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  • Livestock Traceability

    Public
    An open discussion on Livestock traceability around the world
    Interest: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Agribusiness

    Get livestock insurance from Nationwide

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published 4 months ago

    When you get an AgriChoice® farm insurance policy from Nationwide, you’re also getting protection for your livestock and poultry... What livestock insurance coversLivestock insurance covers broad causes of loss protection, including:Accidental shootingsAttacks by dogs or wild animals (except to sheep)EarthquakesElectrocutionFloodsLoading and unloading accidentsSudden and accidental collisions causing deathKeep in mind that there may be a limit on the value of any one animal, although higher limits may be available. Know your optionsThe maximum amount payable per head is determined by how your livestock are insured:IndividualBlanketHerdIndividual coverageYou can schedule each animal individually... Blanket coverageYou can also insure livestock as part of a blanket policy... Livestock, equipment and structures are covered in one policy...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Michael Jarmus United States, MI, Southfield

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Precision Ag, Agribusiness, Livestock

    Michael Harvey United States, Colorado, La Salle

    Business Title: Silent Thunder Land Livestock
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests:

    Katrina Weir Australia, Queensland, Dayboro

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Precision Ag, Agribusiness

    Jesse Wallewein United States, MT, Chester

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Marketing, Agribusiness, Sheep

    How to Use the SmartMix Calculator to Create the Perfect Cover Crop Mix

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 2 weeks ago

    When it comes to creating a cover crop mix, the options are endless. You need to determine what kind of species you’ll use, how many you’ll use, and at what seeding rates. For anyone new to cover crop blends, these decisions can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are several free tools available today that can guide both new and experienced cover crop users through the process of developing their own mix... Berns says they will take growers through a series of questions, such as “Do you think you have compaction issues? Have you seen erosion? Are you trying to suppress weeds? Do you have livestock?” to help pinpoint what they want their cover crops to do...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    7 Ways to Measure Soil Health Improvements

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 6 months ago

    While there are numerous reasons for using cover crops, a primary one is improving soil health. In fact, it’s the one benefit most farmers using cover crops have experienced: In the most recent Cover Crop Survey Annual Report, of those who rated the statement, “Using cover crops has improved soil health on my farm,” 86% agreed or strongly agreed. The report notes that it’s interesting and heartening that “soil health reflects an embrace of a long-term, hard-to-quantify benefit of cover crops, and that for the past two surveys, it has achieved the top spot by garnering 86% of the responses. ”While soil health may be harder to quantify than benefits like biomass production or input savings, there are ways of measuring how cover crops are making a difference in your soil... She also notes that covers are best at alleviating plow pans and compaction that was formed by equipment, livestock or tillage...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Prepare your farm for weather emergencies

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published 5 months ago

    Severe weather brings a host of potential challenges for farmers and ranchers. Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and high volumes of chemicals on hand are just a few hazards that they face. Emergency preparednessWe’re passionate about emergency preparedness. We help our members deal with accidents, crises and disasters every day... Have contingency plans for where you’ll house livestock if barns or dairy parlors are damaged or destroyed...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published 4 months ago

    The combination of increased risk and high-value assets makes fire protection at farms and ranches a high priority. The first step in minimizing the fire and wildfire risk is increased knowledge and awareness. It's never too early to prepare. Take several basic steps right now to protect your family, farm/ranch and property from disaster. Basic fire prevention preparation To minimize the risk of possible fire hazards in your operations and residence:Remove or isolate highly flammable and combustible materials and accelerantsTrain and conduct fire drills for employees and family membersDevelop a plan to evacuate livestock, or maintain an area where livestock can be moved, such as a plowed or heavily-grazed field or pasture with water and shadeWork with your fire department to make sure an adequate water supply is available and that obstructions are removed from aisles, walkways, driveways and doorsProvide a list of stored hazardous materials to your fire department, and update regularlyStress the importance of everyday maintenance and housekeepingPost signs and enforce “no smoking” bans in barns and around machinery and combustible and flammable materialsInstall, inspect and maintain appropriate smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and sprinklers in residences and farm buildings, on combines and tractors, and around mechanized equipmentFarm building and Resources When building or remodeling, meet the most-recently-approved requirements of your state and local building, electrical and fire codes...

    Categories: Agribusiness

  • Michael Jarmus United States, MI, Southfield

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Precision Ag, Agribusiness, Livestock

    Michael Harvey United States, Colorado, La Salle

    Business Title: Silent Thunder Land Livestock
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests:

    Katrina Weir Australia, Queensland, Dayboro

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Precision Ag, Agribusiness

    Jesse Wallewein United States, MT, Chester

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Marketing, Agribusiness, Sheep

    Capitol Commodity Hedging Services United States, IN, Indianapolis

    Job Title: President
    About: My job includes senior commodity analyst and hedging manager; I provide tailored hedge strategies for producers and end users in many market sectors including the following: Grains, Energies, Metals, Livestock, Cotton; and make myself available to discuss implementation of these programs.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Marketing, Feeder Cattle

    Cara Randolph United States, CO, Cortez

    Business Title: FarmAndRancher.com
    Job Title: CEO
    About: CEO of FarmAndRancher.com. Farmer, Rancher, High Altitude Black Angus in SW Colorado, Organic Farmer, Wife of Ag/Livestock, Auctioneer
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness, Hemp, Goats, Social

    Jeff Schwarz United States, TX, Greenville

    Business Title: 380 Ranch
    Job Title: Manager
    About: Married, 5 children, 12 grandchildren. Current: Equine Ranch Manager. horse boarding and related activities. Also I am a Real Estate and Business Financing Agent. Former manufacturer, distributor, consultant agricultural specialty products for crop and livestock production. Customer and Agent for Limbic Arc.
    Interests: Beef Cattle, Specialty, Cover Crops, Organic, Agribusiness, Grasses Heys, Horses

    Sarah Donahoe United States, PA, Mercersburg

    Business Title: Long Acres Alpaca Farm
    Job Title: Owner
    About: Champion Breeding Stock Alpaca Sales Herd Management Business Development Specializing in Startup Farm and Livestock Operations Alpaca Meat & Fiber Sales
    Interests: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Marketing, Alpacas, USDA Certification For Alpacas

  • Livestock Traceability

    Public
    An open discussion on Livestock traceability around the world
    Interest: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Agribusiness

    Wisconsin Crop Farmers

    Public
    Looking to discuss farming in Wisconsin. Love to talk about food plots and crops. No livestock.
    Interest: Corn, Soybeans

    Go Unmanned

    Public
    Go Unmanned sells drones, drone training, and drone services across the East Coast. Drones already have been used in Precision Agriculture, forestry,horticulture,greenhouses, vineyards,and livestock.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Animal Nutrition and Feed Study

    Public
    Hello everyone. I am conducting a study on animal nutrition and feed habits by farmers in North America. I am looking to network and connect with livestock farmers for the study.
    Interest: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty

  • Get livestock insurance from Nationwide

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published 4 months ago

    When you get an AgriChoice® farm insurance policy from Nationwide, you’re also getting protection for your livestock and poultry... What livestock insurance coversLivestock insurance covers broad causes of loss protection, including:Accidental shootingsAttacks by dogs or wild animals (except to sheep)EarthquakesElectrocutionFloodsLoading and unloading accidentsSudden and accidental collisions causing deathKeep in mind that there may be a limit on the value of any one animal, although higher limits may be available. Know your optionsThe maximum amount payable per head is determined by how your livestock are insured:IndividualBlanketHerdIndividual coverageYou can schedule each animal individually... Blanket coverageYou can also insure livestock as part of a blanket policy... Livestock, equipment and structures are covered in one policy...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    How to Use the SmartMix Calculator to Create the Perfect Cover Crop Mix

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 2 weeks ago

    When it comes to creating a cover crop mix, the options are endless. You need to determine what kind of species you’ll use, how many you’ll use, and at what seeding rates. For anyone new to cover crop blends, these decisions can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are several free tools available today that can guide both new and experienced cover crop users through the process of developing their own mix... Berns says they will take growers through a series of questions, such as “Do you think you have compaction issues? Have you seen erosion? Are you trying to suppress weeds? Do you have livestock?” to help pinpoint what they want their cover crops to do...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    7 Ways to Measure Soil Health Improvements

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 6 months ago

    While there are numerous reasons for using cover crops, a primary one is improving soil health. In fact, it’s the one benefit most farmers using cover crops have experienced: In the most recent Cover Crop Survey Annual Report, of those who rated the statement, “Using cover crops has improved soil health on my farm,” 86% agreed or strongly agreed. The report notes that it’s interesting and heartening that “soil health reflects an embrace of a long-term, hard-to-quantify benefit of cover crops, and that for the past two surveys, it has achieved the top spot by garnering 86% of the responses. ”While soil health may be harder to quantify than benefits like biomass production or input savings, there are ways of measuring how cover crops are making a difference in your soil... She also notes that covers are best at alleviating plow pans and compaction that was formed by equipment, livestock or tillage...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Prepare your farm for weather emergencies

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published 5 months ago

    Severe weather brings a host of potential challenges for farmers and ranchers. Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and high volumes of chemicals on hand are just a few hazards that they face. Emergency preparednessWe’re passionate about emergency preparedness. We help our members deal with accidents, crises and disasters every day... Have contingency plans for where you’ll house livestock if barns or dairy parlors are damaged or destroyed...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published 4 months ago

    The combination of increased risk and high-value assets makes fire protection at farms and ranches a high priority. The first step in minimizing the fire and wildfire risk is increased knowledge and awareness. It's never too early to prepare. Take several basic steps right now to protect your family, farm/ranch and property from disaster. Basic fire prevention preparation To minimize the risk of possible fire hazards in your operations and residence:Remove or isolate highly flammable and combustible materials and accelerantsTrain and conduct fire drills for employees and family membersDevelop a plan to evacuate livestock, or maintain an area where livestock can be moved, such as a plowed or heavily-grazed field or pasture with water and shadeWork with your fire department to make sure an adequate water supply is available and that obstructions are removed from aisles, walkways, driveways and doorsProvide a list of stored hazardous materials to your fire department, and update regularlyStress the importance of everyday maintenance and housekeepingPost signs and enforce “no smoking” bans in barns and around machinery and combustible and flammable materialsInstall, inspect and maintain appropriate smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and sprinklers in residences and farm buildings, on combines and tractors, and around mechanized equipmentFarm building and Resources When building or remodeling, meet the most-recently-approved requirements of your state and local building, electrical and fire codes...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Top 10 Accounting & Tax Benefits for Farmers & Farming Businesses

    By Tyler Davis

    Published 5 days ago

    This must be used consistently across all non-livestock inventory... Unit-Livestock-Price MethodFarmers who use this method for valuing livestock must group livestock together by their type and age... The taxpayer should include all livestock in inventory regardless of their purpose (ex: held for resale, breeding, etc)... Weather-Related Livestock Sales – income timing election: When weather impacts a farmer's ability to provide enough feed or if a disaster forces a farmer to dispose of more animals than in previous years, certain taxpayer-friendly provisions may apply. The first option, which is provided under Internal Revenue Code Section 1033(e), allows farmer's the ability to postpone gain recognized upon the forced disposition of herd, cattle, or livestock as a result of weather conditions...

    Categories: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness

    We are seeking investment opportunities in Agriculture.

    By Robert Morgan

    Published 1 years, 3 months ago

    Agrilend has been in business for over 24 years, first registered as Servicios Financieros de Agricultura, S. A. in Colombia it extended its growth incorporating two other entities controlled by the Colombian Parent company to be domiciled in The United States of America, the first being Agriculture Services & Supply, Inc registered as a for profit corporation in Florida in November 1, 1994 and then its financing lending operation Agricultural Mortgage Company of America, LLC License Number ML0100663 incorporated in May 1rst of 2001. Agrilend let its Commercial Lending license to expire in August 31, of 2002 to assume more the business model utilized in Private Equity and not just restricted to the banking regulations of commercial lending... Lastly, Orange Juice, Livestock, Dairy, Cattle, Poultry and Eggs accounted for most of its expansion at an approximation of about 44%...

    How to Source Farm Interns

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published 1 years, 4 months ago

    The Keenans were up to their elbows in infrastructure projects, animal husbandry, and a burgeoning farmstay business, and needed help in a bad way. Balancing a post and beam, lime plaster home construction project against caretaking goats and chickens, while juggling four human kids to boot, left the Keenans with little time for their personal lives. So, the family turned to the outside world for help... For eight hours a day (tea breaks aside - we were in The Wirral, afterall), I helped the Keenans build their future home, steward their livestock, and even watched their children... -----Greg Heilers interned at market gardens and grassfed livestock operations across the US, Europe, and the Middle East...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Specialty

    21st Century American Ag: Sourcing Successors and Finding Farmland

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published 1 years, 2 months ago

    It’s no secret that America’s farmers are aging. In the last 35 years, the average age of American farmers has risen more than eight years to over 58 years-old. While the U. S... Acquire equity in other ways: infrastructure, equipment, livestock, etc...

    Nuisance Lawsuits are Taking a Bite Out of Big Pork

    By Maria Dampman

    Published 1 years, 1 month ago

    In 1611, William Aldred took his neighbor to court. Thomas Benton was being sued for “erecting a hogstye so near the house of the plaintiff that the air thereof was corrupted... CAFOs usually house hundreds or thousands of livestock within a confined area to be raised to a certain size, and then are shipped out for slaughter... Vertical integration farming happens when a single company owns every part of the farming process from livestock breeding facilities and nurseries through the slaughterhouse and packaging and distribution of the end product... Contract farming allowed the farmers to again do business and earn an income with their properties without the large initial cash expenditure of buying the livestock...

    Categories: Hogs

  • Posted By Gregory Heilers
    1 years, 4 months ago

    The legendary Joel Salatin weighed in on this article with advice on how to find the perfect intern! https://agfuse.com/article/how-to-source-farm-interns

    Posted By Robert Morgan
    1 years, 3 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/uruguay-now-is-now-investing-in-usa-farms-read-why-

    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    6 months ago

    https://www.westtexaslivestockgrowers.com/importance-of-nutrition-after-calving/

    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    6 months ago

    https://www.westtexaslivestockgrowers.com/5-books-every-rancher-should-read/

    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    12 months ago

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    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    1 years, 1 week ago

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    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    1 years, 2 months ago

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    Posted By Dairy Farming
    1 years, 3 months ago

    https://www.agupdate.com/agriview/briefs/crop/keep-livestock-pets-safe-from-heat/article_703239ae-36e5-58ca-b63d-61b2d4e851bb.html

    Posted By Cover Crops
    2 years, 7 months ago

    http://www.americanagriculturist.com/cover-crops/feed-soil-livestock-grow-and-thrive

    Posted By Everything Hogs
    6 months ago

    https://www.nationalhogfarmer.com/livestock/illinois-study-finds-optimal-calcium-phosphorus-ratio-pig-diets