOE) Clean Cities to build demand for soy […]

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Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum November 8

  The annual Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 8 in Minot at the Grand International Inn. The program, which is a cooperative effort of the North Dakota Wheat Commission and U.S. Durum Growers Association will address the challenges and opportunities for the wheat industry in terms of production, […]


Ag leaders gather for Farm Bill Conference

Washington, D.C. — As Congress prepares to debate a new Farm Bill, Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., will host a two-day conference with national ag leaders next week to examine the major changes being proposed to the nation’s agriculture policy. “Leaders in Congress are currently weighing serious changes to national ag programs. It is more important […]