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

  • Annie's Project participants bring varying levels of experience and expertise to the program. (Photo by Jeff Heckman/CPE Media Productions)

    Heart of a Farmer - 2

    Annie's Project allows women to share what's worked and what's not in risk areas such as financial, human resource, legal, markets and production.

  • Average per acre sales prices in this month’s Landwatch column range from a low of $1,109 to a high of $12,545. (Progressive Farmer photo by The Progressive Farmer)

    Farmland Sales Report

    Multiple buyers bid one Ohio farm up to per-acre prices ranging from $7,000 to $12,545.

  • Amy Lehenbauer says when she started to work full-time on the family farm, it was critical to know where she could best contribute to the success of the overall operation. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Annie's Project

    Thousands of women in ag are growing successful careers today thanks to a program in memory of a mother's love.

  • Sudden cold can damage a bull's ability to reproduce by lowering body condition, causing an illness or even frostbite.(DTN/Progressive Farmer image by Jim Patrico)

    Bull Power

    Cold weather can reduce reproductive potential of even the toughest herd bull.

  • 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.