Treated food scraps another feed option for Indiana swine
Swine nutrition has improved dramatically over the last 50 years, resulting in hogs that are 75 percent leaner today. Another feed option may be coming to the table for Indiana swine: Treated food scraps from commercial kitchens.
Urban farmers developing vacant lots in some Midwest cities
In Cleveland, with 20,000 vacant lots and 1,000 houses torn down per year, the city managers are spending exorbitant amounts to maintain properties. In one neighborhood, however, something is growing again: food and farms.
Increased volatility in ag markets due to La Niña?
Ag markets may react with increased volatility in 2016 due to the current El Niño and its potential impact on future weather patterns, said the senior economist at CME Group, a leading derivatives marketplace.