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  • A spring release date was expected for Corteva's ProClova, a broadleaf herbicide that preserves white clover. (Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Pasture Boost

    Herbicide options will expand this year, working alongside proven management tactics to help boost pasture productivity.

  • Ruminant nutrition is extremely complex, with any feed companies producing rations balanced for different production goals. (Progressive Farmer photo by Boyd Kidwell)

    Ask the Vet

    Beef protein is high quality, containing all nine essential amino acids needed for the growth and maintenance of our bodies.

  • Animal feed is a key growth area for insect protein and is one reason capital continues to pour into the sector. (Chart courtesy of Rabobank 2021)

    Eating Bugs

    There are two faces to the business of insect protein, one focused on using it as a source of protein in animal feeds and one focused on human consumption of edibles. The growth area, for now, is primarily around animal feed.

  • The State of the Industry Report noted several "wins" for NCBA's Capitol Hill team and a lengthy list of challenges to come in the next year. (Logo courtesy of NCBA)

    NCBA: Ag No Place for Partisan Extremes

    The National Cattlemen's Beef Association's virtual annual meeting will try to keep the industry connected and informed, as the yearly in-person meet-and-greet was rescheduled for Aug. 10-12, 2021, due to COVID-19 concerns.

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