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NCBA Sets Climate Neutrality Goal for Cattle Industry

The announcement came during the NCBA general session, “Sustainability—Opportunity, or a Bunch of Bull?” Marty Smith, 2021 NCBA Past President, a rancher and attorney from Wacahoota, Fla., announced four goals.

Is Your Dog America’s Best Farm Dog?

Your dog could be named the top dog in the U.S. Enter America’s Best Farm Dog Contest, brought to you by New Holland.

Farm Journal Field Days Harvest Edition: Succession Planning and More Live Oct. 20 at 8 a.m.

From the Do’s and Don’ts of Succession Planning to the Pro Farmer Harvest Report, Farm Journal Field Days Harvest Edition starts now.

Holsteins in feedlot.
Click Here To Join The Salmonella Webinar Today At 1 PM Central

The Salmonella webinar is today. Participants must register in advance for this free event. Read on for more details.

Vets Regret: More Than 50% Would Not Choose Vet School Again

We asked, you answered: Many bovine veterinarians would opt for a different career if they had a do-over.

Veterinarians share the lessons they wish they'd learned in veterinary school.
Lessons You Didn’t Learn in Veterinary School

Spanish. Accounting. Communication. Large animal veterinarians cited many lessons they wished they’d learned in vet school.

If you could design the vet school curriculum, what classes would you add?
What You Didn't Learn in Vet School

Invoicing. Scheduling. Running a small business. What's the class you wish you'd had?

Who's responsible for the shortage of large-animal veterinarians?

A poll highlights reader opinions about why the profession is facing a shortage in some rural areas.

Rural Veterinarians Need More Support from Their Communities

A rural veterinarian in Utah shares the struggle he faces to educate producers about the value of practicing high-quality medicine.

<p>The AVMA estimates the average debt load for veterinary school is about $143,757.82.&nbsp;</p>
What’s $143,757.82 in vet school debt got to do with it?

Many bovine veterinarians say they wouldn’t recommend a job as a large animal veterinarian.