Lincoln, Neb. – Nowadays, farmers have more access than ever to all kinds of data on their crops, thanks to the rapid development of sensor and telemetry techniques in recent decades. Yet the adoption rate of sensors for agricultural operations is still low, possibly due to cost, ease of adaptationRead More →

Has Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) really been that bad? Each year, PRRS is introduced into each production phase, with the heaviest impact on mortality in young pigs. But what does the impact look like for finishing pigs? The latest and most well-known of the PRRS breaks, identified asRead More →

The Maritime Angus Association recently announced that Albert and John Ready of Covehead are this year’s recipients of the Maritime Angus Commercial Breeders Award. The award recognizes a farm committed to sustainability and integrates Angus-influenced cattle into their herd. John and Albert have cultivated together for over 33 years. AlthoughRead More →

A Maine oyster farm has installed a new harvesting system that the owner says could help revolutionize the industry. Yarmouth’s Butterfield Shellfish uses what is called the “turning system” to harvest oysters. it makes the business model a sustainable business, ”said owner Keith Butterfield. Butterfield said he discovered the “rolloverRead More →