Anatomy of a CAFO: New guide from Illinois Ag Coalition groups
Many smaller-scale livestock producers have heard the term CAFO, an acronym for confined animal feeding operation, used in negative connotation by environmental and animal activists, and wondered whether their farm might be considered one.
Appeals court decides fate of Keepseagle unclaimed funds
An 18-year battle that has been taking place in North Dakota has finally come to an end. A decision by a Washington, D.C., court of appeals concluded an ongoing lawsuit against the USDA for discrimination against Native American farmers and ranchers.
Experts at Iowa meeting mull how best to beat Palmer, weeds
The American Seed Trade Assoc. (ASTA) hosted a meeting of grower groups, seed companies and state government officials to discuss a collaborative approach to addressing Palmer amaranth and other weed seed issues.