Victoria Myers

Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Victoria G Myers

Victoria Myers is an award-winning agricultural journalist, on The Progressive Farmer Magazine's editorial staff since 1989, when she was hired as the cotton editor. Since that time she has diversified into several coverage areas, including: conservation, extra income, farmland values and cattle. She coordinates and writes for the magazine's Cattlelink section, is responsible for content in the weekly Cattlelink e-newsletter and helps supply DTN with some of its livestock articles. Myers is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

Recent Blogs by Author

  • Knowledge is the key to avoid being taken in by individuals posing as legitimate buyers. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Dan Miller)

    The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is reporting an upsurge in scams of the theft-by-fraud variety, aimed at ranchers and producers. Here are some tips for protection.

More From This Author

  • Average per acre sales prices in this month’s Landwatch column range from a low of $604 to a high of $12,444.

    Landwatch

    Iowa cropland is still pulling big numbers, as shown in a recent 155-acre sale in Buena Vista County.

  • Forecasting what you can afford to pay for a replacement cow or heifer, before buying, helps strengthen an operation's economic foundation.

    Buying Decisions

    Forecasting what you can afford to pay for a replacement cow or heifer, before buying, helps strengthen an operation's economic foundation.

  • See what veterinarians keep in their winter calving kits in the checklist below. (Progressive Farmer photo by Sam Wirzba)

    Calf Care

    Newborn calves don't have to be exposed to freezing temperatures to develop hypothermia.

  • Are "traceability gaps" hurting America's cattle industry? (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Boyd Kidwell)

    Animal ID Pushback

    When is a "consensus" not a consensus? According to one group of cattle producers, when APHIS uses the word in a recent summary of comments from public meetings.

  • Are "traceability gaps" hurting America's cattle industry? (DTN/Progressive Farmer image by Boyd Kidwell)

    Animal Identification

    When is a "consensus" not a consensus? According to one group of cattle producers, when APHIS uses the word in a recent summary of comments from public meetings.

  • Internal parasites cost beef producers a staggering amount of money each year. In many cases, it's avoidable.(DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Sam Wirzba)

    Profit Strategies

    If you missed deworming earlier this year, a fall program offers its own unique benefits, including maximizing use of winter hay and feed.

  • Cow-calf producers have another choice in the growing industry of data collection and management. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photos by Becky Mills)

    Data Catch

    A notebook used to be the preferred way to keep track of a cow herd. But for today's detailed DNA testing and health care protocols that old-school approach may not provide the best results.

  • Knowledge is the key to avoid being taken in by individuals posing as legitimate buyers. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Dan Miller)

    Sales Scams

    The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is reporting an upsurge in scams of the theft-by-fraud variety, aimed at ranchers and producers.

  • A strong turnover rate at feedlots has helped hold up the beef market this year. (Progressive Farmer photo by Sam Wirzba)

    Sideways Market

    Strong exports and domestic demand, along with an aggressive marketing pace at feedlots, should leave 2017 as a positive year for the cattle market.