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Owner Sets Up $10M Fund for Workers in 'Pink Slime' Case


BPI has set up a $10 million fund for former employees.

Can Cattle Futures Find a Floor?


Following two days of falling cattle futures prices, Joe Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, is calling the market moves a knee-jerk reaction to the latest Cattle on Feed report from the USDA.

Profit Tracker: Margins Weak, But Positive


Feedyard profit margins rebounded slightly after last week’s $2 rally in the cash fed cattle market.

Nebraska Eyes Tyson After Kansas' Fumble


Nebraska’s success luring Costco’s chicken processing plant to Fremont suggests they may be a fit for Tyson.

Learn How to Harness Technology at Farm Journal's AgTech Expo


It can be a challenge to keep up with the latest technology and how it might fit on your farm—which is exactly why Farm Journal is hosting the AgTech Expo. Whether you’re a novice, an early adopter or somewhere in between, you’ll have the opportunity to network with machinery and technology compa- nies on the tradeshow floor and learn from a dozen hands-on experts.

MT--Montana Climate


Study: Montana's average temperature continues to increase

Food Evolution: Search for the Truth

In about an hour and half, “Food Evolution” teaches more about food, farming, and biotechnology than you’re likely to learn from a week of web browsing.

Where Does it Cost the Most and Least to Rent Pasture?


Where can a cattle producer or livestock grazer find the best deal on grazing? And where is land in the highest demand for grazing?

Tyson Plant in Doubt as Residents Rally


County Commissioners voted to rescind $500 million in revenue bonds for Tyson's new poultry project.

Profit Tracker: Packer, Feeder Margins Decline


The disparity between packer and feeder margins remains relatively wide.

Consumers Shift Attention to "Cultural Concerns"


Consumer perceptions of beef quality involve what you produce, and also how you produce it. 

JBS Names Founder Jose Batista Sobrinho as CEO, Two Sons in Jail


JBS founder José Batista Sobrinho has taken over as CEO while two of his sons are in jail following insider trading accusations.

Interior Secretary Urges Shrinking National Monuments


The Secretary of the Interior has suggested in a report that President Trump shrink a number of national monuments.

Florida Dairies Dealing with Aftermath of Irma, Some Dump Milk


Hurricane Irma is long gone now but dairy producers in Florida are still dealing with the aftermath from the storm nearly a week afterwards.

Updated: Vermeer Unveils World's First Self-Propelled Round Baler


The prototype is named the ZR5 self-propelled baler

Montana Sees Heavy Snow Fall This Weekend


Snow is falling across a large portion of Montana today, bringing relief to areas struggling to control multiple wildfires. Some mountain passes could see up to 8” of snow by Saturday.

Wildfire Costs Rage to Record Levels, Montana Remains in Flames


Fires continue to rage in the Northwest portion of the country. New numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show the cost of fighting wildfires topped $2 billion in 2017, a new record. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is using the new figure to stress the need to revalue the budget of U.S. Forest Service, which falls under USDA’s umbrella.

JBS, Batista Arrests Fallout Continues in Brazil


The billionaire Batista brothers’ involvement in insider trading and bribery of politicians is causing turmoil in Brazil.