It’s difficult to watch packers make money while producers see rough times, but packers aren’t public utilities—they’re businesses too.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue may have “accidentally told the truth” when speaking to dairy farmers about the future of small-business agriculture.
Pete marvels at how some groups keep fighting lost battles, plus what seems like a massive inconsistency. How can you demand mCOOL yet fight traceability tools like RFID?
Animal disease traceability is something consumers want, so it will happen eventually, said Joe Leathers of 6666 Ranch. Whether it’s government mandated or decided by producers is the question.
A new, free, confidential web-based program, ThriveForMontana, offered by Montana State University’s Center for Mental Health Research and Recovery may help with the high stress of farming and ranching.
A reader asks questions about the U.S. trade in cattle and beef with Mexico and other countries. He questions Pete Crow and Steve Kay on their observations on the recent markets.