As two of the industry’s leading educational opportunities, the American Hereford Association feedout programs offer participants an inside look at the cattle feeding industry and the merits of raising quality cattle.

Dairy farmers adapt every day and now it’s World Dairy Expo’s turn. Beginning in 2022, World Dairy Expo will be held Sunday through Friday while remaining at its home in Madison, the Alliant Energy Center.

Chicago seems to like to pin the blame for its misfortune on farm animals. For decades the Cubs’ failure to get to the World Series was the fault of a goat that was once kicked out of Wrigley Field. And for well over a century, a cow belonging to Mrs. O’Leary caused the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Sure has been a busy month for us. My husband and son removed all the old fence around the paddock area of the barn with only one incident. Hiding in the ground near one section of the fence was a large bee colony. Unfortunately, my husband did not see it until the bees were mad and swarming around him.

Hello from Graze-N-Grow. For all those in the non-farm public, many casual conversations start with sports, but many of us in the farming community will usually start with a rain update, at least during the growing season, and then it turns to snow and cold topics.