• Virginia cattleman Basil Gooden says meat shortages could lead to long-term changes in how people buy and consume beef. (Progressive Farmer image courtesy of Basil Gooden)

    Meat Shortages Build Markets

    Consumers seek out local cattle producers to buy beef directly from the source.

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    Facts Not Fear

    Veterinarians want people to know the truth about COVID-19 and animals.

  • (Progressive Farmer image by Victoria G. Myers)

    Weigh the Options

    Early weaning can be the right fit for a lot of reasons, just don't overlook its challenges.

  • (Progressive Farmer image by Jim Patrico)

    Fencing Laws

    Texas’ Supreme Court made an important ruling on landowner liability when it comes to livestock and roadways.

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    Let Efficiency Lead

    Don't cull cows strictly on size. Consider the whole picture first.

  • Livestock producers across the country have worked with NRCS experts to improve water resources. (Progressive Farmer image by Ken Hammond, NRCS)

    Water Supply Challenge

    A well system is often the best way to meet livestock needs, whatever the weather.

  • Four generations of Landuyts have farmed in Minnesota, including (left to right) Hallie, Mike, Kari, Harper (front), Hayden, Kris and George. (Progressive Farmer image Courtesy of NCBA Environmental Stewardship Award Program)


    The right feeding system for cattle brings advantages to the row-crop side of a business.