Why Are Dairy Operations Changing Management of Calves?

When it comes to management of calves, more dairy producers are turning to a group house, group fed system. “That is a different management approach than how the calves caring for calves as opposed to what traditionally has been done in the past many years and how to house them individually and outside what’s called […]

Digital Ag Summit Explores Potential Impact of Technology On Ag

Washington State University will discuss the challenges and possibilities that the digital revolution will bring to global food, fuel and fiber production during the school’s first Digital Agriculture Summit, taking place virtually October 6th and 7th. Hosted by scientists at WSU’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture as well as the  College of Agricultural, Human, […]

Cornell Rolls Out Three New Apple Varieties

Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences announced last week the release of three new apple varieties. NY56, NY73 and NY109, will be marketed as Cordera, Pink Luster and Firecracker, respectively. School officials say as an open-release orchards across the U.S. will be able to grow the new varieties without licensing exclusivity, giving growers a […]

Dairy Operators Encouraged To Watch Finances During Pandemic

The dairy industry has experienced extreme uncertainty over the past decade, only to be followed by even greater concern caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. During these times, one financial expert said it’s even more important to keep a close eye on farm finances. Cornell University Ag Economics Professor, Chris Wolf said it’s important dairy […]

Schumer-Backed Funding to Create Hemp Seed Bank

Funding supported by New York Senator Chuck Schumer will help Cornell University create the first hemp seed bank in the United States. Schumer said work will soon begin at the nation’s only Industrial Hemp Germplasm Repository located at Cornell University. The program will be rebuilt with an initial $500,000 investment by the U.S. Department of […]