Recent Stories by Sara Brown
Apr 18, 2018 by Sara Brown
Buffalo gnats, or black flies, were blamed for deaths of cattle, horses and deer in Arkansas earlier this year. Now researchers want to quantify the risks and see what control efforts were effective.
Apr 09, 2018 by Sara Brown
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.
Apr 03, 2018 by Sara Brown
Swarms of black flies are impacting livestock farmers in Arkansas this spring, reports University of Arkansas Extension. The population explosion is to blame for the deaths of a bull and cow in Arkansas County.
Feb 21, 2018 by Sara Brown
Wesley Batista, former head of Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS SA, was released from jail early Wednesday morning after a court victory yesterday.
Dec 19, 2017 by Sara Brown
Senate Ag Committee hosts first hearing on agro-defense and ag biosecurity in more than 10 years.
Dec 04, 2017 by Sara Brown
Animal health company Boehringer Ingelheim will invest $80 million to expand it’s manufacturing facilities in Athens, Ga., and St. Joseph, Mo.
Oct 02, 2017 by Sara Brown
Livestock producers in the Texas Panhandle were put on notice after several reports of fumonisin contamination in recently harvested grain.