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.

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  • Black Angus from the 1930s are the foundation of this historic farm, where the past meets a drive to breed the perfect bull. Pictured are Nancy and Bill Howard, and Judy Moyers. (Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Legacy Herd

    Bill Howard has pursued for more than 20 years what he calls "the perfect animal." It's an obsession many ranchers will understand.

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

    Calf Care

    Cold conditions vary, but they are always worth keeping an eye on, especially when calves are involved.

  • The way cattle are handled, especially while loading or unloading them from trailers, can take away from their value at the sale barn. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    BQA Handling

    Stress for cattle comes in many forms, about half of which happens while loading and unloading animals. Much of that stress can be reduced by more personal interaction with the animals.

  • With a reputation built on high quality and safety, New Zealand's beef and dairy producers are making some tough decisions in an effort to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from the nation's herd. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Cattlelink's #2 Story 2018

    A large, unexpected cow slaughter in New Zealand rattled beef and dairy producers, when it was announced in May. As the year ends, there were 83 reported infected properties in the country, 32 of those having active infections...

  • Clostridial vaccines have been around since the 1930s, but a recent finding reveals effectiveness may be limited when given with an IBR vaccine.(DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Cattlelink's #3 Story 2018

    We reported new findings, warning producers that a common viral vaccination can block clostridial immunity in calves. This is still something to talk to your veterinarian about to be sure you're getting the most out of your investment.

  • The shift from private treaty sales to public auction is helping Reiss and Heather Bruning define this herd. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Private Treaty Goes Public

    When Reiss and Heather Bruning wanted to ‌move a generations-old operation from ‌a long tradition of private treaty sales to ‌public auction, they found it easier to ask for forgiveness...

  • The shift from private treaty sales to public auction is helping Reiss and Heather Bruning define this herd. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Private Treaty Goes Public

    When Reiss and Heather Bruning wanted to move a generations-old operation from a long tradition of private treaty sales to public auction, they found it easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.