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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 May 14, 2019

    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 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

    Prepare your farm for weather emergencies

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Apr 29, 2019

    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

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

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Sep 5, 2019

    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

    Farm Succession Planning

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Mar 20, 2019

    Understanding Farm Succession Planning Finding time to talk to your family about succession planning for your farm may be difficult. You may also be uncomfortable with the thought of selling your farm or handing over control to family members. Make the time to develop a solid transition plan for your farming business. You’ll help ensure that your family’s wishes are met, and emotional stress is minimized... Liquidating farm assets, such as auctioning equipment and livestock or selling land...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    1031 Exchanges and Farm Land: 5 Things that Landowners Need to Know

    By Tyler Davis

    Published Aug 2, 2019

    A 1031 Exchange is a tax-deferred swap program in which farmers and others in the agriculture industry can participate. Farmland, vacant land, and certain agriculture assets are considered real estate assets under the Internal Revenue Code. As much, farmers and others are able to utilize Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031 in order to defer tax upon the disposition of farmland and acquisition of a “like-kind” piece of property. Section 1031 exchanges, which originally began in the 1920’s, have seen numerous tweaks and changes over the years to get us to the rules that are in place today... This means that agricultural personal property such as equipment, machinery, livestock, etc...

    Categories: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness

  • 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

    Ag Sustainability And Innovation

    Public
    Call for proposals / Call for applications in Agriculture, Agritech, FoodTech, Livestock, Aquaculture.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, 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 May 14, 2019

    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

    Prepare your farm for weather emergencies

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Apr 29, 2019

    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

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

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Sep 5, 2019

    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

    Farm Succession Planning

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Mar 20, 2019

    Understanding Farm Succession Planning Finding time to talk to your family about succession planning for your farm may be difficult. You may also be uncomfortable with the thought of selling your farm or handing over control to family members. Make the time to develop a solid transition plan for your farming business. You’ll help ensure that your family’s wishes are met, and emotional stress is minimized... Liquidating farm assets, such as auctioning equipment and livestock or selling land...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    1031 Exchanges and Farm Land: 5 Things that Landowners Need to Know

    By Tyler Davis

    Published Aug 2, 2019

    A 1031 Exchange is a tax-deferred swap program in which farmers and others in the agriculture industry can participate. Farmland, vacant land, and certain agriculture assets are considered real estate assets under the Internal Revenue Code. As much, farmers and others are able to utilize Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031 in order to defer tax upon the disposition of farmland and acquisition of a “like-kind” piece of property. Section 1031 exchanges, which originally began in the 1920’s, have seen numerous tweaks and changes over the years to get us to the rules that are in place today... This means that agricultural personal property such as equipment, machinery, livestock, etc...

    Categories: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness

    7 Ways to Measure Soil Health Improvements

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Mar 7, 2019

    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

    Agricultural Drones | Their Role in Agricultural Purposes

    By Payal Deshmukh

    Published Feb 21, 2019

    Where Do Drones Fit in The Agriculture Sector?Find more and get free sample: http://bit. ly/2E44ujhThanks to new agriculture drones, farmers are using high-precision methods for geo-tagging aerial images. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones can help farmers keep a track of their fields and livestock, which can prevent diseases. Drones provide information regarding soil, fruits, crops, and weeds. These devices aid in crop scouting and alert users in making the right decisions about pesticides & fertilizers...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Precision Ag

    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Jun 3, 2019

    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

    21st Century American Ag: Sourcing Successors and Finding Farmland

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Jul 26, 2018

    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...

    We are seeking investment opportunities in Agriculture.

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 12, 2018

    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%...

  • Posted By Gregory Heilers
    May 12, 2018

    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
    Jun 14, 2018

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

    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    Apr 4, 2019

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

    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    Mar 10, 2019

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

    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    Sep 30, 2018

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    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    Sep 11, 2018

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    Posted By Robert Malmstrom
    Jul 25, 2018

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    Posted By Dairy Farming
    Jul 3, 2018

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

    Posted By Cover Crops
    Feb 28, 2018

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

    Posted By Everything Hogs
    Mar 7, 2019

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