Once upon a time, the cattle markets were considerably stable and no one fathomed they could plummet to incredible lows due to packing plant fires or mystery viruses. Back in those fairy tales days, livestock insurance was usually thought to be unnecessary, but after the events of late 2019 and 2020, it might become the assurance everyone needs just to stay in the cattle industry. Read more
High Plains Journal: Weekly Journal for Agriculture and Farming
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Extrusion is the norm in the pet and aqua feed industries, yet it remains unusual for swine feed in the United States. But the technology can improve energy and protein digestibility in pigs, according to research from the University of Illinois.
USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service Plant Materials Centers have a long and successful history of selecting and releasing conservation plants to support soil stabilization, improve pollinator and wildlife habitat, provide livestock forage, and increase the diversity in plantings.
The Colorado Weekly Cattle Auction Summary reported receipts of 18,355 head selling a week ago, 13,131 head trading Oct. 12, and 15,757 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-Colorado Department of Agriculture Market News, Greeley, Colorado.
Breakfast for dinner may be a widely accepted practice for many families, but breakfast for dessert can be a new option for your loved ones when a sweet craving strikes.
A few weeks ago after a particularly frustrating morning at the office, I snuck away to gather a few things at the store, get the mail and find some lunch. As I sat back down at my desk to eat, I opened Facebook. At the top of my feed was a post from Oklahoma State's alumni association. The current STATE magazine was now available online.
Fill your house with the aroma of fall with warm slices of this Pumpkin Loaf dolloped with butter.
Whether you’re hosting a houseful of guests or simply keeping your family’s hunger at bay before dinner, appetizers can be a home chef’s best friend. Simple options like dips allow for personalization while keeping cook time to a minimum.
As we celebrate National 4-H week, I can’t help but reminisce about the years I wore 4-H green. Whether it was attending 4-H summer camp, making new friends across the state of Oklahoma, showing my horse or sheep, judging livestock or standing up giving a demonstration to my club, 4-H was always heavy on the life experiences, lessons and laughter.
Warm weather and a cool, crisp meal is an almost perfect combination for enjoying some time outdoors. When your dish is as nutritious as it is delicious, the timeless elements of good food and great place create a recipe for relaxation that is hard to top.
The seemingly constant rush of hectic school days and nights often leaves busy families feeling like there’s no time for a homemade meal around the table. However, taking shortcuts that don’t skip out on quality can mean more time together enjoying flavorful dishes without spending hours in the kitchen.