Companies are buzzing about their latest products to control flies.
New Cattlemen's president talks about feed costs, farmwork, cattle numbers.
New DNA research will identify bulls with built-in disease resistance.
Specialists field questions from farmers and ranchers at convention.
Corn rootworm knows how to thwart the control measures in its path.
Acreage has slipped, but don't count wheat out. It's valued as a rotation crop and for spreading workloads.
2012 cattle convention draws questions about the future of the industry.
This isn't your grandfather's drainage system.
Record rainfall and melting snowpack caused hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland to be flooded along the Missouri, Mississippi, and Ohio rivers last year.
Up to now, genetic DNA markers to pinpoint cattle that are good in high yearling weights and other valuable traits have been mostly for purebred producers. The $100 per head or higher cost to get a DNA analysis meant that this emerging technology was reserved for elite breeders.