Unregulated hunting and habitat loss reduced wild turkey numbers, almost to extinction, in some areas by the early 1900s. However, due to the efforts of wildlife agencies, the birds have recovered in most areas.
The USDA established the Rainfall Index Annual Forage Plan in May 2013. The program offers castrophic risk and/or buy-up coverage to producers who annually plant crops used for livestock feed.
My parents, husband and I went on a safari at Murchison Falls National Park.
My mom has always said that she and my dad are "travelers, not tourists." I always chuckled at that comment because they had just returned from their eighth cruise or toured around England.
Here at the goat farm, there are about 120 goats. The majority of those are milking and producing goats, as it should be.
Feral hogs can carry numerous diseases of importance to commercial livestock producers and human health. As the nation's feral hog population increases, so does the rate of exposure to infected hogs and potential for disease transmission.
As we strive to improve the beef operation over time, it's never too early to be thinking about the next calving season.
There are some basic concepts to grasp immediately for new cattle producers starting an operation.
Cattle prices were once again favorable for most cow-calf enterprises throughout 2014. Yet, it was about this time last year that analysts were warning that our bubble was about to burst and prices would soon "level off" and possibly start to decline.
Local connections and marketplace encourage Watoto's vegetable farm toward a new direction.